Scott Walker’s “Our American Revival” PAC uses foreign stock images in new ad

Gov. Scott Walker recently announced the formation of his Our American Revival PAC as he swings his 2016 presidential campaign into full gear, and this week the PAC unveiled its first ad.

However, as Andrew Kaczynski of Buzzfeed notes, the ad features a bunch of stock footage from foreign countries, because apparently Gov. Walker’s PAC […]

The top 10 rejected names for Scott Walker’s 2016 PAC

Yesterday Jason Stein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Gov. Scott Walker has formed a political action committee (PAC) in advance of his certain 2016 presidential run. Only days after traveling to the early presidential race state of Iowa, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has formed a committee to help explore a bid for the White […]

A tale of two headlines, courtesy of Scott Walker

This just speaks volumes about the state of our state under Gov. Scott Walker.

While I understand that Gov. Walker’s decision to cut $300 million in funding from the UW system is not tied to his decision to borrow $220 million to help build a basketball arena for the billionaire owners of the Milwaukee […]

State budget shortfall projected at $928 million over two years

But remember, Gov. Walker’s fiscally responsible! To keep the state doing what it does now through mid-2017, Gov. Scott Walker and lawmakers have to come up with $928 million in spending cuts or tax increases, according to estimates released Friday by the Legislature’s budget office.

The nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau found that to continue current […]

Scott Walker rejects job & revenue creating Kenosha Hard Rock casino

In a move that seems to be all about his 2016 presidential aspirations and nothing else, Republican Gov. Scott Walker announced yesterday he will reject the Menominee tribe’s proposed Hard Rock Casino in Kenosha. Walker, who is exploring a presidential campaign, put the kibosh on the casino one day before he heads to Iowa, an […]

Why does Scott Walker want to dumb down Wisconsin’s teachers?

Apparently Gov. Scott Walker wants to dumb down the ranks of Wisconsin’s teachers by allowing those interested in becoming a teacher to be able to rely on “life experience” rather than mandating they get a standards-based license. Those interested in becoming a teacher in Wisconsin could soon be able to rely more on their own […]

The cold hard truth about Scott Walker and taxes: the richest Wisconsinites have lower taxes than the poorest Wisconsinites

Over at the Shepherd Express, Joel McNally has a great piece explaining how masterfully Gov. Scott Walker has played tax-cut politics to the benefit of the richest Wisconsinites at the expense of poor and middle class Wisconsinites who could really use some meaningful tax relief. Every state takes a higher percentage of income in local […]

That low hanging fruit is always the easiest to pick

Yesterday’s BizJournal ran a story about the “potential GOP presidential candidate”, Scott Walker and some of the other WEDC executives (because he’s the CEO, don’t you know) going to London to talk up Wisconsin as a potential investment site for UK firms. They are planning to “highlight Wisconsin’s growth sectors: energy, aviation/aerospace, water technology, agriculture, […]

They don’t call that guy Rmoney for nothing (or Third time’s the charm, part deux)

On Friday night, Mitt Romney appeared at the RNC Convention and made a self-deprecating remark about not running as the next Senator from Massachusetts (like he could even beat Elizabeth Warren—she’s way more popular than Obama). He then laid out the three basic principles that would convince Americans to “be with us” for the next […]

Scott Walker cancels State of the State Tour events to campaign for president in California

According to an email sent out earlier today by Deej Lundgren, Gov. Scott Walker’s Legislative Liaison, the events surrounding Gov. Walker’s State of the State Tour have been cancelled. Here’s a copy of the email in question.

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