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A Love Letter to the Walker Presidential Campaign

Scott Walker is in the right place at the right time.

Justices May Throw Obamacare Curve Ball

Republicans can win a post- King political battle, but only if they come armed with ideas of their own.

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

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

Jonathan Gruber Explains the "Jock Tax"

"So the lack of transparency is a huge political advantage."

The Stupidity of Jonathan Gruber

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

Your Turn Now, Mr. Chisholm

Michael Brown was shot on August 9. Dontre hamilton was shot April 30.

5 Rising Stars in the State Senate GOP

As big names move on, new stars rise.

The Bad Law That A Silly Lawsuit Has Exposed

Wisconsin Jobs Now will not win, but they exposed a law that should be changed.

Scott Walker 2016: Opportunities and Pitfalls for the New Legislature

As Walker plots his run, the legislative session becomes crucial.

Our Republic On the Brink?

Obama's assault on the Constitution and the rule of law.

Why Not Upgrade Government?

Tammy Duckworth incident proves embarrassing for Democrats and Washington culture.

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

daily takes

Board Still Weighing Fate of Kindergarten Teacher who Attacked Walker Signs

School Board now hopes to have the matter concluded 'before the holiday break.'

Did Jonathan Gruber Tell Wisconsin the Truth About Obamacare?

Little reported on August 2011 report by Gruber for former. Gov. Jim Doyle seemed to give the game away about Obamacare.

Robin Vos Hopes Bucks Arena, DOT Budget Solutions Put Taxpayers First

Assembly Speaker expects to see the legislature take up both issues in the new year.

Sheriff David Clarke on Ferguson Response: Gov. Nixon "Afraid of Getting Criticized"

Clarke on Gov. Nixon: "He needs to get this thing under control and stop worrying about the optics so much."

Local Activist, JS Blogger Condones Ferguson Violence

All for the struggle...or something.

Key Reads - Nov. 26, 2014

Milwaukee Sinking City Hall, Trolley Folly, JFC Membership, Dassey Wants New Trial, Schumer Breaks Bad on Obamacare, Grubergate, Hagel, Ferguson and More!

No, Ron Johnson Didn't Sell-Out on Obamacare

Talk show host Mark Levin targets Johnson over Obamacare remarks.

Agency: $443,000 on Gruber Analysis of Obamacare in Wisconsin Long Spent

MIT Economics professor has already cashed the $400,000-plus check Wisconsin taxpayers paid him in 2011.

USDA to Buy Excess Cranberry Harvest

It's hard to be a fiscal conservative some years when it comes to harvest time.

Key Reads - Nov. 25, 2014

Road Spending, iPads for Aldermen, Kenosha Casino, Ferguson, Chuck Hagel, 2016, Fannie and Freddie, Who funds the Democracy Alliance and More.

Biz Groups Break Bad on Transportation Budget Request

"We question whether the amount of the revenue increases are appropriate."

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Pleads No Contest to Arrest Charges, Pays Fine

Moore was arrested in September for joining fast food workers who blocked a road.

Ald. Bob Donovan to Seek Referendum on Streetcar

'What is wrong with giving the people the chance to say ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to the streetcar project?"

Sunday Insight: Walker Presidential Talk, Streetcar, and Paul Ryan's Dream Job

Charlie and panelists Dan Adams, Collin Roth, Lynne DeBruin, and Michelle Litjens discuss Walker 2016(?), the Milwaukee streetcar, and other news of the week.

Instructor May Have Violated School Policy by Organizing Boycott Over GOP Signs

Milwaukee Area Technical College nursing staff threatened boycotts and other financial harm against private business owner over pro-Republican signs.

Study: $10.10 Minimum Wage Would Result in Job Losses, Price Increases

Estimate 12,000-55,000 jobs could be lost with $10.10 minimum wage.

Key Reads - Nov. 24, 2014

Legislative Turnover, Act 10, Bucks Arena, How to Rebuke a President, ObamaCare and the SCOTUS, Uber, Marion Barry and More.

RightWisconsin Week in Review - November 21, 2014

Walker 2016, Milwaukee Streetcar, Obama's amnesty, and more.

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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

Twitter / kerpen:

key reads

Milwaukee Sinking City Hall, Trolley Folly, JFC Membership, Dassey Wants New Trial, Schumer Breaks Bad on Obamacare, Grubergate, Hagel, Ferguson and More!
Road Spending, iPads for Aldermen, Kenosha Casino, Ferguson, Chuck Hagel, 2016, Fannie and Freddie, Who funds the Democracy Alliance and More.
Legislative Turnover, Act 10, Bucks Arena, How to Rebuke a President, ObamaCare and the SCOTUS, Uber, Marion Barry 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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