My condolences to all you Twins fans out there. Especially Sean Kittridge. I know Jason Joyce of Isthmus is also a fan, however, after so many years in Wisconzin, he allows himself to root for the Crew occasionally. Personally I am bummed that I will never get to see the Metrodome, however, I am also very happy about the outcome of the Phillies game. I am also glad I watched the game in the comfort of my living room, rather than at Coors Field, where the weather was so cold even the beer was freezing.
Isthmus cover story on Wisconsin’s abysmal record of bringing federal dollars home. Will address the arguments later.
Listen up Sheriff Mahoney: “Rather than broadening the reach of law enforcement, using local police can cause immigrant crime victims to fear the police and divert the police from fighting crime.”
Grad school needs reform, says Biddy Martin.
Smokers going South: “With a carton of cigarettes costing $15 to $20 more in Wisconsin, Mussina and other merchants near the state line say they’re being hammered.”
Cardinal ed board supports ALRC student voting member. By the way, when was the last time the Herald had an editorial?
David Zweifel, presumably paid by Eric Schmidt, lauds Kathleen Falk’s management of county budget.
Virtual schooling successful. We’re not talking about Phoenix, we’re talking about Kindergarteners taking classes online.
Wall Street bonus culture seems to have hit the Wisconsin Investment Board.
No to beer tax: “If the governor and his cronies want to raise funds to support treatment programs, provide overtime and new playthings for cops and establish an entrepreneural culture of grant-writing do-gooders, let them legalize pot and tax that.”
Martin Feldstein has intriguing health care proposal: Cap out of pocket costs at 15 percent of income.