Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Some buzz today concerning the national Club for Growth’s polling about former Governor Tommy Thompson’s possible run for the Senate to replace Senator Herb Kohl. The polling, conveniently enough, pits him against former Congressman Mark Neumann, last seen annoying conservatives and establishment Republicans around the state with his negative campaigning against Governor Scott Walker. I […]

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. The Government Accountability Board backed down on their plan to […]

Publication: Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date: Aug 5, 2010; Section: Opinion; Page: 10A Polar opposites stand up for free speech New disclosure rule brings liberals, conservatives together in opposition (James Wigderson is a blogger publishing at and a Waukesha resident. His column runs Thursdays in The Freeman.) The cliché is that politics makes for strange […]

Governor Jim Doyle announced Wednesday an appointment to the “non-partisan regulatory body that administers and enforces the state’s election, campaign finance, and ethics laws,” the Government Accountability Board (GAB). The new GAB member is an old member, Judge David Deininger a fact conveniently missing in the bio information in the governor’s press release. Deininger left […]

The following is from the Wisconsin Club For Growth newsletter. I thought it timely as another reminder how the governor’s actions do not live up to his words. Tax the Sick – Feed the State On April 15th, hundreds of thousands of taxpayers turned out at Tea Party rallies across the country to protest higher […]

This is taken from the latest Wisconsin Club for Growth newsletter. The Many Faces of Governor Doyle With Governor Doyle proposing $2.2 billion in new taxes over the next two years, it causes one to wonder: Has Doyle ever made a promise he actually intended to keep, or has he simply counted on a deadbeat […]

The latest Wisconsin Club for Growth newsletter is out, and I found this item of particular interest: Gone with the Wind On December 12, 2008, Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle appeared before Congress with both hands out, asking for more than $3.5 billion to “ease the effect of the recession” on Wisconsin’s state budget. Doyle claimed […]

I’m posting this excerpt from the Wisconsin Club for Growth’s weekly newsletter because I really, really like the picture. More than I like Sally Fields. Another MPS Study! Amid mountains of evidence that the Milwaukee Public School District is going bankrupt, Governor Jim Doyle and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett announced this week they were taking […]

The Wisconsin Club for Growth has a special report on Chris Buckel, assembly candidate in the 29th district. You might want to take a special interest in his campaign. After all, you’re paying for it. Chris Buckel repeatedly used his taxpayer-funded email account to coordinate campaign activities even after he acknowledged that using the account […]

The following is from the Wisconsin Club for Growth newsletter: BadgerScare Last year, Wisconsin Senate Democrats rammed a $15.2 billion universal government-run health care plan into the state’s budget (dubbed “Healthy Wisconsin”). As a “compromise” for pulling it out, Governor Doyle created a new program, called “BadgerCare Plus,” which would expand government health coverage to […]