Sen. Al Franken has long been a supporter of the military and its men. So it is no surprise that he took T. Boone Pickens to task for Boone’s financial support of the Swift Boat ads that besmirched Sen. John Kerry’s military record.
T. Boone was to present his ideas on wind energy to the [...]
Last year’s election of Justice Michael Gabelman changed the “balance” of the Wisconsin Supreme Court to a 4-3 conservative majority. I usually have a problem with that phrase for Courts because it denotes that two ideological views in any court case must be classified as conservative and liberal and I don’t think the judges see [...]
In his most recent “Week in Review,” Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dave Westlake discusses all that’s wrong with the health care reform proposals Democrats like Sen. Russ Feingold are working to enact. In said “Week in Review” piece, Westlake cites a number of examples of how flawed the health care reform proposals are, including, “rations [...]
A few weeks ago, I wrote about how the movement to recall Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle seemed to be losing steam, and today my theory was proven correct, as the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is reporting Wisconsinites Interests Now (WIN) is now focusing on removing the governor from office in November 2010. WIN had intended on [...]
Thwarted in his effort to unilaterally overhaul a county program that helps inmates make the transition from jail to job, Sheriff David A. Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Jr., who was given control of the Milwaukee County House of Corrections earlier this year, wants to take over the Community Justice Resource Center, a decade-old program [...]
Watch Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) question Dr. David Gratzer, a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute about the Canadian health care system, as relates to the debate about health care reform in the United States:
Yesterday State Senator Dan Kapanke, a Republican from La Crosse, announced his candidacy for the US House of Representatives. Kapanke will challenge Democratic incumbent Congressman Ron Kind for the seat, but shortly after Sen. Kapanke announced his candidacy, the Democratic Party of Wisconsin issued a statement criticizing Sen. Kapanke for his alleged use of state [...]
Will Governor Jim Doyle run for reelection?
That’s a question I’ve asked before, and it’s a question The Sconz is asking. On any given day my answer to that question may change, but unlike The Sconz, I don’t see Lt. Governor Barb Lawton as the most likely Democratic successor to Gov. Doyle, should he decide [...]
Scott Hassett, the former head of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, has filed paperwork today to challenge Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen in next year’s election. Hassett, a Democrat, filed a campaign registration statement with state election officials, which will allow him to raise campaign money and will enable him to get on the [...]
The tenants of the Lake Bluff Apartments in South Milwaukee can breathe just a little easier today, as the jury in the federal lawsuit regarding the apartment complex has ended, with the jury finding that the City of South Milwaukee’s plan to raze the Lake Bluff apartment complex would have a disproportionate effect on minority [...]