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Lakeland Times, Minocqua, Wisconsin
Friday, February 8, 2019 7:30 AM
In late December, we warned that the selection of Preston Cole to run the state Department of Natural Resources was dangerous, not least because we believed Cole would attempt to remake the agency into one much like the DNR under former Gov. Jim Doyle — an agency whose bureaucrats and field staff pretty much terrorized citizens statewide. (subscriber access)
  • Socialists and communists have been spinning utopian fairy tales for well more than a century now, fairy tales that somehow end up as gruesome nightmares of economic and individual oppression. (subscriber access)
  • The behavior of public employees on the job is subject to public scrutiny in nearly every circumstance under Wisconsin law. (subscriber access)
  • Well, what do you know! It turns out amateur economist Donald J. Trump knows more about sound monetary policy than Fed chairman Jerome Powell and his team of hundreds of Ph.D. economists. 
  • Cole moves quickly to radicalize DNR
    In late December, we warned that the selection of Preston Cole to run the state Department of Natural Resources was dangerous, not least because we believed Cole would attempt to remake the agency into one much like the DNR under former Gov. Jim Doyle — an agency whose bureaucrats and field staff pretty much terrorized citizens statewide. (subscriber access)
  • The biography of Howard Schultz is the stuff of American capitalist folklore: a man who grew up in a Brooklyn housing project and amassed a fortune worth billions. Now he proposes to repay America by imposing the ruinous rule of Donald Trump for another four years.
  • A lot of water cooler conversation these days — and interestingly, more than a few news stories — revolves around the mainstream media’s latest forays into journalistic malfeasance, which headline writers have taken to cleverly calling media malpractice. (subscriber access)
  • Sunday is the Super Bowl.  (subscriber access)
  • The idea that most university professors lean to the Left is certainly nothing new. (subscriber access)
  • It’s School Choice Week.  (subscriber access)
  • How do we determine which governor or senator, celebrity or capitalist has what it takes to become a serious presidential candidate? (subscriber access)
  • The unprecedented government shutdown is approaching the end of its first month with no foreseeable relief. (subscriber access)
  • Oh how far the Democratic Party has fallen. In recent days, we’ve seen the new darling of the Democrats, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, crusading for a 70 percent income tax rate. (subscriber access)
  • When voters kicked former attorney general Brad Schimel out of office in November, we did not shed a tear. (subscriber access)
  • This government shutdown is now longer than any in history. The media keep using the word “crisis.”  (subscriber access)
  • Certain figures in Washington develop a gold-plated image over the years, praised so often in reputable media outlets as men (almost always men) of integrity that their reputations become unassailable. (subscriber access)
  • In the months after the election of Donald Trump, there was a mini-political movement in California to get the Golden State to secede from the Union. (subscriber access)
  • There’s a saying by David Greenberg about using “spin” in politics: Don’t get spun, even about spin. (subscriber access)
  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts became the first 2020 Democratic White House challenger to announce her “exploratory committee,” a legal device that allows candidates to receive donations and to hire staff in preparation for a full-fledged presidential candidacy.  (subscriber access)
  • If 2017 was the year of the investor — with stock market gains of more than 25 percent during President Donald Trump’s first year in office — then 2018 was undoubtedly the year of the American worker. (subscriber access)
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