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Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty. Politics and civil commentary with community blogger John Eyster
John W. Eyster: Here's why Pope Francis won the 'Super Bowl of sermons'
John W. Eyster: Here's why Pope Francis won the 'Super Bowl of sermons'
Church is a popular place on Christmas Eve, earning it the nickname the “Super Bowl of sermons.” Here’s John W. Eyster’s pick for which pastor deserves to be declared victor.
John W. Eyster: Middle-East-peace seminar offers rare opportunity
John W. Eyster: Middle-East-peace seminar offers rare opportunity
Palestinian peacemaker Zoughbi Zoughbi's visit to Janesville is not an occasion to miss, community blogger John W. Eyster writes.
John W. Eyster: Consider the source in Burke attack
John W. Eyster: Consider the source in Burke attack
When it comes to the attack on Mary Burke from Republican operatives, John says it's important to consider the source.
John W. Eyster: Two holidays ripe for change
John W. Eyster: Two holidays ripe for change
Leif Erikson Day and Columbus Day are both on their way, and both could use some modification, community blogger John W. Eyster writes.
John W. Eyster: A must-read story about one Wisconsin father's fight against heroin
John W. Eyster: A must-read story about one Wisconsin father's fight against heroin
A heroin epidemic has been sweeping the nation, and small Wisconsin towns are no exception, community blogger John W. Eyster writes.
John W. Eyster: The shocking murder of war reporter James Foley
John W. Eyster: The shocking murder of war reporter James Foley
Community blogger John W. Eyster considers the loss of war reporter and Marquette University alumnus James Foley, who was murdered by members of an Islamic State extremist group.
John W. Eyster: For blogger, there are only two choices in 15th state Senate race
John W. Eyster: For blogger, there are only two choices in 15th state Senate race
For community blogger John W. Eyster, the Democratic primary for the 15th state Senate race comes down to two choices. But which one deserves his vote?
John W. Eyster: One big reason to vote down BTC referendum
John W. Eyster: One big reason to vote down BTC referendum
Community blogger John W. Eyster is against Blackhawk Technical College's $4 million referendum. Here's why.
John W. Eyster: Columnist exposes Walker's about-face on outsourcing
John W. Eyster: Columnist exposes Walker's about-face on outsourcing
Almost all candidates take part in political gymnastics, community blogger John W. Eyster writes. Gov. Scott Walker's recent comments about outsourcing are no exception.
John W. Eyster: Obama's secrecy undermines our republic
John W. Eyster: Obama's secrecy undermines our republic
President Barack Obama, who ran on a ticket pledging transparency, has gone on to lead one of the most secretive administrations in decades, blogger John W. Eyster writes.