Tag Archives: Wisconsin

Beyond Ignorance

If I did not have a sense of humor I would go stark raving mad. I glanced at the morning paper and read: “Baldwin seeks probe” and thought: ” ‘bout time“. On second thought: “Maybe her batteries died.” Reading further, … Continue reading

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The Bubbler Question

I did some considerable research about the bubbler question. It’s called a bubbler because that’s what it’s called. A bubbler is that part of a public drinking fountain that elevates the water so as to prevent one’s lips from coming … Continue reading

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The All-Female Wisconsin Appeals Court 2015

To be clear: I am not a misogynist. I am anti-feminist and very, very pro-woman.

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Candles In The Wind

Winter in Wisconsin. February 2015. I went out on the porch with my morning cup o’ coffee in hand and as I looked vacantly about I took a first sip. I turned and suddenly choked and nearly did a “spit … Continue reading

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Laying Over

The Politically Correct expression “co-sleeping” (resulting in the death of a child) bears the implication that blame is somehow shared by the baby. Nothing could be further from the truth. It used to be called “laying over”. Laying over is … Continue reading

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(Daughter Swap)

WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association (NGA) announced that Milwaukee, Wisconsin, will host the nation’s governors for its 2013 Annual (Daughter Swap) Meeting, Aug. 2-4. Actually, it’s biannual, and how much can they accomplish over three or even four days? Will they … Continue reading

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Bitter Irony (It is to Laugh)

As you’ve probably discerned by now, I am a Vietnam War veteran. It’s Monday, November 12, and my dear sister left a message on the telephone answering machine reminding us to “hang the flag” for Veteran’s Day (observed). I laughed … Continue reading

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