Category Archives: Republicans

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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WI Republicans got their faces slapped

Is Brookfield in yet? Let the recriminations begin! Fingers, start pointing! Time to scorch some earth! Let’s all play the blame game after Tuesday’s crushing defeat. Because there’s plenty to go around. Not even close. Rebecca Dallet 56% to 44% … Continue reading

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Conversing within the safety of the Madison bubble

Intellectual incest deep within the Madison bubble One of these days, the editor of The Capital Times is going to interview a conservative. Maybe. Unintentionally. By accident, in a case of mistaken political identity. Paul Fanlund once did interview a UW-Madison … Continue reading

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Man in hard hat and mustache plays Comedy Central in Wisconsin’s First District

You want gimmicks? Randy’s campaign staff is unionized! Pitting mainstream Democrats against Paul Ryan in Wisconsin’s first congressional district hasn’t worked out so now our acquaintances are casting Hollywood stereotypes in a desperate bid to topple the Speaker. Say Hello … Continue reading

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Make America Stupid Again

Private enterprise to the rescue: Shoot neat stuff into space! Restore Trust in Government! Invent fake quotes! My Always Trump friends (for they ARE my friends) maintain there is method to Donald Trump’s madness. Making America crazy is beneficial. It … Continue reading

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A river runs through Republican defeat in Wisconsin’s 10th

The loss of the 10th Senate district may have more to do with local politics than any statewide disenchantment with the Republicans in Madison or, for that matter, Trump fatigue. But the January 16 defeat of sitting state rep Adam … Continue reading

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