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Donald Trump is the 45th President of the United States. He was inaugurated in January 2017. Before his presidency, Trump was a real estate mogul and reality TV personality. 

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In a speech that lasted a bit over an hour and a half, Trump lied, bragged, insulted, and baffled. Here’s 10 of those moments. Read more

Happening Now 15 Comments

Women’s March Wisconsin will gather on Saturday, Jan. 18, to march against Trump and encourage the community to vote in the upcoming election. Read more

Issue of the Week 1 Comments

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With Trump, the most dangerous day of his presidency is always tomorrow. Read more

Taking Liberties

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Are we headed toward a head-scratching situation where marijuana will be easily obtainable by those under 21, but they won’t be able to get things like rolling paper or hookahs? Read more

Cannabis Connection

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This year, there are two primary and two general elections, and LGBTQ people can ensure their rights are protected by voting. Read more

My LGBTQ POV

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Winning elections used to depend on making widespread, popular appeals to attract as many voters as possible; but for Republicans, winning depends on using tricks to prevent those who oppose them ever voting at all. Read more

Taking Liberties 11 Comments

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Trump’s obvious immorality is no obstacle for the religious right. Read more

Taking Liberties 2 Comments

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Wisconsin’s tween year of 2019 is over; next year—with its momentous political events and elections—will determine whether we all can peacefully coexist. Read more

Taking Liberties

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One of the most significant events of Donald Trump’s presidency occurred just two days after his inauguration and seemed trivial at the time. Read more

Taking Liberties 1 Comments

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“Instead of legitimate companies making something safe, they are going to be selling stuff on street corners that could be horrible,” said Donald Trump. Read more

Cannabis Connection 3 Comments

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The current system of criminal rehabilitation in Wisconsin is costing taxpayers in excess of $1 billion every year and making it difficult for people to stay out of jail once they leave. Read more

, Issue of the Week 1 Comments

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With friends like Wisconsin Republican Senator Ron Johnson, Ukraine doesn’t need any enemies. Read more

Taking Liberties 7 Comments

Nothing will change until Republican voters start abandoning Trump and the Republican senators who support him. Read more

Taking Liberties 2 Comments

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Two major off-year state elections—one in Virginia and the other in Kentucky—should have made the blood of Wisconsin Republicans run cold heading into the 2020 elections. Read more

Taking Liberties 2 Comments

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What Republicans keep forgetting is that elected officials never really have the last word, the voters do, and the impeachment investigation is already shifting public opinion toward impeachment. Read more

Taking Liberties 3 Comments

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Anti-Trump conservatives like George Will are suggesting that even with a diverse field of candidates, the Democrats might need some new ones. Read more

Taking Liberties 1 Comments

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It’s time for his Republican supporters to stop pretending that serving Putin is acceptable for an American president. Read more

Taking Liberties 1 Comments

The Glory and the Burden, Robert Schmuhl shows that in recent decades voters tend to veer from one personality-image to its opposite, giving hope that 2020 will bring a well-spoken civic-minded leader to the fore. Read more

Books

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When the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in 2015, didn’t it say the Constitution guaranteed everyone will be treated equally under the law regardless of sexual orientation? Read more

Taking Liberties

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Donald Trump isn’t going to make it easy for Republicans to ignore all the evidence and exonerate their party’s president in a Senate impeachment trial. Read more

Taking Liberties 2 Comments

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