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Matt Rothschild: Martin Luther King didn’t confuse property with people, unlike Citizens United ruling

This year, Martin Luther King Day fell on the same date, Jan. 21, on which the U.S. Supreme Court issued its notorious Citizens United decision nine years ago.

Dominique Paul Noth: Should Pelosi bend or should Trump?

The longer the government shutdown lasts, the more it gives rise to false equivalency – that both sides in the gridlock are equally to blame. The hope that talking things out will solve the problem is going to increase as the ripple effects for the whole economy grow beyond the 800,000 workers working without pay or furloughed until the government reopens.

James Wigderson: Republicans propose middle class tax cut to meet Evers campaign promise

Assembly Republicans are proposing to cut taxes for the middle class in Wisconsin, just like Governor Tony Evers promised on the campaign trail. However, Republicans say they won’t have to raise taxes on manufacturers and farmers as Evers planned.

Dave Zweifel: Medicare-for-all gaining steam with Americans

In just the past few years, public opinion about single-payer health care has been rapidly changing. Polls show that more Americans than ever see the need for and understand Medicare.
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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ evaluate Evers’ cabinet picks

The WisOpinion Insiders, Jensen & Chvala, evaluate Gov. Tony Evers' new cabinet. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Counties Association and Michael Best Strategies.

Gregory Humphrey: Federal judge lets air out of puffed up Republican chests

A federal judge struck down the highly controversial restrictions on early voting in Wisconsin, laws that were passed in one of the most twisted lame-duck sessions in memory.

Ruth Conniff: Wisconsin nice versus mean

Tony Evers rises above GOP’s nasty politics.

James Wigderson & Steve Scaffidi: Legislators size up Evers, Walker still in the public...

RightWisconsin Editor James Wigderson and radio host Steve Scaffidi discuss Gov. Tony Evers and former Gov. Scott Walker.

Bruce Thompson: Can MPS be fixed?

The school board seems opposed to any innovations that might fix struggling schools.

Paul Fanlund: Trump’s wall fiasco checks all the boxes on how his presidency works

Whatever political price Trump is paying for the shutdown, it is likely less than allowing news cycles to be even more dominated by revelations about his connections to Russia.

John Nichols: Glenn Grothman would rather punish federal workers than hold Trump to account

Grothman voted against a measure that was written with an eye toward ensuring that federal workers who are not getting paychecks during President Trump’s government shutdown would eventually be compensated.

Brian Hagedorn: Remembering and protecting religious freedom

Religious freedom is not a luxury, nor is it old-fashioned. It is our first freedom upon which so much of our civic liberty truly depends.

Ariel Ludlum: Marsy’s Law would give survivors like me equal rights

Contrary to claims that this proposal will infringe upon the rights of the accused, Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin seeks to give victims like me equal legal footing as a judge is evaluating our rights against those of the defendant — nothing more, nothing less.

Gary Hebl: New governor brings hope of progress

Already we are seeing signs that our new Governor will seek input from those around him as well as stakeholders in moving Wisconsin forward.

Will Flanders: Evers could limit less expensive health insurance option for Wisconsinites

Among the executive orders signed by Governor Tony Evers in his first week was a directive for DHS and DATCP to “provide recommendations on how to…. Protect against attempts to undermine the Affordable Care Act marketplace with short term plans that do not comply with Affordable Care Act requirements.”