Of course Scott Walker won’t promise to serve out a full second term…

Considering the difficulty he’s had in fulfilling his promise to create 250,000 jobs in Wisconsin during his first term in office, it’s not surprising Republican Gov. Scott Walker is refusing to promise to serve out a full second term if he’s reelected. A day after he formally announced his re-election bid, Gov. Scott Walker declined [...]

Wisconsin couple challenges state’s ban on same-sex marriage

This week a Milwaukee lesbian couple filed a lawsuit directly with the Wisconsin Supreme Court in an effort to invalidate Wisconsin’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. According to the suit, Katherine Halopka-Ivery tried to transfer ownership of real estate in her name to the couple and Milwaukee County register of deeds officials refused to record [...]

The Party of Lincoln?

I imagine some of you caught Bill Lueders’ article about the retirement of State Senator Dale Schultz (R – Richland Center) that was published yesterday at Urban Milwaukee titled ‘Say Goodbye to the Party of Lincoln’. Part of the article relates the story about the resolution passed at the Wisconsin Republican Party’s 6th Congressional District [...]

Scott Walker – Intimidated

Once again The Worley Dervish nails it.

Walker announces reelection bid protected as usual from the teeming hordes http://t.co/G3Xns9o7q7 #wipolitics pic.twitter.com/jxz8VXSLO4

— Worley Dervish (@WorleyDervish) April 16, 2014

I’d love to hear someone from Gov. Walker’s reelection campaign explain why he can’t be bothered to hold any public events to announce his reelection campaign, [...]

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)

Wisconsin hunting group to vote on proposal to allow swan hunting in Wisconsin

WTF?!?!?!?

A proposal to allow the hunting of tundra swans, along with a rule to allow hunters to retrieve hound dogs on private property without landowner permission, are shaping up as two of the most controversial questions before state outdoors users Monday.

The annual meetings of the Wisconsin Conservation Congress (WCC) — held simultaneously in [...]

Why Don’t We Vote?

These two photos are Afghans waiting to vote despite the threats of death from the Taliban.

Yet we had an election here in Wisconsin on April 1st when only 9.3% of the electorate bothered to show up. And no body was threatening their lives if they did so. So they got to decide [...]

Governor Walker Wants To Continue The Tuition Freeze at UW

Gov. Scott Walker on Friday proposed freezing the University of Wisconsin System tuition for another two years, adding on to a similar hard cap enacted last year.

That should give him just about enough time to finish his degree…we wouldn’t want him saddled with thousands in student debt going into the 2016 Presidential election cycle!

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Gov. Walker gives Rep. Tom Petri a “heartfelt” goodbye

This is as good as it gets from Gov. Scott Walker.

Thanks to Rep Tom Petri for his many years of service!

— Governor Walker (@GovWalker) April 11, 2014

H/T to The Political Environment.

Cudahy Ald. Justin Moralez garners endorsement from Randy Hollenbeck

Earlier this week, Cudahy Ald. Justin Moralez announced he’s running as a Republican for the 20th Assembly District seat currently held by Democratic State Rep. Chris Sinicki.

On the heels of Moralez’s announcement comes his first key endorsement, as fellow Cudahy Ald. Randy Hollenbeck has announced his full-throated support of Moralez’s candidacy. I am honored [...]

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