Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke is a throwback to our ugly racist past, using the most vile language to attack African Americans who protest police officers who use deadly force against unarmed blacks. Read more

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Thisweek finds a new musical appearing at the Tenth Street Theatre. Originallydebuting last year in New York, Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash’s MurderBallad is described as “a sexy, explosive, new rock musical,” thatexplores complications of .. Read more


Less than four months after Barack Obama's inauguration, the right-wing propaganda machine is already promoting the only imaginable conclusion to a Democratic administration that dares to achieve a second term Read more

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Sunday saw the Observers focused on Fox's early NFL telecast, but not the same game. When Frank later called Artie from Long Island, only one of them could report a pleasant experience. Read more

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Within hours after the car bomb fizzled in Times Square, the nonstop noise resumed on FOX News and talk radio, warning that the Barack Obama administration is failing to protect us. Evidently, the president and his aides don't say "terror" ... Read more

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Let’s all take a quiet moment today to give thanks for the little things—and also for the easy match-up that the NFL Gods have blessed the Green Bay Packers with today. Chow down on appetizers today and watch Aaron Rodgers and the rest of t... Read more

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