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Tuesday, May 7, 2013
 If you were to believe some newspaper reports from the state Republican convention over the weekend, you’d think Wisconsin congressmen Paul Ryan and Jim Sensenbrenner were on opposite sides of a dramatic split within
Monday, May 3, 2010
The silence is deafening. It’s always amazing to watch conservative commentators feed the inflamed debate over immigration, an issue steeped in bigotry and hatred, without once mentioning bigotry and hatred. The more obvious the racism, the louder the silence. It would be difficult to contrive a more obvious example...
Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009

Plus Hero and Jerk of the Week

A notable but overlooked casualty of the 2010 Milwaukee County budget is the live phone operator service provided to the community by the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS), which will cut all of its 16 phone agents by the end of the year. As of Jan. 1, 2010, the agents will be replaced by an automated call-in line and an...
Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Plus Heroes and Jerks of the Week

It seems like a logical vote for any lawmaker: mandate that all drivers pass a written and road test before they’re allowed to drive on their own. Which legislator, interested in public safety, would vote otherwise? But when certain drivers are illegal immigrants, logic becomes scrambled.
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009

Driver’s certificates would lead to safer roads

The clock is ticking on the implementation of the Real ID Act in Wisconsin. The state has until Dec. 31, 2009, to “materially comply” with the federal law that requires state driver’s licenses and ID cards to meet new standards and also develop a database that would allow the Department of Motor Vehicles to share data...
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008

Burkee says the district needs new leadership

Sept. 9 is the general election,” said Jim Burkee, who is taking on longtime Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner in the Republican primary on that date. “It is probably the best oppor tunity we’ve had in this district in 30 years to retire Jim Sensenbrenner.”