Wisconsin was once known for its BadgerCare program, and Republican governors like Tommy Thompson helped build it into a robust model for other states. That was all before Governor Walker got his hands on it.
If you're one to honor the emergence of seasonal ingredients, you'll find a cornucopia of food-centric festivals taking place all around the United States, from California to Massachusetts. Here are some of the season's most satiating celebrations.
"We come to work on time, do what the manager says, and help make money for a billion-dollar company. If we all walk out, they don't make that money. So all we want is that equal respect. We help them, now they have to help us."
Wisconsin State Capitol Police Chief David Erwin's policing is working just about as well as Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's job creation policies. Esse...
Remember that part in the Bill of Rights where Free Speech and Free Assembly are guaranteed provided the citizen requesting those freedoms does so upon the approval of his or her permit request? I don't remember that last part, either.
For a party that claims a strong desire for limited government and personal freedom, Republicans' inject themselves into the lives of others with complete disregard for their well-being or right to personal freedoms.
When I remarked that the crippling poverty felt across the globe and sparking revolutions was not as prevalent yet in the United States, Femi quickly corrected me.
I'm not stupid, American women aren't stupid, and the men with whom many of us share our lives aren't stupid. We get the big picture, even if we don't all know all the details of the more than 300 abortion restrictions lawmakers introduced during this year's legislative sessions -- some of the most restrictive and extreme we've seen in years.
Our clinic might close this week. Wisconsinís new abortion law, Act 37, has been delayed by a temporary restraining order until a hearing July 17. If the law goes into effect, Affiliated Medical Services will close its doors after 30 years as a Milwaukee abortion provider.
More than ever, a college diploma unlocks economic opportunity, provides students with a wealth of new skills and knowledge, and encourages innovation and growth. But more than ever, it also comes with a mountain of student loan debt.
Fishing and bird-watching are more popular than hunting. So why are our wildlife policies still so skewed in their support of hunting agendas?
According to a recent George Mason University study, the average Republican statement analyzed by nonpartisan fact-checkers is three times more likely to be declared false than true.
As the Illinois General Assembly votes this week on the state's increasingly suspect fracking bill, residents affected by similar operations in Pennsylvania and in Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota took the extraordinary step of releasing letters warning of a "public health disaster" in the making.
Supporting our veterans is not cheap; it involves a real investment in both policy and budget priorities. But our veterans put our country first and stepped up, and on this Memorial Day, state legislators of both parties need to be standing up for veterans with real resources as well.
Scott Walker and his tea party cohorts bought the snake oil of austerity. They forced the Badger State to drink it. And Wisconsin's families are suffering because the governor ignored the evidence that it is a toxic brew.
The incumbent phone companies were supposed to compete with each other for wireline/broadband services as each merger to make these companies larger was based on commitments to compete out of region. Now it's all one, big, happy family.