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Charlie Sykes: The Kavanaugh hangover

On the Daily Standard Podcast, Weekly Standard senior writer Michael Warren joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh, what it means for the midterm elections, and what might come of UN Ambassador Nikki Haley's unexpected resignation.

Steven Walters: How Thompson grew state prisons

Number of prisoners rose from 4,867 to 20,536 under Gov. Thompson. Now he wants reform.

Matt Kittle: Left’s Medicaid expansion narrative is a fairy tale

The inconvenient truth for progressives is that expanding Medicaid has been a costly proposition for taxpayers, costing some truly in need the medical benefits they could use.

John Nichols: Brett Kavanaugh cannot control his raging partisanship

On Thursday, Sept. 27, Kavanaugh appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee as an enraged man. He did not merely respond to the powerful testimony of Christine Blasey Ford, he condemned everyone who had demanded that he respond. It was an out-of-control performance that unsettled everyone who still takes seriously the notion that our courts should be fair and impartial arbiters.

Debbie Metke: Anita Zeidler worked for a better life

The column below reflects the views of the author, and these opinions are neither endorsed nor supported by WisOpinion.com. “Sometimes you have to live someone...

Gregory Humphrey: A picture of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and a call from...

Instead of thinking long-term about the needs of a nation so deeply split over politics, or a senate confirmation process that pains anyone willing to let go of tribalism along enough to ponder it, this White House hunkered down and placed pride and power over reason and the call of history.

James Wigderson: Now that the investigation is over, who should we believe?

The Democrats got what they wanted. They got an FBI investigation, the seventh investigation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh's professional life. And, as we expected, nothing new was found.

Dave Zweifel: Crumbling roads mean money down the drain for taxpayers

If a new report by TRIP, the organization estimated last month that deteriorated state roads and bridges are costing Wisconsin motorists a total of $6.8 billion annually.

Bill Kaplan: Bread and butter issues

Democrats must emphasize bread and butter issues.

Bruce Murphy: Milwaukee sewerage district is national leader

Most effective water reclamation in the nation and a global innovator.

James Maas: Madison and history

The Madison Common Council has targeted Confederate monuments. As October marks the 154th anniversary of General William Tecumseh Sherman’s infamous “march to the sea,” Are there any other uncomfortable reminders of the 19th century the Common Council might want to eradicate?
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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ debate whether any GOP congressional seats in WI could flip this...

The WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, take up whether Democrats can win any Republican congressional seats in the state this fall. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Counties Association and Michael Best Strategies.

Paul Fanlund: Two presidents, as unlike as two humans can be

It is impossible for me to imagine two more dissimilar humans in Presidents Jimmy Carter and Donald Trump.

Leah Vukmir: Kavanaugh madness echoes time when Democrats tried to take over my state...

What we’re seeing today with the Kavanaugh nomination are the same intimidation schemes those on the left implements whenever their ideas don’t win at the ballot box.
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