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When #NeverTrump means "never Trump"

Published May 6, 2016

Consider this John Mumper's official endorsement of Hillary Clinton for president. He certainly didn't think it would come to this. Endorse Hillary? What on Earth? A vote for a third-party choice isn't going to be enough repudiation of Trump conservatism.

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Why Trump must be the GOP nominee

Published April 27, 2016

The GOP - if it doesn't want to lose a LOT of voters come the November election - should accept the obvious: Its candidate must be Donald Trump. The time to stop him was before millions picked him.

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It's nobody's business whether I vote

Published March 29, 2016

Thanks to my often reluctant participation in our grand democracy by voting in elections, my mailbox has lately been overflowing with brochures from candidates. Most of it is just annoying, but today's mail brought something downright offensive.

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Who are Trump voters? My conversations with local supporters

Published March 29, 2016

Who are these mythical, mysterious beings known as "Trump voters"? I spoke with several Trump voters and supporters, and had nuanced conversations with them about why the polarizing presidential candidate has won their support.

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UW-Whitewater Professor And Whitefish Bay Resident Beth Lueck Mounting Write-In Challenge To Alberta Darling

Statement from Beth Lueck, write-in candidate for WI Senate District 8: I am running a write-in campaign as a Democrat against Alberta Darling in Senate District 8. My goal is to return integrity and civility to the state Legislature. In the proud tradition of Wisconsin progressi...

Crunch Time in Iran

"Wait for what? Wait until when?"  Israeili Prime Minister Benjamin NetanyahuThis quotation, coupled with the evacuation of the Canadian embassy in Tehran,  is a sign that the Israeli government has decided to bomb Iran's nuclear facilities  soon, probably in October...

Nobody for President?

Do you wish you could vote against all the presidential candidates, including the minor party ones?  A 1978 Nevada law gave voters the option of voting for "None of the Above"  (hereinafter "None") in all elections, including  presidential.  In 1998 over 8,...

Democratic Debacle

With nearly 55% of the vote,  Republican Gov. Scott Walker has become the first governor in US history to survive a recall election. All four  Republican state senators targeted for recall also retained their seats June 5.   The Democratic Party of Wisconsin, which won th...

Grin and Barrett

One week from tomorrow, February 21, the voters of  Milwaukee will narrow the field of candidates for mayor  from three to two. Here are your choices:Tom Barrett, the incumbent Mayor, has  held elective office  for all but two years  since  1984.  He won his pre...

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