Get to Know Denise Valente-McGee (latest Patch article)

This is the first piece for my Knowsy Neighbor column... “Don't make me a role model,” said Denise Valente-McGee when asked what advice she would give to those who look up to her. “Find what you are good at and passionate about and go for it! Don't listen to anyone who tells you it can't…

Dubuque Dubuque…dadadadadada Dubuque Dubuque

So. We desperately need to get away. Politics, relationships, family, jobs...we need OUTTA HERE!! So we finally pressured my mom into watching Cassidy for two days so we can take a weekend out of town. I didn't want a far drive since we don't have much time. And Charlie didn't have any suggestions...so I randomly…

Prosser Gives Hypocritical and Racially Insensitive Speech

The following is video taken at this year's GOP Lincoln Day Dinner in Rock County. Justice Prosser is speaking. And I am FLOORED. He is going on and on about how the courts should not be politicized. At. A. GOP. Dinner. Seriously?? He is a speaker at a Republican fundraising dinner and preaching about the…

Protest at the Racine GOP Lincoln Day Dinner (Marriott) – Videos

These are videos from the Protest today at Racine Marriott before and during the Racine GOP Lincoln Day Dinner. Most are estimating around 500 people, though I have no idea. I was pretty proud of Racine tonight. I get so discouraged and embarrassed when I read the local blogs or see the Facebook wall comments. But…

Curtis Johnson Admits Inappropriate Behavior

Curtis Johnson of Caledonia and the Johnson Wax family fortune has admitted to having inappropriate contact with a child over the span of several years. See story HERE. So far I see no other news outlets besides Patch reporting his admission. I also find it "funny" that The Racine Journal Times (which no doubt has…