Results tagged with 'Politics'
Published April 27, 2015
The most controversial bombshell in the big Bruce Jenner interview last week? Not that Jenner feels like a woman. That Jenner's a Republican (it says something about the media that this is considered controversial, of course). And while I'm not holding my breath, I can't think of a more immediately redefining gesture for the Republican Party than reaching out and embracing Jenner.
Published April 23, 2015
The far right wing of the Republican Party is filled with wacko ideas. Here's the top 10 things that Republicans should be ashamed of, according to Dave Begel.
Published April 20, 2015
More Wisconsinites are ticked off at Gov. Scott Walker than they were last year. That's what a new poll found a couple of days ago. True, it's only one poll. And a month is forever in politics. And some people might be annoyed at Walker but will still vote for him again down the road (depending on his opponents). But there's no question that the swing in support is significant, at least as a snapshot of now.
Published April 13, 2015
In case you missed the kerfuffle, an anti-police - as in get rid of the police altogether - blogger for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Purple Wisconsin project recently wrote what was one of the silliest columns that the paper has ever run (online in this case). And that's saying a lot. Because there's a lot of competition. But I can't link to the column that caused all of the controversy - and the resignation of an allegedly scummy local pastor because the newspaper took it down.
Published April 7, 2015
Let's not mince words. The state Supreme Court constitutional amendment question on the ballot today is a "Get Shirley" amendment.That doesn't mean the voters shouldn't change how the chief justice is selected; they should.
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Dear Governor Walker,I'm writing this letter to you as a constituent who has been, I believe, one of your staunchest supporters to date. What you have been able to accomplish in your first term, even after staring down a ridiculous temper tantrum driven recall attempt, has been phenomenal. Act ...
Thursday November 29th, 2012 – Fox Lake, IL The stress and strain of the booking end of the business continues. It has nothing to do with the comedy end, but then again it totally does. If I don’t get bookings, I can’t be funny. It’s a vicious cycle, and ge...
If you have ever visited downtown Milwaukee, and especially if you have lived (or live) downtown, you have undoubtedly experienced people standing on the streets begging for money.As someone that has lived a majority of my life in downtown Milwaukee or on the Eastside, I have experienced a whole ...
For those of us born and raised in Milwaukee, there are many places, people and things that at the mere mention, make us smile and bring back memories.For a majority of my life, Downtown Milwaukee was my life. If I close my eyes I can still see the red swivel stools that outlined the grill which ...
Wednesday November 21st, 2012 – Fox Lake, IL The average person has no idea how difficult it is to be a professional entertainer. Had I known before I started, I seriously doubt I’d have chosen the path I did. There’s a lot to be said about the security of a &lsq...
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