Conservatives appeal to common sense in John Doe appeals case

By   /  September 2, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. –Of all of the abuses prosecutors of a politically charged John Doe investigation are alleged to have committed, the failure to apply common sense to their serpentine, one-sided probe may rank among the more egregious, according to the conservatives they’ve targeted.

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Open your wallets: Debt in Wisconsin costs each state taxpayer $4,400

By   /  September 1, 2014  /  Finances, News, State Budgets, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON, Wis. — A lavish home entertainment system. A reliable used car. A trip to Europe. Braces for your child. A semester at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Those are all things expected to come with a price tag of $4,400.
But that amount is also what each Wisconsin resident would have to [...]

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Wisconsin prosecutors aim to shut down conservatives

By   /  August 29, 2014  /  Commentary, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Part 112 of 113 in the series Wisconsin’s Secret War

By Jon Cassidy | From The American Spectator
Wisconsin has created a new type of political supervillain by combining the most reprehensible attributes of this nation’s two most infamous ogres of the last century — Joseph McCarthy and Richard Nixon.
Start with McCarthy’s reckless and unsubstantiated allegations against random [...]

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Burke opposes out-of-state political contributions – unless they help her campaign

By   /  August 29, 2014  /  Elections, National, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON, Wis. — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke has declared she’ll outlaw out-of-state political donations if elected, but enthusiastically accepted the endorsement Thursday of a Vermont-based political action committee soliciting cash and volunteers nationally to help Burke unseat Republican Gov. Scott Walker.
Burke received the endorsement from Democracy for America, a national progressive political action [...]

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Walker ‘smoking gun’ story has tiny glaring flaw

By   /  August 28, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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It’s sometimes said journalism is the business of making mistakes in public. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel knows what that’s like, as it made a whopper of a mistake on its front page Tuesday

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Polling places will remain in Wisconsin town’s schools

By   /  August 27, 2014  /  Elections, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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As far as the Greendale Village Board of Trustees is concerned, the fat lady has sung.

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