Thursday, October 20th, 2016

One of the more interesting provisions of the proposed state budget is a possible cut to the subsidy for public radio and public television. Over at the MacIver Institute, I explained why the proposed cuts are not deep enough. The budget should have eliminated the subsidies entirely. Despite the hysteria, Walker’s proposal does not end […]

Robin Young on National Public radio’s “Here and Now” yesterday was interviewing a guest today about the protests in Michigan. When he mentioned that union protestors tore down a tent put up by Americans for Prosperity, Young said, “That’s the Koch brothers’ organization.” As if that somehow excuses what happened. From now on, I’m sure […]

I was on At Issue with Ben Merens on Wisconsin Public Radio Wednesday afternoon. If you did not get a chance to listen, the podcast is now online at the WPR website. Or just follow the link. I don’t think it went too badly but I’m not a good judge of these things. I had […]

Charles Krauthammer asks Nina Totenberg point blank the difference between her commentary on Inside Washington and Juan Williams’ commentary on Fox. (Sorry, no transcript yet.) Why shouldn’t National Public Radio fire Totenberg? Seriously, it’s time for Congress to finally end the federal subsidies for public radio and public television. It is also time for the […]

How National Public Radio describes the latest poll in the Feingold/Johnson race by Time/CNN: Russ Feingold (D-WI) Tied With Ron Johnson (R) In CNN Senate Poll Time Magazine doesn’t see a tie between the two candidates: Poll: GOP Leads in Three Key Senate Races — But Not Delaware Even the liberal Talking Points Memo sees […]

I love fresh tomatoes as much as the next person, but this report by Stacey Vanek-Smith will quickly disabuse you of any belief you are saving money by growing your own. Better to swipe them from your neighbor’s garden. Print this entry