Why Walker is more popular than his policies.

Ok, that was kind of mean of me. It’s a direct play on Jay Bullock’s (@folkbum) post over at On Milwaukee, “Poll position: Somehow, Walker is more popular than his policies.” Bullock tosses up a poll salad of favorite Dem talking points: Common Core Minimum wage Tax cuts only help the wealthy Medicaid expansion For […]

LaborFest 2014 (Update!)

The President is coming! The President is coming! I had planned to meet a girlfriend downtown on Labor Day – guess we’d best stay out in the suburbs. Nothing like a Presidential entourage to mess with getting to one’s favorite restaurant. (BTW, Honeypie Cafe in Bay View is my new favorite restaurant. Do yourself a […]

Did you know Mary Burke is rich? (The Redux)

I suspect the reason Daniel Bice from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is fanning the flames of Burke’s wealth again is that desire to sell papers, I.e., feign relevance in a seriously slow election. Incredibly slow. One certainly wouldn’t guess there’s a gubernatorial election in Wisconsin in less than three months. In the last couple of […]

Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary

By Sara Conrad === This is a guest post I read on Facebook and asked her to share. I thought it brought up some important points. One, Burke doesn’t have horns. But next, what makes her qualified to be governor? I hope you enjoy the writing as much as I did. === I’ve been doing […]

Scott Walker: The Meh Governor

Gone are the days when the mention of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker to folks outside the state elicits a spark of excitement. Right up there with Walker’s lackluster book sales (I know. Those are no fun!) is a growing response of “Meh.” As in who? Or maybe, that’s so last year. Or even, what a […]