So Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Michael Gableman has said his campaign will not resort to dishonest attack ads during the race between him and Louis Butler, but given the revelations that Gableman may have gotten his seat due to some generous campaign donations to former Governor Scott McCallum, can he really be trusted?
Time and time again during the Democratic presidential primary season, we’ve heard Hillary Clinton and her supporters tout the fact that of the two remaining Democratic presidential candidates, only Hillary is “battle tested” and ready to stand up to the inevitable Republican attacks on the Democratic nominee. However, the more I’ve listened to Hillary since [...]
According to a cost estimate by the Wisconsin Department of Administration’s Division of Executive Budget and Finance, the cost of health insurance coverage for autistic children whose parents already have insurance is about 10 million dollars.
That’s right, 10 million dollars is all it will take to make sure the therapy for each and every [...]
Recently, a commenter by the name of “Confused Lena” – who seems to have a hard time staying on topic – posted an replyto an entry I wrote about Scott Walker‘s broken promises as Milwaukee County Executive. What struck me about the comment – besides the fact that “Confused Lena” was apparently too confused to [...]
I have a problem with John McCain, and it has nothing to do with the fact that he’s a conservative. However, my problem with John McCain does have everything to do with his inappropriate relationship with a lobbyist, a relationship that apparently paid dividends for the company the lobbyist represented. In late 1998, Senator John [...]
As I first noted a few days ago, the folks at One Wisconsin Now have been busy exposing the sordid details behind Michael Gableman‘s appointment to the Burnett County Circuit Court.
As first reported by OWN, former Governor Scott McCallum appointed Gableman to the Burnett County Circuit Court after bypassing the established appointment process, and [...]
With the race between Louis Butler and Michael Gableman for Butler’s seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court due to heat up, I figured now would be a good time to take a closer look at the candidacy of Judge Gableman. As first reported by the folks at One Wisconsin Now, it appears Judge Gableman was [...]
Perhaps the most surprising of all last night’s results – at least to me – came from Milwaukee’s Sixth Aldermanic District, where incumbent Michael McGee fought off eight challengers to garner 32% of the vote in last night’s primary. Finishing a close second was Milele Coggs, setting up a showdown between the two on April [...]
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