Ferguson prosecutor admits he presented evidence he knew to be false to Ferguson grand jury

Ferguson prosecutor Bob McCulloch admitted that he presented evidence he knew to be false to the grand jury considering charges against Darren Wilson. In an interview with radio station KTRS on Friday, McCulloch said that he decided to present witnesses that were “clearly not telling the truth” to the grand jury. Specifically, McCulloch acknowledged […]

Why I’m convinced Darren Wilson is lying

In short, Darren Wilson wants us to believe that Michael Brown, after sustaining two gunshot wounds to the chest and one to the forehead, while facing Wilson, was able to muster the extraordinary and near superhuman will necessary to lower his head and charge Wilson from roughly 8-10 feet away, at which point Wilson had […]

The vast disparity in arrest rates for African Americans and non-African Americans in WI communities

According to a new tool from USA Today, Wisconsin is home a number of communities with vast disparities between arrest rates for African Americans and non-African Americans.

Take a look.

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Glendale arrest rates

Wauwatosa arrest rates

Milwaukee arrest rates

Madison arrest rates

Republican State Rep. Bill Kramer gets just 5 months in jail for sexual assault

Wow, he sure did get off easy… State Rep. Bill Kramer (R-Town of Waukesha) was sentenced Tuesday to five months in jail, after pleading no contest last month to reduced charges of two misdemeanor counts of fourth-degree sexual assault.

The jail term is a condition of a three-year probation sentence.

He will begin serving his […]

Republican State Rep. Bill Kramer gets plea deal with reduced sexual assault charges from DA Brad Schimel’s office

(Pic by DINESH RAMDE — Associated Press)

After initially being charged with two felony counts of second-degree sexual assault, Republican State Rep. Bill Kramer (pictured, right) has agreed to plead no contest to reduced charges of two misdemeanor counts of fourth-degree sexual assault. In exchange for his plea, Rep. Kramer will get a receive leniency […]

WisDems: Child Pornographer Facing 125 Years In Prison Gets No Jail Time In Deal With Brad Schimel

Well this is more than a little awkward for Republican Attorney General candidate Brad Schimel, considering how hard his campaign and its right-wing allies have worked to paint Democratic AG candidate Susan Happ as “soft on crime.” Robert R. Turk, 37, a juvenile counselor at an adolescent center, originally was charged with five felony counts […]

North Carolina state senator allegedly misused welfare benefits while making 6-figure salary

And of course he’s a Republican… The ex-wife of a North Carolina state senator has weighed in on recent controversy surrounding the couple’s alleged misuse of welfare in the late-90s.

Through a statement, Elizabeth Longbottom Meredith confirmed she and Senator Wesley Meredith (R-Cumberland) applied for welfare together. The assistance was received and used when the […]

Could Republican Bill Kramer’s sexual assault case splatter over onto Brad Schimel?

Over at WKOW’s “Inside Scoop” blog, Tony Galli has an interesting take on how the upcoming trial of Republican State Rep. Bill Kramer, who is facing two charges of sexual assault.

Republican attorney general candidate and Waukesha County District Attorney Brad Schimel faces the prospect of going before voters in November, on the immediate heels […]

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 […]

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 […]

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