Category Archives: Republicans

After Anthony Kennedy, we are about to find out how bad it will get

Chased out of the Red Hen? Just the opening salvo May have been in the New Yorker, a cartoon depicting a highway with the road sign reading “Schadenfreude Next 20 Miles.” This has been a very good week for the … Continue reading

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Moderates won Tuesday’s special WI elections

It’s always Act 10 in Wisconsin If Republicans should be fingering worry beads about Tuesday’s (06-12-18) two special legislative elections — and they should be — our progressive and socialist acquaintances will need professional grief counseling. Republicans retained the Assembly … Continue reading

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The world may not like the U.S. but do they respect us?

Essential to the art of the deal is to say ‘No Deal’ Photo of the day is Germany’s Angela Merkel in a cluster of Europeans going nose to nose with Donald Trump at the G-7 summit in Quebec, while Trump … Continue reading

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About that Blue Wave: Not so fast!

Do Wisconsin Democrats want to remind voters of the 2011 Capitol takeover? All we know here at the Stately Manor is what we read in the Boys Weekly Reader, delivered to our marbled doorstep in a plain brown wrapper. But … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan: A smart and decent public servant

“What I realize is, if I am here for one more term, my kids will only have ever known me as a weekend dad,” Ryan said. “I just can’t let that happen.” — Paul Ryan Our acquaintances on the Left … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan’s goodbye spells trouble

A decent man steps aside in the tradition of a citizen legislator The Paul Nehlen wing of the Republican party should be happy. To this noisy group of never-satisfieds, Paul Ryan was the problem, not the answer. Their reward could very … Continue reading

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