Caption This – Bill Kramer Edition

Caption this photo of Republican State Rep. Bill Kramer making his first court appearance on allegations of sexual assault.

(Pic by DINESH RAMDE — Associated Press)

Democratic California state senator indicted on corruption, gun trafficking charges

This is absolutely apalling. A prominent Democratic California state senator and gun-control advocate was indicted by a San Francisco grand jury on charges of corruption and conspiracy to traffic in firearms, according to court documents released on Friday.

The indictment adds to the troubles facing state Senator Leland Yee, who was arrested last week and [...]

Conservative County Board candidate attempts to explain away his conviction for intentionally mistreating animals

Image courtesy Wisneski for Brown County Supervisor

Meet Jason Wisneski.

For those of you who haven’t heard of Wisneski, he’s the 2nd Vice Chair of the Brown County Republicans, and he also happens to be a candidate for Brown County Supervisor this spring. On his campaign page, Wisneski describes himself as, “An avid music lover [...]

Yet another example of Sheriff David Clarke’s lawless Sheriff’s Office

The corruption and lawlessness in Sheriff David Clarke’s Sheriff’s Office continues…

A sheriff’s clerk was charged Monday with felony misconduct in office for allegedly stealing cash paid for restraining orders and other court documents.

Damond Watts, 38, was accused of stealing $1,200 between September and December of last year, according to the criminal complaint.

The [...]

Sister says convicted ex-Walker aide’s life is ruined

Cry me a river… The sister of Kelly Rindfleisch, the former deputy chief of staff for Scott Walker, has launched an attack on Milwaukee County prosecutors, accusing them of ruining Rindfleisch’s life with their John Doe investigation.

In a letter to the editor of the Baraboo News Republic, Anne Hollinsed said her sister can’t get [...]

Richards campaign releases statement on Wiscosnin DOJ negligence involving sex predators

Following a report by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that noted that the Wisconsin Department of Justice took years to act on detailed and credible tips about online child pornography that had been referred by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in at least two cases, Democratic Attorney General candidate Jon Richards issued a [...]

So Who’s Gonna Pay The Bill?

So we keep hearing about the secret computer network in the county executive’s office while Governor Walker was hunkered down there. And we keep hearing about how the staff was using personal laptop computers to access personal email accounts to avoid or evade open records laws. Well…all those things used electricity that I paid for…where [...]

UPDATED: Walker aides conspired to engage in illegal vote caging?

Update #2: As noted in the comments section, the “caging” in question may have referred to other campaign-related activities, and the following Editor’s Note has appeared on the original entry at The Progressive. Upon further research, the emails referenced in this story appear to relate to the use of software called “Complete Campaigns,” which is [...]

Gogebic Taconite president Bill Williams will stand trial in Spain

It was reported late last year that Gogebic Taconite president Bill Williams had lost his last appeal to have charges of environmental destruction dismissed, though it was unclear then that Spanish officials would follow through with an indictment. It’s clear now.

Former Iron County district attorney Tony Stella has the details.

While I realize [...]

UPDATED: Did Scott Walker know about secret computer network in his County Exec office? You bet he did!

It’s getting harder and harder to believe Scott Walker had absolutely no knowledge that multiple members of his County Executive staff were engaged in illegal political activities on taxpayer time while sitting less than 25 feet from Walker.

After all, here’s what Cindy Archer, formerly a top aide to Scott Walker, wrote of the private [...]

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