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perspectives

This is What Accountability Looks Like

Unaccountable government is what you get when elected officials punt their responsibilities.

So What Does Oklahoma Have to Do With Wisconsin's Right to Work Debate?

Expect to hear plenty about Oklahoma from RTW opponents.

Be Bold

Now is the time to act.

A Streetcar Named Deja Vu

This isn't the first time Tom Barrett and the "beautiful people" rallied around a boondoggle.

Reprisal: Conservative Professor Barred from Campus By Marquette University

Marquette University strikes back (bizarrely) at academic whistleblower.

Is Civil Disagreement Even Possible With Today's Left?

Compromise often seems to earn no good will: Ask President Bush.

We Must Commit to Civil Disagreement

Civility starts with each of us.

daily takes

Special RightWisconsin Week and Year in Review - December 19, 2014

The most overcovered and undercovered stories of the year.

Weekend Key Reads - Dec. 20-21, 2014

GAB, John Doe, I-43 Protesters, Marquette and McAdams, Wolf Hunt, Coal Ash, Packers Say "Goodbye" to "Fuzzy," Cuba, Captain America and Freedom of Speech, the Naughty & Nice List of Politics and More.

Sen. Ron Johnson: 'I Would Never Have the President Negotiate Anything for Me'

Wisconsin's senior U.S. Senator sits down for a wide-ranging interview with Charlie.

GAB Won't Say Whether it has Reauthorized its Role in John Doe Probe

According to statutes, GAB has a 90-day limit on open investigations that must be reauthorized by the board every three months.

WI Lawmaker Says State Education Program Misspent $500K

Rep. Dave Craig (R-Vernon) wants investigation into CESA spending.

Key Reads - Dec. 19, 2014

Right-to-Work, John Doe, No Brown Co. Sales Tax Referendum, O'Donnell Park, Cuba, Cybersecurity, FCC Drops Redskins Complaint and More.

Wisconsin Gains 16,500 Private Sector Jobs in November, Rate Drops to 5.2%

Revision of October numbers also adds nearly another 11,000 jobs to Wisconsin.

With State Supreme Court Taking John Doe, Left Tries to Tip Scales Through Recusals

Liberals hoping to force conservative majority to step aside to get the rulings they want.

Washington Post Columnist: Marquette University "Behaving Quite Badly"

MU suspends conservative prof, orders him off campus.

Key Reads - Dec. 18, 2014

Milwaukee Streetcar, Right-to-Work, Madison Schools, New Bucks Arena, Cuba, Jeb Bush, 2016 Talk, Vermont Bails on Single-Payer and More.

State's GAAP Deficit Shrinks, Smallest Since 2001

"Wisconsin has more revenue coming in the door than we have spent."

Census Data: Wisconsin Has 12th Highest Tax Burden

Illinois and Minnesota are worst in the Midwest.

GAB Board Members Concerned About Audit, Call On Staff to Give More Answers

Top GAB administrators seem defensive after audit raises questions over agency competence.

Many Home-Care Workers Would Only Earn a Little More Under Costly ‘Living Wage’ Law

County's living wage law found to have helped workers very little, has cost taxpayers more.

20th State Senate District Race Has Officially Begun

Papers can now be circulated for candidacy.

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favorite takes

Estimates from the Cap Times put Mary Burke’s 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

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key reads

GAB, John Doe, I-43 Protesters, Marquette and McAdams, Wolf Hunt, Coal Ash, Packers Say "Goodbye" to "Fuzzy," Cuba, Captain America and Freedom of Speech, the Naughty & Nice List of Politics and More.
Right-to-Work, John Doe, No Brown Co. Sales Tax Referendum, O'Donnell Park, Cuba, Cybersecurity, FCC Drops Redskins Complaint and More.
Milwaukee Streetcar, Right-to-Work, Madison Schools, New Bucks Arena, Cuba, Jeb Bush, 2016 Talk, Vermont Bails on Single-Payer and More.
QUESTION OF THE DAY

If The Legislature Considers Right to Work, Should They Seek An Exemption for Trade Unions?

Yes - Trade Unions Are Different And Provide Value
No - Carve-outs Weaken The Argument for Workplace Freedom
 

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