For proof positive that then-Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker gave control over Operation Freedom and the monies that event had raised to longtime aide Tim Russell, in the process giving Russell access to the money he eventually embezzled, let’s take a look at the Memorandum of Agreement signed by Walker and Russell.
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Heh….. “He was one of Walker’s most trusted confidants,” said Orville Seymer, a property manager active in recall politics through Citizens for Responsible Government.
No doubt if the tables were turned and the “he” we were referring to was one of Democratic Gov. Jim Doyle’s “most trusted confidants,” conservatives wouldn’t be calling Doyle the victim, [...]
Caribbean Cruise paid for with embezzled money? $1745.46
GoDaddy.com domain registration for pro-Scott Walker website run on County time? $145.28
Seeing longtime aide to Scott Walker charged with two felonies and paraded into court in handcuffs? PRICELESS!
Image courtesy JSOnline.com/Gary Porter
Earlier today, Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm announced felony charges have been filed against three individuals – including a former top aide to Gov. Scott Walker – as part of the ongoing John Doe investigation into Walker staffers.
Among those charged was Tim Russell (pictured at right along with [...]
According to a report by Steve Schultze of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Cindy Archer, who currently serves as deputy secretary for the Department of Administration in Gov. Scott Walker’s administration, has taken a “personal leave of absence” for an unspecified period of time.
During the last three years of Gov. Walker’s time as Milwaukee County [...]
It’s been speculated HERE and HERE that the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board (GAB) and the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s office will be holding a news conference at 2 p.m. on Monday, April 11 at the GAB office in Madison, with both sources speculating the press conference will discuss the results of a vote fraud investigation.
I’ve always believed you can tell a lot about a person by the company they keep, and that’s especially true in the case of Republican Milwaukee County Executive candidate Jeff Stone.
Stone’s ties to Gov. Scott Walker are long and deep, with Stone promising to “lead” Milwaukee County (I use the word lead very loosely) [...]
Asked why he chose not to continue to serve as chairman of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors following his swearing in as interim County Executive, Lee Holloway said, “I don’t have that big an ego.”
Yeah, clearly Holloway doesn’t have that big an ego: Holloway’s elaborate swearing-in ceremony on the third floor of the [...]
This has been a long time coming…
Several months ago, Citizens for Responsible Government attempted to smear local lefty blogger Chris “capper” Liebenthal, alleging he had committed some sort of crime (presumably misconduct in office) by blogging while at work as an employee of Milwaukee County. Predictably, conservative bloggers were quick to pass judgment on [...]
While Tom Barrett was easily dispatching Scott Walker in the debate last Friday, correctly pointing out: In the 2008 financial meltdown and the ensuing job crisis, Walker shut down Milwaukee County\'s economic development agency.
Personally I think that the key moment of the debate was this:
“Scott, Governor Doyle is not running,” Barrett told Walker [...]