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Home Front 09-20-2017


Posted on Sep 20, 2017 in HomeFront

2017 | Wednesday, September 20 | Listen Online Today Julaine discusses Wisconsin Family Council’s 2017 William Wilberforce Freedom Award recipient and gives details on a bill pending in the state legislature that would legalize online gambling and result in the largest expansion of gambling in our state’s...

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2017 | Week of September 18 | #1221 It was September 1787. It had been a long hot summer in the nation’s largest city, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. However, in spite of the soaring temperatures and the associated discomfort, 55 men had been meeting regularly in The City of Brotherly Love since May, occupying what was then known as the Pennsylvania State House, now Independence Hall. They were truly men on a mission and in the process...

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Home Front 09-13-2017


Posted on Sep 12, 2017 in HomeFront

2017| Wednesday, September 13 | Listen Online On this first program of the new season, Julaine gives dates and information for upcoming WFC events around the state and provides an interesting look into some of what’s in and what’s out of the state budget.  She also mentions a bill that would legalize online gambling in...

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2017 | Week of September 11 | #1220 Some bad ideas just don’t go away—like expanding gambling in Wisconsin. Simply put, state-sanctioned gambling always involves the state receiving money from the gambling. Thus it is always in the state’s interest to have more gambling so that revenues are increased and the state’s coffers are getting richer. This situation means for the state to win, its citizens must lose. Isn’t that quite...

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2017 | Week of September 4 | #1219 We’ve all heard it from our moms: “Just because someone else is doing something doesn’t make it good or right.” And of course, the classic, “If everyone were jumping off a cliff, would you just follow them?” From time to time, legislators need to listen to mom. Forty-four states don’t require any waiting period before a person who is divorced can remarry. Some state legislators are using that as a...

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2017 | Week of August 28 | #1218 On Tuesday, August 1, about 1:30, I made my way to the Dane County Courthouse, took the elevator to the 5th floor and found Judge Richard Niess’s courtroom. I was apprehensive. I was there to observe oral arguments in a case that we had had something to do with. As I sat outside the court room waiting for the current case to be called at 2 p.m., my mind raced back to a decade before when I had sat in...

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