On that guy, Rep. Steineke

Click for Jim Steineke theme music: Writing about guns feels like a Herculean task, and I’ll certainly write a post in the future about what I’ve learned so far. Spoiler and big surprise: it will be about language and its failures. That being said, during yesterday’s carpet bombing of negativity, threats, and personal attacks, one minor point bubbled […]

UW Struggle: All Clear Edition

There was a credible bomb threat at the Capitol yesterday; just a few days before there was a credible threat to democracy. Both of them have been declared “all clear.” The budget, passed yesterday by the state assembly, waits for Governor Walker’s signature. The document contains innumerable horrors, and although I am deeply invested in […]

UW Struggle: The Banality of Weasels, Part Duex

These people cannot breathe without lying. For a quick journalistic recap, we still don’t know who authored the changes to tenure/layoff provisions that seek to strip earned property rights from a significant number of Wisconsin employees. I do know that before our Independence Day totalitarian turn toward government secrecy, there were multiple open records requests filed […]