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Opinion: Corruption Never Changes

Politicians from both parties have resisted term limits that the majority of their constituents favor. Why would the people we elect to represent us, not want to push for an issue that is so popular with the public? It could be that it would take a Constitutional Amendment to put term limits into place for

Politics

Some in the GOP parrot far-right talk of a coming civil war

War-like imagery has begun spreading in Republican circles after the attack on the U.S. Capitol by a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters, with some elected officials and party leaders rejecting pleas to tone down rhetoric calling for a second civil war. In northwestern Wisconsin, the chairman of the St. Croix County Republican Party was

Opinion

Opinion: The U. S. Capitol Building’s Bloody Past

‘We have built no temple but the Capitol. We consult no common oracle but the Constitution.” Those words, from former Massachusetts Senator Rufus Choate, are inscribed on the wall of the U.S. Capitol — the same walls desecrated by rioters who ransacked the building on Wednesday. For many Americans, seeing such acts of violence and

History

Why the Puritans cracked down on celebrating Christmas

‘Going To Church,’ N.C. Wyeth (1941). Archival photograph, Brandywine River Museum library, Edward J. S. Seal Collection. Peter C. Mancall, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences When winter cold settles in across the U.S., the alleged “War on Christmas” heats up. In recent years, department store greeters and Starbucks cups have sparked furor

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