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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

National effort aims to educate the public on once-lauded crop

Ten hours after Pearl Harbor burned and more than 2,000 Americans perished, the Japanese...
Wednesday, June 2, 2010

The libertarian view of the government’s safety net, worker and environmental protections and gun rights

Rand Paul, tea party flavor of the month, is said to be avoiding "overexposure." Senior Republican Party operatives, worried by the Kentucky Senate nominee's all-too-revealing remarks after his primary victory, have urged him not to grant any interviews for a while. So he flip-flopped on his criticism of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, flaked out on a "Meet the Press" appearance and has scarcely been heard from...
Monday, Dec. 14, 2009
On my morning talk radio show, I am regularly bedeviled by a black conservative who detests President Barack Obama and parrots extreme arguments he’s heard on right-wing radio. The caller identifies himself as H.S., which tells you everything you need to know. He says it stands for House Slave. Recently, H.S. was insisting Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett would have to scale back his opposition to concealed carry and support...
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009
Appropriately, much has been made of the historic election of the first African American president of the United States. But President Barack Obama’s inaugural address made it clear his presidency is historic in another very important way as well. We have elected a president who actually believes in government.
Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008
Police arrested Jose Diaz Jr., 35, and charged him with shoplifting from a Wal-Mart in Madison Township, Ohio, in October after Diaz attempted to run from the store with a digital camera. He first crashed into the glass front door—which looked like it was open, but was actually closed...
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008
Fair, patient and reliable: monikers not routinely attached to politicians. In fact 7th District Alderman Willie C. Wade doesn't refer to himself using that "P" word. "An elected official" is more fitting. Wade was first elected in a special election in April 2003. He supported an ordinance in 2004 establishing a city youth council and has been vocal on issues like living arrangements for sexually violent persons, day care and liquor store zoning and the Safe Routes to School Program. He goes door-to-door,