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Living on a Leash

When my wife and I thought we would be having kids we would see other parents out in public with their children on what I called a “kiddie leash”.  It was a harness with a leash like you would use on your dog–but it allowed kids a small amount of room to roam while Mom or Dad…

We hear all the time about how our technology has led to “isolation” in our society.  We ignore each other while sharing rooms or dinner tables–staring at our phones and tablets.  We head off to separate rooms to watch different television shows every night.  We play video game versions of sports and other activities rather…

Red Herrings

The Winnebago County Board will be voting tonight to clutter up the November ballot with non-binding referenda meant to increase Democratic turnout in a very contentious election year.  Two questions, one dealing with creating a non-partisan commission in Wisconsin to draw up legislative maps, the other to decriminalize and tax marijuana could go before voters…