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Deadline nearing for Bucks arena funding deal

Published May 20, 2015

The state budget needs to be passed by July 1, and that is the deadline for any plan to provide public funding for the new Milwaukee Arena. The legislature faces lots of tough decisions between now and then and funding for the arena is in the mix of all those decisions.

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Once again, reality shows its liberal bias

Published May 12, 2015

There is nothing wrong with being hopeful and keeping your fingers crossed as you try something new. But when hope and magical thinking become not merely your attitude but the entire rationale behind your actions, you should be prepared to be disappointed. After all, magic is not real. Only reality is real, and as Stephen Colbert once sagely observed, reality has a well-known liberal bias.

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John Chisholm's terrible, horrible, no good, very bad comment

Published May 4, 2015

Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm made some jaw-dropping comments about Gov. Scott Walker recently to the news media. If he were a Republican DA saying these things about a Democratic governor (or any defendant or, in this case, potential defendant), it would be a much bigger story.

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Why the Republican Party should embrace Bruce Jenner

Published April 27, 2015

The most controversial bombshell in the big Bruce Jenner interview last week? Not that Jenner feels like a woman. That Jenner's a Republican (it says something about the media that this is considered controversial, of course). And while I'm not holding my breath, I can't think of a more immediately redefining gesture for the Republican Party than reaching out and embracing Jenner.

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6 reasons why more Wisconsinites are annoyed with Walker

Published April 20, 2015

More Wisconsinites are ticked off at Gov. Scott Walker than they were last year. That's what a new poll found a couple of days ago. True, it's only one poll. And a month is forever in politics. And some people might be annoyed at Walker but will still vote for him again down the road (depending on his opponents). But there's no question that the swing in support is significant, at least as a snapshot of now.

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Sleeping With Scott

I've been on several dates with Scott Walker recently, but we haven't actually slept together yet. Take one day last week for example.  After getting my daughter off to school, the dog walked and then bathed from the gritty spring thaw clinging to his underbelly, I drive down to a loc...

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