Tag Archives: Scott Walker

Now will the State Journal and Journal Sentinel finally condemn the speech police?

Vicki McKenna among those GAB spied on Thank the Good Lord for Brad Schimel, the first conservative state attorney general in long memory. Thank you the heavens above for the too few brave souls — Eric O’Keefe, the Wall Street Journal, … Continue reading

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Will Al Franken’s impending resignation put the ball in Republicans’ court?

We talked last time about profiles in courage, Mike Willett being one of them. His colleague on the Dane County Board Ronn Ferrell another.   I admire Mitt Romney for the same reason. He spoke up forcefully against Donald Trump … Continue reading

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Scott Walker tore up Doyle’s fast-train deal but Wisconsin’s economy didn’t crash and burn

Remember when Scott Walker tore up Jim Doyle’s fast-train deal and spurned $810 million in Obama stimulus money? Remember how that was going to wreck Wisconsin’s economy? As Madison’s own Chris Farley used to say, “That was awesome!” Seven years … Continue reading

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Can ‘Cross Plains Woman’ save Wisconsin Democrats?

Who says Wisconsin Democrats don’t have a deep bench? Dane County Exec Joe Parisi begged off. State Sen. Tim Cullen backed away. U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, out. State Sen. Jennifer Schilling, another no. While Kathleen Vinehout, Tony Evers, and Paul … Continue reading

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