Commentary

Ron Johnson’s star turn Wisconsin's top GOP politician goes full Trump

On Sunday, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, the highest ranking Republican official in Wisconsin, appeared on Meet the Press advancing conspiracy theories, attacking the media...

Perdue to small farmers: Stop whining, your demise is inevitable Trump's...

You really have to hand it to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, he can callously joke about farmers being “whiners” and consistently show how...

Today: A new push for a constitutional convention  This new effort...

This afternoon, a committee of the Wisconsin State Senate is considering a joint resolution in favor of a very bad idea: Amending the U.S....

Evers wrong to call for Dec. 30 primary

Who cooked this one up? Gov. Tony Evers has set Monday, Jan. 27, as the date for the general election to fill Rep. Sean Duffy’s...

The strange politics of impeachment

For too long the Democrats have fretted about how it might look to swing voters if they move to impeach President Donald Trump. Will...

Celebrate nature’s gifts this national Public Lands Day Nature unites us--get...

The air we breathe. The water we drink. The land that nourishes us. All this and more is reason enough to celebrate National Public...

Wisconsin should continue to welcome immigrants The state should remember its...

One of the more refreshing features of Wisconsin, and Milwaukee in particular, is the broad appreciation for the ways in which different ethnic groups ...

Wisconsin Farmers Union Goes to Washington We need smart policies that...

Farmers and their advocates from across the state, from Blanchardville to Bayfield, flew to Washington, DC, last week as part of the National Farmers...

Tom Barrett’s black voter problem  The Milwaukee mayor had decent relations...

Could 2020 be the year Milwaukee finally elects a black mayor? Mayor Tom Barrett will run for his fifth term as mayor next year. As...

The mission of our schools Have you read your school's mission...

My wife and I are watching two of our grandchildren go off to school this fall, a first grader and a fourth grader. They...
Adjust Font Size