The massive college admissions scam — where rich and famous people in California are being charged with cheating and paying bribes to get their kids into top colleges — is only the tip of what is said to be a really dirty iceberg.
New Yorkers have been gnashing their teeth these past few weeks over the decision by Amazon to pull its planned “second headquarters” out of Queens.
Until recently, Republicans controlled both houses of Congress and for more than two years a Republican has been president. According to the United States Treasury, under these “fiscal conservatives,” the trade deficit and the national debt are the highest they’ve ever been, and so is the de…
When Democrats took control of the House of Representatives last fall, America waited to see what ideas would come forth and be held for scrutiny.
Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and his Republican colleagues in the state Assembly aren’t faring too well in the national conversation about whether white guys should be able to dictate who we celebrate during February’s Black History Month.
On Feb. 28, Gov. Tony Evers outlined his proposed budget in a speech to the Wisconsin Legislature and the public. It wasn’t hard to tell by the Republican legislators’ reactions where their priorities lie.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam threw himself into the spotlight Jan. 30 when he was pressed for details regarding a proposal in Virginia loosening restrictions on abortion late in pregnancy.
Mom used to warn me about the dangers of having too much of a good thing. One piece of devil’s food cake can send you to heaven. Five pieces will leave you worshiping at a porcelain altar.
When you hear the words “surf’s up,” do you think of Beach Boys songs or old surfing movies that make Midwesterners dream of riding the waves? Or do you think of the oceans rising and the east and west coasts being in danger?
“Feel the Bern!” became a catchphrase in the 2016 election cycle as America met Sen. Bernie Sanders, who challenged Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination.
Scientists still haven’t nailed down exactly what killed the dinosaurs. Volcanoes? Asteroids? Climate change? Too many nights eating Chinese take-out? Experts haven’t reached consensus.
What’s so extraordinary about America’s ever-widening gap between the rich and poor is that it’s being caused by policies our politicians are enacting right before our eyes and we let them get away with it.
Winter in Wisconsin can be beautiful. Gazing across the backyard, mounds of snow cover anything left to the mercy of the elements. Patio tables have tall cake-like layers perched atop. There is a quiet softness watching snow fall, as it gently paints trees with a white topping.
Swedish death cleaning is taking the world by storm. For those of us who are not Swedish, and who have no plans to be dead anytime soon, it makes no sense to pursue this.