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Charlie Sykes

Shocking but true: Right-wing talk show host Charlie Sykes is my friend. more

Oct 18, 2016 3:52 PM Taking Liberties 8 Comments

Charlie, we’re glad that you’re doing a little soul searching and we certainly don’t condone the hateful attacks you receive from Trump supporters. more

Aug 23, 2016 3:55 PM Issue of the Week 29 Comments

Just as a clear legal pattern emerged nationally eliminating dishonest Republican tactics of voter suppression, three Republican-appointed judges on the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago abruptly reminded us every American’s right to ... more

Aug 16, 2016 2:40 PM Taking Liberties 9 Comments

Less than a handful of leading Republicans have been courageous enough to refuse to support Trump. more

May 3, 2016 4:15 PM Taking Liberties 10 Comments

In last week’s elections, the best-financed candidates won, except in some local races that had an organized grassroots effort supporting progressive campaigns. more

Apr 12, 2016 4:36 PM News Features 7 Comments

Late in the day on Friday, just hours after hearing oral arguments, a three-judge federal appeals court panel allowed Wisconsin’s discriminatory voter ID law to be put more

Sep 17, 2014 1:52 AM Expresso 2 Comments

Late Friday, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court ofAppeals reinstated Wisconsin’s voter ID law, which has been on hold for years. That’s a big deal. A bigger deal is that the election isonly weeks away. “The decision has thrown everything into chaos,.. more

Sep 15, 2014 9:15 PM Daily Dose

 Normally, right-wing spieler Charlie Sykesfocuses his selective ire on such targets as Obamacare and that by-now largelymythic hobgoblin, the “liberal media.” But for The New World Horror , Sykes tried on his film critic’.. more

Apr 24, 2014 4:29 PM I Hate Hollywood

Less than two weeks after losing before a panel of state appellate court judges, the Wisconsin Club for Growth filed suit in federal court to stop the John Doe 2 investigation into possible more

Feb 12, 2014 2:07 AM News Features

A clearer picture is emerging of a well-funded network of right-wing experts and think tanks that promote corporate interests in the media and state legislatures around the country more

Nov 27, 2013 1:03 AM News Features

On Monday, a 14-4 supermajority of the Milwaukee County board overrode County Executive Chris Abele’s veto of their plan to reform county government at a local level. more

May 7, 2013 9:18 PM Issue of the Week

Funny—when I’d file open records requests withMilwaukee County to look into the communications of the Walker administration,the county always provided them for no cost. In fact, just a few weeks ago, the county mailed mea disc with more than .. more

May 2, 2013 6:04 PM Daily Dose

I sometimes surprise people by telling them right-wing radio talk show host Charlie Sykes is a friend of mine, because he is.We’ve known each other for more

Apr 17, 2013 12:20 AM Taking Liberties

For years, fair-minded radio listeners have complained about right-wing talkers’ near monopoly on Milwaukee’s airwaves.Listeners were frustrated that their calls weren’t taken; that candidates, elected officials more

Nov 27, 2012 10:10 PM News Features

620 WTMJ doesn't own the airwaves. It rents a frequency from the public, which owns the airwaves. WTMJ's broadcast license is a privilege, not a right. That's why it's so shocking that WTMJ's star talker, Charlie Sykes, continues to use ... more

Dec 7, 2011 12:00 AM Issue of the Week 12 Comments

A time capsule in the form of a white frame building stands on the grounds of the National Historic Cheesemaking Center in Monroe, Wis. The structure once housed a cheese factory on an Illinois farm, a locally successful maker of Swiss and bric.. more

Jul 24, 2011 12:56 PM I Hate Hollywood

We know that Gov. Scott Walker rushed to his buddy Charlie Sykes to deny the rumor that he is planning to impose "financial martial law" on struggling local governments. Right.We're not buying his denial, since Walker has a major credibilit... more

Apr 20, 2011 12:00 AM Issue of the Week 1 Comments

So Terrence Wall has made it official and pulled out of the race for U.S. Senate. His withdrawal comes on the heels of Dick Leinenkugel’s departure from the race as well. Which leaves newcomer Ron Johnson, endorsed by delegates at.. more

May 27, 2010 8:37 PM Daily Dose

The architect exhibits art on a daily basis, as every residential and commercial design subtly defines a city’s skyline and streets. In an effort to highlight the artistic nature of architecture, an exhibition titled “Unseen Architecture more

Mar 21, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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