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Daily Bread for 1.19.22: An Example of the School District’s Economic Impact Analysis

Good morning. Wednesday in Whitewater will be partly sunny with a high of 15.  Sunrise is 7:19 AM and sunset 4:52 PM for 9h 32m 21s of daytime.  The moon is waning gibbous with 97.7% of its visible disk illuminated.  On this day in 1983, the Apple Lisa, the first commercial personal computer from Apple Inc. to…

Daily Bread for 1.18.22: Whitewater’s Still Waiting for That Boom

Good morning. Tuesday in Whitewater will be cloudy with a high of 36.  Sunrise is 7:20 AM and sunset 4:50 PM for 9h 30m 28s of daytime.  The moon is waning gibbous with 99.7% of its visible disk illuminated.  On this day in 1977, scientists identify a previously unknown bacterium as the cause of the mysterious Legionnaires’…

Daily Bread for 1.17.22: Which ‘Middle Time’ Proved True for Whitewater

Good morning. Monday in Whitewater will be cloudy with a high of 27.  Sunrise is 7:20 AM and sunset 4:49 PM for 9h 28m 37s of daytime.  The moon is full with 99.8% of its visible disk illuminated.  Whitewater’s Equal Opportunities Commission meets today at 5 PM.   On this day in 1945, Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg…

Daily Bread for 12.15.21: Trumpism Has No Coherent Economic Policy

Good morning. Wednesday in Whitewater will be cloudy with a high of 64.  Sunrise is 7:19 AM and sunset 4:21 PM for 9h 02m 38s of daytime.  The moon is a waxing gibbous with 88.6% of its visible disk illuminated.  The Technology Park Board meets at 8 AM.  On this day in 1903, Italian American food cart…

Daily Bread for 12.2.21: Kasparov on How Foreign Dissidents Can Help Renew U.S. Democracy

Good morning. Thursday in Whitewater will be partly sunny with a high of 49.  Sunrise is 7:07 AM and sunset 4:21 PM for 9h 13m 28s of daytime.  The moon is a waning crescent with 4.8% of its visible disk illuminated. Whitewater Fire Department, Inc. holds a business meeting at 5:30 PM and the Landmarks Commission meets…

Daily Bread for 10.1.21: The Truth About ‘Dollar’ Stores

Good morning. Friday in Whitewater will be partly sunny with a high of 88.  Sunrise is 6:53 AM and sunset 6:34 PM for 11h 41m 25s of daytime.  The moon is a waning crescent with 27.2% of its visible disk illuminated.  On this day in 1941, Walt Disney World opens near Orlando, Florida. Whitewater may one…

Daily Bread for 9.26.21: The Vaccine Divide and the Economic Divide

Good morning. Sunday in Whitewater will be partly sunny with a high of 82.  Sunrise is 6:47 AM and sunset 6:43 PM for 11h 55m 49s of daytime.  The moon is a waning gibbous with 73% of its visible disk illuminated.  On this day in 1789, George Washington appoints Thomas Jefferson the first United States Secretary…

Daily Bread for 8.16.21: Broadband Gaps, Right Here in Whippet City

Good morning. Monday in Whitewater will be sunny with a high of 84. Sunrise is 6:03 AM and sunset 7:54 PM, for 13h 50m 37s of daytime.  The moon is a waxing gibbous with 59.7% of its visible disk illuminated. Whitewater’s Equal Opportunities Commission meets at 5 PM, the Community Development Authority at 5:30 PM,…

Competition: Good for Individuals and Society

Pres. Biden plans measures to increase market competition. David Leonhardt reports Biden’s New Push (‘The U.S. economy suffers from a lack of competition. President Biden wants to change that’): The U.S. economy has been less dynamic in the 21st century, by many measures, than it was in the late 20th century. Fewer new businesses are starting.…

Businesses, Workers, Goods, and Services

Over at Dan Shafer’s Recombobulation Area, guest columnist Shawn Phetteplace reminds us that WMC Doesn’t Speak for All Businesses. Phetteplace, the state manager for the Main Street Alliance, writes that When former Gov. Scott Walker declared Wisconsin “Open for Business,” what he meant was it was open for deregulation, tax cuts, and special deals to…