Bill Kaplan

Kaplan wrote a guest column from Washington, D.C. for the Wisconsin State Journal from 1995 – 2009.

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Recent Articles

Op Ed: Is Walker a Russian Dupe?
Op Ed

Is Walker a Russian Dupe?

Did he get Russian donations that were funneled through NRA?

Op Ed: Can Democrats Win State’s Swing Voters?
Op Ed

Can Democrats Win State’s Swing Voters?

They voted for Obama and then Trump. Will they swing to Democrats in November?

Op Ed: Walker, Trump Oppose Affordable Care
Op Ed

Walker, Trump Oppose Affordable Care

Every action they’ve taken aims to destroy Affordable Care Act.

Op Ed: No, It’s Not About Impeachment
Op Ed

No, It’s Not About Impeachment

Midterm elections are about assuring checks and balances. Any move to impeach must be bipartisan.

Op Ed: Tommy Predicts Walker Could Lose Big
Op Ed

Tommy Predicts Walker Could Lose Big

“President should not be a bully,” Thompson says, and that will hurt GOP.

Op Ed: Is Trump Normalizing Nuclear Weapons?
Op Ed

Is Trump Normalizing Nuclear Weapons?

Proposed 10-fold increase in weapons, study of how to survive nuclear bomb.

Op Ed: The Legacy of Marc Raskin
Op Ed

The Legacy of Marc Raskin

Remembering the Milwaukee native, Nixon “enemy” and leading liberal policy wonk.

Op Ed: Tax Cuts Pass Under Dark Clouds
Op Ed

Tax Cuts Pass Under Dark Clouds

Secrecy and lies used to pass it. How much will Trump, Ron Johnson personally benefit?

Op Ed: Rojo Is a Trump-Style Loose Cannon
Op Ed

Rojo Is a Trump-Style Loose Cannon

Ron Johnson insults McCain, supports Trump’s reckless rhetoric on North Korea.

Op Ed: Trumpcare Can Be Stopped
Op Ed

Trumpcare Can Be Stopped

It drastically reduces health coverage. Senate could, should resist it.

Op-Ed: Petri and Schultz Won’t Vote for Trump
Op-Ed

Petri and Schultz Won’t Vote for Trump

Former Wisconsin congressman, former state senator are among long list of GOP dissenters.

Op-Ed: Ryan Should Rescind Endorsement of Trump
Op-Ed

Ryan Should Rescind Endorsement of Trump

The Party of Lincoln is dying, but Paul Ryan doesn’t get it.

Op-Ed: Hospitals Could Fix State’s Health Care
Op-Ed

Hospitals Could Fix State’s Health Care

They should emulate other states, offer to pay our state's share of Medicaid expansion.

Yes, Virginia, There is a Scott Walker

Yes, Virginia, There is a Scott Walker

What Virginia and Iowa can teach the governor.