Category Archives: Republicans

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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Blaska spills his guts

Doing Ms. Vicki McKenna’s show at 4 p.m. Do tune in. “A lot of people don’t have their needs met.” Could serve as the motto of all cop haters, as spoken by  Garrett Lee at Tuesday’s Madison Common Council meeting. … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan refuses to debase himself, unlike certain of our acquaintances

To borrow Ms. Vicki’s phrase-ology, Paul Ryan is living rent-free in liberal-progressive-socialist heads. The more Speaker Ryan succeeds the more carpet they chew. Charles Pierce of Esquire, a frequent guest at MSNBC,  calls Ryan a “zombie-eyed granny starver.” Comrade John … Continue reading

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Capital Times quotes Trotsky to urge Scott Walker’s defeat

What was your New Year’s resolution? More civility toward those with opposing views? Reaching across the aisle to find common ground? Not if you are the hyper-partisan Capital Times. The CT takes as its sacred mission to “consign Scott Walker to … Continue reading

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Will Illinois Democrats hide out in Beloit?

Since 2010, Illinois has lost a net 650,000 residents to other states The beauty of our federal system of government is that if its citizens are out-voted at the polling place they may vote with their feet. The early returns … Continue reading

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Donald Trump acts presidential

President Trump signed the tax cut bill into law this morning from his desk in the Oval Office so that it kicks in next year. He was most gracious, even to the hastily assembled news media, in a very informal … Continue reading

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