Hey, Jim Buchanan - You Can Come Out Now

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Really? Hundreds of Harley-Davidson owners? And they all voted for Trump?

Bikers for Trump Patch

No matter what your opinion on current politics in the US, I think almost everyone can agree that it is often difficult to understand what the current president is trying to say. The new uproar over tariffs and the fallout from them is an example. And living in a state that is going to be particularly hard-hit in this tariff war (take your pick - cranberries, dairy products, soybeans, Harleys, we're suceptible) I am touchy about this. In regard to the Harleys, the president recently said...

Hemp Growing Pains

“I, as a licensed hemp grower, cannot get a list of hemp processors in Wisconsin,” wrote Butch Mondeau. He stressed the problem is "a state road block.”

Mr. Mondeau is an Eau Claire County hemp farmer. He was planning to sell his crop to the company that supplied seeds but recently learned the company will only buy back certified organic hemp crops. Mr. Mondeau’s farm is not certified organic. Looking for someone to buy the crops growing in...

Trump Live at Foxconn

Thanks to Wisconsin Eye for the feed.

Ald. Bauman - Trump visit to cause traffic gridlock in Milwaukee

The visit by the president to a fundraiser and the Foxconn ribbon cutting will cause a serious traffic snarl in Milwaukee, since it falls on the first day of Summerfest and a major fireworks display on the lakefront. A great number of people will be heading toward the lakeftont while there is a large security presence around the Pfister Hotel, and several closed streets. The city is asking people to go to the lakefront by public transportation, bicycle, or on foot.

The press release is...

Hey, Jim Buchanan - You Can Come Out Now

Donald L. Sheppard

Guest Opinion Piece by Donald L. Sheppard

Until recently, you could find consensus among members of both political parties by asking a simple question: 

Who was the worst President in U.S. history?

The answer was predictable: James Buchanan.

Historians supply a number of reasons for labelling Buchanan this way. He had lousy leadership talents, lacked moral authority, stubbornly refused to compromise on any of his decisions, and claimed Congress had no...

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