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 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 […]

Meanwhile in St. Louis….

…..police shot and killed Kajieme Powell, a 25 year-old African American man on Tuesday.

Police were called by a convenience store owner who suspected Powell had stolne drinks and donuts from his shop, according to a recording of the 911 call, while a woman called 911 to report Powell was acting erratically and had a […]

Here’s a photo of a 2016 Republican presidential frontrunner

It doesn’t get much better than this – here’s Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s mugshot after he surrendered himself to the Travis County (TX) jail on Tuesday.

Yep, he’s definitely a frontrunner for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.

Texas governor Rick Perry indicted by grand jury

If you’re reading this blog, you’ve no doubt heard the news that Republican Gov. Rick Perry of Texas was indicted by a grand jury on charges he abused his power. A grand jury has indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, saying he abused his power by trying to pressure a district […]

New complaint alleges Republican activist Tamra Varebrook committed vote fraud

Earlier this week, a complaint was filed with the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board (GAB) alleging that well-known conservative activist Tamra Varebrook of Union Grove committed vote fraud on more than one occasion when she voted using an address in the City of Racine. What’s more, the complaint also alleges that Varebrook worked as a paid […]

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