Fiscal Conservatives – Crony edition

There is another chapter to the ongoing series of stories of how the republican \"fiscal conservatives\" are breaking us. Now comes more information about Walker Crony Cynthia Archer. As JSonline points out, that when the republican legislature went along with Scott Walkers desire to have more political appointments(Umm wasn’t smaller…

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Fiscal Conservatives Part 2

Since we have our ongoing Republican thug series, we will also have a continuing series of fiscal conservatives! 1. Last Friday afternoon(surprise) the republicans introduced their radical redistricting plan. While it is definitely a power grab and more of a wish list than a serious redistricting map(you can read more…

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So what did Newt Gingrich spend half a million dollars on at Tiffany & Co.?

As was first reported by Politico, it’s been revealed former House Speaker Newt Gingrich once owed – and may still owe – between $250,001 and $500,000 to the upscale jewelry store Tiffany & Co. Thus far Gingrich has been unwilling to disclose what he purchased to necessitate a line of…

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Paul Ryan is fighting for you!

If your last name is Koch or you have a 9 digit bank account, if not well then not so much! From JSONLINE and the Kaiser Family Foundation, a non-partisan health care research group. Paul Ryan’s budget plan to convert Medicaid into a block grant and repeal the new health…

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Voter ID: A solution without a problem

Just to follow up on Ed’s entry from yesterday, I’ve got some thoughts on the Voter ID legislation being pushed through the legislature by Republicans. For all their talk about balancing the state’s multi-billion dollar structural deficit, Republicans in the State Senate and Assembly don’t seem too concerned about adding…

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We need fiscal conservatives….

Yes we need fiscal conservatives in Washington to run our government for us. Obviously, President Obama can’t do it, his wife went on vacation. So we need a fundamental change government, so that we can have fiscal conservatives like Linda McMahon, who spent $24 million dollars in a PRIMARY for…

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