Scott Walker brought with him to the Governor's mansion a host of smarmy and quasi-legal tactics. A John Doe investigation found six of his staff guilty of crimes committed while serving him in the Milwaukee County Executive's position. Walker already had a history of extreme favoritism when he served in the Wisconsin legislature.
Meeting in Milwaukee this weekend, the state Republican Party has had to hide from itself. If could not possibly be open and up-front or it would erase itself. So, it had to do a double-shuffle, a magical trick in order to have the general public accept the Republicans without up-chucking. Consider...
American history is loaded with people who are "successful" and wealthy and still conduct their lives stupidly. Reminding you of the stupidity of the rich and famous is easy as pie.
The responses I get to my blabberings here have rarely been a topic for me to comment about. But there are some constants that need to be revealed. If you have opinions, and that is what a blog is, and those opinions are seen as liberal or progressive, then most of your mail will be sadistically criticized and threatened. It seems that right-wingers are far more violent in their opinions than tree-huggers are. And through the years I have regularly experienced some violent threats to my written words or to my radio and TV words. But that's not the whole story about right-wing criticism.