Category «Politics»

Governor Doyle tramples on the memory of dead soldiers

So, perhaps you saw the headline. Great headline, after all it is Memorial Day. “Doyle signs bill granting free tuition for Wisconsin veterans” Gee, that sure sounds great doesn’t it? What a patriot. Who could disagree with that? Me, that’s who. The bill does not set aside funding. Listen, I totally respect our veterans. I …

mission accomplished. really?

It’s been 1,071 days. You remember the day right? President Bush lands on the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln. He steps out of the plane onto the deck wearing his flight gear. Then he gives a moving and patriotic speech that would make any American proud. Behind him, a red, white and blue banner reads …

California Proposition 209 is right for America

DE PERE, WI — I’d like to clear the air about California Proposition 209. Nothing that I’ve read in the papers or heard on the news lately seems to explain exactly what Prop 209 is, and therefore, I think the public is being wrongfully swayed to disagree with the California voters. Having just moved back …

term limits limit voters, no politicians

SANTA ANA, CA — I strongly favor term limits for welfare recipients; but that’s probably not what you’re thinking about right now. As much as many of us complain about our government, we in the United States have the best democratic system in the world. It is the best because we choose who represents us; …