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Today's show was preempted by SenatorJPO being called into work. As a courtesy to our listeners, SenatorJPO has announced a re-scheduling, such that what would have been this week's episode will instead air on Monday,... more

Independent policy analyst Joe Ohler finds Wisconsin's population, birth rate, and median age are not correlated with UW-Milwaukee's enrollment levels. He cites three sources to support his contentions: 1. Wisconsin Interactive Statistics on... more

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee lost $6.5 million in tuition and student-based formula grant revenues as a direct consequence of losing 900 students, as admitted in its autumn-semester enrollment report. Unfavorable... more

On the September 6, 2016 edition of The Joy Cardin Show on Wisconsin Public Radio, fill-in host John Munson gave UW-Stevens Point professor Susan Turgeson free rein to shill home economics courses. Sue and her colleagues... more

One week after applying for Director of Administration at Lodi, WI, SenatorJPO submitted his responses to their essay questions. (This coincidentally parallels the essay-critiquing theme established when SenatorJPO read and responded to... more

After sending my resume, cover letter, and a fillable-PDF that served to repeat some of the resume information (but not all of it, due to formatting restrictions limiting room), within an hour of my email submission I had received an email... more

Topics include: • How to feasibly fix the WI Department of Transportation's budget shortfall; • Why a proposal to replace instructors with tutorials is gaining traction; and • UW-Milwaukee's latest milestones! Our call-in... more

1) Loss of effective life (time you'll never get back). 2) Faked smiles from peers who'd rather you be dead (verifiable when trying to network with them as alumni). 3) Misleading "moral support" from administrators who don't want to share... more

Has your computer ever slowed to such a crawl, you couldn't even save anything? And then you step away for a while, only to find that while your computer is no longer laggy, a summer thunder storm rolls in at ~35 mph and -obliterates- your... more

-If not for BTR's draconian title-length limits, the title of this episode would be, "SenatorJPO vs. SAGLA Scholarship Essayist: Social Science Major Missteps in Critical Thinking."- SenatorJPO continues onto another essayist from among the... more