Tuesday’s primary post mortem

This is going to be rather short because, um, oh dear… I didn’t vote. That’s right. I’ll own it. I’m out of town and missed the absentee mail in deadline and failed to catch an early voting day before I left. It’s the first election I’ve skipped in I don’t know how long. I almost […]

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 […]

Housing in Milwaukee

Last January I wrote about Bold Ideas for Milwaukee. I said I wanted to do more to visit the neighborhoods. Well, I’ve done that. It’s changed my mind on a couple of things, and opened my eyes in so many ways. About that same time one of my children suggested ACTS Housing as an organization […]

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 […]