Republicans questioned firefighters union leader Mahlon Mitchell's pay raise, but they skip the scrutiny when it comes to multimillionaires and corporate giants.
Dave is editor emeritus of The Capital Times.
Since the right wing hasn't been able to kill environmental safeguards or the Affordable Care Act through legislative channels, it has turned to the courts. And Wisconsin's attorney general and governor are helping lead the charge.
Gov. Scott Walker has always walked a fine line when it comes to campaigning, never missing an opportunity to gain an edge even if it borders on being illegal.
United Way of Dane County is kicking off its annual campaign, "Seasons of Caring," Tuesday, Aug. 21, at the Mallards Duck Pond. There will be food and drink, a short program, and onsite volunteer activities. From Wednesday through Friday, Aug. 22-24, the organization will also host numerous volunteer activities in the area.
Remember when Republicans accused President Obama of being a "tax and spend liberal" when he created the stimulus in the face of the Great Recession? The GOP's spending on tax cuts now makes Obama look like a piker.
The two governors, a Republican and a Democrat, are co-chairs of the Wisconsin Historical Society's campaign to raise $50 million toward a $120 million museum.
Jack Lussier, who some thought of as gruff, was a softie at heart, especially when it came to causes for kids. Like his uncle, Bill Evjue, he was also concerned about the environment and public education.
Is kneeling during the playing of the national anthem to exercise the fundamental American right less honorable than a president of the United States groveling to an anti-American strongman?