Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

Can Wisconsin do without the secretary of state and the state treasurer? Over at the MacIver Institute, I discuss the possible elimination of the two positions thanks to a proposed constitutional amendment. Perhaps the state legislature is finally ready to get rid of the two constitutional offices. A proposed constitutional amendment by State Rep. Tyler […]

Let’s face it, Wisconsin Republicans owned their national convention. Governor Scott Walker, Congressman Sean Duffy, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, Danny Gokey, Cardinal Dolan (former Archbishop of Milwaukee), front row seats for our delegates, and of course, the next Vice President of the United States, Convgressman Paul Ryan from Janesville, WI. Then we look at the […]

So does this mean Secretary of State Doug La Follette is the de facto leader of the Democratic Party in Wisconsin? Let’s see: Senate Majority Leader Russ Decker – gone. Senator Judy Robson – retired. Assembly Speaker Mike Sheridan – defeated but still available, ladies. State Representative Tom Nelson – gone. One can almost picture […]

Publication:Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:Nov 4, 2010; Section:Opinion; Page Number:10A Savor victory, but not for long Republicans must keep promises after historic gains Wow. What a night for Republicans in Wisconsin. Not only did Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker win the election for governor, not only did Ron Johnson defeat three-term incumbent Russ Feingold, but Republicans […]