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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

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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

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His plan is uncommonly complete, promising to expunge all marijuana-related convictions and focusing on social justice. Read more

Cannabis Connection

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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

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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

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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

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The U.S. Congress is launching an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, after an anonymous whistleblower filed an “urgent” and “credible” complaint against him. Read more

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The good news for Democrats is that, after some squabbling, the candidates did present some positive ideas to restore competent national leadership. Read more

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It’s time to clear away the clutter of so many candidates with almost no support and give those with the most popular and financial backing more opportunities to present their messages. Read more

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In hyper-segregated cities like Milwaukee, busing was the only way to integrate schools in all-white and all-black neighborhoods. Read more

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The primaries are months away but the race for public attention has begun. Read more

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Fighting alone for cannabis reform since the beginning of his political career, Bernie Sanders has recently been joined by other champions of legal marijuana. Read more

Cannabis Connection

Some favor decriminalization without legalization, while others want nothing short of legalized marijuana use nationally. Read more

Cannabis Connection

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The desire for a return to normalcy in America will be one of the most compelling issues in 2020 for all voters: Democrats, independents and decent Republicans. Read more

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With one year left before the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee, we need to understand who the candidates are. Read more

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Military assault weapons have absolutely no legitimate use in civilian society at any age for either hunting or self-defense. There’s no season to bag large numbers of humans, and no one in America has any rational fear of being attacked by an army. Read more

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Upcoming events that peacefully push back against discriminatory, reactionary or authoritarian actions this week include: the crime and violence input group “A Mother’s Voice, “ meeting Feb. 10; Joe Biden’s “American Promise Tour” in Milwaukee ... Read more

Saving Our Democracy

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With all eyes on him ahead of 2020, Joe Biden heads to Milwaukee, while local musicians lead tributes to Woody Guthrie, Thelonious Monk and some of emo’s greats. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

In light of President Trump’s “shithole countries” remark, Paul Masterson issues a call to speak out against the “New Vulgarity.” Read more

My LGBTQ POV

The Democratic convention just showed us the multiracial face of America as it exists today. The Republican nominee continues to show us the vile, twisted face of racism and bigotry in America. Read more

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