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Bud's Beat

“Eenie, meenie, miney, mo!” That’s how, as children, we chose our various sports teams and some wish we’d pick our political teams that way. Republicans are finding that ...

Bud's Beat

“Eenie, meenie, miney, mo!” That’s how, as children, we chose our various sports teams and some wish we’d pick our political teams that way. Republicans are finding that ...

Bud’s Beat

1I have been bothered by the distortion of facts about the country’s Social Security program. Critics have been clucking like Henny Penny that the program is broke and the sky is ...

Bud’s Beat

Way back in the early days of radio, there was a very popular program titled “The Major Bowes Amateur Hour.” You can call it a forerunner of today’s “American Idol.” The ...

Bud's Beat

Remember the television news update show, “That Was The Week That Was?” Last week was certainly a week that was. Many people were on pins and needles waiting for the world to ...

BUD'S BEAT

When I was a little tyke roaming the streets and back alleys of the South Side of my hometown, Milwaukee, in a prominent Polish-Catholic neighborhood, we had plenty of traditions. ...

Bud's Beat is not consistent

I always look forward to reading  “Bud’s Beat,” even though I almost never agree with him. I had to laugh when I read a December column. He actually said, “I must be up fr ...

Bud's Beat

OK! The secret is out. I admit to dozing off in college lectures when I attended school way back when. It was a challenge to keep awake as some professor expounded in Education 101 ...

Bud's Beat

The people of California have spoken. Their resounding message to the propositions billed as “budget stabilization measures” was No! No! No! I really should have stated “some ...

Bud's Beat

Pat Jones would be celebrating her birthday this week. I remember her often, but especially this time of year. Pat was my editor of the Colfax Record in the 1970s. Her editing and ...