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Parents can still choose schools after open enrollment ends

By   /  May 2, 2016  /  Education, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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The deadline for Wisconsin parents who want to enroll their children in public schools outside their home district was supposed to be Friday. But if parents missed the open-enrollment period they don’t necessarily have to panic thanks to what the Department of Public Instruction calls the “alternative application procedure.” One criteria for approving an alternative […]

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McAdams sues Marquette for breach of contract

By   /  May 2, 2016  /  Education, Free Speech, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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MILWAUKEE – Embattled political science professor John McAdams sued Marquette University on Monday, alleging breach of contract and violation of his right to academic freedom over the Catholic institution’s attempt to strip him of tenure. At a press conference in Milwaukee, McAdams said the purpose of the suit is to teach in a classroom again, […]

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America today: Black comedian calling president the N-word is OK, disputing president’s policies is not

By   /  May 2, 2016  /  Energy and Environment, First Amendment, Free Speech, National, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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The speech police have come to the defense Comedy Central host Larry Wilmore, who dropped the generally offensive word at Saturday night’s White House Correspondents’ dinner.

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Legal expert calls John Chisholm’s Supreme Court petition ‘outlandish’

By   /  April 29, 2016  /  First Amendment, Free Speech, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

NO SURPRISE: Milwaukee County District Attorney has filed his petition asking the U.S. Supreme Court to save his abusive John Doe investigation into right-center groups

“Where I see this going is precisely nowhere,” said Andrew Grossman.

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Johnson pushes government reform package

By   /  April 28, 2016  /  Accountability, Federal Government, News, Transparency, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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The suite of bills aims to “strengthen inspectors general, curb improper payments and improve anti-fraud controls.”

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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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