Up shit creek 

Manure storage in Dane County reached a “crisis” point in 2019 …

Source: Up shit creek – Isthmus | Madison, Wisconsin

Mother Nature will give us all the warnings we need. But she’s terribly unforgiving of ignorance and greed.

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Lame duck session: Gov. Scott Walker reverses course since 2010

“Governor-elect Scott Walker is opposed to the lame duck Legislature approving public employee union contracts,” says the statement still posted on Walker’s state government page. “If approved, the contracts will tie the hands of the governor and the newly elected Legislature as they work to balance the state budget.”

Gov. Scott Walker was much less generous in 2010 about the lame-duck session overseen by the outgoing Democratic majorities in the Assembly and Senate.

Call your legislator and tell them to respect the will of the voters and to NOT support lame duck legislation. 

Source: Lame duck session: Gov. Scott Walker reverses course since 2010

CWD spreads on deer and elk farms as Wisconsin’s control efforts stumble 

But … but … we (Wisco Taxpayers) paid Dr. Deer a shit-load of money to figure this out. And he said that deer/elk farms weren’t a problem.

Somebody please ask this clown for an explanation. And a refund.

A chronic wasting disease expert warns allowing infected facilities to continue operating poses a ‘clear, persistent and likely escalating risk’ to wild deer herd.

Source: CWD spreads on deer and elk farms as Wisconsin’s control efforts stumble | Local News | madison.com

How National Attention Changed Scott Walker 

When a lobbyist for the payday-lending industry asked to meet with me to discuss yet another request for regulatory “relief,” I rebuffed him. Fifteen minutes later, I got a call from the governor’s office directing me to give full consideration to the lobbyist’s requests because he represented big supporters of the administration.  ~ Peter Bildsten, former Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions

Source: How National Attention Changed Scott Walker – The Atlantic

For Amazon’s HQ2, we’re truly a no-brainer

The Twin Cities has everything the Seattle giant could want: fellow retailers, a highly educated workforce and a reasonable cost of living. 

The robots are coming, this time to rural Wisconsin

“This was the mystery for him: So many people showing up, saying they were worried about rent or bills or supporting children, and yet they couldn’t hold down a job that could help them.“I am so sick of hearing that,” Bader said. “And then they wonder why things are getting automated.”

The robots are coming, this time to rural Wisconsin