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Election official: Proposed voter ID information campaign ‘complete waste of money’

By   /  April 28, 2016  /  News, Politics & Elections, State Government, Voter Fraud, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“We must point out that this is hard-earned taxpayer money,” the Milwaukee election official said. “I would think this is not worthwhile to do.”

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Conservative icon Justice David Prosser to leave the Supreme Court

By   /  April 27, 2016  /  Judiciary, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Prosser’s announcement comes just weeks after a bitter Supreme Court election that saw conservatives maintain a 5-2 majority.

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Louisiana governor lashes out at voucher supporters

By   /  April 27, 2016  /  Education, Louisiana, National, News, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

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Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards went into attack mode after an American Federation for Children ad accused him of flip-flopping on support for the Louisiana Scholarship Program,  and suggested a proposed budget cut is the work of Superintendent of Education John White. The AFC is calling foul. “To be a little tongue in cheek – it’s hard to respond to […]

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Security expert: History shows NSA spying scandal wasn’t that bad

By   /  April 27, 2016  /  Accountability, Federal Government, Free Speech, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“In the 1960s they (the FBI) tried to get Martin Luther King Jr. to commit suicide by blackmailing him,” Carafano said.

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Kemper Project faces $60 million cost increase and another delay

By   /  April 27, 2016  /  Economy, Energy and Environment, News, Regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

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Mississippi Power reported a $51 million cost increase with the Kemper Project clean coal power plant in March according to an SEC filing released Wednesday

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Amid protests, Middleton’s Jesus Lunch doles out food, inspiration and inclusiveness

By   /  April 27, 2016  /  Education, First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Despite the cold weather, the weekly “Jesus Lunch” in Middleton, Wisconsin, took place in Firemen’s Park right next to Middleton High School on Tuesday. The group served 650 lunches to students before running out of food. Across a set of barriers set up by police, a much smaller group protested for the second week in a row. Standing […]

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