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Kathleen Parker: Whose war on women?
Let’s be clear. The war on women is based on just one thing—abortion rights.
Our Views: Milton School District wise to review facility needs
In light of the economic downturn, the school board was wise to scrap referendum plans. Six years later, however, district facilities aren't getting younger.
Matt Pommer: Obamacare polling might give Republicans pause
The Marquette poll showed Burke’s position on Medicaid money was favored by more than 2-to-1 margin over Walker’s decision.
Our Views: Raising a toast to second rendition of Janesville's Irish Fest
When Janesville’s second Irish Fest kicks off Thursday, visitors and residents alike will find more of a centralized, downtown identity to the four days of fun.
Jason Stanford: Why would any politician suggest we bomb Mexico?
Serious or not, the suggestion shows how far the anti-immigrant tide has carried some politicians from realistically addressing border security and immigration reform.
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, Sept. 29, 2014
Thumbs Up to replacing 55 miles of rail line and the Coats for Kids program; Thumbs Down to driving without a license and restricting journalists in wilderness areas.
Michael Gerson: Two cheers for Obama, not three
For the first time during his stewardship of the war on terrorism, President Obama at least sounds single-minded. If not quite Henry V, he is no longer Hamlet.
Steven Walters: What will ‘no recall’ voters do in gubernatorial race Nov. 4?
In what every national and state poll says is a too-close-to-call election, the 2012 “no recall” voters will play a key role in determining whether Walker is re-elected Nov. 4.
Our Views: Kmart's sad closing presents grand opportunity
JCPenney and Kmart are national chains with financial problems that stretch far beyond Janesville.
Esther Cepeda: The monolith myth
That Hispanics hold differing and sometimes conflicting political beliefs and views on immigration shouldn’t be a surprise—and is not a weakness.