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John Nichols: Cap Times, at 100, will crusade on

Nichols recounts how the Cap Times' advocated to have U.S. Sen. Joe McCarthy expelled from the Senate and vows the paper will do the same regarding Roy Moore if Alabama voters elect him.

Tom Loftus: Will Ron Johnson learn to love the bomb or start worrying?

I urge Sen. Johnson to recognize the need to restrain the power of the president to launch a first strike, and the peril of any policy that would create more "usable" nuclear weapons. Instead, I hope he is inspired by the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize being awarded today to a group seeking to abolish nuclear weapons from the face of the earth.

Christian Schneider: Partisan Doe investigators engaged in domestic surveillance

The DOJ report, commenced to investigate the leak of confidential information from the John Doe investigations to The Guardian newspaper, confirms many of the suspicions Republicans have had about the fairness of the probes.

Tom Tiffany: State watchmen blind to their partisanship

The attorney general’s recommendations in its leak investigation report provide a good start to achieve accountability.

Bill Kaplan: Tax cuts will tie our hands

Trump and the GOP-led Congress are pushing budget and tax cuts that will tie our hands to solve future problems.

Analiese Eicher: Tax plan would drive up student debt

Several provisions in the tax bill being advanced by congressional Republicans target student loan borrowers, students and the schools they attend. The impacts will be hurtful.

Kathleen Vinehout: Free tuition for two-year and tech colleges means freedom to learn

Under my proposal the cost of free tuition at two-year and tech colleges is funded by repealing the manufacturing portion of the Manufacturing and Agriculture Tax Credit. Trading one manufacturers’ tax break for a pool of skilled workers is a good exchange.

James Rowen: Sanitized magazine continues devaluation of Walker’s DNR

Recent issues of DNR magazine Walker sought to end lack useful reporting about real issues facing the agency and the public.

Mitch Henck: Why are sexual misconduct deniers still standing?

In "Two Minutes with Mitch" radio personality Mitch Henck gives his two cents after Sen. Al Franken announced his resignation.

David Blaska: Hastily approved Dane Co. wheel tax could go to voter referendum after...

State bill would require retroactive referendum.
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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ handicap Baldwin’s re-election bid

The WisOpinion Insiders, Jensen & Chvala, handicap Tammy Baldwin's re-election race as national forces fight for control of the U.S. Senate. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Counties Association and Michael Best Strategies.

WisOpinion Poll: Elimination of minimum age for mentored hunts

Do you agree with the state's elimination of the minimum age of 10 to participate in mentored hunts?

Paul Fanlund: Now more than ever: The Cap Times at 100

I suggest you pause to appreciate the Cap Times as the feisty, locally owned and historic institution it is — a beacon of progressive opinion, a source for probing and objective news and information, and a fountain of big-impact local philanthropy through our Evjue Foundation.

James Wigderson: Is the current John Doe Judge Bill Hue biased, too?

In a Twitter exchange, Hue takes the side of the John Doe investigators over Archer, which clearly indicates his bias in the matter.

Dave Zweifel: More folks working but getting nowhere

The war against unions has effectively left working people without a voice in dealing with employers. Gone are the days in so many workplaces where employees could effectively argue for pay and benefit increases that match the success of their employers.
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