Wait a Second

Wait a Second

It is astonishing to me how many passionate supporters of the second amendment have never read it. Have you? “A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” Well regulated. They have been there all along, but, [...]

Civil dissonance

I have been thinking, lately, about music and how each note relies on the other. Even the first simple songs we teach our babies -- Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, for instance -- require at least six notes, some whole, some half, with several quarters and eighths as well. Add a couple of chords and, depending [...]

Feeling the Bern and weighing the vote

Feeling the Bern and weighing the vote

If the worst parts about living in a battleground state are the phone calls and television commercials (and they ARE!), the best parts are the personal visits from the candidates themselves. Yesterday, Molly and her dad waited in line for more than three hours to hear what Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders had to say. [...]

Mr. Biskupic Goes to Washington – A Guest Post from Charlie

Mr. Biskupic Goes to Washington – A Guest Post from Charlie

Since August the state of Wisconsin has been lucky enough to be represented in Washington D.C. by one of La Crosse's golden sons, my old college/New York roommate Devin. Devin is attending a two-year grad school program at Georgetown, and two months in seemed like the perfect time to arrange a delegation of Wisconsinites to go [...]