Here’s the counterargument on Wisconsin’s poor jobs growth

The Daily Herald Media Editorial Board recently weighed in on Wisconsin’s lousy jobs record with a fairly strongly stated editorial. In some ways this is the political question these days, and will become more so as Gov. Scott Walker’s re-election … Continue reading

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Langlade County wanted to invest in gold, has ‘concerns’ about fiat currency

I feel like this story is not being appreciated for how hilarious it really is: Some Langlade County supervisors who were interested in buying U.S. gold coins with the county’s surplus funds will have to find a more conventional government … Continue reading

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U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy’s views on gay marriage circa 2012

A lot of gay rights news lately, as the Supreme Court considers cases and the Boy Scouts contemplate a policy change. It reminded me that U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, to my knowledge, was asked about this issue precisely one time … Continue reading

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Waiting on scouting decision

In my column last week, I wrote about a local guy who is working hard to try to get the Samoset Council, north central Wisconsin’s boy scout troop, to rethink its policy of excluding gay people: It’s obvious from the … Continue reading

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‘Confessions’ pages are state-of-the-art in high school gossip

1. The Internet is weird. The new craze among young people is Facebook “confessions” pages, which are something like a state-of-the-art method for writing graffiti on a bathroom wall. “Confessions” posts can be gross or petty or cute, but they … Continue reading

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