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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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Candidates display only nodding acquaintance with the truth

Published Nov. 1, 2012

I can hardly imagine anybody who has behaved like these candidates actually being either a president or a vice president or a senator. All of them, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Tommy Thompson, Paul Ryan, Joe Biden and Tammy Baldwin have demonstrated that they have, at best, a nodding acquaintance with the truth.

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We're a nice bunch. Right?

Published June 6, 2012

Today, after yesterday's election, The Atlantic asks "If Wisconsin Can't Be Nice, Who Can?" Whatever. I'd argue that both candidates are nice, and politics isn't or shouldn't be personal. Of course many people take everything personally. This won't change, but it's time to sometimes put our own "truths" to the side.

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The Importance of Local - Government and Voting

I could spew all the standard quotes and lingo about the importance of voting in general – that it is your right or duty, that we owe it to the men and women that fight for our country, that minorities especially should take advantage of this area they can have a voice in – but since ...

One Vote Can Help These Kids

It's not often that we receive a forwarded email that has true merit.This afternoon, my girlfriend passed along an email that at first glance seemed to be the typical forward. Thankfully this one did not have to be researched on Snopes.com, rather it included a link that could help bring two Fun ...


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