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Jay Bullock

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Jay Bullock is a high school English teacher in Milwaukee, columnist for the Bay View Compass, singer-songwriter and occasional improv comedian.

Recent Articles
 Kids & Family - October 18, 2016
 It's time for anti-MPS lawmakers to acknowledge reality
 The change in designation for MPS suggests two things. One, we now have better evidence that the disdain toward MPS is clearly undeserved. Two, lawmakers would better serve our children by working with MPS on its internal reforms rather than against it.
 Buzz - October 12, 2016
 GOP can't distance themselves from Trump; he's who they are and will be
 The GOP may try to claim Trump is no true Republican. But their problem is that he, and all the men who have been elected to or nominated for the presidency under the GOP banner in living memory, are the Republican Party - and the party is Trump.
 Buzz - October 10, 2016
 A conspiracy theorist's case for Hillary Clinton
 When it comes to conspiracy theorists, I'm not going to try to change your mind with so-called "facts" but rather with reasons why your beliefs actually make Hillary Clinton the better choice - or at least a plausible choice - for your vote.
 Buzz - September 27, 2016
 Pro-pot Johnson a bad choice for pro-pot millennials
 Gary Johnson may have said some mock-worthy things this past week about space colonization. As it turns out, though, Gary Johnson is pretty serious - maybe not about the science fiction, but in terms of consequences for this election.
 Buzz - September 20, 2016
 Leaked John Doe docs reveal what pay-to-play really looks like
 The fallout for Gov. Walker and those tangled in the John Doe web may well continue because all of the prosecution's documents in the case are now available for all to see. They provide a remarkable picture of what a true political pay-to-play scheme looks like.
 Kids & Family - September 13, 2016
 WILL argues we should destroy MPS to save it
 Last week, WILL's Will Flanders posted the third and final installment of this series of policy proposals, in which he argues that the state must destroy MPS in order to save it. His weapon of choice is immediate full-scale implementation of the OSPP.
 Buzz - September 6, 2016
 The missing JS archives and the digital age's great failure
 Last month, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel made headlines across the country when its archives disappeared from Google Newspapers - as good a time as any to remind the world that our digital present, and especially our digital past, is fragile and transitory.
 Kids & Family - August 30, 2016
 Fact vs. fiction: back-to-school edition
 Later this week, Wisconsin's children start back to school. In honor of that, Jay Bullock uses his column to take a look at some recent school-related fictions and attempt to explain the actual facts.
 Buzz - August 23, 2016
 Trump's appeal to African-Americans is both clumsy and ahistorical
 Whether or not the party's current standard-bearer is a true believer, it's still just flatly false that Republican leadership would be better for African-Americans. The GOP has had its chance to help black voters, and they have chosen not to do so.
 #RaiseMKE - August 16, 2016
 WILL diagnoses correct symptoms but prescribes solutions to wrong problem
 What WILL diagnoses here as the symptom - that poor, minority urban students routinely achieve well below their wealthier, whiter suburban counterparts in Milwaukee - is accurate. But they prescribe a solution for a completely different problem.

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