Monthly Archives: July 2012

Heartlander of the Week: Get Her Out

This week’s Heartlander is the Indiegogo folks who raised money to benefit the bullied bus monitor, Karen Klein, in Upstate New York. I’m glad Ms. Klein has a way to move on and not have to worry about replacing the $15,000 … Continue reading

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Who’s Your Daddy?

So, the latest election brouhaha is around remarks Mr. President made to the effect of “we’re all in this together.”  (Or at least that’s how I paraphrase.)  Perhaps this should be known as the “No Man Is an Island” Speech.  … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Birthday Suit

This week’s Heartlanders are the strip tease protester from Portland and the Multnomah County judge who protected him. The Constitution comes before job creation.

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Winning Isn’t Everything . . . .

So, last week the Penn State Football Program Sex Abuse Scandal (aka the Sandusky Scandal) broke, again, this time as the Paterno Scandal.  An independent investigation found that Joe Pa (may he rest in peace) knew more that he ‘fessed … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Baby Your a Firework

This week’s Heartlander is Solomon Juneau for founding Milwaukee, and giving folks a reason for starting the summer street festival tradition.  Mostly moved to the Summerfest grounds at this point, but there is still one in downtown every year. Happy Bastille Day Everyone!!!!!!!

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Analysis Paralysis

When people ask me what I want to do, my reaction always starts with a tight, little smile and a glance away.  Because I know exactly what I want to do.  A job that doesn’t exist any more. I trained … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Still Got It

To Sir-Mix-a-Lot, whose counterculture feminist anthem, “Baby Got Back” topped the charts 20 years ago this week.  An affirmation for every woman who eats her dinner and still has room for dessert.  Independence Day for curvy girls.  A celebration of … Continue reading

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