Category Archives: Karl Garson

Two Lives, St. Patrick’s Day and Economics

Published in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (MJS) on Sunday, March 17, 2013. A link to the essay in the MJS Crossroads Section is provided below.   Charlie nailed it when he said, “I gotta move the liquor. To move the … Continue reading

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Wisconsin’s February and the 2013 Mining Bill

To combat the symptoms of cabin fever that came packaged with this Wisconsin February I got out of the farmhouse and into the woods, an activity dating back to my childhood. My father was its chief proponent. We then lived … Continue reading

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Graduates Special? We Never Were.

Published in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel on Friday, July 27, 2012 http://www.jsonline.com/news/opinion/graduates-special-we-never-were-7468g3f-163923646.html One summer afternoon in the ‘80’s my friend Jim said, “Our high school years were the last good years of our lives.” Jim and I were fending off desert … Continue reading

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Sgt. Bales and the Greatest Generation

Published in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel on Friday, March 30, 2012. A link to the essay on the page appears below. U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales will live in our memories as the soldier accused of leaving his base in … Continue reading

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