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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 16 Comments

In an exclusive interview, Chuck Chvala discusses the most important issues facing Wisconsin and the challenges Gov. Evers faces. Read more

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Scott Walker presides over the oldest, largest and most expensive system of taxpayer-funded private voucher schools in the nation. Read more

Taking Liberties 1 Comments

Impeachment by the House of Representatives and conviction by the Senate will happen if and only if there is a very clear smoking gun showing anyone other than Trump’s committed base that the president crossed serious criminal lines. Read more

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The biggest problem Republicans have as they twist themselves into knots trying to support Donald Trump’s steady stream of lies is the president himself can’t keep his fraudulent cover stories straight. The latest instance of this is Trump’... Read more

Taking Liberties 12 Comments

Whatever role Russia, the actual country, played in Trump’s election, “Russia" is now the battlefield in which our conspiracy theories play out. Read more

Democracy in Crisis 2 Comments

I shouldn’t have been surprised that Ret. Gen. Michael Flynn was a skater and a surfer. Read more

Democracy in Crisis 3 Comments

As expected, Vice President Mike Pence confirms Betsy DeVos as education secretary with a historic tie-breaking vote. It is a huge blow to anyone who cares about competency, public education or ethics in government. Read more

Democracy in Crisis 7 Comments

Republican presidents don’t like being told they’re breaking the law, especially when they are. Read more

Taking Liberties 3 Comments

Activists around the country—young and old, reformers and radicals—are trying to figure out not only how to fight Trump and Trumpism, but also how to think strategically about building a powerful progressive movement based on action and inf... Read more

News Features 13 Comments

Paul Masterson discusses the recent U.S. presidential election’s outcome with an emphasis on its ramifications for the LGBT community. Read more

My LGBTQ POV 2 Comments

Republicans hoped to keep pretending Donald Trump wasn’t a sleazy, upper-class lowlife long enough to make it through the election. Read more

Taking Liberties 11 Comments

Paul Masterson examines local gay business magnate Andy Nunemaker’s recent endorsement of Donald Trump and his plan to host a lavish fundraiser. He contends that Trump’s nominal support of the LGBTQ community is in deep contradiction to his... Read more

My LGBTQ POV 1 Comments

WWE wrestling mobs are actually better behaved and its events are far too professionally organized to be torn apart by the nightly disasters of the Republican convention. Read more

Taking Liberties 11 Comments

There was a collective Log Cabin Republican (LCR) clutching of pearls heard round the nation last week. The occasion was the release of the 2016 Republican Party Platform. Read more



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Paul Masterson discusses the upcoming Easter holiday and Christian ethics in light of Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, recently signed into law by Governor Mike Pence. The law allows discrimination by business owners of faith ag... Read more

Hear Me Out 15 Comments

Hearing so much chatter about "change" in the Republican Party, the innocent voter might believe that the Republicans had learned important lessons from their stinging electoral defeat. On closer examination Read more

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