Wisconsin in focus: Wisconsin ban on Irish butter sales fail the smell test? Judge lets courts sort it out

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Wisconsin ban on Irish butter sales fail the smell test? Judge lets courts sort it out  Consumers know what they like, and they don’t need the state deciding what butter they can buy based on a bureaucrat’s subjective standards about flavor, texture and smell, a lawyer argued Tuesday. At issue is the constitutionality of […]

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Wisconsin in focus: Wisconsin Assembly set to approve $3 billion for Foxconn

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

ABC News: Wisconsin Assembly set to approve $3 billion for Foxconn The Wisconsin Assembly planned to approve a $3 billion tax break Thursday for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a massive display panel factory in the state, a project President Donald Trump touted as a transformational win for the U.S. economy. Democratic critics in […]

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Wisconsin in focus: Schools gear up for new year without state funding set

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Wisconsin State Journal: Schools gear up for new year without state funding set Schools across Wisconsin are starting a new year without knowing exactly what’s coming from the state as lawmakers continue to put off passing a new two-year state budget. For many school officials, the delay isn’t worrying them much at this point. But […]

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Congressman: Repealing death tax would be ‘nirvana’

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, News, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

It was Founding Father Benjamin Franklin who said, “In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” One Illinois congressman wants to disconnect the two by eliminating the so-called death tax. Tax reform is one of the major issues being pushed by the administration of President Donald Trump. U.S. Rep. […]

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Wisconsin in focus: Walker: Foxconn analysis doesn’t tell the whole story of benefits and risks

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

The Capitol Times: Walker administration officials: Foxconn analysis doesn’t tell the whole story of benefits and risks There’s been plenty of debate on the pros and cons of a proposal that would provide incentives for Taiwanese LCD manufacturer Foxconn to build a factory in Wisconsin. Criticism increased after a legislative analysis said the state wouldn’t […]

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Haupt: Abandoning the gold standard created legalized theft

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  Colorado, Commentary, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio, Opinion, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

“The gold standard kept us honest and forced us to control out of control spending.” – Lane Brody  Alan Greenspan told us, “Gold is a good place to put money, given its value as a currency outside of the policies conducted by governments.” This basic truism certifies that money has emerged by evolution from the […]

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