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Last week, Jim Doyle asked Washington for $519 million dollars to use to upgrade transit in Wisconsin. Would that money go for busses in the inner-city? Transit for the disabled? Bus ticket vouchers f,Left and Right more

Mar 31, 2009 12:00 AM News Features 13 Comments

There is much to be admired about Europe. Fine French cheeses, Bavarian sausages and refreshing Belgian ales, for example. Then again, we have all those things right here in Wisconsin, and we also don',Left and Right more

Mar 31, 2009 12:00 AM News Features 4 Comments

However, when I read about the case of the AIG executives, I nearly choked on my delicious strand of Honduran jerky. Here, in AIG, we have perhaps the largest group of incompetent or crimina,Left and Right more

Mar 24, 2009 12:00 AM News Features 5 Comments

With the government bailouts of companies like AIG, it is a question that the Federal Government needs to ask itself. Why would private investors want to accept bailout funds, or participate in the &quot,Left and Right more

Mar 24, 2009 12:00 AM News Features

When the barn is on fire, the bold will take action to douse the blaze, and the useless Viva la difference ,Left and Right more

Mar 18, 2009 12:00 AM News Features 2 Comments

It is not an oversimplification to state that this financial crisis began, both in time that ,Left and Right more

Mar 17, 2009 12:00 AM News Features 4 Comments

Not surprisingly, liberal pundits and commentators heard a speech that was, according t Your neighbor thinks he can be financially successful raising bees in his backyard to harv ,Left and Right more

Mar 3, 2009 12:00 AM News Features 6 Comments

I first started listening to the Rush Limbaugh program during the Clinton Administration, or as Rush liked to call it “America Held Hostage.”  Regardless of what you may think of his pol,Left and Right more

Mar 3, 2009 12:00 AM News Features 3 Comments

An AP story reporting on Jim Doyle's proposed budget starts with this sentence: "Taxes will go up on smokers, the rich, and large companies." ,Left and Right more

Feb 24, 2009 12:00 AM News Features 1 Comments

Faced with a huge deficit, Governor Doyle unveiled his new budget plan last week, and was immediately attacked by everyone who happened to have a soapbox nearby. Unless you serve donuts for a living, y,Left and Right more

Feb 24, 2009 12:00 AM News Features 1 Comments

Last week, Daniel Bice, writing in his "No Quarter" column for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reported that Associated Bank took a $525 million handout from the federal government. No great s,Left and Right more

Feb 17, 2009 12:00 AM News Features 1 Comments

Last week, Associated Bank's CEO, Paul Beideman, made several mistakes in rapid succession. First he proved to be completely tone-deaf in the face of media criticism about a "junket" planned,Left and Right more

Feb 17, 2009 12:00 AM News Features

The slings and arrows are flying thicker than the skies at Agincourt over President Obama's economic stimulus package. Passed by the House and currently being debated in the Senate, the stimulus package,Left and Right more

Feb 4, 2009 12:00 AM News Features 6 Comments

Is using an economic downturn, brought about by excessive spending and borrowing, as an excuse to spend more borrowed money really a reasonable response? Once again, the Democrats in this coun,Left and Right more

Feb 4, 2009 12:00 AM News Features 1 Comments

Given that today the world will see exactly how a messiah would be treated, if one was actually descending to earth, it seems like a good time to examine the major issues that Barack Obama will have to t,Left and Right more

Jan 20, 2009 12:00 AM News Features 1 Comments

From the inaugural euphoria sweeping the press and large segments of society, you'd expect Barack Obama to show up today with a silver spoon and apron and start ladling out the Bubbly Broth of Salvation.,Left and Right more

Jan 20, 2009 12:00 AM News Features

It seems to be the progressive (read: liberal) modus operandi is to provide citizens protection from themselves. As the eye of the nanny state falls on outdoor smoking, cell phones and driving, and the ,Left and Right more

Jan 13, 2009 12:00 AM News Features

This is not about the merits about the paid-sick days referendum recently passed by an overwhelming majority of Milwaukee voters. Convincing arguments both against and for the law, which will require cit,Left and Right more

Jan 13, 2009 12:00 AM News Features 5 Comments

Earlier this month, the Reason Foundation, a libertarian think-tank based in Los Angeles, released a study conducted to assess the costs and benefits of a commuter light rail system b,Left and Right more

Dec 23, 2008 12:00 AM News Features

Recently, the Reason Foundation released a study encouraging transit authorities to promote more express buses in the area instead of funding the proposed KRM (Kenosha-Racine-Milwauke,Left and Right more

Dec 23, 2008 12:00 AM News Features 4 Comments

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