Jerry Bader

Why Wisconsin’s Latest Liberal Talk Effort Likely Will Fail

A new Wisconsin liberal talk radio station will sign on next month. If history is any indicator, it is a longshot to succeed. That’s because the deck is stacked against commercial the liberal talk format and it has nothing to do with conservative talk radio. As it always does, optimism is accompanying the Left’s latest […]

School Says Teacher Didn’t Know “Wear Red” was a DeVos Protest

The principal of Neenah’s Tullar Elementary School claims a fifth grade teacher inadvertently encouraged her classroom to take part Wednesday in a protest of President Donald Trump’s Education Secretary nominee, Betsy DeVos. Principal Diane Galow sent a letter to parents Wednesday explaining that the teacher saw a post on Facebook for “Wear Red on Wed […]

Radical Liberal Group Distorts, Vilifies Republican Effort to Help Homeless Teens

After the Heroin epidemic it is possible that human trafficking is the the fast growing societal scourge with which Wisconsin law enforcement is grappling. A close third might be teen homelessness, which fuels the human trafficking problem. In an effort to address the human trafficking and homelessness issues, State Representative Amy Loudenbeck (R-Clint0n), and State […]

Oil and Water, and Fear: Examining the Media’s Oil Pipeline Scare

The United States in recent years has grown its global position as a crude oil producer to a degree that was unimaginable just 20 years ago. Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, and other technological advancements have made it feasible for energy companies to reach oil that once seemed hopelessly imprisoned beneath the earth.  And with the Trump […]

UW-Oshkosh Whistleblower Again Seeks Justice

A former UW-Oshkosh baseball coach and his attorney detailed their allegations of whistle blower retaliation in a lengthy radio interview Friday. Tom Lechnir on Thursday filed a motion to re-open his lawsuit against UWO. The motion follows a lawsuit filed last week by the UW System against retired UWO Chancellor Richard Wells and former Vice-Chancellor […]

Lawrence U. Offers “Open Doors” on Inauguration Day

Lawrence University in Appleton sent out this email Monday afternoon: The inauguration of a new President of the United States is always a significant event in the life of our nation. This Friday we will inaugurate our 45th President.  For some this will be a time of celebration. Others will be soberly reflecting on what […]

Belling: NC School Requiring Parental Permission for Students to View Inaugration

Milwaukee Talk Show host Mark Belling shared with his audience Friday an email from a North Carolina Teacher who said his employer is requiring parental permission slips before students can view President-Elect Donald Trump’s inaugural address on Friday. Belling read on-air an email that his North Carolina listener said came from an assistant superintendent of schools. […]

Media Responds with Hyperbole to DNR Change in Climate Wording

The Wisconsin media was not at a loss for loaded verbs when reporting on a recent change in the way the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources addresses climate change on its website. The DNR, in December, changed this: “Earth’s climate is changing. Human activities that increase heat-trapping (‘greenhouse’) gases are the main cause.” To this: […]

Hypocritical Liberal Outrage in DPI Race

A consultant for Superintendent of Public Instruction Candidate John Humphries says the nature of Humphries’ recent job change is being distorted by the liberal group One Wisconsin Now(OWN). The Wisconsin State Journal reported last week that Humphries has been hired as a consultant by the same district he resigned from in December. The Dodgeville School […]