Donald Trump

Unalike 

Nixon fully understood that word usage mattered and his insightful knowledge of foreign affairs along with his deep reading of books about…

History

1968

The incumbent is a lame duck. The world is aflame; America’s inner cities are burning. Hillary Clinton is Hubert Humphrey,…

History

Widespread 

The photo showed six First Ladies walking together at the dedication of Ronald Reagan’s Presidential Library in 1991.  I posted…

History

Then, Now

At the turn of the 20th century, Wisconsin government was rife with corruption. Big business and wealthy plutocrats controlled the…

History

Three WISGOP Bills

One bill will gut the state’s campaign finance laws and retroactively decriminalize the secretive campaign finance schemes that Walker engaged…

Books

Recommended

I have now finished How Lincoln Learned To Read by Daniel Wolff and much enjoyed it from start to finish.…

History

Unready

As I watched the Jeb Bush train wreck take four days to play out this week I thought back to…

Gov. Walker

505, 408, 321

It’s hard to believe that it has been 505 years since the first settlers arrived at Jamestown. It's hard to…

GOP

Revisionist Historian

Walker told Minnesotans their state was in better shape than Wisconsin because Democrats had run the show in Wisconsin for…

History

Stanley Kutler, 80

Rest in peace. UW-#Madison professor Stanley Kutler, 80, Watergate-Nixon historian, dies http://t.co/QBna8Iz3py pic.twitter.com/XobezeOVTz — Wis. State Journal (@WiStateJournal) April 8,…

Gov. Walker

Errancy

Scott Walker story of Reagan's family Bible at odds with library curator http://t.co/folSfg9jL9 — Wis. State Journal (@WiStateJournal) March 14,…

Courts

Trending left

Of course, judges know this. It’s in their self interest, if they want to look good in history, to skew…

Art

Smiling in his portrait

Via A portrait of Bill Clinton that hangs in the National Portrait Gallery has a deliberate allusion to Monica Lewinsky’s…

Education

Of course it was

View image | gettyimages.com Via Scott Walker Backs Down, Says Removing Wisconsin Idea Is “Drafting Error” @ MAL Contends .…