You know what’s amazing? It’s not the textbook examples of pay-to-play. It’s not the $700,000 Gogebic donated and then, in return, received relaxed rules and regulations on mining in Wisconsin. No, what’s amazing — at least to me — is how everyone involved is so thoroughly convinced that this is no big deal. Even a couple of judges, who it could be argued are on the take as well, don’t understand all the fuss.
Ain’t democracy grand?
(via Walker wanted funds funneled to Wisconsin Club for Growth)
I guess this means no new troughs in the mens restrooms then, huh?
Is breakfast necessary? Not really. Unless you’re going to Mickies Dairy Bar in Madison, Wisconsin. Then, yes — yes it is.
Old Crow Medicine Show
"Sweet Amarillo, tears on my pillow …"
(August 22, 1917 – June 21, 2001)
Hey … at least we’re not Alaska where the governor is a former lawyer and lobbiest for the oil industry and writing legislation to benefit that industry. We still try and masquerade it a little.
Holy cow. Carl Smith and Johnny Cash at the Opry with The Collins Kids.
Carl was married to June at the time, but Johnny was movin’ in.