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Tuesday, April 10, 2012
It was inevitable that after Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan spent five days cozying up to Mitt...
Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Plus Winners and Jerks of the Week

Issue: The Paid Sick Days coalition, led by the working women’s group 9to5 Milwaukee, collected more than 42,000 signatures in support of a referendum that will likely be placed on the Nov. 4 ballot. Jerk: On July 16, the conservative syndicated host said this about autistic children: “In 99% of the cases, it’s a brat who hasn’t been told to cut the act out. That’s what autism is. What do you mean they scream and they’re silent? They don’t have a father around to tell them, ‘Don’t act like a moron. You’ll get nowhere in life. Stop acting like a putz. Straighten up. Act like a man. Don’t sit there crying and screaming, idiot.’”
Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Marcus Armand, Milwaukee

When Al Gore's and Leonardo DiCaprio's dramatic documentaries alerted us to the devas-tating impacts of global warming, many people went through the ritual of switching from incandescent light bulbs to the compact fluorescent variety. Unfortunately, in the case of global warming, good intentions and switching light bulbs are not good enough.
Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007

Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum

Also concluding on Jan. 1 is the traveling exhibit The Climate Change Show, an interactive look at global warming (and ways to prevent it) that both children and adults can learn from. Consider it something of an Inconvenient Truth, only with computer animated sheep.