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Your Views: Politics of hate, sexism on the rise

Geno Auriemma, the U.S. women's Olympian basketball coach, feels we live in the Trump era where it is okay to be sexist and degrade people, especially if they are successful women. This statement reminds me of Trump's demeaning remarks about Megyn...

Your Views: D.C. think tank is clueless on RFS

The Aug. 15 Opinion Page contained an opinion piece written by Nicolas Loris who is a fellow at The Heritage Foundation. That's a big think tank in Washington, D.C., where they don't have many cornfields. He blamed the rising cost of food in most part ...

Your Views: Referendum invests in Milton’s future

I feel compelled to write to the Milton community about the upcoming school referendum.

I am a third-generation Milton resident and have seen many changes over the last 45 years. One constant has remained, that being our great school district....

Your Views: Stop filling pocket of program director

I am watching the Janesville International Education Program with interest. It's a big surprise to see the lack of investment in our local students and teachers. I visited Oxford, Michigan, with the Janesville delegation to see their international...

Your Views: The best $5 I even spent

Another hot day, I was driving and noticed a lemonade stand. “Lemonade, 25 cents a glass” was written on the sign. That's a deal, I said to myself. Plus, for the young lad to be out in the heat to earn some money was admirable.

I...

Your Views: Running the city is ‘not a popularity contest’

I read your “City workers complain on leadership” article (Saturday, page 3A) and found it to be focused on the negative comments of less than 10 percent of those taking the survey. Little mention was made of the 93 percent who felt...

Your Views: Obama has brought anarchy to the nation

Having studied President Obama's policies, practices, speeches and the consequential increase of danger in our society and world, it has become my studied opinion that his goal is to destroy our constitutional republic, and that anarchy is one of his...

Your Views: Trump’s craziness is depressing

I am a happy person, optimistic and friendly. As I sat at the table with my juice and anti-depressant this morning, I wondered what happened to drive me to the point of needing this anti-depressant.

It occurred to me that, for the last year, I...

Your Views: Simple solution exists for climate change

Most of the earth's atmosphere is located in the troposphere, which extends only seven miles above the earth's surface. The earth has a diameter of 8,000 miles. Draw a circle eight inches in diameter.

Now draw another circle around your first...

Your Views: No reason to fear Janesville trails

After reading about the fear people have concerning the bike trail in Janesville, I had to comment. I've been a Janesvillian for decades and walked/biked the trail nearly daily since it was opened.

I've seen chipmunks, several deer, a fox and a ...