Chris Moews’ open letter to Milwaukee talk radio

In response to attacks against him by Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke (and happily promoted by right-wing squawk radio) Democrat Chris Moews responded earlier today with this open letter to Milwaukee’s right-wing talk radio PR machine. An Open Letter to Milwaukee Talk Radio

Dear Talk Radio Hosts Mark Belling, Jay Weber, Charlie Sykes and Jeff [...]

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.

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 [...]

Sheriff candidate Chris Moews responds to MCSO’s excessive overtime costs

Shortly after news broke that Sheriff David Clarke’s office had racked up nearly $12 million in overtime costs in 2011 and 2012, Lt. Chris Moews, a a candidate for Milwaukee County Sheriff in the 2014 election, issued a press release criticizing the mismanagement that led to the exorbitant overtime costs.

Here’s the gist of Moews’ [...]

Chris Moews for Milwaukee County Sheriff campaign kickoff – May 16

This is an event worth attending… Join us to support Chris Moews for Milwaukee County Sheriff, May 16, 2013 from 5:00-7:00pm

Brocach’s Irish Pub 1850 N Water Street Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Sponsor – $500, Patrons – $250, Friends – $100 Contributions in any amount will be gratefully accepted!

Contribute online (https://secure.actblue.com/entity/fundraisers/33123?ref=chrismoews_contribute) or mail checks to: Friends [...]

Chris Moews criticizes David Clarke’s response to Boston bomb attack

On Wednesday Lt. Chris Moews, a candidate for Milwaukee County Sheriff in the 2014 election, issued a press release criticizing Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke’s response to the Boston bomb attack this week. “As a law enforcement officer and a detective who works every day to both solve and prevent crime on Milwaukee’s streets, I [...]

Sheriff David Clarke: more grandstander than lawman

On Friday, Milwaukee County Sheriff (and general laughingstock) David Clarke released a new public service announcement advocating for residents of Milwaukee County to arm themselves because 9-1-1 is no longer their best option. Here’s the PSA: I’m Sheriff David Clarke, and I want to talk to you about something personal…your safety. It’s no longer a [...]

Meet & greet fundraiser for Jim Ward – TODAY!

From my email inbox comes news of an event later today for Jim Ward, the Democrat who’s challenging incumbent State Sen. Mary Lazich in the 28th district. Come to a meet and greet and fundraiser for Jim Ward who is running as a Democrat for State Senate 28th District at Gus’ Mexican Cantina.

Sunday April [...]

Some election-related tidbits as pertains to Milwaukee

Just a few Milwaukee-centric election-related tidbits that caught my eye as I was catching up on the news…

Former Milwaukee Public School board member Jennifer Morales has filed to run for 8th District aldermanic seat now held by Bob Donovan. While acknowledging her challenge to an entrenched incumbent like Bob Donovan would make for a [...]

Some primary day predictions

Just a few predictions on some important races today, keeping in mind that this list is far from exhaustive:

Chris Larson v. Jeff Plale (Democratic primary in 7th State Senate District): A lot of money has been spent in this race, including scads of money from outside groups on both sides, and the race has [...]

Blogging Blue’s “14 in ’14″

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