During his first three-plus months in office, Gov. Tony Evers deserves high marks for laying out plans to right the ship that former Gov. Scott Walker and the mischief-making right-wingers in the Legislature ran onto the shoals.
When the president was campaigning for office, he vowed to “drain the swamp.” So let’s look at the people he chose to lead our government’s most important departments and agencies.
Somewhere in America, Eric Holder watched our April 2 Supreme Court election unfold, head hung low in a professional nightmare, as voters in Wisconsin elected Brian Hagedorn.
Pulp novels and mobster movies lead us to believe a life of crime is glamorous. But they leave out the part about walking around with a chainsaw jammed down your pants.
There’s evidence that a majority of people have lost the desire, and perhaps even the ability, to concentrate on one subject for more than a few minutes.
It’s hard to believe, but the presidential election season of 2020 is now in sight. President Donald Trump shouldn’t face any serious challenges on the Republican side. However, the Democratic side is wide open.
You might think parenting five school-age children would limit my recreational opportunities, but I find myself taking up new hobbies all the time.
One thing’s for sure — there are good people in every group; every occupation, congregation, organization, classroom, boardroom, etc. The problem is that it’s almost always the bad examples who get the attention and make the news.
In yet another foul development for the world’s workers, a court has ruled our bosses are allowed to fart in our general direction.
We used to hear stories about the high birth rate nine months after a severe snowstorm. I think they called them blizzard babies. In fact, there are a group of blizzard babies from the epic 1978 snowstorm in Boston who boast of having been conceived in February of that year.
In this age of incessant rants on cable news, voices conveying moderation are overwhelmed and drowned out by extremists. Those extremists, on the right and the left, consistently ignore facts and common sense.
After a long and grueling winter, the feel of warmth in the air is so welcome. The soft chirping of arriving songbirds is a wonderful wake-up call as we start to see bits of green emerging.
When there seemed to be no one to attend the funeral of an Air Force veteran in Texas, the Texas Veterans Land Board alerted the media, asking people to attend. After some posting and tweeting and retweeting, almost 1,000 people showed up for the funeral of a stranger.
An article in the business section of The New York Times last month put the spotlight on how some companies regularly cheat their workers.
Let’s say you’re cheated out of pay you’re owed, or hurt at work because of your employer’s negligence. Let’s say you go to court to be compensated, but the judge in your case has received large campaign contributions from the company you’re suing for damages. Would it be fair for that judge…
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The Wisconsin State Capitol building is 100 years old this year. To mark the occasion, the Wisconsin State Journal is highlighting different aspects of this remarkable edifice.