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How holiday cards help us cope with a not-so-merry year, according...

The first Christmas card was, perhaps predictably, one of good cheer. The concept is commonly credited to Sir Henry Cole, the founder of the...

Pay attention to the risk of martial law

History will record that on Friday, Dec. 18, Donald Trump held a discussion in the Oval Office about imposing martial law. Martial law! Disgraced Gen. Michael...

What Shirley Abrahamson meant to Wisconsin

“She belongs on the Mount Rushmore of Wisconsin Supreme Court justices,” Joe Ehmann, who runs the appellate division of the State Public Defender’s office...

For farmers, Biden’s Ag pick of Tom Vilsack is déjà vu...

In 2009 Tom Vilsack was among five of President Obama’s cabinet nominees to be confirmed by unanimous consent of the U.S. Senate. That he...

Ron Johnson sells snake oil at election hearing

“I think we all should want to restore the confidence in our election system,” said Sen. Ron Johnson as he kicked off his last...

Election 2020 is finally over Trump and the GOP fail to...

The Electoral College vote affirming the election of Joe Biden as the next president of the United States made official what we’ve known since...

How to counter the anti-democracy movement

I’m really worried about the fate of democracy in America. Because we’ve never seen anything like what we’ve just been witnessing: A president of the United...

Last act in Trump’s election farce

On Monday the Electoral College will vote and we will finally be done with Trump’s ridiculous post-election farce.  Wisconsin is the only state in the...

Time for Republicans to face reality Trump lost. Get the hook.

Even Trump apologist and conspiracy theorist Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) has admitted that he knows Trump lost the election — but says it would be...

 In Remembrance of Mark Anthony Rolo The late, great Native American...

I wish Mark Anthony Rolo were here this Thanksgiving, to tell us what he thought. I wonder what words of wisdom he might offer...
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