(Photo by By Jonathan McIntosh [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons) By John Kaufman We in Wisconsin owe a great debt of gratitude to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency without which we would likely be facing the prospect of a… Read More ›
Though the real news was that Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke had just been endorsed by the largest police union in Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s online headline said, “Mary Burke stumbles when asked to define plagiarism”. As if the… Read More ›
Showing the nation that he still has a sense of humor, Pres. Obama nominated Wisconsin’s foreign policy firebrand , Sen. Ron Johnson, to attend the 69th United Nations General Assembly. Johnson, who is not a great fan of what the United Nations… Read More ›
The U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has decided that Wisconsin’s voter ID law is no great burden after all, and therefore the ID law couldn’t possibly be unconstitutional since Wisconsin’s Supreme Court and the state have come up with ways… Read More ›
Via The Capital Times of Madison, WI and writer David Giffey comes this fine opinion piece on Vietnam War vet and peace activist Chuck Goranson. –JK David Giffey: Chuck Goranson’s legacy: working for peace and helping vets : Ct.
Wisconsin’s Supreme Court is still split, though the judges did come together as one to uphold the legality of the state domestic partner registry, which is pretty much a moot point given that Wisconsin’s ban on same-sex marriage has been ruled unconstitutional… Read More ›
Sometimes property can get too intellectual, if you know what I mean. According to Wisconsin’s lieutenant governor, Rebecca Kleefisch, one of the state’s rising industries is something called “agricultural tourism.” Says Kleefisch, “Visitors from all over the world are coming to Wisconsin… Read More ›
Went for a walk today along the river. Took my camera.
A newly formed group of Wilson, WI residents called Friends of the Black River Forest has issued a press release on its website. The group is opposed to the proposed Kohler golf course on forested property the company owns along the Lake Michigan… Read More ›
(Thanks to writer Eric Hansen for relaying much of this information.) Today at the Superior Public Library in Superior, WI, the Wisconsin DNR is holding a public hearing on a permit (a simple air pollution permit) which would allow Enbridge, a Canadian… Read More ›
Protect and preserve 247 acres of pristine forest close to Kohler Andrae State Park on the shore of Lake Michigan or build yet another golf course (number 5) in Sheboygan County? It is now clear that the Kohler Company, which owns the forest land… Read More ›