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Bill Kaplan: U.S. Senate candidate Tom Nelson could win statewide

Nelson could win statewide, bridging the rural-suburban-urban divide.

Bob Dohnal: Robin Vos: Election 2022

Your request for Nicholson to drop out? Myopic idea, really bad!

Dave Zweifel: Turns out there was election fraud — by the GOP

Ten Republican officials in Wisconsin got together to sign documents in an attempt to lay claim to Electoral College votes that weren't theirs.

Bob Chernow: To keep democracy, we need to play fair

When there is a crisis, we come together. It is in our nature to be generous and charitable. But in the last few years we have become divided, and more so, although I believe, as a futurist, that we are at a turning point where this will change.

Patrick McIlheran: The compass parents owe kids

All schools offer students some kind of moral understanding; parents should have the right to choose which one.

Fabu: The fight against discrimination continues

The King Holiday is the only federal holiday designated as a day of service to encourage all Americans to volunteer and actively improve our communities. His legacy, despite personal flaws, remains a reminder that each of us should stand against injustice and value our hard-won freedom.

Dave Cieslewicz: Dems over-react on drop box ruling

Maybe the judge was right or wrong, but there’s really not all that much at stake here.

Tom Still: Once just a dream, digital healthcare data yielding tangible results

From epidemiology to cancer to many other human diseases and conditions, digital health data provides a link to learning more about possible causes, diagnoses and even treatments. ‘The Insiders’ discuss Johnson’s reelection bid

The WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, consider how U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson's plan to run for reelection impacts other GOP candidates and races." Sponsored by the Wisconsin Counties Association and Michael Best Strategies.

Paul Fanlund: This is no time for ‘political hobbyism’ in Wisconsin

Political scientist Eitan Hersh advises those who fear for our democracy to find ways, even small ones, to act and not kvetch.

John Torinus: New UW president must be change agent

The search committee for a new University of Wisconsin System president has surfaced two candidates who look to have the chops necessary for leading the university through some turbulent times in the next five to ten years.

Dan Knodl: Checking the fourth branch of government

The government bureaucracy can be an inefficient waste of taxpayer money.

Steve Clark: Wisconsin GOP COVID bills not based on science

The Wisconsin Legislature is considering a bill that would make it law to allow prior COVID-19 infection as an alternative to vaccination for purposes of vaccine mandate requirements. This is a bad idea.

Dan O’Donnell: A fitting end to a disastrous year

For 111 agonizing minutes Wednesday afternoon, President Biden bumbled and stumbled, bloviated and obfuscated, and just generally screwed up so colossally that his press team spent much of Thursday doing damage control. It was the perfect metaphor for Biden’s first year in office.

M.D. Kittle: Alex Lasry ‘standing up to China’ after making a mint off China stocks

Alex Lasry picked a bad time to roll out a campaign ad insisting he’d “stand up to China.”

Tom Still: No longer elephant in the corner, inflation fills the room

With the annualized inflation rate hitting 7 percent at the end of 2021, the highest rate since 1982, an economy already troubled by the pandemic, supply-chain troubles and workforce shortages faces a challenge hardly talked about a year ago.

Bruce Murphy: Summerfest CEO collects $2.49 million

Don Smiley gets total compensation of 1.19 million in 2019 and $1.29 million in 2020.

Dave Zweifel: Idle GOP lawmakers make for a devilish mess

We're once again witnessing what happens when we pay legislators enough money so they can spend all their days in the state Capitol.

M.D. Kittle: Conflict of interest?

WEDC board member’s biz benefits from Evers’ grant.

Reggie Jackson: Un-whitewashing MLK

Seeing a true legacy that heroification has kept long hidden.

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