Catholic archbishop’s computer contained over 100,000 child porn images

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/09/arrested-catholic-archbishops-computer-contained-over-100000-images-of-children/ target=_blank>This is absolutely disgusting. Vatican detectives analyzing a computer used a by an archbishop arrested earlier this week discovered over 86,000 pornographic photos and 160 sexually explicit video files of children, reports the International Business Times.

According to investigators, another 45,000 pictures had been deleted.

Former Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski, 66, was arrested at the [...]

Another Unique Lie In The Sale of Wisconsin Government To The Highest Bidder!

This is just a subscript in a recent article about how poorly the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources had performed under the Walker Administration:

Walker and the Legislature also scaled back the power of state agencies by giving the governor authority to review and approve all regulations written by state agencies before they take [...]

Former Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell convicted of corruption

Here’s yet another example of how Republicans are great at winning elections but absolutely suck when it comes to governing. A jury on Thursday found former Gov. Bob McDonnell (R-VA) and his wife guilty on multiple counts of conspiracy and honest services wire fraud. The pair were indicted in January on 14 federal counts over [...]

Scott Walker’s campaign gets $20,000 from Ashley Furniture after Walker’s WEDC approves $6 million in tax credits to company

I’d love to hear some of you conservatives defend this. The board overseeing the state’s flagship job-creation agency has quietly approved a $6 million tax credit for Ashley Furniture Industries with a condition allowing the company to eliminate half of its state workforce.

As approved by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. board, the award would [...]

Report: Cindy Archer making more in six-figure state job than max salary for position

By now you’ve probably read or heard about Cindy Archer, a former aide to Gov. Scott Walker who was recently hired for a six-figure state job without actually applying for the job. After being hired, it was revealed Archer was actually making $27,000 per year more than her predecessor in the position, and now Patrick [...]

Scott Walker’s Wisconsin: you scratch his back & he’ll scratch yours

This should surprise absolutely no one. Nearly half of Governor Scott Walker’s campaign fundraisers since April 1st have been hosted by people whose companies received financial awards from his administration.

Some call that troubling, while others say its nothing new in Wisconsin.

Jack Link, the owner of Jack Link Snacks of Minong, joins Chris Shult, [...]

The lamest defense yet of possible illegal coordination between Scott Walker & third party groups

What are they, a bunch of fourth graders?!? A group at the center of a campaign finance investigation ensnaring Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker has an emphatic retort to prosecutors examining whether its coordination with politicians was illegal: Everybody does it.

H/T to James Rowen of The Political Environment.

Jon Richards pledges to end Walker-Schimel culture of corruption

From my email inbox comes this press release from Democratic Attorney General candidate Jon Richards in regards to yesterday’s revelations that John Doe prosecutors accused Republican Gov. Scott Walker of running a “criminal scheme” in which his gubernatorial campaign illegally coordinated campaign activity and expenditures with right-wing outside groups. Wisconsin Attorney General candidate Jon Richards [...]

Brad Schimel: Joel Kleefisch’s “pay to play” style of legislating A-Okay!

In yet another example of Republicans protecting fellow Republicans, Waukesha County District Attorney Brad Schimel – who’s running for Wisconsin Attorney General this year – declined to investigate Republican State Rep. Joel Kleefisch after it was revealed Kleefisch worked closely with millionaire deadbeat dad Michael Eisenga (a contributor to Kleefisch’s campaign) on legislation that would [...]

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