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Sound Off for Aug. 28: speeders, transgender ruling, Janeville teachers

On taxpayer spending: The person who made the comment (Sound Off, Wednesday) … that taxpayers shouldn't have to be sending the fire trucks to grocery stores to buy groceries for these guys to eat three meals a day. It's a fact...

Our Views: 'Uberification' is here to stay; don't fight it
Walworth County's ban on the short-term rental of single-family homes is destined to disappoint property owners and neighbors alike.
Dick Polman: AP gets zilch on Clinton Foundation

The mainstream media has a tough time “balancing” the coverage of a presidential campaign where one candidate is temperamentally suited for the Oval Office and the other candidate belongs in a middle school locker room, snapping wet towels....

Our Views: REDI is no ordinary jobs program

One of the keys to improving the lives of people with disabilities is offering them meaningful work. This might sound like a routine objective, but it's not in the context of our nation's legacy of poor treatment toward this community....

Our Views: Public education's grade-level system needs more scrutiny

A new study of Wisconsin test scores confirms what a lot of parents already realize about their children's education—it's not challenging enough.

The John Hopkins Institute for Education study, whose authors include UW-Whitewater...

Kathleen Parker: Taking aim at Hillary’s heel

When I wrote the headline “Hillary's heel,” I was thinking of Achilles, not Bill, though the former president is usually within nipping range of his wife's pantsuit hem.

Hillary Clinton's Achilles' heel is her very Clinton-ness....

Susan Brown: Media bias floods Louisiana

The recent flooding in Baton Rouge is a study in media bias if you compare it to media coverage of Hurricane Katrina.

While Baton Rouge flooded, President Obama continued to play golf at Martha's Vineyard, as if nothing was happening, and the...

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...

Sound Off for Aug. 24: getting rich, Leonard Pitts and Ryan Lochte

On feel-good stories: How about more uplifting stories like the REDI program (Thursday, Page 1A) and the home from Hendrickses (Thursday, Page 1A). God bless these beautiful children, young adults and the wounded vet....

Our Views: On Janesville's winding path to prosperity

Three developments over the past week reveal Janesville is caught in the crosswinds of economic recovery and stagnation.

Time will tell whether city and business leaders are savvy enough to navigate the competing forces, but at least the city...

Columns

Dick Polman: AP gets zilch on Clinton Foundation
Kathleen Parker: Taking aim at Hillary’s heel
Susan Brown: Media bias floods Louisiana
Steven Walters: Two taxes loom large next legislative session
Gerson: Why young voters find Trump a turn-off

Letters to the Editor

Your Views: Politics of hate, sexism on the rise
Your Views: Stop filling pocket of program director
Your Views: D.C. think tank is clueless on RFS
Your Views: Referendum invests in Milton’s future
Your Views: The best $5 I even spent

Our Views

Our Views: 'Uberification' is here to stay; don't fight it
Our Views: Public education's grade-level system needs more scrutiny
Our Views: REDI is no ordinary jobs program
Our Views: On Janesville's winding path to prosperity
Our Views: Thumbs up/down for Aug. 22

Other Views

Other views: State not ready for downturn
Other Views: Dispelling falsehoods on Milton schools referendum
Other Views: Cooperation needed to combat CWD
Other Views: Democrats bet on four issues against Republicans
Other Views: Keep our state government open and accountable

Sound Off

Sound Off for Aug. 28: speeders, transgender ruling, Janeville teachers
Sound Off for Aug. 24: getting rich, Leonard Pitts and Ryan Lochte
Sound Off for Sunday, Aug. 21: Voter ID laws, Olympic golfing, Milton referendum
Sound Off for Wednesday, Aug. 17: Janesville city manager, hit-and-run incident, golf at Olympics
Sound Off for Sunday, Aug. 14: Warner-Reed, Milwaukee Street, Gazette bias