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Thursday, March 7, 2013
 Why are ideas widely supported in most of the country so often portrayed as controversial, polarizing and divisive once they are taken up by legislatures? Why does the professional political class seem like a wholly separate
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
It was inevitable that after Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan spent five days cozying up to Mitt...
Friday, Feb. 19, 2010
"I am in control here in the White House."—Secretary of State Alexander Haig, 1981 Ah, the good old days when even a big shot like Gen. Al Haig could get in trouble for such mavericky declarations that defy basic constitutional precedents. In the 21st century, that's ancient history. We've so idealized cowboy-style rebellion in matters of war...
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010
I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, for those of you’s wondering if I’m feeling any better than I did last week when I was bitching and moaning about being under the weather, the answer is fock if I know. What I do know is that the amount of snot expectorating out of my head lately would be enough to feed a small fourthworld...
08.20.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
Try to wrap your brain around the latest op-ed from Patrick McIlheran supporting the notion that Obama wants to kill granny via his death panels. It’s a favorite topic of McIlheran’s. There’s no evidence that death panels are included in the health care reform bill. McIlheran sniffs at the numerous investigations showing that nothing even close to death panels are in the bill. ...
08.18.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
I know, I know�life�s too short to fact-check Patrick McIlheran, but somebody�s got to do it. His jaw-dropping fear-mongering in his recent column �Pity and the Public Value of Your Life� was downright scary�scary that it appeared in the pages of a mainstream newspaper that supposedly fact-checks its content. First off is his a...
Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Who’s ready for prime time?

The new senator from Minnesota is a comedian, writer and actor who lived on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and raised a lot of money from friends in Hollywood. The departing governor of Alaska is a hockey mom from a small backwoods town who likes to hunt and fish. Yet today...
04.07.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Eminem's new video for "We Made You" crams in so many goofy costumes and pop-culture spoofs that tit could be called "Without Me 2009"—though, given the timeliness of the video's Sarah Palin and Jessica Simpson satires, "Without Me Third-Quarter 2008" might be more accurate. Joseph Kahn gets the video's directing credit, but it feels more like the work of Epic Movie creators Jason Friedberg and A...
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008

Plus Heroes and Jerks of the Week

Milwaukeeans are familiar with All Children Matter as a pro-voucher educational reform group. But the Michigan-based organization— with heavy financial backing from Milwaukeeans George and Susan Mitchell, the Wal-Mart heirs and Dick DeVos, of the Amway- Blackwater dynasty—is airing race-baiting...

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