Changing the Political Culture

Home  »  Topics  »  Changing the Political Culture

Creating a Culture of Civility

Oct 10, 2012 No Comments ›› Admin

October 10, 2012 “Sure the economy is a concern,” said the woman at the door. “But what I want is for all of you to get along. Can’t you learn how to compromise?” Over and again I hear people asking politicians to get along and get things done. In the world of politics there is a culture of ...

Continue Reading

A Better way to Balance the Budget with the Same Dollars

Apr 27, 2011 No Comments ›› admin

April 27, 2011 Our economy is beginning to recover. Tax receipts have improved. As lawmakers grapple with the state’s two year budget, forecasts show nearly two billion dollars more in tax revenue.

Continue Reading

Mr. Walker: Join me in a neighborhood walk

Apr 21, 2011 No Comments ›› admin

April 21, 2011 Budgets are about priorities. The Governor laid out his in the proposal he sent to lawmakers. The people responded. From conversations with constituents I composed the following narrative. Governor, you said our check book is slim: too many bills and not enough to go around. Governor, let’s take a look at where your budget ...

Continue Reading

Governors: Would you work together?

Feb 9, 2011 No Comments ›› admin

February 9, 2011 “We had prom night in Congress and everyone got along,” the woman told me. “Do you suppose we could get the Governors to do the same and work together?”

Continue Reading

What can you do about those nasty campaign ads?

Dec 8, 2010 No Comments ›› admin

December 8, 2010 “Why can’t you Democrats and Republicans get along?” the woman asked me. “All of this fighting is tearing our country apart.”

Continue Reading

Voters for Vinehout

P.O. Box 1274
Eau Claire, WI 54702