The regulation president puts on show as small business is dying

By   /  August 4, 2015  /  National, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“We are generally crushing small businesses and entrepreneurs in this country. It’s almost to the point where you need to be a lawyer to run a business,” he said.

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Legal expert: Abrahamson and John Doe civil rights cases like day and night

By   /  August 3, 2015  /  First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“What these prosecutors did, I think, represents the heart of a true civil rights complaint by all the people targeted, as opposed to and contrasted with the totally ludicrous civil rights complaint of the former chief justice of the state Supreme Court, Ms. (Shirley) Abrahamson..”

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Federal Judge dismisses Shirley Abrahamson’s civil rights case

By   /  July 31, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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A federal judge on Friday tossed out former Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson’s civil rights lawsuit and declared Wisconsin’s constitutional amendment that forced Abrahamson out of her long-standing seat of power does indeed pass “constitutional muster.”

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Watchdog Podcast: Which governor-turned-presidential-candidate has the best shot?

By   /  July 31, 2015  /  Commentary, Federal Government, Issues, National, New Jersey, Ohio, Politics & Elections, State Government, Texas, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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In this week’s episode, host Eric Boehm is joined by a roundtable of Watchdog reporters who have spent time covering four of the governors who are now running for the White House. Matt Kittle, Mark Lisheron, Mark Lagerkvist and Jason Hart share their perspectives on, respectively, Gov. Scott Walker, of Wisconsin; former Gov. Rick Perry, of Texas; Gov. Chris Christie, of New Jersey; and Gov. John Kasich, of Ohio.

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Russ Feingold’s third-party two-step

By   /  July 31, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Now Feingold’s campaign is attacking his attackers, forgetting that Feingold’s friends have practiced the same “obnoxious” tactics.

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Education week-in-review: Ghosts and quotas

By   /  July 31, 2015  /  Education, Education Blog, Louisiana, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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From Pennsylvania, where a judge ruled in favor of ghost teachers, to Louisiana, where a new quota may cause problems for charter schools, it’s been an interesting week in education news.

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