Category «Rant»

a new way to govern

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard about things happening in Wisconsin these days, with Gov. Scott Walker proposing changes to balance our budget. I’ve talked about this in other posts, and will again in the future, but for now, I simply want to address the behavior of the Wisconsin state senate Democrats. …

Wisconsin is not alone with its budget problems

While we in Wisconsin battle over our state budget issues, I’ve been reading a bit about how other states and municipalities are handling their issues. We’re certainly not alone here in America’s Dairyland, and it’s interesting to contrast Gov. Walker’s solutions to those of other governors and city leaders. Here’s what I found: Illinois – …

teachers are using their free time

In recent days, a number of people have made this their Facebook status: “A teacher somewhere in your neighborhood tonight is grading and preparing lessons to teach your children while you are watching television. In the minute it takes you to read this, teachers all over the world are using their ‘free time’, and often …