Garveyblog had a wonderful weekend. We could call it our Hightower event but, while Jim was the focus,we also co-sponsored a very successful conference on industrial "farms"and more than 150 attended. (You can see Jim's keynote speech at .. more

Apr 7, 2008 4:00 AM News Features

The editor of the WSJ accidently reminds us of the tragedy of losing the Cap Times if the new approach fails. We must help keep the Cap Times going on the Internet. WSJis a daily paper that took no position on the outrageous Supreme C.. more

Apr 6, 2008 4:00 AM News Features

Whoa Bill! You made $51.85 million givingspeeches to fat cats but even charged the alley cats? I understandgouging Lehman Brothers, Goldman Sachs, Realtors, Mortgage Bankers, IBMand GM, hell, they gouge us, but the Boys and Girl's Clubs? C'mo.. more

Apr 5, 2008 4:00 AM News Features

We are talking about the Supreme Court not the Justice of the Peace inPodunk village. Citizens more or less expect candidates for governor orpresident to "forget" some details or even stretch the truth. Butvoters have a right to believe that th.. more

Apr 4, 2008 4:00 AM News Features

We will never forget W's "Mission Accomplished" nor will we forget FDR's "We have nothing to fear but fear itself." Add Michael Gableman's words carried in yesterday's papers to your words to remember book: "I am proud of the campaign."Whoa Nel.. more

Apr 3, 2008 4:00 AM News Features

The idea of an election on April Fool's Day is absurd. Sneak up on aco-worker and say, "I voted for Gableman." Just before the stunnedcolleague can respond, you holler, "Wisconsin Fools!" Thenyou go to your next cubicle and announce a.. more

Apr 1, 2008 4:00 AM News Features

We are in for a ride today. Will Texas (of all places) and Ohio (of all places) knock the Chair of the DLC Dream Initiative ,Hillary Clinton, out of the contest and give the Democratic Party backto the people? Or, will those voters give Senato.. more

Mar 4, 2008 5:00 AM News Features

My guess: Obama will win big in Vermont; squeak out a 5 pointwin in Rhode Island; take the Texas caucus vote by 10 points; win theTexas primary vote by a narrow margin while Hillary Clinton will takeOhio 49-48 and will announce it is "on to Pen.. more

Mar 3, 2008 5:00 AM News Features

Jim Doyle has asked the feds todeclare "all of Wisconsin in compliance with national clean airstandards." OK, makes sense. Just tell the truth, I say. But there isan "oops" factor. Turns out Doyle's DNR has found "that the airin several counti.. more

Mar 2, 2008 5:00 AM News Features

The Lobbyist's Legislature (LL) heads into the last days of this session without passing legislation providing public funding for Supreme Court races; without expanding health coverage for children with autism; without discussing how the $650 mi.. more

Mar 1, 2008 5:00 AM News Features

Maybe, perhaps, possibly, might happen, but expect to hear "it wasBill's assertion" not Hillary's, that she had to win Texas and Ohio.She is now talking about the complexities of the Texas race andPennsylvania as the firewall. So, maybe the Tex.. more

Feb 29, 2008 5:00 AM News Features

Republican Supreme Court candidate Michael Gableman has been runningattacks against Justice Louis Butler for the Supreme Court’s decisionin State v. Richard Brown, 2005 WI 29. Inthe Brown case, the majority of the Supreme Court decide.. more

Feb 28, 2008 5:00 AM News Features

The debate was fine. As suspected, Hillary would not be confrontationalsitting two feet from Barack. While her advisers urged blood and guts,the fact is you cannot pull it off in a debate. (One of her coaches,Madison's own Brady Williamson, was.. more

Feb 27, 2008 5:00 AM News Features

I think I will run for president and I hope you will as well if youdisagree with Hillary and Barack on any serious national issue. Wecould create an Internet game entitled "Pick-a-Party" and assign allcandidates to a party for a November scrum... more

Feb 25, 2008 5:00 AM News Features

Bill Clinton threw down the challenge to his wife: Win Ohio and Texasor you are done. One could almost hear her teeth grinding a thousandmiles away as her spouse said, in essence, you can't win Hillary but Idid. Since the Clinton chal.. more

Feb 24, 2008 5:00 AM News Features

And so year six begins. Five fascinating years since we started Time flies when you are having fun. Our thanks to Dave Zweifel for his nice column celebrating our birthday and to our pal Jim Hightower who will be in Madison and .. more

Feb 23, 2008 5:00 AM News Features

Some of you are of an age where you remember the old party-linetelephones. One felt guilty if he or she lingered for a moment beforehanging up--just to find out who was talking to whom. (If mother sawyou linger, it was off to bed!) The modern d.. more

Feb 22, 2008 5:00 AM News Features

Following this Blog, we present a short video of testimony from Sen.Mike Ellis, Sen. Jon Erpenbach, Mike McCabe and Jay Heck on campaignreform. Not present to discuss the Supreme Court crisis? The BastingCommission and the State Bar Association.. more

Feb 21, 2008 5:00 AM News Features

Not in my lifetime has there been a campaign like this one. Startingwith the indefatigable candidate with his unique delivery and anincredible ability to reach into an audience and grab their attention,mind and soul; a family history that makes.. more

Feb 20, 2008 5:00 AM News Features

The Florentine Opera Company continues its production of Salome today with a 7:30 p.m. pe Salome ,Today in Milwaukee more

Feb 16, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee