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Esther Cepeda: Free trade has unhealthy dietary impact
An overlooked concern about the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership: the negative impact the deal could have on diet and obesity in the participating nations.
Kathleen Parker: Rolling Stone gathers dirt—on itself
Among those gaps was the writer’s agreement in advance with “Jackie” not to interview any of the seven alleged attackers.
Greg Peck: A tasty learning experience at Blackhawk Tech
I had lunch Thursday at Blackhawk Technical College. It proved to be a great meal and a great learning experience.
First Amendment: Rolling Stone lesson: Tracking down facts does matter—a lot
First Amendment: Rolling Stone lesson: Tracking down facts does matter—a lot
The magazine's editors and the reporter on the story failed to perform the most basic journalistic task—essentially, to verify and present factual information, Gene Policinski writes.
Charles Krauthammer: The Iran deal: What we’ve given up
The deal that President Obama is negotiating with Tehran provides a clear pathway for Iran to go nuclear.
Pro: By voting “yes,” Congress can jump-start a sluggish economy
The international playing field is often unfairly tilted against American workers and companies. Trade agreements are the only way to tear down these barriers.
Con: Fast-tracking trade deals can derail economy, send jobs abroad
Fast track is not necessary. The U.S. has struck plenty of international pacts while still allowing Congress to fulfill its constitutional duty to regulate trade.
Dick Polman: Why Rand Paul is doomed to lose
It strains credulity to believe that a guy who looks wobbly on interventionism can win the GOP nod.
Michael Gerson: Rand Paul’s grand deception
Sen. Rand Paul has gone from paranoia to platitudes.
Greg Peck: Where Williams went wrong in election
Greg Peck: Where Williams went wrong in election
If you compare Tuesday's ward-by-ward vote totals, it's easy to see where Paul Williams lost to Kay Deupree for that fourth and final seat on the Janesville City Council.

Opinion Matters

Greg Peck: Do you spend more at restaurants or groceries?
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Greg Peck: Good reason for bike tuneup
Greg Peck: Why do so many insist on texting while driving?
Greg Peck: A tasty learning experience at BTC

We the People

John W. Eyster: What if Abraham Lincoln had lived?