High-profile, entitled professional athletes who think they can flout rules by refusing to be vaccinated against COVID-19 wring much of the fun from sports as a distraction from the gravity of the real world.
In blocking enforcement of President Biden’s vaccine mandate for businesses of 100 employees or more, the Supreme Court struck an important blow for the separation of powers and against the tyranny of the bureaucracy.
Scientists have been trying to warn us about this slow-motion apocalypse for 50 years. And yet too often we talk about the crisis as if it is something we will need to address in the next five, 10, or 15 years.
The Supreme Court requested parties to the case to submit maps with minimal changes from current boundaries. Yet, in his attempt to rig the congressional maps, Gov. Evers submitted maps that not only did not follow the court’s order, they didn’t even follow his own public statements opposing political gerrymandering throughout this process.
Now that Gov. Tony Evers has brushed aside a complaint asking him to investigate Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm, will the Legislature act to hold the controversial DA accountable for his failure to protect the public from an accused mass murderer?
My County Board and the one that brother Mike chaired (1992-1996) built the Public Safety Building, a new courthouse, built the Exposition Hall at Alliant Energy Center, merged the city and county public health departments, made electricity from waste at the county landfill, ended a Depression-era welfare program for single men, and adopted program efficiency audits. Where has been the leadership since?
Gov. Tony Evers has found a way to try to weasel out of dealing with a complaint asking him to fire Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm: He secretly hired a Madison attorney who proclaimed the complaint “insufficient.”
This year’s inductees include a familiar name, former Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk, and two other conservation stalwarts, Arlen Christenson, longtime law school faculty member at UW-Madison, and Gordon Bubolz, an Appleton attorney and businessman for whom conservation was a passion.
It is time to choose. Are American universities committed to their professed values, or are they willing to profit from the CCP’s ongoing efforts to commit genocide, destroy the environment, and build weapons designed to kill Americans in a future war? The choice should be clear.