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Televised gubernatorial debates are a colossal waste of time and effort

Published Oct. 16, 2014

The second and last televised debate between Scott Walker and Mary Burke is tomorrow night from 7 to 8 p.m. and I've got a couple of suggestions for you. Walk your dog. Clip your toenails. Call your mother. Organize your kitchen cupboard. Order a pizza. Clean out your email folders. Sleep. Anything! Anything to avoid this farce being perpetrated on the people of Wisconsin.

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Deficit attention disorder

Published Sept. 16, 2014

Walker, who claimed budget management skills as his primary qualification to be your governor, has run up a deficit more than double what Jim Doyle did during the Great Recession.

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Governor's race lacks big dreams and inspiration

Published Sept. 4, 2014

What we have now running for governor is not magic. Instead it is a tightly packaged, single-issue campaign that may well be decided on which set of statistics more voters believe. What we are left with is boring, sad and way, way short of any kind of inspiration.

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Jay Bullock heads to the mailbox

Published Aug. 12, 2014

From time to time, I like to check under the bridge to see what my trolls are up to. Wait, did I just say that out loud? I mean, I like to dig into the comments to my columns, as well as the emails they precipitate, and share my responses with those correspondents and world.

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100 things (give or take) Paul Ryan could have proposed to help end poverty but

Published July 30, 2014

Last week, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Janesville) set forth another in his continuing series (like Harry Potter, but with more magical thinking) of budget committee plans designed to "help" the poor. I'd like to offer 100 things Paul Ryan could have proposed in this most recent version but didn't that might actually help the poor.

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Reader blogs:

Republicans and Race

"Republican Party leaders met Monday to once again take a new step forward  in engaging black voters.....'Our party has a rich, proud history of equality,  freedom, opportunity' said RNC Chairman Reince Priebus."  McCaltchy Washington Bureau, Aug. 27, 2013The Republican P...

A Tale of Two Ex-Presidents

There are only two living Americans who have completed the legal maximum of two terms as President of the United States: Democrat Bill Clinton and Republican George W Bush.  How each party has treated its former President at its 2012 convention speaks volumes about  how each party views...

Hunger Games: GOP-Style

In the recent film Hunger Games  24 teenagers are armed with swords  and sent out to kill each other until only  one survives, who becomes the winner (1) Replace the swords with TV attack ads, and you have the campaign for the 2012 Republican nomination for US Senator from Wis...

Gingrich: The Ultimate Partisan

"Everybody on this stage would make a better Commander-in-Chief than Barack Obama!"  Newt Gingrich at  Republican candidate forum, Nov. 12, 2011The former Speaker of the House of Representatives, apparently  Mr November  in the GOP presidential sweepstakes, has been ...

Maxed Out!

Imagine that you have been spending like crazy. You have maxed-out your credit cards, and you are facing bankruptcy, foreclosure and repossession of your car.  Your mother refused you a loan after checking your  FICO store.  Now  someone offers to lend you enough to bring all ...

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