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If you have ever lamented the fact that you have to vote for the “lessor of two evils,” this is the year to put your vote where your mouth is. We have a candidate for governor who is one of the most decent people we have probably ever had run, Tony Evers.

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Senator Baldwin, in that it takes more than a chance meeting at a coffee shop with a politician on the stump for me to decide who will get my vote come November, I ask that you publicly respond to the following two questions.

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The USA allows over 1 million new legal immigrants come into our nation each year. there are many more who sneak into the US and are illegal. The illegals are encouraged by the idea of work, handouts and a better place to live. However, because of their lack of education and few skills, all …

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During our American Revolution George Washington was continually frustrated by the Continental Congress. The bickering between the representatives over competing state interests caused delays which hampered the war effort.

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I used to identify as a Republican. I still support Republicans who believe in efficient government and common sense. This year, I support candidates who are exercising common sense regarding our nation’s most urgent issue: climate change. As it happens, those candidates are Democrats.

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We all know politics can be an unsavory business. The dysfunction playing out on the national stage, and to a lesser extent around our state’s politics, is disgraceful. And whether you think things are humming along just fine or whether you think our country looks like a dumpster fire, you s…

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Lately I’ve been hearing from people from across the political spectrum who feel they have no voice in the governance of our state and country. They tell me that their elected officials are acting on legislation in ways that reflect their own self- interests rather than the interests of thos…

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Senator Baldwin, career politician? Definitely. The Senator, 56 years old, has held political office since 1986, working also during that period as a private practice lawyer for three years. While serving in the State Assembly (six years), the House of Representatives (14 years) and the U.S.…

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You might remember the scene in Disney’s “A Bug’s Life,” where the ant hero, Flik, stands up and says to Hopper, the head of the bullying grasshopper gang, “We’re a lot stronger than you say we are … and you know it, don’t you?” A flicker of fear shows in Hopper’s eyes, and a dawning of real…

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Earlier this year, the Poynette School Board announced that they will seek a referendum, totaling a little more than $28 million, on the November 6, 2018, ballot. Citizens for Poynette Schools, a group of community members who support the district’s referendum efforts, wants to encourage you…

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The Democrats have finally gone over the line and I am tired of it. They are playing politics with the Kavanaugh supreme court nominee. They are willing to destroy him and hopefully POTUS with their nasty games that they play.

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I am finding myself amazed that Republicans continue to tout “Make America Great Again”. We have for over a year and a half seen first hand what our President in particular, believes how he can make America great and it seems to still drizzle down to state and local elections.

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During the summer, people often wear shorts, tank tops, and clothing that cover less skin. Clothing choices are usually made because of convenience, comfort, and because it can make people feel good. Unfortunately it’s often seen as acceptable to objectify and harass people based on what the…

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The Village of Poynette board is considering a proposed residential development north of Pauquette Pines Lane. The parcel in question is zoned agricultural but identified as an area that the village would like to see as commercial. Any development in this area requires an amendment to the co…

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The Poynette Village Board met last Tuesday and discussed ongoing construction in the community, and heard a budget presentation from Village Administrator Martin Shanks. Village Board members Steve Mueller, Doug Avery and Bill Boor were absent.

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I am writing to endorse Jon Plumer for the 42nd Assembly District. Jon is the first candidate for state or federal office that I have ever endorsed in writing. I am endorsing Jon because I have found him to be an honorable man who cares deeply about his community. I have watched Jon as he de…

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I am writing regarding the aforementioned bill which has implications for the future of wildlife management in our area.

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Before we solve Wisconsin’s challenges, people need to be part of government again. Right now, control is in the hands of a few. That’s wrong. We can have a better future if all of us get involved.