Gill v. Whitford

Below, I’ve embedded the full decision in Gill v. Whitford, a much-awaited decision concerning partisan gerrymandering in Wisconsin. The decision was handed down this morning. The case was remanded for lack of standing.  Immediately below, readers will find the syllabus for the case, a summary that’s useful to review before reading the opinion.  (“NOTE: Where […]

Daily Bread for 6.18.18

Good morning. Monday in Whitewater will be see a high of eighty-seven and a chance of  an afternoon thunderstorm.  Sunrise is 5:16 AM and sunset 8:36 PM, for 15h 20m 17s of daytime.  The moon is a waxing crescent with 29.4% of its visible disk illuminated. Today is the five hundred eighty-fourth day.Days since Trump’s election, […]

Daily Bread for 6.17.18

Good morning. Father’s Day in Whitewater will be a sunny day with a high of ninety-two.  Sunrise is 5:15 AM and sunset 8:36 PM, for 15h 20m 07s of daytime.  The moon is a waxing crescent with 19.4% of its visible disk illuminated. Today is the five hundred eighty-third day.Days since Trump’s election, with 11.9.16 […]

Daily Bread for 6.16.18

Good morning. Saturday in Whitewater will see a sunny day with a high of ninety-two.  Sunrise is 5:15 AM and sunset 8:35 PM, for 15h 19m 53s of daytime.  The moon is a waxing crescent with 11% of its visible disk illuminated. Today is the five hundred eighty-second day.Days since Trump’s election, with 11.9.16 as […]

Daily Bread for 6.15.18

Good morning. Friday in Whitewater will see a morning thundershower and a high of eighty-nine.  Sunrise is 5:15 AM and sunset 8:35 PM, for 15h 19m 35s of daytime.  The moon is a waxing crescent with 4.6% of its visible disk illuminated. Today is the five hundred eighty-first day.Days since Trump’s election, with 11.9.16 as […]

Daily Bread for 6.14.18

Good morning. Thursday in Whitewater will be partly sunny with morning shower and a high of eighty-two.  Sunrise is 5:15 AM and sunset 8:34 PM, for 15h 19m 13s of daytime.  The moon is a waxing crescent with 0.7% of its visible disk illuminated. Today is the five hundred eightieth day.Days since Trump’s election, with […]

Foxconn’s Shabby Workplace Conditions

One reads that God, hearing the grumblings of the ancient Israelite community, once fed that people: 11 The LORD said to Moses: 12 I have heard the grumbling of the Israelites. Tell them: In the evening twilight you will eat meat, and in the morning you will have your fill of bread, and then you will know that I, […]

Daily Bread for 6.13.18

Good morning. Wednesday in Whitewater will be sunny with a high of seventy-nine.  Sunrise is 5:15 AM and sunset 8:34 PM, for 15h 18m 47s of daytime.  The moon is new today. Today is the five hundred seventy-ninth day.Days since Trump’s election, with 11.9.16 as the first day. Whitewater’s Finance Committee is scheduled to meet […]

Print: The Look of a Serious Commitment

Yesterday’s post described Print’s Continuing Decline (and the Message for Digital) with an example of proposed changes to the Janesville Gazette, as editor Sid Schwartz described them.  (See, from Schwartz, Objective: Preserve local journalism in the face of rising costs.) While the Gazette‘s announcement describes steps they’ll take to save money, it mentions nothing about what the paper […]

Daily Bread for 6.12.18

Good morning. Tuesday in Whitewater be cloudy with occasional showers, and a high of seventy-nine.  Sunrise is 5:15 AM and sunset 8:34 PM, for 15h 18m 17s of daytime.  The moon is a waning crescent with 2.2% of its visible disk illuminated. Today is the five hundred seventy-eighth day.Days since Trump’s election, with 11.9.16 as […]

Print’s Continuing Decline (and the Message for Digital)

One can be a critic of newspapers (for their low quality and high boosterism), and yet feel a sadness at their decline. There’s a notice in the Janesville Gazette about downsizing of the daily print edition. See Objective: Preserve local journalism in the face of rising costs. Editor Sid Schwartz tells readers that the Gazette […]