David clarke

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LISTEN: #OscarsSoWhite, plus Trump and Clarke talk, with Sherwin Hughes

Published Jan. 31, 2017

On episode 16 of The Postgame Tailgate, Jimmy Carlton and Matt Mueller are joined by Sherwin Hughes, a local radio host, to discuss whether this year's Academy Award nominees will continue the #OscarsSoWhite trend. They also talk Donald Trump canceling his Milwaukee visit and Sheriff David Clarke.

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Donald Trump and David Clarke form tag team, 'rassle as Ebony and Ivory

Published Jan. 26, 2017

Everybody knows the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) is fake and the matches are scripted. What people don't know is that there are radio broadcasts, and those are scripted, as well, and taped in advance. Donald Trump and David Clarke are a new tag team.

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Tempests in the teapot keep Milwaukee and Wisconsin buzzing

Published Aug. 4, 2016

First take a tempest. Then take a teapot.Then put the tempest in the teapot. Here's what you get, according to the dictionary. "A small or unimportant event that is over-reacted to, as if it were of considerably more consequence." We've got them.

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Clarke's political pandering continues in Trump radio interview

Published July 29, 2016

Milwaukee is a proud city, but we are not without our warts - and our biggest wart, the one that we should all be ashamed of, hobnobbed with a presidential candidate Thursday. Filling in for Mark Belling, Sheriff David Clarke interviewed Donald Trump.

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Wisconsin conservatives split on Trump nomination

Published July 21, 2016

So the nightmare is true and Donald Trump actually may be president. The whole thing has made Dave Begel wonder about prominent conservatives in Wisconsin and whether they will support Trump. It turns out that they are split on the nomination.

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"Black Lives Matter" slogan draws conservative criticism

Published Sept. 10, 2015

"Black Lives Matter" is a slogan born after Trayvon Martin was killed by George Zimmerman a couple years ago in Florida. After a number of killings of young black men and women since, the slogan has grown in the public consciousness. One of the most interesting things about it is the angry and fearful and dismissive reaction of it by so many prominent white people.

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Clarke's ideas about ending gun violence contain some truths

Published April 16, 2015

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.