Jud Lounsbury

Jud Lounsbury lives on small farm south of Madison, Wisconsin with his family and writes for and the Uppity Wisconsin blog. Follow him on Twitter: @JudLounsbury

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"Right now, the Internet is allows users to “surf” wherever they want, with all sites having equal access—accessibility is, by rule, neutral. Imagine, though, if only some sites were accessible with just a click, while others took forever to load?" Views
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Killing Net Neutrality Is the Latest Example of Trump’s Hollow Populism
One of former U.S. Senator’s Paul Wellstone's favorite slogans used to be, “I’m for the little fellers, not the Rockefellers.” When Donald Trump was running for President, his slogan could have been: “I’m the Rockefeller for the little feller.” At every event, he extolled the virtues of being a fat...
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Thursday, November 09, 2017
No, Donald, It IS a Guns Situation
In the 1930s, Prohibition era gangsters including Al Capone, “Machine Gun” Kelly, “Pretty Boy” Floyd, and John Dillinger were terrorizing the nation with machine-gun shootouts—with police and each other. Their weapon of choice was the Thompson machine gun , which created a lot of mayhem in a short...
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He comes across like a harmless hybrid of Forrest Gump and Barney Fife, but every once in a while emerges to reveal what’s going on beneath that doofy veneer. It’s pretty terrifying, and usually pretty racist. Views
Friday, September 08, 2017
Sessions Bullies Dreamers, but Illegal Employers? No Problemo
Whew, that Jeff Sessions. He comes across like a harmless hybrid of Forrest Gump and Barney Fife, but every once in a while emerges to reveal what’s going on beneath that doofy veneer. It’s pretty terrifying, and usually pretty racist. This past Tuesday was such an occasion. That’s when our beady-...
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Saturday, February 18, 2017
Trump’s Timeline with Russia: Stranger Than Fiction
Dan Rather recently remarked about the current Russia scandal rocking Washington, “If a scriptwriter had approached Hollywood with what we are witnessing, he or she would probably have been told it was way too far-fetched for even a summer blockbuster.” Indeed, if we look back at the timeline of...
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Friday, September 16, 2016
Deplorables—We’ve Been Here Before
Hillary Clinton has been the target of a lot of feigned outrage this week for stating the self-evident: Half of Trump's supporters are attracted to him because of his racism, sexism and many other "isms" that our better angels have rejected as "deplorable." While the characterization of Clinton’s...
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Friday, September 04, 2015
Police Fatalities Much Lower Than Under Reagan, Yet Walker Blames Obama
Yesterday, in a guest column in the aptly named Hot Air , Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker blamed President Obama for the "disturbing trend of police officers being murdered on the job." Walker, frantically trying to catch-up to Donald Trump in the not-so-thinly-disguised racism department, says...
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