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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

How one legislative session changed Wisconsin

Wisconsin historically has been a purple state with very close elections. Sometimes Democrats...
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009

Plus Heroes and Jerks of the Week

A fun way to both try new foods and support small area businesses, Milwaukee’s “Eat Local Challenge” encourages participants to seek out food grown close to home as a step toward building a better food system. The goal is to support your local farmers and reduce your carbon footprint—and to strengthen...
Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Plus Winners and Jerks of the Week

Anyone who has seen the headlines, watched campaign ads or read John Grisham’s novel The Appeal knows that campaigns for state Supreme Court seats are no longer about which candidate can best decide cases based on the Constitution and the law. No, these campaigns too often...
Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Satire is a form of humor that often involves seizing upon a particularly dumb argument and exaggerating it to such a ridiculous extent that the absurdity becomes obvious to everyone. Children, do not try this at home. Back when Republicans in the...
Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Plus Heroes and Jerks of the Week

There were many questions last fall regarding the fact that there was no Milwaukee International Film Festival. After five very successful festivals, the event came to a sudden halt. The Shepherd Express was the founder of the festival, and we have intentionally refrained from discussing this issue once it became clear that...
Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Plus Heroes and Jerks of the Week

This week marks the sixth anniversary of the United States’ invasion and occupation of Iraq. While they don’t create the headlines they used to, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are still costing us the lives and well-being of our soldiers and a huge sum of money that could be used more productively for peaceful ventures...
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008

The attorney general’s voting shenanigans continue

Those looking for voter fraud in Wisconsin may want to start with the top elected official at the Department of Justice. Two weeks ago, Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen filed a frivolous lawsuit against the state’s Government Accountability Board (GAB), a move that could greatly compromise the November election.