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Potawatomi deserves to have Kenosha proposal turned down

Published Nov. 20, 2014

Scott Walker has until Feb. 19 to decide whether to approve a casino in Kenosha. But that facility would clearly have an impact on Milwaukee's Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, and that would certainly be an added hardship for hundreds of charities in the city.

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This white Democrat agrees: we blew it

Published Nov. 18, 2014

This year, though vote totals suggest Wisconsin turnout wasn't down for a mid-term election, my anecdata do: every election I give my students bonus credit for bringing in "I Voted" stickers. This month I collected fewer than I ever have from my overwhelmingly black and Latino students, suggesting they, their families, and their neighbors just didn't vote. Even in the "99 percent Obama" ward where Burke and the president appeared together, turnout was down from the last gubernatorial contest.

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Narrative bias boosted Walker win last week

Published Nov. 11, 2014

Regardless of whether the voters agreed with Scott Walker's actual policies on everything from the minimum wage to school funding, they voted for him anyway because of the story being told.

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Social Circle: Where is the common ground between Milwaukeeans?

Published Nov. 9, 2014

The elections are over and Milwaukeeans are deeply divided on their thoughts and feelings about the outcome. However, there has to be a common ground between those who identify as Democrats, Republicans, Libertarians, anarchists or anything else. Right?

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Want meaningful election reform in Wisconsin? Try mandatory voting

Published Nov. 6, 2014

Everyone is talking about the roughly 56 percent of the registered voters as some kind of wonderful record. What Dave Begel sees there is that nearly half the eligible voters in Wisconsin didn't even bother. He would make voting mandatory in Wisconsin.

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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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