Yes Virginia, Wisconsin Election Laws Are Just Discretionary

Over the past month or so we have seen the laws about sharing signature solicitors and nomination papers enforced completely and thoroughly by the Wisconsin Election Commission and two courts of law. The result being tomorrow’s primary ballot will be short two candidates for Milwaukee County Executive. See previous posts:…

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Sarah Sanders Says That The House Isn’t Smart Enough To Understand Trump’s Taxes.

Well just because she isn’t, doesn’t mean the House isn’t. And I would bet that neither she nor the president are smart enough to figure mine out…and they are particularly straight forward and uncomplicated…well except the new forms for 2018 suck. But any number of people are overlooking one of…

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WI Supreme Court Orders Doe Investigation Documents Released

In a story that apparently got lost in the events around the Inauguration on Friday, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ordered the release of documents related to the John Doe investigations into Governor Walker’s campaigns. The documents will be heavily redacted so it isn’t really clear how useful they will be…

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President Barack Obama Says Thank You

My fellow Americans, It’s a long-standing tradition for the sitting president of the United States to leave a parting letter in the Oval Office for the American elected to take his or her place. It’s a letter meant to share what we know, what we’ve learned, and what small wisdom…

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Billionaire makes $1.5 million dark money contribution to help Scott Walker, receives $1.8 million from Walker’s WEDC

According to this report by Yahoo! Politics Chief Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff, Wisconsin billionaire John Menard Jr. gave $1.5 million to right-wing groups that kept his contribution a secret, only for Menard’s company to end up receiving $1.8 million in tax credits from WEDC, the job creation agency of which…

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Insanity: Doing The Same Thing In Iraq And Expecting A Different Outcome

Because of the bull headedness of the President George W Bush administration, the Iraqi Army of the Saddam Hussein era was disbanded after the US invasion of Iraq. Water over the dam except for it’s recurring costs to the Iraqi and American people… So we reconstituted the Iraqi Army and…

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John McCain Goes Stone Cold Tone Deaf

Last week President Obama visited a Veteran’s Administration hospital in Phoenix AZ. A hospital that has been the focus of issues with VA hospitals and healthcare. A hospital that is a long way from being ‘fixed’. Senator John McCain (R – Arizona) was one of the other elected officials present…

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It’s Obama’s Fault!

Nasdaq Composite Rallies, Tops 5,000 for First Time in 15 Years (Bloomberg) — The Nasdaq Composite Index closed above 5,000 for the first time in 15 years while the Dow Jones Industrial Average and Standard & Poor’s 500 Index reached records as gains in consumer purchases signaled strength in the…

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The child Scott Walker left behind?

During the 2012 gubernatorial recall election the Wisconsin Citizens Media Cooperative ran a story alleging Gov. Scott Walker fathered a child in the late 1980s while he was still a student at Marquette University. Bernadette Gillick was a college freshman in 1988 when she first met Scott Walker. It was…

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Court Throws The Book At Voter Fraud!

After years of hearing how heinous voter fraud is during the various debates in support of Voter ID and the later court cases surrounding it’s implementation…it boggles my mind how the lawyer for an actual fraudulent voter says he got too severe a punishment. I mean really, 90 days of…

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