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How Ohio State's Offense Will Change with JT Barrett Instead of Braxton Miller

Speaking about his plans to minimize Braxton Miller's rushing attempts this season, Ohio State offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Tom Herman conceded that the two-time Big Ten MVP's legs would always be a part of the Buckeyes' arsenal. "Whatever it takes to win," Herman said of Miller's designed runs. Show More Summary

WI lawmaker not paying ‘absurd amount’ for records on child immigrants

By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter MADISON, Wis. — State Rep. David Craig would have to pay Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett’s office close to $50 an hour to comply with an open records request to determine local plans for hundreds of undocumented child immigrants that soon may be coming to Wisconsin — and others that...

Overlake releasing debut LP (stream a track), playing shows

by Bill Pearis Jersey City residents Tom Barrett and Lysa Opfer met while playing in other bands and bonded over a shared love of '90s bands like My Bloody Valentine, Yo La Tengo and Sonic Youth. This friendship soon led...

Captain Phillips Movie Hero or Lawsuit Villian?

10 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

By Paul M. Barrett, Bloomberg The big movie this weekend is the well-reviewed Captain Phillips, a high-seas piracy drama based on a 2009 hijacking in which Tom Hanks plays the eponymous Richard [...]

Tom Barrett: Who Decided Milwaukee Would Be Known as the 'Rust Belt'?

Just as city forefathers took purposeful steps to connect Milwaukee's first settlements, protect our lakefront, and build world-leading manufacturing companies, so too must our current generation take ownership of our challenges and future.

Tom Barrett: Who Decided Milwaukee Would Be Known as the 'Rust Belt'?

Just as city forefathers took purposeful steps to connect Milwaukee's first settlements, protect our lakefront, and build world-leading manufacturing companies, so too must our current generation take ownership of our challenges and future.

Packing on the pensions: WI reps collect state retirement on the federal dime

THE DIPPERS: Sensenbrenner, top left, Moore, top right, Barrett, bottom left, and Tom Petri, bottom right. By M.D. Kittle and Alyssa Hertig | Wisconsin Reporter MADISON – The good people of Wisconsin’s 6th Congressional District first elected Tom Petri to serve as their representative in the U.S. House in November 1978. Times have changed in Wisconsin...

Public workers to haul in multi-million dollar lifetime pensions, study finds

By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter MILWAUKEE – Tom Barrett presides over a $1.42 billion budget and a “company” with some 8,300 employees, but with all that responsibility the Milwaukee mayor only ranks seventh on the list of top paid city employees with $145,635 annual earnings. Perhaps more striking, his estimated $2.86 million lifetime pension...

New York, Chicago Anti-Gun Groups Fund Key Position in Milwaukee Mayor’s Administration

A top anti-gun official working for Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has her job paid for with grants from liberal organizations. According to a paper trail of city records, pay records, and documents filed with the IRS by liberal foundations,...Show More Summary

Tuesday New Release Day: Malcolm, Percy, Drury, Barrett, Kertész

New! This! Week! Forty-one False Starts: Essays on Artists and Writers by Janet Malcolm, Red Moon by Benjamin Percy, Pacific by Tom Drury, Love Is Power, or Something Like That by A. Igoni Barrett (read his piece at The Millions), and Dossier K, a memoir from Novel winner Imre Kertész. Bonus Links: You can now [...]Show More Summary

Tom Stoppard on the Dark Side of the Moon

Tom Stoppard already took on Rock 'n' Roll (complete with Syd Barrett character), and now apparently, as the BBC and others report, Pink Floyd album inspires Sir Tom Stoppard radio play, as he's written a radio play for the 40th anniversary of the classic bestselling album, to air on BBC Radio 2 on 26 August. I'm marking my calendar.....

When do you paint highlights?

A couple of years ago I visited the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University as the guest of the illustration department. After giving a lecture, I did a portrait demo of painting professor Tom Barrett. As you can see, there were...Show More Summary

Tom Barrett: Milwaukee: A New Approach To Foreclosed Properties (Video, Vote)

In targeted HOME GR/OWN Zones, engaged, empowered, and enabled residents repurpose foreclosed houses and vacant lots into abundant healthy food assets, yielding healthier, safer, revitalized neighborhoods, and greater economic opportunities.

"With Gov. Scott Walker hinting that he may move to end the city's longtime residency rule for public employees..."

"... Mayor Tom Barrett went on the offensive Friday, saying he's certain property values would drop if the requirement goes away." "People in [the southwest and northwest sides] of the city are concerned about their property values," Barrett said. Show More Summary

What If Jadeveon Clowney Took a Year off Before Being Draft-Eligible?

Tom Sorenson of the Charlotte Observer rustled some Gamecock feathers when he suggested that stud defensive end Jadeveon Clowney should sit out the 2013 season. My colleague at the SEC Blog, Barrett Sallee, called it flat out ridiculous. Show More Summary

How Ed Koch Betrayed NYC's Middle Class

Yesterday we spoke with two investigative journalists renowned for their longstanding coverage of corruption in New York City: Tom Robbins and Wayne Barrett, who both left the Village Voice simultaneously in 2011. (Barrett was laid off and Robbins quit in solidarity.) [ more › ]

Gov. Scott Walker Welcomes National School Choice Week to Wisconsin

2 years agoNews : Reason

Governor Scott Walker helped welcome the 2013 National School Choice Week whistle-stop train tour to Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Jan. 30. Gov. Walker was joined by Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, as well as a host of school choice advocates...Show More Summary

Wisconsin Sheriff Who Encouraged Residents to Arm Themselves Goes Head-to-Head with Piers Morgan

Milwaukee Country Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett joined Piers Morgan on his show to discuss the sheriff’s...

Day Two of Chicago Teachers Union Strike

THE ANSWER to the question asked during the strike’s first day on Monday was answered in Wisconsin by Democrats who fielded an anti-union candidate in Tom Barrett. It was seconded during President Obama’s first term when he put no weight behind EFCA. But it shouldn’t be discounted the support in the jobs act for police [...]

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett: People Have 'Political Amnesia' If They Think They're Not 'Better Off'

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, a Democrat who lost the Wisconsin gubernatorial recall election to Gov. Scott Walker, said Monday that people must have "political amnesia" if they think they're not "better off" than four years ago. Show More Summary

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