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James Sample of the New York based non-partisan Brennan Center forJustice concludes, "After consecutive years of special interestdominance, and the addition of a Willie Horton ad, perceptions ofWisconsin's judiciary have suffered a real hit. Th.. more

Apr 11, 2008 4:00 AM News Features

I check the Cost of War site every month just to maintain perspective.With the testimony of David Petraeus and his Tonto, the trillion dollarfigures are finally beyond whispering levels. To date, $509.7 billionspent and we are on the way to two.. more

Apr 10, 2008 4:00 AM News Features

Listening to general Patreaus and the pathetic Ambassador Crocker talkabout the surge, while the Green Zone is under attack, 10 U.S. Soldiershave been killed in three days and 35 injured, reminds me of thequestion asked of Exxon's Vice Presiden.. more

Apr 9, 2008 4:00 AM News Features

John McCain read a foreign policy speech yesterday. It is anybody'sguess who wrote it, but reality was MIA. He is still trying to tell usthat his support of the surge is responsible for our progress in Iraq,and he paints a pretty picture. It go.. more

Apr 8, 2008 4:00 AM News Features

Honor roll of counties that went for Butler:Dane--72%. Milwaukee--58%; Menominee--68%; Rock--57%; Iowa--58%; EauClaire--54%; Green--54%; Portage--54%; Kenosha--51%; La Crosse--55%;Richland--50%; Lafayette--50%; preliminary result show Sauk, hom.. more

Apr 2, 2008 4:00 AM News Features

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Feb 22, 2008 12:00 AM Books 1 Comments

In addition to the noodly guitar synonymous with jam music and the requisite funk and jaz From the Corner to the Block ,Today in Milwaukee more

Feb 19, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 1 Comments

Contemporary country music is on a bit of a sentimental streak right now, which bodes wel It All Started ,Today in Milwaukee more

Feb 19, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Before you do anything else today, get out and vote. Wisconsin hosts its historic primary It All Started ,Today in Milwaukee more

Feb 19, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 1 Comments

One thing I do not miss are the "people in the know" vs. the rest of usin Washington. As the wine flows at expensive restaurants, grandPooh-bahs tell the younger would-be Pooh bahs about the sanctity of the Super Delegates and almost all of it i.. more

Feb 18, 2008 5:00 AM News Features

Tuesday we get a chance to tell the nation how this blue state, with an open primary, feels about Barack and Hillary. There have been no polls to speak of and so we go with our gut. In watching the Democratic Party fundraiser last nigh.. more

Feb 17, 2008 5:00 AM News Features

As panic in the Clinton camp hits the media, the latest Ickes "surge" to seat the Michigan delegation,where only Hillary's name was on the ballot, becomes a bit too obvious.If they thought they had most of the Superdooper delegates they would.. more

Feb 16, 2008 5:00 AM News Features

Metalcore bands abound tonight at the Sub City Take Actiontour at the Rave at 7 p.m. Head New York Times ,Today in Milwaukee more

Feb 15, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

I'm not objective. won't endorse, of course, but on apersonal level, I support Barack. But whether you agree or you preferHillary, it was a hell of a night for Democrats. She won the popularvote by about 30,000; he won 14 states.. more

Feb 6, 2008 5:00 AM News Features

I'm not sure what we would have done had Bill Moyers not returned toPBS, but he did. Thank goodness. Bill had Katherine Hall Jamison, Deanof the Annenberg School of Communications, on his program last Friday, and she will be a frequent guest lea.. more

Feb 5, 2008 5:00 AM News Features

Can't say we were not warned. Bob and Phil La Follette, Justices Ryan in 1873, a unanimous Supreme Court in 2007, Gaylord Nelson, and Bill Proxmire all told us to be alert for special interest money distorting our issues and corrupting even the be.. more

Feb 3, 2008 5:00 AM News Features

It looked like a sleep-in at times last night in the joint session as W. persisted in reading a script called a speech. Teddy seemed to nod-off, Nancy Pelosi was struggling to keep lids parted, and even "bull" Cheney was clearly bored out of his m.. more

Jan 29, 2008 5:00 AM News Features

Fourteen years after their novelty single "Cold Beverage" became a fluke MTVhit Arthur, the Boy Who Would be King ,Today in Milwaukee more

Jan 17, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

The Daniel M. Soref Planetarium's popular program Black Holes: The OtherSide Of Infinity This Is It ,Today in Milwaukee more

Jan 17, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 3 Comments

Change and loss are such defining parts of the human con Tall Tales from the Wide Sky. ,Off the Cuff more

Jan 16, 2008 12:00 AM Off the Cuff