Saturday, December 10th, 2016

(Thanks: The Art of Manliness Trunk) Of course, as every Milwaukee Public School student should learn, Teddy Roosevelt was shot before giving his speech in Milwaukee during the presidential campaign of 1912.  Roosevelt was running on the Bull Moose ticket against Republican William Howard Taft (Roosevelt’s successor in the White House), Democrat Woodrow Wilson (who […]

The last time Mexico had these kinds of problems and it spilled over our borders, Woodrow Wilson sent in Black Jack Pershing. Print this entry

History buffs will remember that Woodrow Wilson won his party’s nomination in 1912 after 46th ballot at the Democratic National Convention that year. This is not a post on the liklihood of this year’s Democratic Convention being so divided*. Brian Fraley is reporting on the continuing struggle of the Milwaukee County Board to select a […]

As we consume every salacious detail of the Spitzer story, there is a larger point to all of this. But as much as we would wallow in the details, can we ask ourselves if there still is a line between the private lives of politicians and their public lives? As much as that line ever […]

As we consume every salacious detail of the Spitzer story, there is a larger point to all of this. But as much as we would wallow in the details, can we ask ourselves if there still is a line between the private lives of politicians and their public lives? As much as that line ever […]