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10
June
2010

MMSD Project on Kinnickinnic River deserves Kudos

If you are excited about the proposed face lift of the Kinnickinnic River on Milwaukee’s south side, you are not alone. MMSD is working on plans to eliminate the concrete channel and change it back to a more natural river which could accommodate higher volumes of water and slow the speed at which water races […]

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20
May
2010

IRISH NEED NOT APPLY

Yes, there was a time when the Irish were targeted by anti-immigration activists. They were beaten, scorned, characterized mocked and excluded from an opportunity to achieve the American dream. Today it is the Mexicans who are criticized and mocked because they seek the American dream. Many Mexican nationals come to this country to improve their […]

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1
May
2010

The Summer of Division

Sometimes I hear things that are so ridiculous that they bear addressing. Such was a poorly written and poorly thought out column I read this morning. The column lambasted liberals and Democrats for playing divisive politics and not working with Republicans. He claimed that while Democrats wanted a cohesive and cordial bipartisan relationship with Republicans, […]

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20
April
2010

Really? We need to Legislate Indian Mascots?

Oh brother — I’ve heard it all. Now the State Senate has passed legislation to outlaw schools from having indian mascots. I understand that we ought not be insensitive but some of these mascots have been around for many decades. It’s not like all these schools have names that are ethnic slurs. Someone, please, enlighten […]

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15
April
2010

Don’t hold your breath for Tommy Thompson

Once again Tommy Thompson is in the news — this time because he’ll be speaking at the tea party rally in Madison today. Once again Thompson has suggested that he might run for yet another office. When are people going to realize that Thompson is more addicted to the attention than public policy? He’s the […]

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9
April
2010

Bogus ACORN Pimp Expose Unmasked

For months we’ve all been hearing from Fox “News” about how a man and woman masquerading as a pimp and a prostitute went into the ACORN offices and got advice on how to start their prostitution business. It turns out it was all a lie.

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