Send submissions to [email protected]. ‘The Insiders’ discuss whether Duffy will join the GOP guv field

The WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, wrangle over whether Trump loyalist former U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy will enter the GOP primary for governor. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Counties Association and Michael Best Strategies.

Paul Fanlund: Tony Evers needs to ‘sell the brownie, not the recipe’

My advice to Gov. Tony Evers is to think about his reelection strategy in two equally crucial buckets.

Dave Zweifel: Forget the supply chain — buy local this holiday season

Dane Buy Local has launched its annual holiday season campaign to urge shoppers to stay at home and support its more than 600 locally owned businesses.

M.D. Kittle: A supply-chain crisis Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like an empty-shelf Christmas, and liberal lockdown policies by governors like Tony Evers are a big reason why.

Judith Davidoff: A ‘win-win scenario’

A new state bill aims to help local businesses recover while supporting local media

Dan O’Donnell: Don’t call it a mistake

Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm is trying to avoid responsibility for the low bail that released the Waukesha killer.

Gregory Humphrey: Shooter’s parents must be legally accountable for deadliest school shooting this year

When it comes to guns in homes this blog has been consistent and adamant that parents must be held legally responsible when their weapons are not stored and safeguarded correctly.

Jonathan Brostoff: Watching the watchmen

Based on dozens of investigative reports, it is clear that many law enforcement officers get away with egregious acts against the communities they are supposed to be serving.

Reggie Jackson: Taking a deep breath

Reggie Jackson describes his "strange, but satisfying journey" disconnecting from television, the internet and his phone for eight days.

John Torinus: Americans must play new job game better

Simply put, the country needs more workers. Should we not raise legal immigration back to a million new entrants per year, about the level it was before President Trump cut it by about half?

Tom Still: There’s still reason for doubt, but nuclear power regaining favor

After years of standing outside looking in, atomic power gained a seat at the COP26 international table.

Dan Lennington and Will Flanders: Restoring our public schools and empowering parents

Restoring our public schools and empowering parents: The Wisconsin Association of School Boards recently joined 14 other states in withdrawing from the National School Boards Association.

James E. Causey: Too many Black babies in Milwaukee die before their first birthday

Even after a major push to lower Black infant mortality in Milwaukee, many babies aren't living to see their first birthday.

Dave Cieslewicz: The world did not end after all

The NCAA’s charge that fans would be turned off if they knew the players were getting paid like the pros (or their own coaches) was always a stretch. Now it has been proven false.

Bruce Thompson: The American right’s scary views

The future of conservative thought after Trump looks dark.

Craig R. Johnson: Milwaukee County prosecutors and the court made a tragic mistake in the Darrell Brooks Jr. case. But their risk assessment system worked.

Te risk tool worked, but it wasn’t followed. Brooks should have had high cash bail, but that doesn’t mean that another person charged with (and presumed innocent of) a serious offense can’t be safely released if other risk factors are not present.

M.D. Kittle: The liberals who let Darrell Brooks free

There’s a lot of inappropriately low bail offered in the revolving door Milwaukee County criminal justice system that John Chisholm has helped create. You don’t have to look too long to find the evidence.

LaKeshia Myers: As we gather ‘round the table, let’s start telling the truth

For many in the Wampanoag tribe, the first Thanksgiving is a day of mourning. They mourn that day because it served as the beginning of colonization for their land and of their people.

Cindy Werner: Telehealth program improves veterans’ health care access

We need members of Congress to throw their support behind the Philips’ ATLAS program and show that they are committed to ensuring all veterans, no matter where they live, have adequate health care.

Dave Cieslewicz: Maps: Evers didn’t do enough

Evers should have vetoed the first budget sent to him by the Republican Legislature in 2019 and made it clear that he would sign no budget that did not include a nonpartisan redistricting commission.

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