A Message from UW System President Tommy Thompson (released before Sen Nass got stupid ideas in his head)

This video was sent out to students of UW Milwaukee on Wednesday July 28, 2021. It runs all of 34 seconds and talks about the scholarship incentives for students when their campus reaches a 70% vaccination rate. Not part of the video, but as published in other media, UW System…

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I just decided I couldn’t stand it anymore…

Former Wisconsin Supreme Court Judge Janine Geske endorses Joe Biden for president: Janine Geske, a retired state Supreme Court justice appointed by Republican former Gov. Tommy Thompson, on Thursday endorsed Democratic nominee Joe Biden for president. “I am, one, so very upset with this president and what he has done…

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Tommy Thompson Sez: All UW Campuses Will Require Face Masks!

Face Masks Made Mandatory on All UW Campuses This Fall Face masks will be mandatory inside all University of Wisconsin campus buildings statewide under a policy adopted unanimously Thursday by the Board of Regents after interim President Tommy Thompson said there was no way to open safely amid the coronavirus…

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WI GOP Tries To Tie One Hand Behind Tommy Thompson’s Back

After an amazingly adroit failure at selecting a new president for the University of Wisconsin system, the Board of Regents selected former Governor Tommy Thompson to act as the interim president. And the reception to the announcement among officialdom has been for the most part positive if maybe a bit…

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Ok, Now Sen. Fitzgerald etal Are Just Being Mean Spirited

Wisconsin Governor-elect Tony Evers has nominated Craig Thompson as his Secretary of the Department of Transportation. Now Mr. Thompson has been a very vocal advocate of infrastructure support including increased gasoline taxes to pay for Wisconsin’s deteriorating roads and highways. And of course he found fault with Governor Walker’s management…

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Alderman Cavalier Johnson: Governor Thompson Could Be Ally On Corrections Reform

An Op-Ed piece from Milwaukee Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson on corrections reform in Wisconsin and how former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson can be a valuable ally: Last week Wednesday I was in the audience at Marquette University when Mike Gousha interviewed former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson. Governor Thompson spoke about…

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Tommy Thompson encourages Republicans in Milwaukee County to vote as Democrats

Yesterday some Democrats in Milwaukee County received a mailer in their mailboxes from former Republican Gov. Tommy Thompson, who wants Republicans in Milwaukee County to cross over and vote as Democrats to help Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke beat his real Democratic opponent on August 12. Here’s the mailer. The…

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Tommy Thompson in favor of developing high-speed corridor between Milwaukee and Madison

I’ll give former Gov. Tommy Thompson credit – at least he’s not afraid to buck his fellow Republicans now that his political career is over. “I agree with Gov. Walker that we do not want to place additional burdens on taxpayers, but I also am very much in favor of…

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Tommy Thompson “jokes” about his campaign car hitting a deer named Tammy Baldwin

Stay classy, Tommy Thompson! Thompson joked while talking to workers at the La Crosse steel fabricator that he got a deer even before the season opener. Actually it was one of his campaign cars; he said he was riding in the bus behind it when the crash happened early Sunday…

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When is That Boy From Elroy Not From Elroy?

During the campaign, our boy from Elroy, Mr. Tommy Thompson, has made hay (pun intended) that he is still a small town farmer…that is supposed to be in contrast to the left’s accusation that he is now a big moneyed lobbyist and Washington insider. Well the pushups, the tractors, the…

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