Thursday, October 15, 2020

Weekend Reading

Yes, Wisconsin legislators haven’t passed a bill in 6 monthsFace masks: what the data sayWe Must Save Democracy From ConspiraciesDonald Trump: Biden Better Take COVID-19 More Seriously or He Might Get It and Infect a Bunch of People

Convention Center Expansion Approved

Hundreds of millions for another boondoggle.

Wisconsin Center Gives Final Approval for $420 Million Expansion

There are many better ways to spend this money.

See Milwaukee's Boondoggle Twofer, The Economic Impact Mythology Of Convention Centers, The Convention Center Cabal and Beware Of The Economic Development Hucksters.


Pelosi introduces bill under 25th Amendment for commission to evaluate fitness of future presidents

While the Democrats are introducing new Amendments, how about a few of these:

Thursday, October 8, 2020

Weekend Reading

Should Sheriff’s Budget Be Cut?Conservative Group Seeks Immediate Stop To Wisconsin Mask MandateThe truth about violent crime in American cities, explained in 11 chartsBlack people were 8 times more likely to be pulled over by Milwaukee police in 2019 than white people, new report saysIdaho pastor who encouraged congregants to go maskless is in intensive care unit after contracting coronavirusA Disgusting Night for DemocracyCovid-19’s stunningly unequal death toll in America, in one chartThe Decline of Wisconsin’s Republican PartyTrumpworld delighted in cruelty. Now that Trump has COVID, it demands empathy.‘A Symbol Of Your Own Failures’: Jake Tapper Takes It To TrumpWhy Should Court End Mask Mandate, Judge Asks