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The Battle for Thanksgiving and the War for American Culture
Dan O'Donnell - For most, Thanksgiving is a time to come together with family and friends and give thanks as we share in the blessings bestowed upon us. For others, it’s a time to reflect on how terrible America has always been, inevitably dividing the country along deepening ideological lines.  Read More The Battle for Thanksgiving and the War for American Culture
2019 Education Report Cards: Districts Fare Worse, Schools Fare Better
The 2019 District and School Report Cards are out. Districts Fare Worse, Schools Fare Better. For the first time sine 2017, a district has been marked “failing.” Yet compared to last year, the number of failing schools fell by nearly half.  Read More 2019 Education Report Cards: Districts Fare Worse, Schools Fare Better
The Nation’s Report Card 2019: Stagnation In General And Widening Of Achievement Gap Continues
In Wisconsin, 45 percent of students were at or above proficient in math, not significantly different than 2017’s proficiency rate of 43 percent. In reading, 36 percent of students were proficient, not significantly different than 2017’s rate of 35 percent.   Read More The Nation’s Report Card 2019: Stagnation In General And Widening Of Achievement Gap Continues
Climate Activists Hijacking 2021 Building Codes
Video - Climate Activists are trying to enact the Paris Climate Accord in the US by hijacking the 2021 building codes. Updates could push up climate activists’ goal of requiring all new homes to consume no energy from 2030 to now.  Read More Climate Activists Hijacking 2021 Building Codes
Is The City Of Superior About To Repeat Madison’s Costly Broadband Boondoggle?
Why is the City of Superior pursuing a costly and unnecessary government-owned broadband network? Superior property taxpayers deserve an answer.  Read More Is The City Of Superior About To Repeat Madison’s Costly Broadband Boondoggle?
MPS Board Resolutions Reflect Union Priorities: Staffing over Students
Nov. 5, 2019 By Ola Lisowski At Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS), the state’s largest school district, 16 percent of students are proficient in math. Just 9.4 percent of black students—the majority of MPS students—are proficient in math. To say the district should be in a full-on crisis mode is an understatement.  So what is the …
MacIver News Minute: Sun Sets on Miller Park Tax
Few would have thought it possible - Democrats and Republicans agree it's time to end a tax. Will the special interests let them do it?  Read More MacIver News Minute: Sun Sets on Miller Park Tax
Sen. Ron Johnson Lays Out The Immigration Debate
Watch - Sen. Ron Johnson talks about how a nation of immigrants addresses the problems of illegal immigration. In this speech to the Wisconsin Conservative Political Education Conference, he explains how this problem has evolved over the past several decades and what he thinks we should be doing about it.  Read More Sen. Ron Johnson Lays Out The Immigration Debate