Liberals Should Want to Save the Filibuster

Be careful what you wish for. Pres. Joe Biden, who has resisted calls from progressives to eliminate the Senate filibuster, said yesterday that he would make an exception for a bill that would codify Roe and reestablish abortion as a national right. His statement is mostly symbolic. He said the same thing about his votingContinue reading “Liberals Should Want to Save the Filibuster”

How Much Will Roe Matter?

Before the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last week abortion did not even register as a significant issue among voters. That’s probably because it seemed like settled law; not something you really had to think about. In fact, the level of public support for Roe remaining the law of the land had been remarkablyContinue reading “How Much Will Roe Matter?”

A Catalogue of Gableman’s Incompetence

If you’re like me, you’re having a hard time keeping up with the inanity, the hypocrisy, the wasted money, and the sheer incompetence of the Gableman “investigation” into the 2020 elections.  So, as a public service, I’ve gone back and combed through news articles to provide you the reader with a retelling of the sorryContinue reading “A Catalogue of Gableman’s Incompetence”

Reading the Latest MU Poll Tea Leaves

The latest Marquette University Law School Poll came out yesterday. All those numbers. Let me tell you what they mean. Because, of course, I know. Who should be elated? Gov. Tony Evers. In the MU poll that came out in April, Evers was the most popular pol in the state, albeit with a modest 49%Continue reading “Reading the Latest MU Poll Tea Leaves”

Rachel & Lachele’s Wedding

I hold some conservative views. One of them is that we should honor hard work. That’s why I support a higher — much higher — minimum wage. I understand that increasing the minimum wage will probably eliminate a relatively small number of jobs in the short-run, but I think it’s important in the long-run forContinue reading “Rachel & Lachele’s Wedding”