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Michael Gerson: Republicans taking steps into immigration minefield
The issue of immigration has a way of clarifying some of the deepest beliefs of a political movement.
Our Views: State lawmakers should step on gas for freeway driving
Wisconsinites like to think of themselves as progressive. We remain in the slow lane, even backward, on Interstate speeds.
Jason Stanford: Whatever happened to pragmatism?
It’s gotten so bad that people don’t realize that partisanship only recently became synonymous with ideology.
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
Thumbs Up to renovating the former Rock County Appliance building, to Rep. Amy Loudenbeck and to a state grant for Edgerton; Thumbs Down to microbeads in personal care products.
Esther Cepeda: An instructive yet unsatisfying look at Coke
A new book, "Citizen Coke," by Bartow J. Elmore, portrays Coca-Cola as a sort of a great Satan.
Our Views: Janesville right to pick Price to steer city's economic growth
City administrators didn’t just see an opening, reach into their back pockets and pick Price. He rose to the top after two regional and national searches.
Web Views for Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
First Amendment: Duke, Muslims and the politics of intimidation
Islamophobia is a pernicious disease based on ignorance and fear—and fueled by extremists who have hijacked Islam for their violent and evil ends.
Charles Krauthammer: Obama is ignoring Iran's emerging empire
Iran's march toward conventional domination of the Arab world has been largely overlooked in Washington. The Arabs have noticed.
Pro: California’s tax hike battles climate change without hurting consumers
The component of California’s policy that other states should consider is its cap-and-trade program that puts a price on use of carbon-based fuels.