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Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014
Thumbs Up to The Walldogs in Delavan and to Data Dimensions; Thumbs Down to GOP Rep. Bill Kramer and to a utility phone scam.
Esther Cepeda: Lost in videoland
Our kids live in those video-game enhanced worlds with their real-life friends when not “burdened” by school.
Our Views: Cameras can boost policing in Janesville, elsewhere
Cameras can keep officers from using too much force, and Police Chief Dave Moore says the devices are valuable when someone alleges excessive force.
Web Views for Friday, Dec. 12, 2014
Our Views: Look for Gov. Walker to push more cuts in property taxes
In his re-election campaign, Walker promised deeper tax cuts, and the Wisconsin Tax Relief & Reform report provides ample ammunition.
Michael Gerson: The arrogance of liberal elites
Jonathan Gruber represents a certain approach to politics that is common in academic circles, influential in modern liberalism and destructive to the Democratic Party.
First Amendment: Without religious freedom, there will be no lasting peace
Voting in the shadow of the Holocaust, religious freedom was prominent among the inalienable rights that the world agreed in 1948 must be guarded for all people.
Local Views: Former councilman shares insight into what Janesville City Council candidates might face
Council members are expected to be fair, responsive and knowledgeable about a community’s needs and activities.
Charles Krauthammer: Feinstein delivers a travesty of a report
In the aftermath of 9/11, there was nothing irrational about believing that a second attack was a real possibility and therefore everything should be done to prevent it.
Con: Companies can get skilled workers faster using German approach
The primary role of higher education, is to develop citizens with a variety of skills needed to live full and vibrant lives—not to custom-tailor graduates to fit vacant slots