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 [...]

” Hammerin’ Hank ” knocks another one out of the park

Home run king Hank Aaron ( sorry Barry Bonds, but Hank will always be my home run king ) came under fire recently for saying that racism is alive and well in America. At an event marking the 40th anniversary of his record breaking 715th home run Aaron told USA Today, in apparent reference to [...]

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, [...]

Scott Walker’s administration outsources highway sign maintenance to company in Georgia

Why does it not surprise me that Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s administration would outsource highway sign maintenance to a company based in Georgia? The state has entered into a new contract to maintain the blue signs on highways that direct drivers to restaurants and gas stations near Wisconsin’s highways, and businesses that rely on that [...]

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.

Oshkosh Corp. announces 760 layoffs in Wisconsin

Apparently Oshkosh Corp. didn’t get Gov. Walker’s memo that Wisconsin is “Open for Business.” Oshkosh Corp. said Thursday it’s laying off about 700 hourly employees, starting in June, plus 60 salaried employees, as the company’s military vehicle business slows.

After the layoffs, Oshkosh Defense, which has been hit hard by the decline in military spending, [...]

Caterpillar announces new layoffs at South Milwaukee plant

Apparently the powers that be at Caterpillar didn’t get the memo from Gov. Scott Walker that Wisconsin is “Open for Business.” Caterpillar Inc. has laid off about 60 more employees at its South Milwaukee plant as the company struggles through a slow period in mining equipment sales and adds to the hundreds of layoffs from [...]

Dissimulation on County Board Referendum Right Down To The Wire

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is taking the lies and obfuscations about the Act 14 required referendum on Milwaukee County Board pay and benefits right down to the wire. In a front page article in their March 31, 2014 print edition, they continue the nonsense about cutting supervisor’s pay by half will result in a part [...]

Scott Walker: making it harder to vote & easier for lobbyists to buy votes

This just happened here in Wisconsin.

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