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Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty. Politics and civil commentary with community blogger John Eyster
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.
John W. Eyster: Kudos to Neil Johnson for update on homeless in Janesville
John W. Eyster: Kudos to Neil Johnson for update on homeless in Janesville
Community blogger John W. Eyster sends praise to Gazette reporter Neil Johnson for his article about the closure of a homeless shelter in Janesville.
John W. Eyster: A reason for hope this Fourth of July
John W. Eyster: A reason for hope this Fourth of July
Community blogger John W. Eyster dusts off the Declaration of Independence on the 238th anniversary of its ratification.
John W. Eyster: John Doe case continuing review, not closed!
John W. Eyster: John Doe case continuing review, not closed!
John believes Governor Scott Walker needs a lesson in "Government 101."