Tag Archives: Milwaukee

Of Course

Last Friday afternoon Judge Barbara Crabb handed down a ruling that Wisconsin’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, opening the door for same-sex couples to start marrying in my home state of Wisconsin. Within a short time couples were gathering … Continue reading

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Love Wins

On Friday a federal judge overturned Wisconsin’s ban on same-sex marriage and on Friday night and all day Saturday same-sex couples got married at the City/County building in Madison and at the courthouse in Milwaukee. On Sunday morning I am … Continue reading

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Summer of Peace

Milwaukee’s Summer of Peace celebrated its tenth anniversary yesterday.  Founded by Tanya Cromartie and Fidel Verdin it is geared toward the idea of ending urban violence and promoting peace in the lives of Milwaukee youths.  Starting with a parade filled … Continue reading

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Some Notes on the Wisconsin Media’s Coverage of the Recalls

The Wisconsin media have failed the citizens over the last year.  Fortunately, a lot of citizen media have covered stories that the mainstream media chose to ignore.  Unfortunately, the alternative media don’t have the same reach or influence as the established papers, television stations, … Continue reading

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Homeless in the Heartland

(published by forwardingseeking.com, 2/26/12) Let me state the obvious:  Pretending a problem doesn’t exist doesn’t stop the problem; it only delays dealing with it.  Yet there is something in us, or at least some of us, that causes us to … Continue reading

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