Category Archives: Voting Process

How to Quiet the Hyper-Partisan Divide

We have learned the hard way that directly confronting an extremist on either side of the political spectrum only serves to harden positions. An insult such as labeling a Trump follower a fascist of some proportion just triggers a more … Read the rest

Distrust elections? Come see for yourself

Bruce Reynolds, a friend, retired professor of economics and volunteer poll worker in West Bend, debunks the alleged “vulnerability” of mail-in ballots. His report below appeared in the Washington County Daily News. To the Editors: In your Aug. 16, 2022 … Read the rest

What if Trump made it to the Hill?

What if then President Donald Trump had bullied his secret service detail into taking him up to Capitol Hill to join and probably lead the assault on the American electoral process? What if he had jumped out of “The Beast,” … Read the rest

Female Leaders Stand Tall on Vote Integrity

Amidst the hullabaloo about the “stolen election” that wasn’t stolen, two legislators have stepped forward to shine a piercing light on a dark farce that is being perpetuated by the supporters of the world’s biggest loser. Rep. Liz Cheney, a … Read the rest

Minor Voting Flaws Trigger Overblown Response

My mother-in-law, Margaret Keenan Icks of Green Bay, spent a good part of her life as a leader of the League of Women Voters. It campaigned for a decade to “get out the vote.” The concern back then was that … Read the rest