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First Amendment: Freedom and the power of ‘fear’
A new survey offers more proof that fear can put at risk our most cherished freedoms to believe, say and write what we will, and our ability to seek change in government.
Pro: Words have meaning, and the majority correctly put them in context
The contextual approach of John Roberts’ majority opinion is far more persuasive as legal analysis and as plain old common sense.
Steven Walters: As the Capitol Turns: Stage set for three-act drama this week
A majority of the 132 legislators privately want the Bucks deal approved, but only a few dozen are willing to stand up and cast public votes for it.
John W. Eyster: Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty
John W. Eyster: Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty
John celebrates the 239th anniversary for the Declaration of Independence as well as the sixth anniversary of his column, "We the People."
Charles Krauthammer: The worst agreement in U.S. diplomatic history
The catalog of capitulations is breathtaking: spot inspections, disclosure of previous nuclear activity, gradual sanctions relief, retention of non-nuclear sanctions.
Con: Basing their decision on 'inartful drafting' tags high court majority as 'inartful dodgers'
Instead of acting as an independent judiciary, the high court launched into legislative mode by rewriting the law.
Esther Cepeda: The damage of a strict upbringing
For society’s sake, we need to figure out how to provide the kind of parent mentoring and guidance to those who need it most.
Greg Peck: Why you should consider attending your class reunion
Greg Peck: Why you should consider attending your class reunion
Maybe high school didn't bring your brightest days. But as Greg Peck has relearned repeatedly the last couple of years, life is indeed short.
Jason Stanford: A weapons-grade bad idea
Rep. Mac Thornberry, chair of the House Armed Services Committee, hit upon a dangerous idea: He thinks we need a new nuclear weapon that we're more likely to use.
Greg Peck: Considering the life, and death, of Janesville's trees
Greg Peck: Considering the life, and death, of Janesville's trees
The “circle of life” is playing out in Janesville's urban forest.

Opinion Matters

Greg Peck: Why you should consider attending your class reunion
Greg Peck: Considering the life, and death, of Janesville's trees
Greg Peck: We don't talk like they do down in Louisiana
Greg Peck: Is summer bugging you? Not me
Greg Peck: Don't tempt fate on Wisconsin River

We the People

John W. Eyster: Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty
John W. Eyster: Discover Democracy at Milton event
John W. Eyster: What if Abraham Lincoln had lived?