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Can we secede from Wisconsin's Tea Party nuts?

Published April 17, 2014

Recently, it was news that the state Republican Party is going to vote at its convention on a resolution that says the state party "supports legislation that upholds Wisconsin's right, under extreme circumstances, to secede." Secede? You've got to be kidding me. Maybe we should all find a way to get the Tea Party to secede from the rest of us who have at least a little bit of common sense.


I have here in my hand a list of names ...

Published April 8, 2014

Last week, Brendan Eich was ousted - well, he resigned, but you know how these things really are - from his position as CEO of Mozilla, the software outfit behind products like the Firefox web browser. Why? In 2008, Eich donated $1,000 in support of Proposition 8, the California ballot initiative that banned same-sex marriage and was later the subject of one of 2013's most contentious U.S. Supreme Court rulings.


Sex and power can spell danger for women

Published April 3, 2014

There are a few things in this world that I find positively disgusting: child porn, crimes against children, people who have a holier than thou way of life. And right up high on that list is men who think that their powerful positions are a passport to aggressively pursue women sexually. Hello Bill Kramer.


More than half of Wisconsin: "Walker doesn't care about people like me"

Published March 31, 2014

Okay, technically, the question was "Does 'cares about you' describe Scott Walker?" In response, 51 percent of the people polled said no, it doesn't - Walker does not care about people like them. I'm not a math teacher, but even I can tell that's more than half, which when we're talking about a guy up for re-election this year is a big deal.

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Stress And Strain

Thursday November 29th, 2012 – Fox Lake, IL    The stress and strain of the booking end of the business continues. It has nothing to do with the comedy end, but then again it totally does. If I don’t get bookings, I can’t be funny. It’s a vicious cycle, and ge...

You Want Stable? Raise Horses

Wednesday November 21st, 2012 – Fox Lake, IL    The average person has no idea how difficult it is to be a professional entertainer. Had I known before I started, I seriously doubt I’d have chosen the path I did. There’s a lot to be said about the security of a &lsq...

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