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Dave Zweifel: Trump, Fitzgerald, and the GOP ideologues in between deserve each other

Fitzgerald couldn't help exhibiting his Donald Trump bona fides last week when asked to comment on Trump's suggestion that the presidential election be delayed this fall.

M.D. Kittle: Remembering Colonel Heg

When Black Lives Matter rioters in June ripped down the statue of Col. Hans Christian Heg, they destroyed one of Wisconsin’s most profound symbols of liberty.

Spencer Black: Sometimes, politicians don’t see the light until they feel the heat

It is ironic that Republicans voted for and Trump signed legislation to fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund after years of trying to do just the opposite.

Reggie Jackson: The hypocrisy of American rights

What constitutional entitlement means in a nation created unequal.

Bruce Murphy: 9 takeaways on change of Milwaukee’s police chiefs

The impact of Morales firing, Brunson hiring, and where this leaves the city.

Bill Kaplan: Wisconsin at a crossroad, expand Medicaid

It’s long past time for the Wisconsin GOP-led legislature to accept that Medicaid expansion in Wisconsin would cover more, substitute federal funding for state funding and save state spending on uncompensated care, mental health and drug-alcohol treatment.

James Wigderson: Go West

“Politics ain’t beanbag” we’re told, but less-than-surreptitiously propping up a third party candidate to siphon off votes from your opponent goes beyond hard ball tactics.

Dominique Paul Noth: Flipping Senate requires protecting Dem incumbents

The Democrats’ desire to take the majority in the US Senate should not overlook those incumbent Democratic seats that are in play in the November election.

M.D. Kittle: Targeting the NRA

Last week, radical New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit against the National Rifle Association that ultimately seeks to destroy the storied Second Amendment advocate.

Howard Marklein: Session recap: The state budget

The legislature’s version of the state budget invested in the people of Wisconsin and the needs of our communities while protecting taxpayers. It was especially helpful for rural Wisconsin and I worked hard to make sure the rural voice was heard in this discussion. Rural Wisconsin matters.

Sara Meaney: Wisconsin tourism needs your help

In 2019, the tourism industry had one of its best years in more than a decade. But in 2020, these businesses desperately need your help.

Dave Zweifel: Neil Heinen and John Smalley have contributed much to Madison and journalism

Two of the city's prominent newspeople announced last week that they will retire.

WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ consider the potential impact of Tuesday’s primaries

With the statewide partisan primary slated for Tuesday, the WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, consider how these low-turnout elections may affect legislative and congressional representation for years to come.

WisOpinion Poll: Is Biden making the right decision to not accept the Dem presidential...

Joe Biden will not accept the Dem presidential nomination in Milwaukee, citing concerns over rising COVID-19 cases in the state.

Dan Shafer: Why the DNC should return to Milwaukee in 2024

The Democratic Party should hold its convention in Milwaukee in 2024.
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