Category Archives: Scott Walker

I’m just a Bill

After two years, numerous stops and starts, threatened lawsuits, high unemployment, fears of environmental catastrophe, and promises of economic opportunity, at some time today, the State Assembly will pass Senate Bill 1 that seeks to change Wisconsin’s mining laws to … Continue reading

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Life is a highway… and so much more

My 3-year-old son loves Lightning McQueen. He’s red. He’s fast. He comes on cool t-shirts. He’s never even watched much of the film, “Cars,” but he knows one of songs featured at its beginning. “Life is a Highway” was originally … Continue reading

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Laws like sausages?

I have a mea culpa to issue this morning. For years, I have publicly made the comparison that the creation of television journalism was much like that of making laws and sausage: an often un-pretty process that can be uncomfortable … Continue reading

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Here and Now Preview

Good morning all. You are stuck with me this week filling in for Frederica as she enjoys a much-deserved rest with her family. We will begin by discussing the political story that dominated Washington over the recent past, the fiscal … Continue reading

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Scott Walker, Ron Swanson, and Waffles?

I don’t know if Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wisconsin) is a fan of the NBC program, Parks and Recreation, but I’m pretty sure he wants to channel his inner-Ron Swanson these days and take Wisconsin’s legislative Republican leaders out for waffles. … Continue reading

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