Recent Poll On Gun Controls From Fox News

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Local Print Media Has Come To THIS? Begging??

From this morning’s email in box, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is asking for contributions to fund two of their journalists and the news division they work for: Considering that I already pay nearly $700 for an annual home delivery subscription…this is ridiculous. But given this: The Journal Sentinel’s Drastic Decline;…

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Attention: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel! You aren’t helping in the fight on COVID-19!

There are some things that can be harmful without anyone being aware of it. Here the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is trying to be proactive and discuss things that may cause headaches or slowdowns for area travelers during the upcoming holiday season. They even say as much in the sub-headline. But…

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The Superbowl Sex Trafficking Panic

Every year the media reports, falsely, that the Superbowl produces a precipitous rise in sex trafficking. Every year the statistics just don’t bear that out. A number of studies have debunked the myth that large sporting events like the Superbowl see a sharp rise in sex trafficking, but the myth…

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Fox News cancels Lou Dobbs

This is great news for those of us who value truth and ethics in our journalists! See ya, Lou! Don’t let the door hit you on the way out!

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Systemic Sexism Invisible In Plain Sight

Today, the New York Times has two very readable and defining articles about women journalists who have moved to the forefront in political reporting and writing. They are Abby Phillip at CNN and Savannah Guthrie at NBC. They are well worth reading and I will link them here: Savannah Guthrie…

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Systemic Racism Invisible In Plain Sight

On Friday morning, November 6, 2020, two police officers were shot by a suspect in Waukesha county while they were attempting to question him about a traffic accident. Both officers will recover from their wounds. One has already been released from the hospital. Thank goodness for that. The shootings resulted…

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Ron Johnson: How Does It Feel?

How does it feel, to be on your own… We’ve posted twice about Senator Ron Johnson’s (R – WI) recent initiative to make Juneteenth Day a national holiday and then his rather rapid reversal. We applauded him for his initiative and mumbled under our breath that following day. But it…

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Urban Milwaukee Sustains Fire Damage

If you are wont to support independent and local news sources, Urban Milwaukee could use your help right now. A fire over the weekend heavily damaged their offices in the historic Colby Abbot building in downtown Milwaukee. Details here: Urban Milwaukee Burns We have used Urban Milwaukee as a supporting…

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