This is the first national story from the new Marquette poll today. Support for impeachment is DECREASING in Wisconsin, and Trump now leads all the major Dem contenders in head to heads.
By Guest Blogger, Franklin Alderman Steve Taylor
Former Milwaukee County Supervisor
Deanna Alexander announced that she wasn’t running for re-election to the Milwaukee County Board via Facebook and a press release. It has been awhile since I laughed this hard. Her reasoning is complete and utter bullshit. At no time have I or anyone I know involved in politics ever heard her say that she “promised” self-imposed term limits. What is funny is that she can’t even get her story straight.
First, she states that she would serve no more than eight consecutive years. Then she changed her story saying she would serve no more than three terms. Here is what is hilarious about these two statements. She says her “promise” came when she first ran in 2012. At that time three terms would have meant twelve years; she has served eight. State law changed in 2013 reducing the length of supervisor’s terms from four years to two years. Deanna didn’t know this was going to occur when she made this “promise” and any reasonable person wouldn’t fault her if she wanted to run again.
The reality is that she isn’t running again because she knows she would lose. The reason is simple. Not only did she file a bogus lawsuit against me, but she also sued former Governor Walker 5 days before his election. I know for a fact that there are many Republicans who are still very upset about her stunt. If you read the lawsuit you would understand why these prominent Republicans want nothing to do with her. So, her rationale about some “promise” being the reason for not running is an outright lie.
Lastly, she didn’t run as a conservative. She ran and looked for support wherever she could get it. I met her at a Republican Reagan Day Dinner in February of 2012. She introduced herself as independent and told me that she recently had been to a Democratic Party function looking for support. When I think about Deanna all I think about is tofu. You see, tofu has little to no taste itself but when combined with something else it takes on that flavor. This is who Deanna truly is. She morphed into whatever suited her best. She is a “conservative” without conviction and finally that fact caught up to her.
The annual deer hunting season in Wisconsin begins Saturday. I’m not a hunter but a strong supporter for lots of reasons.
Here’s a previous post worth repeating.
Today’s read is from one of my all-time favorite columnists. Doug Giles is also a minister and avid hunter.
I received this e-mail today.
My name is Peter Wallsten and I’m the senior politics editor here at The Post. I wanted to reach out to make sure you knew about the Democratic presidential debate we’re co-hosting with MSNBC tonight. Having been deeply involved in the preparation, I can tell you that we are working diligently to present a lively, memorable and informative dialogue on pressing issues that readers around the country, like you, care about.
The Post’s White House Correspondent Ashley Parker will be one of the moderators alongside MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow and Andrea Mitchell and NBC’s Kristen Welker. Ashley has covered multiple presidential campaigns and Congress while writing frequently on the culture of Washington. And if you’ve read her byline or have seen her on TV, then you know Ashley is one of the most distinguished and authoritative chroniclers of the Trump presidency.
We will stream the entire debate on washingtonpost.com and our apps starting with a live show at 8 p.m. EST. The coverage will feature analysis from Post reporters, interviews with candidates and insights from our standard-setting Fact Checker team. It’s all part of our mission to inform the electorate and hold political leaders to account.
We hope you’ll watch with us.
Peter Wallsten, senior politics editor
Forget it. The Bucks are on tonight.
Exhibit “A” why some folks are reluctant to display their allegiance.
Christmas Cookies for the Troops
Presented by NewsTalk 1130 WISN and the Wisconsin Conservative Digest
Jean and I have three kids, and many relatives that are veterans. Every year we set up a big collection for people to bake cookies for our troops over at Fort McCoy. Hundreds of people stop by to drop-off cookies and socialize with lunch and refreshments. Cookies can be homemade or store-bought. The American Legion delivers the cookies to Fort McCoy.
Bob and Jean Dohnal, Publishers
Wisconsin Conservative Digest
How about it Franklin, and others.
There should be no doubt that media bias is real, and it’s running rampant. Today’s read is incredibly revealing from Real Clear Politics, based on rather solid, astounding evidence. Let’s tee this up.
As Democratic impeachment fervor continues to grow on Capitol Hill, the media’s descriptions of Donald Trump have become ever more colorful… How have the media’s descriptions of the president evolved since he first rode down that Trump Tower escalator four-plus years ago?
The descriptions show a news media that was at first dismissive of Donald Trump, rapidly hardened its rhetoric as he raced towards the nomination, then has become ever more negative as his presidency has worn on.
Thorough material here, an utter indictment of anything but objective journalism.
Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX)…
AND FINALLY, LOVIN’ LIFE…
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