Breast feeding …

Nothing against it.  I support women who want to breast feed whenever and where ever they like. But that child was a little too old. I mean, I think he just asked for Oreos.


Let’s see — what’s been happening …

… while I was chasing prop wash in Oshkosh:

State Facilities Director Jeff Plale has made the tough decision to remove the balloon net.  Such inspiring leadership is rare – don’t take it lightly.   (By the way Jeff – this doesn’t even come close to making up for selling out Democrats last November. You’ll have to come up with something better than removing a balloon net. 

Governor Walker schedules a speech at an area non-profit known for providing “opportunities” to people with who are physically challenged. Should be a slam dunk.  Unfortunately for Scooter, someone finally points out this outfit might not be much different from a sweatshop in China.  Ooops.  

Even though it’s a tight budget, Scooter OK’s shelling out over a half-million dollars in legal fees that were rung up dismantling worker’s rights in Wisconsin.  Remember – this was done while giving over $140M in tax breaks to business and the wealthy (job creators.)

And, Republicans rally the troops ‘round the debt ceiling crisis by showing a clip of “The Town.”  Really.

You can’t make this stuff up.

Balloons, knives and the absurdity of it all

Would everyone in Fitzwalkerstan take a deep breath, please? 

First of all, it was a flippin’ balloon. It wasn’t a symbol of “our struggle.”  It doesn’t need its own song.  It was a hunk of Mylar filled with helium. Those of you who treat it as more than that look like a bunch of fools.

And you Neo-con ALEC moonbeams on the other side need to realize you’ve pissed a lot of people off in a grand way.  So keep that in mind when you approach them and get all Wing Chun Kung Fu on their ass.

Christ allmighty … you can’t make this stuff up.

By the way – glad everyone’s OK.

There are no lobbyists for the poor and middle-class.

Conservatives love to rail against the wild-eyed spending in Washington, conveniently forgetting the  previous  Administration set the table for whats been going on since President Obama took over. Conservatives also love to rail about the redistribution of wealth and giving money I earned to someone else and that  liberals are surely taking this country to hell.

But Ive never heard one conservative address these facts:  the gap between those that have and those that dont has been growing at an unprecedented pace that last ten years.  The upper 1 percent of Americans are now taking in nearly a quarter of the nation’s income every year. In terms of wealth rather than income, the top 1 percent control 40 percent. Twenty-five years ago, the corresponding figures were 12 percent and 33 percent.  Every year these numbers get further apart. And every year more and more people get restless.

There will not be a Tea Party Revolution in this country before there is a revolution by the lower and middle class who see everyone getting a break but them.  Yet no one seems to be following up rhetoric with action.  Nobody put that sad fact out front better than Tavis Smiley on Sunday Morning.

I for one hope he doesnt let up.