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12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
It is not, to be sure, the deal of the century: The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Web site is selling a lone ticket to the Riverside Theater's upcoming Moody Blues concert for $690.  That price would be extreme even if the Moody Blues concert were sold out—which it's not. The Riverside is still selling tickets to that concert for just $45 to $55. Also curious: The Journal Sentin...
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
We have all known otherwise highly intelligent people of sound judgment who make absolute fools of themselves over the wrong man or the wrong woman. This can sometimes become a public issue when it happens to the president of the United States or a city’s police chief.
Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Will reform come from insiders or outsiders?

Is this the beginning of the end of the Milwaukee Public Schools? Yes, if you believe the hype promoted by the suburban business community, their representatives in the state Legislature, and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, who argue that MPS is so dysfunctional and wasteful that it can’t save itself. State Sen. Ted...
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008
In 1999, a plan for Milwaukee Public Schools was put together behind closed doors by the office of Mayor John Norquist and the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (MMAC). The plan was presented publicly by the water boys of the mayor and the MMAC, who had been elected to the Milwaukee School Board with their political support.
Friday, Aug. 15, 2008

Republicans distort nuclear power recommendations

Gov. Jim Doyle is following John McCain’s lead into a nuclear future, the Republican Party of Wisconsin crowed last week. Nuclear supporters claimed that Doyle, who’s seeking to become a green governor, wants to end the 25-year-old moratorium on building nuclear power plants in Wisconsin.
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Whenever a sensational violent crime occurs in a poor neighborhood, right-wing talk show hosts who have nothing but contempt for anyone living in desperate circumstances always rush in to shoot the wounded. Their immediate attacks on poor people victimized by murder and violence go like this:
Friday, July 11, 2008

State businesses reject its right-wing agenda

Late last month Epic Systems announced that it would try to avoid working with vendors that support the leadership of the state business lobby, Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC). Epic Systems contractor J.P. Cullen & Sons promptly dropped its membership with WMC and the company’s CEO left his position on the WMC board. Earlier this year, another WMC board member, TDS Telecom CEO David A. Wittwer, stepped down from the position. Although Wittwer didn’t cite a specific reason for leaving, his resignation occurred on the cusp of WMC’s political attack on Wisconsin’s first African-American Supreme Court justice, Louis Butler.

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