More good news coming out of Wisconsin…

And just in time for the summer! In a rare display of bipartisanship, Cheeseland politicians came together, pretty much unanimously, in a political climate that is (to put it mildy) contentious. Both the governor and many senators are up for recall this summer; the state supreme court has allegedly come to fisticuffs on at least one occasion, and the Packers lost to the New York Giants in the playoffs.

So this bit of news, reported in the Milwaukee Sentinel, comes as a welcomed break in the tension for all four branches of Wisconsin government: the executive, legislative, judicial and domestic!

“the wrong aesthetic”?

 

RIP, Andrew Breitbart.

So where does the late AB’s aesthetic fit into Mr. Wolfe’s schema? No, he wasn’t Christian but he didn’t approach politics in the usual way, either.
For all that though did he resist the “preaching and speeching,” or did he play into it? 

This line seems deserving of some attention:

The left is smart enough to understand that the way to change a political system is through its cultural systems,” he told The New Yorker’s Rebecca Mead in 2010. “So you look at the conservative movement — working the levers of power, creating think tanks, and trying to get people elected in different places — while the left is taking over Hollywood, the music industry, the churches.”

Blessed are the poor…

…in America, for they shall inherit a refrigerator, a plasma TV, a DVD player,  cable or satellite TV, Internet, video games, a car or truck, a microwave, and air conditioning.

Something to think about in this season of taxgiv- I’m sorry, I mean almsgiving… 

Best tip: give to Catholic Charities/CRS, the most efficient domestic/overseas organizations going. BONUS: It’s been run by an organization that’s been in the charity business for well over 2000 years…