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Nice Guys' Finish

Business, climate change, County Government, Election, Energy, Government, Health Care, News, Politics, Presidential Politics, Reform, Religion, Smoking, taxes

We are now entering the part of the presidential race in which things are going to start to get interesting. Nearly every day or at least once a week there's going to be major polling released about how the candidates are doing nationally and in the swing states. With each poll, there'll be plenty of spinning.

If the results of any one poll are not favoring one candidate, there will be a complementary question that will overshadow the point that the pollster would like to cover up. One of the questions of late is likability. How well do you like the candidate? Do you want to have a beer with this candidate? Here in Wisconsin, beer seems to be a pretty important subject. But I like to think that presidential politics when it comes to voting should be taken a lot more seriously than what kind of beer you would have with either the president or the governor.

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Assassination Attempt

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Soon after the naming of Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney's running mate, both Republican and Democrats were cheering. The Republicans were cheering because Paul Ryan is an excellent choice. The Democrats were cheering because they have already done their research and have a lot of half-truths and lies ready to spread about Paul Ryan. The Democrats affectionately call this the good, the bad, and the ugly. Their emphasis is on the pad in the ugly.

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Setting a Tone

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We're taking it up a notch. As we get closer to Labor Day and the political

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Forty Two Percent

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With Labor Day approaching and the conventions in full swing, we are now nearing the home stretch and the most intense part of the presidential campaign. From now until November this is the part of the election cycle in which we anticipate the direction of the United States for the next four years.

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