James Rowen, a writer and consultant, has worked for newspapers, and as the senior Mayoral staffer, in Madison and Milwaukee, WI. This blog began on 2/2/ 2007. Posts run also at various news sites, including The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's "Purple Wisconsin."
Banned in Milwaukee
The right, suburbanites say "No light rail for Milwaukee."
Protect tribal wild rice beds from Open-pit mining
Wild-rice estuaries, Bad River reservation at Lake Superior and downstream from proposed open-pit iron ore mine, world's largest. USDA photo
In more than five years, and more than 9,600 posts, this item about Scott Walker's penchant for false statements remains the most-read posting here. His updated score at PolitiFact: 27 of 43 statements have the word "false" in the ratings. Only 16 "true" at some level.