Waukesha Freeman August 28, 2014 Page A5 Opinion Back to school We interrupt this summer for school. For so many parents and children, the return to the school routine has begun already. George Orwell wrote of his years in school, “So far as Crossgate goes, it also seems, when I look back, that all of […]
In the Obama Administration’s attempt to alter history by adding qualifiers to President Barack Obama’s promise (helped by the New York Times), somebody forgot to scrub the White House website. (Great catch by Dave Weigel.) Phil Kerpen found this very specific promise made by Obama right before the Obamacare exchanges launched and crashed: And so […]
A grim anniversary Waukesha Freeman, Page a6 Opinion, 1/24/13 We don’t need Jeanne Dixon to note that some strange stars are in alignment this week. On Sunday, President Barack Obama was sworn in for his second term. His inauguration was on Monday, also the observed holiday for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday was […]
Monday was Orwell Day, something I missed. Mark it down on your calendars for next year. June 25th will mark the great author’s 110th birthday, if he had lived to see it. So the BBC has decided to honor it’s former employee by posting online Orwell’s essay, “Politics and the English Language.” Now, it is […]
Roberts’ decision may be remembered along with the Dred Scott decision as a moment when the Supreme Court’s actions spurred a nascent political movement to transform the country. From the abolitionists and the birth of the Republican Party to the Tea Party and the rebirth of the Republican Party, the cry is for “Liberty!” and it must start this November.
The Occupy Wall Street encampment at Zuccotti Park may finally be coming to an end. If it had been allowed to continue, it would have been interesting to watch the protestors turn on each other. (Thks Owen) Derek Brown, 44, mentioned rumors circulating about both sides when he got up to address the crowd about […]
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NBC’s Conan O’Brien is not only gone from the airwaves, he has been purged from the NBC website: Remember the whole Conan O’Brien/Jay Leno imbroglio from last month? Perhaps NBC wishes you didn’t. The GE (GE) unit has removed every episode of the show’s seven-month run from its NBC.com site, as well as Hulu, the […]