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Wisconsonites, Fearless All: A Guest Post by Brad Baranowski

Ideas are difficult things to trace. They might, however, prove all too easy to erase. Here in Wisconsin, citizens of the state are faced with an experiment to test this speculation. By now the news has travelled far and wide. Governor Walker announced Tuesday night his bi-annual budget for the upcoming legislative session to consider. Under the auspices of righting the state’s deficit, the Governor has proposed a wide-ranging series of cuts to public institutions and programs. Among the most severe are the cuts slated for the University of Wisconsin system. In brief, these cuts trade much needed funding for Read more