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Jennifer Morales's Articles
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#RaiseMKE - Nov. 17, 2007
School finance is sexy
OK. Maybe school finance isn't sexy, but it's really important.
#RaiseMKE - Oct. 20, 2007
Basic training
I got a little heated at an MPS school board meeting this week. The board was gathered to hear State Superintendent Libby Burmaster.
Buzz - Oct. 7, 2007
Indiana Jones and the temple of kaboom
As a middle-schooler, I wanted to be Indiana Jones. I was always digging holes in the backyard, hoping to find the long-lost trinkets.
Arts & Entertainment - Sept. 22, 2007
The unbearable queerness of being
To celebrate our birthdays, Tina and I bought tickets for each other to this past Wednesday's Ani DiFranco concert at the Riverside.
Buzz - Sept. 15, 2007
Sticks and stones
Have you heard about the lesbian gang epidemic?
Buzz - Sept. 1, 2007
My own private Idaho
When I heard about U.S. Senator Larry Craig getting busted for soliciting gay sex, I laughed so hard I almost snorted hot coffee out my nose.
#RaiseMKE - Aug. 25, 2007
A raid on reason
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency notified the U.S. Census Bureau recently that it shouldn't expect any let-up in of workplace raids.
Buzz - Aug. 16, 2007
Apparently people in the U.S. have more disposable income than I thought.
Kids & Family - Aug. 8, 2007
Home theater
Something weird happened the other day. Tina and I were at home, working. I don't remember what editorial project I was chipping away at, but I was on deadline and a little cranky.
Tagged with: scam, pharmacy, sales
Buzz - July 24, 2007
Throw momma from the bus
Walker announced this week that his proposed 2008 county budget would end 13 Milwaukee County Transit System bus routes and shorten 13 more.
#RaiseMKE - July 13, 2007
Last one out, turn off the lights
I give up. I'm moving to Canada.
Tagged with: Gay marriage, MPS, Canada
Buzz - July 3, 2007
Boston marriage
Tina and I just got back from a week-long conference in Cambridge, Mass.
Buzz - June 19, 2007
Strangers in fiction
This past weekend I was on a writing team for an entry in Milwaukee's first 48 Hour Film Project competition.
Buzz - June 8, 2007
What was your first clue?
There's a classic gay pride T-shirt that simply asks, "What was your first clue?" It looks best on someone so fabulously gay that there's no question that the shirt's message is sarcastic.
Buzz - June 1, 2007
The (alleged) crook who told the truth
Let's say I'm a gay politician, a granddaughter of immigrants, who uses her position to rail against the injustices done by our government to gay people and immigrant families.
Tagged with: gay, LGBT, Jennifer Morales
Buzz - May 30, 2007
Hey, McCloud!
I'm sorry if you missed Milwaukee Shakespeare's production of "Henry IV (Part I)," which closed this past Sunday.
#RaiseMKE - May 15, 2007
Spider-Man meets with Restorative Justice
I was deeply impressed with "Spider-Man III," in spite of the bloodletting, explosions, and other atrocities. As an MPS school board member, I've had violence and revenge on my mind a lot lately.
Tagged with: Spider-Man, justice, MPS
Buzz - May 5, 2007
Moral high groundcover
Congressional Democrats discovered their collective backbone this week, passing a bill to withdraw from Iraq. Bush vetoed it, of course.
#RaiseMKE - April 30, 2007
10 commandments for MPS school board members
It's been quite a week. Four new Milwaukee school board members were seated this Wednesday, at a meeting where we also elected our officers.
Buzz - April 24, 2007
It's just a yoke
Here's my short list of the reasons committed same-sex couples should get married in Canada.
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