Category Archives: Partisan Politics

Trump “NO” vote list grows to 97

Before I get into more reasons to vote “No” when it comes to Donald Trump, here are a few more insights on his visit to Washington County on August 16. I estimated the crowd at more than 1,000, but that was way low. Credible sources put the… Read more

Trump drew 3700 in West Bend; 94 ‘No’ reasons

Donald Trump

Before I get into more reasons to vote “No” when it comes to Donald Trump, here are a few more insights on his visit to Washington County on August 16. I estimated the crowd at more than 1,000, but that was way low. Credible sources put the… Read more

Mr. Trump: West Bend ain’t Milwaukee

Trump in West Bend

In Washington County, Donald Trump vies for the minority vote As I listened to Donald Trump launch into his signature speech in his proscriptions for the inner cities of America at the Washington County Fairgrounds Tuesday night, the question… Read more

Reasons to vote NO on Trump Grows to 90

Donald Trump

My list of reasons to vote against Donald Trump – good reasons – had grown to 84 on my web site prior to his winning the GOP presidential nomination in July. Like many Americans, I was confounded and dispirited by that outcome and I stopped… Read more

A homeless voter? Vote gridlock

U.S. Congressman Paul Ryan

U.S. Congressman Paul Ryan In Paul Ryan, we trust. That’s my answer to the many people I’ve talked with who are homeless in the coming November election. Many Republicans don’t want to vote for Donald Trump, who they see as a… Read more

Trump: 84 negatives, but also few positives

Mike Grebe, GOP Leader

Mike Grebe, GOP Leader Scott McCallum, Former Wisconsin Governor The list of reasons to oppose Trump as his circus parades toward the Oval Office continues to grow as he becomes more known. Familiarity is breeding contempt. It’s now at 84… Read more

Shades of McCarthy in Trump; 80 reasons to vote ‘No’

Senator Joseph McCarthy

Senator Joseph McCarthy Are you getting a whiff of McCarthyism as you witness the degradation of the Trump campaign for the White House? We in Wisconsin are acutely aware of the 1950s rise and fall of our own home-brewed demagogue, Sen. Joe… Read more

Never-Trump reasons now totals 84

Despite his triumphant domination of the Republican Party as he charmed and strong-armed his way to its nomination for president, the list of reasons to vote against Donald Trump, derived from multiple sources, continues to grow. It now totals 84,… Read more

List of reasons to vote ‘No’ on Trump grows to 72

GOP 2016 Trump

My initial guess on the number of solid reasons to vote against Donald Trump for president of the United States was that it would grow to 50 or so. I underestimated. The list, accrued from many sources, has grown to 72. My new guess is that it… Read more

Will GOP remain a party of principles?

Trump_&_Clinton

The rise of Donald Trump in the GOP and the grind-it-out near-victory of Hillary Clinton in the Democratic Party demonstrate a failure and a partial success of the two parties. Like her or not, Clinton has paid her dues in her party and the… Read more