When former President Barack Obama visited Milwaukee's North Division High School on Friday to campaign for Wisconsin Democrats prior to the upcoming Nov. 6 election, he made sure to play many of his classic hits - including his affinity for sports.
Last week, President Barack Obama gave his farewell speech to the nation. A few days ago, I watched his last press conference. The era of #44 is officially over. The inauguration of Donald J. Trump is in effect. Everything is different now.
Cognitive dissonance is what happens when you have conflicting information streams mingling in your brain. It's also a part of the reason why people with ACA coverage are excited for the repeal of Obamacare and other conflicting political opinions.
Sports may be the birthplace of the phrase "swallowing their whistles," but it's far from the only place where it happens. After an eight year hiatus, critics of presidential politics are beginning to make their triumphant return to the arena.
Welcome to America 2.0, the pre-civil rights redux. The World According to Trump. The worst upset in modern presidential history? Actually, quite the opposite. This election was the simplest of clichĆ©s.
When it comes to conspiracy theorists, I'm not going to try to change your mind with so-called "facts" but rather with reasons why your beliefs actually make Hillary Clinton the better choice - or at least a plausible choice - for your vote.
Last week, Newt Gingrich said we should test every person of Muslim background here and deport them if they believe in Sharia law. Well, OnMilwaukee's resident school teacher Jay Bullock decided to get to work on writing up that test for him.
Between the Brexit vote, George Will and seemingly President Barack Obama, a lot of people and places prepared the way for big exits this past week. And they all share a lot in common, important lessons we should take come November.
There are several wings in the great pantheon of epic first pitches tossed out before baseball games. But the best one is the Super Old Ladies From Wisconsin Wing. Last night, a 93-year-old tossed out the first pitch before the Brewers' game and it was amazing.
Famous people have learned over the years to not be public with their resolutions. Like a vow to add 250,000 new jobs in Wisconsin, only to find that it was a ridiculous promise. But we have the secrets.
'Tis the night before Christmas and there is no better time for a little poem announcing special gifts for all of our political friends. From Scott Walker to Donald Trump and Hillary, it's a special array.
This morning, GQ published an interview between former Grantland head and future HBO sports talking head Bill Simmons and President Obama, and one part - concerning what sports figure the current president views himself as - will catch Packer Nation's ear.
It's a truism in American politics that everyone believes the other side is completely nuts. Delusional. Certain about facts that just simply don't exist. This is a simplification, sure, but it's also kind of a meta-statement about a different serious problem in American politics, which is the myth of "balance," an insistence that "both sides do it." But both sides don't do it. The fact is that only one political party right now seems to exist in a world of fantasy and delusion.
Sheriff David Clarke is the darling of the far right and he is a favorite of the Fox News Network. But amidst all the bluster there are some truths to be discovered when he talks about the epidemic of black violence in Milwaukee.
Tuesday night won't be different than what it was in the past. Stations will cover each moment of Obama's perspective on where the nation is and where it is going.