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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ discuss the race for lieutenant governor

The WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, look at the candidates from both parties vying for lieutenant governor and ask how much the office matters. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Counties Association and Michael Best Strategies.

Ron Johnson: The worst is yet to come from Biden’s vaccine coercion

The vaccines do not preclude infection or transmission. As a result, we are forcing people to choose between their livelihoods and a freedom-robbing vaccination mandate with no rationale.

Ruth Conniff: Doubling down on division and resentment, GOP takes a political risk

The Trump administration is over, but the GOP is not ready to get out of the deep end. They’re still addicted to former President Donald Trump’s reality TV approach to politics.

Dan O’Donnell: The drive-by media hits Waukesha

The Washington Post finally issued a correction to a patently false story that led to hundreds of threats against members of the Waukesha School Board.

Chelsea Chandler: Large-scale solar can help protect the special places we call home

The urgency of the climate crisis means that we need all hands on deck implementing all kinds of climate solutions. There’s no silver bullet; we need silver buckshot.

Louis Jacobson: How Democrats are losing the war for counties

Tracking 20 years of county-level presidential election changes.

Matt Cordio: Investment tax increase will only hurt economic recovery

Some in Washington have introduced misguided proposals like H.R. 1068 and S. 1598, which would increase taxes on carried interest by an astounding 98%.

Bruce Thompson: Why is Milwaukee’s murder rate increasing?

Systemic problems, the COVID-19 pandemic and policing failures appear to be responsible.

Dave Cieslewicz: Options for Democrats

It might be overstating the case, but it’s not entirely implausible that the future of American democracy depends on the Democrats getting their act together.

Dave Zweifel: As firearms flood cities, lawmakers turn a blind eye

Police report that an inordinate number of guns confiscated in Chicago are traced back to Wisconsin and Indiana.

Steven Walters: The legacy of concealed carry in Wisconsin

10 years after the first concealed carry permit was issued, one in eight adults over 21 now have one.

Dan O’Donnell: The investigation into Wisconsin’s election is more critical than ever

The central focus of Gableman’s investigation—the extent to which CTCL’s activity violated Wisconsin law—has neither been litigated nor heard in either federal or state court.

Bill Berry: Environmental expert Melissa Scanlan’s new book on cooperatives offers hope

UW-Milwaukee Professor Melissa Scanlan's new book is an ambitious effort to show how cooperative business models can help mitigate climate change.

Dave Cieslewicz: In defense of Joe Manchin

The problem is not Joe Manchin. The problem is the left.
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