Tag Archives: Wisconsin

More Than Words Can Say

So, my dirty little (no so) secret is that I love Hip-hop.  It never ceases to amaze me how many people can’t tell the difference between Kanye and Lil’ Wayne and T-Pain.  Really?  OK, so sometimes I get Pitbull and … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Form Follows Function

This week’s Heartlander is Frank Lloyd Wright.  Native of Wisconsin, Student of the Chicago School, Adherent of the Prairie School.  A man who believed so strongly in a distinct, North American architecture, his articulation of the genre practically invented it.  … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Cheese Nation

This week’s award goes to the first person on a major party presidential ticket ever from my homestate.  Paul Ryan is the first person in 164 years of Wisconsin statehood to be close to the Presidency. I don’t think people … Continue reading

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People in Glass Houses

And Snark Week continues . . . . So, WaPo did a 50 state survey last week.  Turns out one of the top search for my little homestate is, “Why is Wisconsin so ____” is “stupid”. Of the 50 states, … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: You Gave It All

This week’s Heartlanders are the six people who died at the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek last weekend.  No one will really ever know what happened that day since most of the people involved are gone.  What we do know … Continue reading

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The American Dream

I think there has been a lot of debate in recent years about “The American Dream” and whether it is fading, whether it is still achievable, who is achieving it and who isn’t.  Much of the discussion of the American Dream … Continue reading

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