Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Over at RightWisconsin.com (yes, subscription required), I put the decision by the Joint Finance Committee to free UW System students from the burden of funding United Council with a mandatory fee in perspective. Here is an excerpt: State Representative John Nygren told Wisconsin Public Radio that the request to end the mandatory fee for United […]

What a good week for the idiots. Despite the onset of decent weather, the idiots mostly remained indoors. One of the few to venture outside was former President Jimmy Carter who continued his nostalgic tour of the Middle East and hugging the terrorists. Remember when Jimmy was King of the Idiot Politicians? He does, and […]

Well, so much for student government elections at UW-Milwaukee. An entire slate of 26 candidates running with the opposition party for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Student Association in this week’s election had their names stricken from the ballot because of campaign violations, a UWM election official said today. Candidates with Achieving Student Action through Progress […]

Over at the Critical Badger the students are lamenting the student body’s apathy towards the UW-Madison student government and the apparent incompetence of the incumbents. The “state of the ASM” speech only attracted an audience of three reporters and six ASM members. If you read through the Critical Badger’s post down to the comments, someone […]

Six UW system student governments cried, “Gimmee, gimmee, gimmee!” They want taxpayers to: — Increase pay and improve retention for UW faculty and staff using strictly state funds. — Increase funding for the Wisconsin Higher Education Grant, the Advanced Opportunity Program and the Lawton Undergraduate Retention Grant program. — Support a veterans’ tuition remission program […]

WTMJ-AM’s Charlie Sykes has an article in The Wisconsin Interest discussing the rise of conservatives at UW-Milwaukee and elsewhere. Last spring, conservative students, running for seats on the UWM student Senate, on a platform of lowering segregated fees (paid by students) and fiscal responsibility, won the student election by a 2-to-1 margin. “We saw this […]

WTMJ-AM’s Charlie Sykes has an article in The Wisconsin Interest discussing the rise of conservatives at UW-Milwaukee and elsewhere. Last spring, conservative students, running for seats on the UWM student Senate, on a platform of lowering segregated fees (paid by students) and fiscal responsibility, won the student election by a 2-to-1 margin. “We saw this […]