|

Home  » Opinion  » Columns  » We the People

We the People

Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty. Politics and civil commentary with community columnist John Eyster.
John W. Eyster: 500th anniversary of "95 Theses"
John W. Eyster: 500th anniversary of
Tradition teaches that on October 31, 1517, Dr. Martin Luther, posted “95 Theses” on the door of the All Saints' Church, Wittenberg, Germany.
John W. Eyster: What's the dual significance of October 9?
Next Monday, October 9 is a SPECIAL DAY because it is the LEGAL FEDERAL HOLIDAY: Columbus Day AND the FEDERAL OBSERVANCE: Leif Erikson Day.
John W. Eyster: How will Foxconn fare in Wisconsin?
John W. Eyster: How will Foxconn fare in Wisconsin?
John wonders if Foxconn's deal with Wisconsin will become a "transformational step for our state."
John W. Eyster: Constitution Day marked Sunday
John W. Eyster: Constitution Day marked Sunday
Sunday was U.S. Constitution Day, marking the 230th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution in 1787.
John W. Eyster: Should all Americans have the right to health care?
John W. Eyster: Should all Americans have the right to health care?
As Congress returns next week after the holiday break, John asks if all Americans should have the right to health care.
John W. Eyster: Looking back at John F. Kennedy
John W. Eyster: Looking back at John F. Kennedy
With Monday marking the 100th birthday of John F. Kennedy, John shares his thoughts and memories of the 35th president.
John W. Eyster: Discovering Democracy Fair coming up
John urges you to attend the eighth annual Discovering Democracy Fair, where citizens are invited to talk with students who participated in Discovering Democracy field study in Washington, DC.
John W. Eyster: Judging the Academic Decathlon
John W. Eyster: Judging the Academic Decathlon
John shines the spotlight on young citizens who are healthy persons maturing to healthy adulthood as U.S. citizens.
John W. Eyster: Parker High added to ‘most challenging’ list
John W. Eyster: Parker High added to ‘most challenging’ list
Parker High School in Janesville was added to the prestigious “America's Most Challenging High Schools” published by the Washington Post.
John W. Eyster: Principle of integrity of US Elections
John W. Eyster: Principle of integrity of US Elections
John shares his disappointment with what he calls "the undermining of our American democracy" by Donald Trump at Wednesday's debate.