Tag Archives: Wisconsin

Kicking The Roads To The Ashcan

American governmental units, particularly the Congress, are often legitimately criticized for kicking the can down the road.  Rather than take the often politically risky but prudent move of address a problem head on; after much debate, handwringing and sanctimonious rhetoric … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Russ Feingold

This is probably the easiest article I will write in 2015.  Thursday my wife and I were driving along when my BlackBerry buzzed with an e-mail from Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren announcing that Russ Feingold was running for the Senate … Continue reading

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The Banishment Of Pamela Geller

If you ever wondered where many of those totally nutty right wing anti-Muslim stories start today’s post will provide one of the most frequent answers.  Many of them are the fabrications of Pamela Geller. 

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My biggest political pet peeve is people not voting.  Probably the most frequent reason they cite is, “All politicians are the same.”  Nothing could be further from the truth!

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The Sugar Daddy Specials

While it will be summer rerun season for network television the best comedy series of the season is scheduled to kickoff in Cleveland, Ohio on August 15th.  It is also known as the Republican Presidential Debates.  While most pilots come … Continue reading

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The Banishment Of John Menard, Jr.

I’ll admit that a week ago I didn’t even know who John Menard, Jr. was.  He came to my attention in one of the scandals surrounding Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, the John Doe II Investigation.  Michael Isikoff’s investigative reporting for … Continue reading

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But It Was All Legit?

Answer: I was in fact born in the morning but it was in August of 1952.  Question: Do you believe Governor Walker’s explanation of the “coincidence” of John Menard, Jr.’s political donations and the tax breaks he received.  Hint: I … Continue reading

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Rambling On Three Continents

If you ever wanted to globe trot faster than a jet setter today is your day.  I want to look at four political events on three continents.  Let’s go east to west.

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Where Does Treason Begin?

The question on my mind is where does partisanship cross over into treason?  I’m not sure I’m going to answer that today, but in the wake of an open letter signed by 47 Republican members of the United States Senate … Continue reading

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