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Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012

Wisconsin has another wild year

 It seemed preposterous that 2012 could match the high drama of 2011 in Wisconsin. But we were proved wrong. This year had as many sudden developments, twists and turns, conspiracies and surprise endings as last year
Monday, Nov. 19, 2012

He can’t tell the truth about his rejected policies

Trying to explain away his decisive, sweeping and very expensive rout to his disappointed supporters—those 1% Republicans—Mitt Romney offered a new version of the discredited "47%" argument that was so ruinous
Monday, Nov. 12, 2012
One of many wrong things claimed before this year’s election was that there was no way 2012 could be as historic as President Barack Obama’s 2008 election as America’s first African-American president
Monday, Nov. 12, 2012

The public must be involved

What Barack Obama tried to tell America in the hour of his remarkable victory is that the nation's future won on Election Day. Seeking to inspire and to heal, the re-elected president offered an open hand to partisan
Monday, Nov. 5, 2012
As this is being written, no one knows exactly how Election Day will go in the state or nation. But it’s already clear what horrendous ugliness was unleashed on our election process by the Citizens United decision by a one-vote
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012
 Although both presidential candidates are talking about creating jobs and growing the economy, their means to achieve this growth displays some of the starkest differences in economic policy in any presidential election in the...
Monday, Oct. 29, 2012

‘Son of Detroit’ Romney profited from bailout—and jobs shipped to China

 "I'm a son of Detroit. I was born in Detroit. My dad was head of a car company. I like American cars," said Mitt Romney when he met with President Obama to discuss...
Monday, Oct. 22, 2012

Top economic adviser admits ‘12 million jobs’ promise doesn’t add up

 When innocent citizens asked about unemployment last week at the town hall presidential debate on Long Island, would Mitt Romney...
Friday, Oct. 19, 2012
 The two names that best explain money's unprecedented political influence in America are not Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, but Montgomery Brewster and Ross Perot. The former duo, who will each raise nearly $1 billion for their presidential campaigns, are mere symbol...
Friday, Oct. 12, 2012
When it comes to tax policy, Mitt Romney is not merely a spinner, an equivocator or a run-of-the-mill dissembler. He's a liar. Hyperbolic and overwrought as that label seems, it is, alas, the only accurate...
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012

Paul Ryan and Rob Zerban on the Issues

 Voters in southeastern Wisconsin have a historically important choice on Nov...
Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012

How well does he serve Janesville?

 Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan lit up the Republican National Convention (RNC) when he blamed President Barack Obama for failing to save the General Motors (GM) plant in Janesville, Wis., Ryan’s hometown...
Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012

Seniors booed him and his plans to voucherize Medicare

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan got booed at the AARP meeting last week while he tried to explain that his plan for Medicare—and his desire to repeal Obama’s Affordable Care Act...
Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012

He voted to add $6.8 trillion to the national debt

Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan is taking a beating from fact-checkers, who have had to work overtime to try to verify the claims he made last week when accepting the nomination for vice president at the Republican National Convention...
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012

The public rejects the Republicans' attack on abortion

Lost in the uproar over Missouri Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin's ignorant comments...
Monday, Feb. 3, 2014
I always thought yeggs were something like schmucks, Although they’re really safecrackers, though no one knows why
Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014
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Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012

His federal budget is terrible for Wisconsin

The congressional budget written by Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan, the Republican Party's presumptive vice presidential candidate, would cut $4.2 trillion...
Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012

Kenosha businessman takes on tea party favorite in Wisconsin's First Congressional District

Republican Congressman Paul Ryan has become a household name since his selection as Mitt...
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
 Frosty Theater-going: On the coldest night in February, the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s October: Before I Was Born played to a full house at the Broadway Theatre Center’s Studio
Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012

Plus: Hero of the Week

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney made a stunning pick over the weekend when he selected Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to be his running mate. On the one hand, it makes sense. Romney has had a hard...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Romney pushes falsehood about Clinton-Obama feud

For Mitt Romney, the president's greatest vulnerability seems to be that he is no Bill Clinton...
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
It was inevitable that after Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan spent five days cozying up to Mitt...
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Only in the Republican Party would Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan be considered...
Wednesday, June 25, 2008

McCain panders to the wealthiest

Once upon a time, there was a fiscally and socially responsible senator named John McCain. Despite his presidential ambitions, the Republican from Arizona spoke out against the economic royalism of his party’s leadership in the White House and Congress, and simply said no.

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