Bob Donovan to run for Milwaukee Mayor in 2016 – someone get the popcorn!

This makes me smile, because hilarity will no doubt ensue. With the 2016 mayoral election nearly two long years away, south side alderman Bob Donovan told several hundred cheering friends and supporters Tuesday night that he will challenge Mayor Tom Barrett.

Donovan, a four-term alderman and a frequent critic of the mayor on such hot-button [...]

Chris Moews: Sheriff David Clarke is a “sideshow” (VIDEO)

During a recent appearance on UpFront, Democratic Milwaukee County Sheriff candidate Chris Moews explained why he believes Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke is a sideshow who lack competency when it comes to law enforcement in Milwaukee County.

Watch for yourselves.

Chris Abele cuts some checks to his favorite Republican

As first reported by Dan Bice of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, a year after he gave the maximum contribution of $500 to Republican State Rep. Joe Sanfelippo, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele has made another maximum contribution to Sanfelippo’s campaign. For years, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele was a deep-pocketed liberal who used his moneybags [...]

Why vote for Chris Moews on August 12? Because he’s a REAL lawman!

Image Courtesy Moews for Sheriff

Earlier this week, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke’s reelection campaign sent out a mailer touting Clarke’s law enforcement credentials, and as James Rowen of The Political Environment noted, it’s a very curious mailer.

Sheriff Clarke’s efforts to tout his crime fighting credentials are laughable, especially considering how little the [...]

Obama Boehner Walker Dimitrijevic

For the past six years the various left and progressive groups have been screaming about the obstructionists in the House of Representatives aided and abetted by Speaker John Boehner. Accused of hewing the company line, being co-opted by the tea party jihad, or out and out racism, the right has done everything in its power [...]

What do you want to know? Ask questions of AD19 candidates

The Bay View Compass, with the League of Women Voters and the Bay View Neighborhood Association, is hosting a forum for candidates in the race to replace Jon Richards in the 19th assembly district on Monday, August 4th. The full details are here. You should go.

All five candidates, including the four Democrats that Shaina [...]

Justin Moralez: “Those on the road simply want [potholes] fixed” (VIDEO)

During a recent interview with Steve Walters of WisconsinEye, Cudahy Alderman (and current State Assembly candidate) Justin Moralez was asked a question about the gap in the state’s transportation fund for road reparis. In response to Walters’ question, Moralez explained that “Those on the road simply want them fixed – they want those nasty potholes [...]

Video: Dan Adams For Assembly’s New Ad

From one of the new faces in the race for the 19th Assembly district:

When Will The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Drop Rick Esenberg’s Blog?

There’s been some conversation on Facebook about Christian Schneider’s op ed pieces in MJS. Liberal posters have accused him of being a hack and a direct mouthpiece of the Republican Party of Wisconsin. MJS editor Ernst-Ulrich Franzen stepped up to defend him as a paid columnist. All well and good…well not really good…but you know [...]

Oak Creek city administrator: city’s budget “not sustainable”

This story is a perfect example of why the “no tax increases” and “cut, cut, cut services” mentality of so many conservatives in local government is so fatally flawed (emphasis added). The cost of city operations and services is not sustainable and elected officials and residents will need to make hard decisions about what to [...]

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