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This week's political cartoons

A collection of editorial cartoons from wiscnews.com. Read more

Don't skimp on protecting the 2020 elections

Editorial: Don't skimp on protecting the 2020 elections Read more

Dems embark on latest fishing expedition

The House Judiciary Committee, under the leadership of Chairman Jerry Nadler, a Democrat from New York, is trying to revive the fight over … Read more

Douglas Cox: Back Forty mine will pollute Menominee River

The Menominee River forms the boundary between Wisconsin and Michigan in the Upper Peninsula, and flows into Lake Michigan, feeding an abundant source of clean drinking water for the more than 35 million people. The river has held extremely important spiritual and cultural significance for the Menominee people for millennia. Read more

If anyone needs to leave the country, it should be Trump

President Donald Trump said that if Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar doesn’t like our country, she can leave. Omar loves our country. Tru… Read more

Elected officials should have independence

The government, public and press often operate at cross purposes on issues of transparency. Read more


Commentary: We can write President Trump off as a racist, but Baltimore still needs help

BALTIMORE - I love Baltimore. That love forces me to tell the truth, and truth is: We need help. For starters, the citizens of Baltimore, especially those in power, need to ask themselves, "What role am I really playing in making the city a better place?" before breaking their necks to address Donald Trump, or anyone really, over negative comments made about Baltimore City, because we are ... Read more

Commentary: Trump isn't crazy to want to buy Greenland

Former Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen called President Donald Trump's reported idea of buying Greenland, a self-governed Danish territory, an out-of-season April's Fool joke. Trump's idea may be outlandish (and impossible) but that doesn't mean there's no benefit in thinking about reviving the market in sovereign territories, which once made America great. Besides acquiring ... Read more

Commentary: Europe resists US pressure over Iranian tanker

Whatever your views on the rights and wrongs of detaining a tanker off the coast of Gibraltar for allegedly carrying Iranian crude oil to Syria, the decision of a Gibraltar judge to release the vessel shows that Europe's policies toward Iran remain independent of the U.S. It's important to remember that British forces didn't detain the ship because it was carrying Iranian crude, but because it ... Read more

10 insights on today's news that will make you smarter tomorrow

Stay in the know! Browse through opinions and analysis on today's hottest topics. Read more

Zweifel column: Nation is barreling toward a dictatorship of wealth

The U.S. Justice Department has given the thumbs-up to the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile, and now all that stands in the way of the two com… Read more

Commentary: Trump tries to win over New Hampshire voters — by shamelessly lying to them

President Donald Trump took a break from summer vacation at his personal New Jersey sleepover camp to try to persuade people in New Hampshire to back his reelection. And he gave them every reason to not do so - by lying. Though being lied to has not been a deal-killer for his supporters in the past. Fact-checking Trump has given rise to something of a cottage industry, so there's no need to ... Read more

Nash column: Kids say the darndest things

Those of a certain age may remember Art Linkletter’s show, “Kids Say the Darndest Things.” And if we have children, grandchildren or have s… Read more

Commentary: Donald Trump vs. the Statue of Liberty

"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free." - Plaque inside the Statue of Liberty "Give me your tired and your poor who can stand on their own two feet and who will not become a public charge." - Update proposed by Ken Cuccinelli, acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ___ The Trump administration has literally declared war on the Statue ... Read more

IN-DEPTH: The old fashioned is a symbol of everything Wisconsin

PETER CULVER pculver@wiscnews.com

If you ask anyone to tell you the signature drink of Wisconsin, answers will split pretty evenly do… Read more