DAILY WISCONSIN

Bigotry

Openly Racist

President Trump is assuredly not our first racist president. But he is the first in this modern era to have gone beyond dog whistles to demonstrate by word and deed that he embraces racism.– @oricardopimente https://t.co/O1TMvEt830 pic.twitter.com/RKOtNuR489 — Wisconsin Examiner (@WIExaminer) November 16, 2020              

ACLU Blasts Bigoted Letter in Tosa

This grotesque letter is another reminder that white supremacy is present throughout society. For us to build a racially just society, we must fight racism in law enforcement, in our neighborhoods, and everywhere else it exists. https://t.co/mE4qtfXLfs — ACLU of Wisconsin (@ACLUofWisconsin) September 3, 2020              

Small Town Wisconsin And Racism

So I was very disappointed a person who grew up in my town posted a long racist screed on Facebook which decried black colleges, and black business associations, and grinding on about how white people have “LOST most of OUR RIGHTS in this country”.  I read it and left it alone for most of the…

Trainer Fired

Trainer who posted 'I can't breathe' workout at Anytime Fitness in Wauwatosa has been fired https://t.co/OqsH2BtSDA via @ecaseymedia — Mary Spicuzza (@MSpicuzzaMJS) June 16, 2020      

Vandal Places White Supremacy Stickers in MKE Pedestrian Tunnel

“Reject White Guilt” read two of the small stickers affixed to the wood structure designed to shelter pedestrians from the adjacent BMO Tower construction site. “Import the third world become the third world,” said another. The stickers come from an online, anonymously-run group known as the Hundred Handers that sends the stickers to its members.

Confessional

One of them still lives in Madison. I see him occasionally and have always tried to avoid crossing his path or making eye contact. In my mind, my avoidance behavior was for his benefit. I didn’t want to subject him to unpleasant memories of encountering me in the school hallways. But recently, I’ve admitted to myself that I avoid him for my benefit. I’m a coward who doesn’t want to own up to what I did to him.So what should I do now? Should I approach him in person or on social media to apologize? Or would that just lead to an unpleasant scene and make both of us feel even worse?

Via Dear Tell All: I harassed a gay classmate @ Isthmus | Madison, Wisconsin

Running-Out-the-Clock as a Judicial Philosophy

MADISON, Wis. — In 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 state Supreme Court candidate Brian Hagedorn was paid thousands of dollars and received gifts from an anti-LGBTQ hate group, the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF). In response to media revelations about his hate group windfall, Hagedorn said he was compensated for giving speeches while a state court judge but has refused to release copies or recordings of his remarks.

Via State Supreme Court Candidate Brian Hagedorn Continues to Stonewall on Paid Speeches to Hate Group @ One Wisconsin Now.