Tag Archives: Wisconsin

Badger not intimidating?!

The official symbol of the Wisconsin Army National Guard is a badger with Disney eyes that had its upper palate removed after springing a rusty bear trap outside of the Green Bay Country Club. It looks vaguely like Eddie Munster … Continue reading

Posted in Other Blogs, Wisconsin | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Having lived in both states…

…I can say that this is true: 50 degrees in Fla is a LOT colder than 50 degrees in Wisc  

Posted in Other Blogs, Wisconsin | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Fix your own house first

Althouse had a post about how Republicans in WI aren’t too excited about the Presidential race, but rather they are focused on the upcoming recall elections. Of course, the thread tangented off a bit and someone in the thread asked why people … Continue reading

Posted in Other Blogs, Wisconsin | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

“Ignore the public comments”

That is what the GOP leadership in Wisconsin told the members of their party while the issue of re-districting was being discussed. (Yes, that is a direct quote.) Public hearings were being held but it appears that the WI-GOP was … Continue reading

Posted in politics, Wisconsin | Tagged , | Leave a comment

What Happened – September 30

It was on this day in 1882 that the first commercial hydroelectric power plant in the world came on-line. Located on the Fox River in Wisconsin, it was built by the president of the Appleton Paper and Pulp Company in order to … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Update | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Wisconsin Neighbors

Always catches my eye when my own state gets a mention on the ‘net. According to one of my favorite time-wasting-web-sites this sign was seen on a “back road” in Wisconsin…. More of my (adopted) home-state postings from PassiveAggressiveNotes.com can be … Continue reading

Posted in funny, Wisconsin | Tagged , | 1 Comment

What Happened – June 9

It was on this day in 53 that Nero and Claudia Octavia were married. A couple years later he ascended to the throne of Rome, possibly by poisoning the current emperor. Nero grew to dislike his wife (even tho she was … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Update | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What Happened – May 29

“If this be treason, make the most of it!” It was on this day in 1765 that Patrick Henry made a speech before the House of Burgesses, attacking the recently imposed Stamp Act. He had been a member of Virginia’s colonial legislative body … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Update | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment