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perspectives

Why Not Upgrade Government?

Tammy Duckworth incident proves embarrassing for Democrats and Washington culture.

Taxpayers Don't Need to Foot The Bill For New Arena

Politicians are far too eager to spend other people's money.

The Stupidity of Jonathan Gruber

The American voter was too smart to buy what he was peddling.

No Easy Answers For Transportation Funding

Gas tax, fees, or tolls roads.

Sometimes, You Can't Believe Your Lying Eyes

A look at the Birnamwood farm cow abuse controversy

How Sen. Ron Johnson Is Shaping the Debate Over Net Neutrality

"a freer marketplace, not more regulation, promotes innovation and competition."

The Paradoxical Scott Walker

So who is Scott Walker, really?

The Great Waukesha Scramble

Waukesha Co. Executive Dan Vrakas' retirement causes dominoes to fall.

Those Job-Killing EPA Regulations Are About To Go Into Effect

The Obama administration is moving at ramming speed on climate change.

Compromise With Losers? Really?

Remember when Obama famously told Republicans, "I Won?"

A Call For Civility... From the Journal Sentinel?

A lesson in civility from George Stanley's newspaper?

daily takes

DWD: Unemployment Falls to 5.4%, 4,000 Jobs Added in October

Lowest unemployment rate since October 2008.

The Left's War on Children

Many Democratic defenders of the status quo attended private schools themselves.

Politico: "Scott Walker Plots 2016 Rollout"

'Testing the waters' looks to have begun.

George Will: "Washington Bludgeoning Wisconsin with a Legal Theory too Cynical to Succeed"

Conservative columnist takes on DOJ investigation of Wisconsin school choice.

Key Reads - Nov. 20, 2014

Roads Budget, Local Budgets, Glenn Grothman, Walker / Ryan & 2016 Talk, Ron Johnson, Bobbleheads, Grubergate, "Shirtgate" and More.

WILL Lawsuit: Open Enrollment Program Discriminates Against Children With Special Needs

"All children, regardless of whether they have a disability, deserve equal access to this program."

So-Called "Pay-for-Play" Scheme Is Nonexistent

Facts of the Hill Farms project not matching the left's ridiculous narrative.

Scott Walker Rips Obama's "Power Grab"

From the audacity of hope to the audacity of the power grab.

Key Reads - Nov. 19, 2014

Transportation funding, Will the Pope come to Green Bay, Local Budgets, Ferguson, Immigration, Net Neutrality, How Dems Lost Texas, and More.

Tom Barrett Doubles Down on the Trolley Folly. Literally.

Overnight the price tag for the downtown street car doubles.

Um, Has Anyone Asked Tammy Baldwin About This?

The Grubergate 2 minute supercut.

Liberal Organizer: Without Minimum Wage There Would Be Slavery

Limited historical knowledge of the very policy you're advocating for is a scary thing.

WI Department of Revenue: Wisconsin Will Hit Pre-Recession Employment Levels in 2015

Falling unemployment, moderate economic growth, and accelerating personal income.

Tom Barrett Sues Public Service Commission to Save Streetcar

Streetcar supporters hope to have judge reverse the PSC's previous decision.

Sen. Tammy Baldwin Will Oppose Keystone XL Pipeline

Sen. Ron Johnson will support the bill to approve the pipeline.

Key Reads - Nov. 18, 2014

Wisconsin's Youngest Assemblyman, DOT Budget, Northwoods Mine, Ron Johnson, Net Neutrality, Obama's Veto Pen, GruberGate, "Interstellar" and More.

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favorite takes

Estimates from the Cap Times put Mary Burke‚Äôs income at higher than $1.36 million last year. There is no question that Burke could self-fund her campaign. Either she is having a hard time raising money, or Burke is unwilling to bet big on her own campaign. 



-Collin Roth

The Roth Report

The the downside is, our watchdog media ( ha ha ) will not do what years ago was routine good fact finding. If it is not pro their agenda, why look?


-Mike Heimbach

Wisconsin John Doe Witch Hunt: Worse Than IRS Scandal

Wow, loser at PolitiFRAUD's Wisconsin franchise is even less professional than outfit's usual low standards


-Phil Kerpen  @kerpen


-@Kerpen

Twitter / kerpen:

key reads

Roads Budget, Local Budgets, Glenn Grothman, Walker / Ryan & 2016 Talk, Ron Johnson, Bobbleheads, Grubergate, "Shirtgate" and More.
Transportation funding, Will the Pope come to Green Bay, Local Budgets, Ferguson, Immigration, Net Neutrality, How Dems Lost Texas, and More.
Wisconsin's Youngest Assemblyman, DOT Budget, Northwoods Mine, Ron Johnson, Net Neutrality, Obama's Veto Pen, GruberGate, "Interstellar" and More.
QUESTION OF THE DAY

Is there complacency among Republicans in Wisconsin?

Yes- Republicans Are Taking This Election for Granted
Yes - They are Burned Out
No - Republicans are ready to work and reelect Scott Walker
No - Frustration with Obama will turn out more voters
 

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