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Published Jan. 26, 2015
I want the governor to do what is best for the Wisconsin economy, and I think this casino was best for the Wisconsin economy (including the impoverished Menominee). But even if it wasn't, Jim Doyle didn't do it. Stop blaming Jim Doyle for everything. These are Walker's decisions now, and he needs to own them.
Published Jan. 19, 2015
This week a group of Iowa social conservatives issued Gov. Scott Walker an ultimatum: If you want to be president, kill the Kenosha casino, they said. To which I retort: Butt out. Maybe the Iowa Republicans should focus their umbrage on their own riverboats instead.
Published Jan. 14, 2015
If it seems like so many public policy decisions are hanging fire in Wisconsin these days, it's only because they are. And so many of these loose ends seem to be intertwined and interdependent.
Published Jan. 13, 2015
President Obama should have gone to Paris. It's not like he had something better to do while the world's leaders and more than a million people came together for a massive rally in support of free speech and against terrorism this weekend.
Published Jan. 5, 2015
The Republicans in Wisconsin right now only have one thing to act as a rudder on their ambitions - Gov. Walker's presidential run. The ever political Walker will gauge every decision based on whether it helps or hinders him in a presidential primary. This could put him periodically at odds with the Republican majorities in the Legislature in 2015. Or it could just temper them. But I think the Republican instinct will be to eliminate old foes, targeting pots of liberal power where they still exist.
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Dear Governor Walker,I'm writing this letter to you as a constituent who has been, I believe, one of your staunchest supporters to date. What you have been able to accomplish in your first term, even after staring down a ridiculous temper tantrum driven recall attempt, has been phenomenal. Act ...
Thursday November 29th, 2012 – Fox Lake, IL The stress and strain of the booking end of the business continues. It has nothing to do with the comedy end, but then again it totally does. If I don’t get bookings, I can’t be funny. It’s a vicious cycle, and ge...
If you have ever visited downtown Milwaukee, and especially if you have lived (or live) downtown, you have undoubtedly experienced people standing on the streets begging for money.As someone that has lived a majority of my life in downtown Milwaukee or on the Eastside, I have experienced a whole ...
For those of us born and raised in Milwaukee, there are many places, people and things that at the mere mention, make us smile and bring back memories.For a majority of my life, Downtown Milwaukee was my life. If I close my eyes I can still see the red swivel stools that outlined the grill which ...
Wednesday November 21st, 2012 – Fox Lake, IL The average person has no idea how difficult it is to be a professional entertainer. Had I known before I started, I seriously doubt I’d have chosen the path I did. There’s a lot to be said about the security of a &lsq...
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