We have the latest, from the MacIver News Service.
We have the latest, from the MacIver News Service.
The Democrats in Wisconsin are following through with their vow to (publicly at least) make the recall campaign about issues other than the contentious collective bargaining issue that fueled the petition drive that forced the impromptu election. This move has
A lot has been made about Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker who, with nearly $5 million on hand, has a 10:1 cash advantage on either of his would-be opponents in the June 5 recall. But it’s not as if his opponents
[Madison, Wisc…] Not long ago, it was unthinkable to disrespect the National Anthem in anyway whatsoever. However pro-labor union protesters showed no hesitation in crossing that line on Saturday in Madison, Wisconsin. As thousands prepared to gather for the Americans
The diversion of police resources to keep the peace at the 2011 Capitol Chaos impacted communities across the state, but perhaps nowhere was that impact felt as significantly as the City of Madison. The Capitol protests in Madison during February
Recent testimony at a trial of 6 Madison, Wisconsin protesters, who repeatedly battled with authorities during the course of 2011 and 2012, indicates that national organizations and professional protesters helped fuel the uprisings that Big Labor activists have been trying
Happy Anniversary. As Wisconsin marks the one year anniversary of historic labor reforms, the public employee unions, backed by legislative Democrats, vow to reclaim the state for their members.
Here’s the latest from the oft times unbelievable Wisconsin recall saga. The State Board overseeing the election is only looking for duplicate signatures and obvious fake names on the recall petitions (thanks to a court order), and they are going
This is big news for those who support education reform, school choice, educating kids, etc. [youtube VNMp1nT1OLw] Students attending private schools in Milwaukee with publically funded vouchers showed stronger gains in achievement than their public school counterparts, according to the latest release from
What is this mailer all about? That’s the latest question circulating in the political hotbed of Wisconsin. From our breaking news story at the MacIver News Service: Over the weekend, a strange pamphlet began appearing in mailboxes across Wisconsin. It looks
Here is our latest spot promoting Wisconsin’s recent reforms. It features public employees and taxpayers. [youtube PMXxd_SJaVk]
The independent effort to verify the signatures on the petitions seeking the recall of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is looking for a last minute infusion of volunteers. With help, they say, they can then begin to analyze the data for signs of
Did Wisconsin’s Capitol Police Chief Charles Tubbs cut a secret access deal with one of Madison’s most infamous protesters? That’s the question being asked after one of our reporters caught an interesting conversation at the Wisconsin Capitol. [youtube NLJm7zgWqnU] [Madison,
Imagine the police ignoring evidence of a crime because the right person didn’t call 911. Welcome to the the latest episode of Wisconsin Recall Election Follies. Wisconsin’s Elections ‘Watchdogs’ The latest: [Madison, Wisc…] Citizens not affiliated with either the recall organizations or
It’s not quite an online database, but it’s a start. After reneging on their promise to post pdfs of the Scott Walker recall petitions online, the misnamed Wisconsin Government Accountability Board has relented. The signatures are now online, here. Earlier
Here’s an idea from the misnamed Wisconsin Government Accountability Board: Let’s make the attempt to recall Governor Scott Walker even nuttier. On Monday morning the Wisconsin ‘Elections Watchdogs’ alerted media that the Walker recall petitions would be available sometime later
A confident, perhaps a bit defiant, Governor Scott Walker on Wednesday delivered his annual State of the State address as a threat of a recall looms. [Madison, Wisc…] Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker delivered his annual State of the State address
What started out as an idea on Facebook mushroomed into a full scale political rally on Saturday as more than 3,000 people braved frigid temps to attend a ‘Celebrate Walker’ rally in support of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker. The event
University of Wisconsin Professor Joel Rogers wants to build a lefty alternative to the ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council. He recently hit up some of his students for help with the project, while they were waiting for their grades
This Big Labor supporter had a fever and the only prescription was more cowbell. The Appleton Post Crescent reports: Two misdemeanor charges have been filed against an Appleton woman accused of hitting a police officer as he tried to restrain
Watch this brave and honest public employee at the end of this video. [youtube RmvC-91lTME] The MacIver Institute and The Americans for Prosperity Foundation sponsored an It’s Working! town hall meeting on Saturday, January 7, 2012 in Southeast Wisconsin. Participants
The Big-Labor backed Walker Recall coalition says they’ve turned in a million signatures today, well in excess of the 540,000 necessary to trigger a recall later this year. Our report: [youtube 8wMVpGgw-ms] We’ll continue to bring you the latest on
Another tale of OPM addiction. OPM. Other People’s Money. The problems with ‘green job’ creation and the incompetence of the federal government are both evident when analyzing how a “stimulus” program failed to produce jobs in Wisconsin. Other than a
This report by a Wisconsin Tea Party group is absolutely shocking. MacIver News Service | January 11, 2012 | [Milwaukee, Wisc] A shocking new report by a Wisconsin Tea Party group raises serious questions about the diligence of poll workers
Hitler and Mickey Mouse have been put on notice. Yesterday afternoon, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker won a favorable ruling in Waukesha County Circuit Court. Court rules that the GAB is obligated to honor the rules under statutes and presents further
So, it turns out Wisconsin’s election watchdogs are choosing to do the bare minimum when it comes to making it easier to detect duplicate and fraudulent signatures on the recall petitions. Color me shocked. GAB’s Refusal to Create Recall Database
As you may have noticed, PolitiFact tried to take the MacIver News Service to task over our reporting of a recent meeting of the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board (GAB). Specifically, they rated as “Mostly False” our report on the recall
As seen at a busy Wisconsin intersection on December 17, 2011. Leave your suggested caption in the comments section.
More from the Mickey Mouse Club known as the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board. [Madison, Wisc…] The same employee who admitted the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board would deem all recall signatures valid, even if they were signed Mickey Mouse or Adolf
Far be it from me to call the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board a Mickey Mouse operation. [youtube tELtKMPKAq4] Big Labor Gets Big Boost by Goofy Wisconsin GAB Decision Madison, Wisc…] The Government Accountability Board needs over $600,000 to verify the