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January 19, 2018
Wisconsin needs a change
The raid on the waters of Wisconsin under Gov. Scott Walker and Republican legislators continues. A recently proposed bill would allow about one million acres of wetlands regulated by Wisconsin law to be developed without a permit.
January 19, 2018 - 9:38am
January 16, 2018
GOP offers immoral priorities
Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, had this to say in December about the Children's Health Insurance Program he helped create: "The reason CHIP's having trouble is that we don't have money anymore." Sen. Hatch voted for the tax bill that gives 83 percent of the tax cuts to the top 1 percent...
January 16, 2018 - 7:55am
January 12, 2018
Duffy, GOP out of touch
Many baby boomers fondly remember that old TV sitcom "Who's the Boss." Many folks attending Rep. Sean Duffy's town hall on Jan. 4 in Wausau must have been asking that same question after witnessing his antics and hearing some of his answers — who's the boss Sean? When some folks...
January 12, 2018 - 9:36am
Market approach to reducing carbon footprint
It's ironic that what we in the north are experiencing is the result of global warming. Those in the Great Lakes area are dealing with record snowfall and extremely hazardous, frigid temperatures. The cause: Warmer water in the Great Lakes and changing wind patterns in the oceans....
January 12, 2018 - 9:02am
January 9, 2018
Respite Center point of pride
The Elks have much to be proud of and this includes the Respite Center in Wisconsin Dells. Founded in 1992, the Respite Center formed a partnership with Easter Seals. The camp's purpose is to give families and caregivers a much-needed rest from those who have severe mental and physical...
January 9, 2018 - 8:00am
January 5, 2018
God bless student generosity
Congratulations to the students and faculty of Superior Cathedral school. What a fantastic job they did in collecting all the needed items for the victims of the recent hurricanes in Texas, Louisiana, and the nearly forgotten Puerto Rico. How thankful and grateful you must have made...
January 5, 2018 - 9:20am
December 29, 2017
World problems need addressing
The following are very serious problems of our world today. They are not only serious now, but threaten to grow worse if unattended. Overpopulation may not be a threat in the U.S., but it is becoming worse in other parts of the world. The greater population problems become elsewhere,...
December 29, 2017 - 7:46am
December 26, 2017
How will it end?
Is the end coming nearer? For an old curmudgeon like me, the end isn't too far away any way. True Perspective is caring for this 90ish-year-old couple — I will soon be 94 — so the end can't be that far away, in any case. What's my point today? War has become to be the...
December 26, 2017 - 8:41am
DNR has it wrong on hunting
The Department of National Resources is grasping at straws. Eliminating the minimum hunting age won't bring people to the killing fields and neither will a program that tries to sell hunting as a food source. A recent report by the U.S. Department of the Interior showed that from...
December 26, 2017 - 8:32am
December 22, 2017
Investing in people works
The federal tax bill could grow the economy, but it's unlikely. The GOP argues that if the wealthy get a tax break, corporations will create jobs. This policy hasn't worked in the past. To grow the economy, large corporations would need to choose to invest in people. Unlikely given...
December 22, 2017 - 7:58am
Public should know the cost
Everyday, I read where a legislator is charged or is resigning over sexual misconduct. Now we are finding that taxpayers' money is used for settlements. Yet at the Wisconsin state level they have decided not to reveal names of accusers supposedly to protect the accusers. That is a...
December 22, 2017 - 7:54am
December 19, 2017
Foxconn good deal for Wisconsin
According to Bloomberg News, seven states were in the final bidding for the Foxconn plant, which has ultimately been awarded to Wisconsin due to the effort of Gov. Scott Walker, given credit for "quarterbacking" the deal. Early talks involved President Trump, his chief-of-staff, Reince...
December 19, 2017 - 7:00am
December 15, 2017
Climate change concerns need solutions
The cost of this year's hurricane and wildfire disasters is staggering. With an overwhelming scientific consensus that the magnitude of these disasters is related to climate change, one looks for a solution to combat global warming. A carbon-based fee approach has bipartisan support....
December 15, 2017 - 7:00am
Trickle down delivers for billionaires
It is time for the Republican Party to payback the billionaire donors. Over the last election cycle, the $80 billion Koch brothers spent well over $100 million on nationwide GOP campaigns. The GOP controls Congress, the Senate and the presidency. Congressman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and...
December 15, 2017 - 7:00am
December 12, 2017
Questions need answers on tax plan
President Trump promises Americans a really wonderful gift for Christmas this year. Congressional Republicans are working at breakneck speed to reconcile the House and Senate bills to pass GOP tax-cut legislation. They feel a need to demonstrate to their base that the Republican-controlled...
December 12, 2017 - 7:00am