Not too long ago, Next Act theatre staged a really compelling script with Jason Wells' Perfect Mendacity --the story of a man trying to cheat a lie detector test. This coming weekend, Racine's Over Our Head Players brings another work by the con.. Read more


The second best thing that happened in November with President Barack Obama’s re-election was that Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan’s fundamental dishonesty was exposed for the entire nation to see. Read more

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A prolonged confrontation over the nation's debt ceiling—unlike the "fiscal cliff," which provoked many scary headlines—could truly be grave for both America and the world. While press coverage often mentions the Read more

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Observing the Congressional Republicans repeatedly stumble in and out of their caucus clown car, blowing loud kazoos and muttering angry threats, should be painful, embarrassing and highly instructive to any American voter Read more

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Raising taxes on the rich alone won't close the deficit or erase the national debt, as Republicans superciliously inform us over and over again. But in their negotiations with the White House to avert the so-called fiscal cliff Read more

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As this is being written, no one knows exactly how Election Day will go in the state or nation. But it’s already clear what horrendous ugliness was unleashed on our election process by the Citizens United decision by a one-vote Read more

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You won’t find two candidates more diametrically opposed, former Gov. Tommy Thompson told a Milwaukee Press Club gathering earlier this month about his attempt to beat Democratic Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin on Nov. 6... Read more

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While Mitt Romney may well wish he had expressed himself more "elegantly" at the swanky Read more

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When George W. Bush made his first public appearance in many months to discuss economic policy... Read more

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Seeking applause from a right-wing audience in Michigan, Mitt Romney vowed: "I will cut spending... Read more

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On the eve of his first “State of the Union” address, Barack Obama confided that he would "rather be a really good one-term president than a mediocre two-term president." But his proposal to freeze domestic spending is exactly the ki Read more

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Take for example the creation of “literacy coach” positions. These positions d Abominations ,Letters Read more

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