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Published Sept. 15, 2015
A couple of months ago, I wrote in these pages that (alleged) Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker does not tell the truth, and he does not answer questions. I would like to add a third thing to that list: Scott Walker does not know when to quit. And I'm not just talking about quitting the race for the Republican presidential nomination. When it comes to dodging questions and attacking Obama on police violence issues, he just doesn't know when to quit.
Published Sept. 1, 2015
My fear today, as I write this, is that 2016 is looking more like 2004 than like 2008. It's not just the coincidence of another crazy white guy from Vermont running in the Democratic primary. It's that Hillary Clinton is now being treated by Democrats like John Kerry, like she is an elitist pseudo-liberal eager to make war with both Iran and the American middle class. Which is just not true.
Published March 16, 2015
Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darienne Driver is one of nearly a dozen leaders of urban school districts headed to the White House this morning to meet with President Barack Obama as part of the Council of the Great City Schools' three-day annual legislative/policy conference in Washington.
Published March 10, 2015
The right to work law, like Act 10, doesn't hold up to the scrutiny conservatives would apply were it a Democratic bill. Health-care reform was a major campaign item, something promised by Obama. Walker denied interest in right to work and called it a distraction, and it was never a statewide issue during the 2014 election.
Published Nov. 24, 2014
Can Scott Walker be president someday? Sure. The world has become a really scary place. In times like that - think ISIS, think Ebola, think the still sputtering economy - people want a leader of certainty. They want someone strong and resolute.
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Most observers agree that the October 3 "Presidential Debate" was "won" by Mitt Romney, and they are right.President Obama's big mistake was to repeatedly denounce Mitt Romney's "$5 trillion tax cut," which Romney deni...
"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...
"A massive tax increase on job creators and on small business.....another kick in the gut to the middle class in America." Mitt Romney on Barack Obama's plan to extend the Bush tax cuts only for taxpayers earning less than $250,000 per year.(1)Since the Small Business A...
Monday December 5th, 2011 - Chicago, IL Still thinking about everything I was thinking about yesterday. If I’m smart, I’ll keep on thinking and then add the secret ingredient that will make everything work - action. Ideas mean less than nothing on their own, but they are o...
"(Obama has been) throwing Israel under the bus!" Former Gov. Mitt Romney. (1)"The Obama administration has appeased the Arab street..." Gov. Rick Perry (1)These candidates for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination have pounced on one of President Obama...
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