Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Everyone has an agenda for the fall legislative session, including the fine folks at Citizen Action. They were busy conspiring with the Democrats last week (and we’re sure the GAB is investigating) to promote the idea of accepting federal funds to expand Medicaid in Wisconsin. At the MacIver Institute, not only do I point out […]

In case you haven’t seen this, Brett Healy of the MacIver Institute rebuts the latest claims made by Citizen Action regarding Governor Scott Walker’s decision not to sign on to the Obamacare expansion of Medicaid. Brett Healy: State health care report full of flaws Citizen Action of Wisconsin seems to have cherry-picked data and overlooked […]

The Wisconsin Left is making it very clear that for all of Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett’s rhetoric about ending a “civil war,” the leftwing of the Democratic Party has no interest in seeing it end. A coalition of leftwing letterhead organizations will be staging a protest on June 6th at Pere Marquette Park in Milwaukee. […]

Media Trackers is claiming that an anonymous source with first-hand knowledge of the ribs-for-votes scandal is now talking to the Milwaukee District Attorney. The anonymous source that provided most of the in-depth details about Wisconsin Jobs Now! and how they ran their likely illegal barbecue-for-votes parties on Monday is agreeing to talk to the Milwaukee […]

Publication:Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:Aug 4, 2011; Section:Opinion; Page Number:8A Dems using recalls to try to regain Senate Word Thompson running for U.S. Senate indicates end of recall season in sight We are finally getting to the end of the recall election season. How do I know? Dave Blaska in Isthmus wrote, “Tommy Thompson is IN. […]

Given what we now know about the ethical cloud surrounding Sandy Pasch, her campaign treasurer Jackie Boynton, Matthew Brusky, Citizen Action, and Wisconsin Jobs Now!, what should we call the whole scandal? I’m open to suggestions, or pick from the list below. Print this entry

So what do we know? We know that Wisconsin Jobs Now! was running a probably illegal get-out-the-vote effort for State Rep. Sandy Pasch (D-Whitefish Bay), using food and raffle prizes as inducements to vote. We know that Wisconsin Jobs Now! and Citizen Action share the same phone number and the same address, and that the […]