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Rhetorical Questions

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 00:00
Special Guest Perspective by Dan O'Donnell - Our response to tragedy has over the past decade or so become sadly predictable: Watch the events unfold, tweet half-hearted concern for those affected, and then, before the dead are even identified, search for something, anything about the tragedy to use as a political bludgeon.  Read More Rhetorical Questions

Absentee Ballots Lag Well Behind 2016 Numbers

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 16:38
By Abby Streu - Absentee voting has surged in recent weeks, but vote counts are nowhere near where they were in 2016’s presidential contest, according to the latest data from the Wisconsin Elections Commission.  Read More Absentee Ballots Lag Well Behind 2016 Numbers

News And Views: Paid “Fight For 15” Protesters And Cozy Contractor, School Relationships

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 15:05
MacIver Communications Director Chris Rochester joins Oliver Burrows on WXCO in Wausau to discuss the organized minimum wage protesters at Friday's gubernatorial debate and the cozy relationships between contractors and school districts that grease the skids for passing large spending measures.  Read More News And Views: Paid “Fight For 15” Protesters And Cozy Contractor, School Relationships

MacIver News Minute: Ed Leaders Lectured About “White Privilege” At DPI-Sponsored Conference

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 14:51
If you're white, you're probably a racist. If you disagree, you're probably suffering from "white fragility." At least that’s what Decoteau J. Irby, Ph.D., believes is at the center of race relations and failed or stalled educational systems in America. At a recent conference sponsored by the state Department of Public Instruction, education leaders from around Wisconsin gathered to hear Dr. Irby's politically charged lecture on "white supremacy," bankrolled by taxpayers.  Read More MacIver News Minute: Ed Leaders Lectured About “White Privilege” At DPI-Sponsored Conference

‘Fight for $15’ Professional Protesters Turn Out For Gubernatorial Debate

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 13:34
By M.D. Kittle - Perhaps playing to the “Fight for $15” protesters that had gathered outside the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Helene Zelazo Center hours before Friday evening’s gubernatorial debate, Tony Evers doubled down on his mostly empty pledge to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.   Read More ‘Fight for $15’ Professional Protesters Turn Out For Gubernatorial Debate

News And Views: The Disastrous “Fight For 15,” And DPI Sponsors White Privilege Conference

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 12:04
MacIver investigative reporter Matt Kittle joins Oliver Burrows on WXCO in Wausau to discuss the news of the week. Tony Evers pledged last week to raise the state's minimum wage to at least $15/hr, a looming disaster for the state's economy. And the state Department of Public Instruction sponsored a white privilege conference featuring politically charged rhetoric.  Read More News And Views: The Disastrous “Fight For 15,” And DPI Sponsors White Privilege Conference

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