Monday, August 26th, 2019

Waukesha Freeman January 14, 2016 Page A6 Opinion Barca’s search for civility Gannon’s finger wave hardly only incident I must have missed something. When state Rep. Bob Gannon, a Republican, made an obscene gesture to Democratic Minority Leader Peter Barca, the fake outrage was just silly. Reporters took to Twitter and Facebook to report the […]

Waukesha Freeman Page A5 Opinion 11/5/2015 Blame the judges, too Partisan staff not the only problem with GAB It appears some compromise was reached in the state Senate on the bill to dismantle the Government Accountability Board. This is good news if the version of the bill passed by the state Assembly is left largely […]

Waukesha Freeman Page A6 Opinion 10/29/15 The real McCarthyites on the GAB Kennedy needs to answer questions I’m surprised the remaining defenders of the Government Accountability Board and the John Doe probe into conservative political activity aren’t seen running around naked in public. Clearly they’re immune to embarrassment. The Wall Street Journal editorial page broke […]

State lines do not a boundary make, no freedom of speech is safe, when Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm is around. The Government Accountability Board and Chisholm, using the database built in the illegal John Doe investigation, targeted national conservatives as well as those in Wisconsin. the Wall Street Journal reports: From that investigation […]

As Huey Lewis sang, sometimes bad is bad, and the GAB is really bad. While attention is often focused on Executive Director Kevin Kennedy, GAB Chairman Judge Gerald Nichol did his best in an interview to remind the audience he and the other board members are a major part of the problem, too. Over at […]

Waukesha Freeman Page A5 Opinion Town of Waukesha politics just odd Welcome to the bizarre world of Town of Waukesha politics. To steal a line from a past column, never have so many fought so hard over so little. Town Board Chairman Jhn Marek is being challenged by resident Wayne Krzyzanowski. Also running for the […]

Walker’s virtual second term He has a mandate for growth Waukesha Freeman, Page a6, Opinion, 1/17/13 On Tuesday, Governor Scott Walker gave what could be considered his second inaugural address. The “State of the State” address follows a year of tumult in Wisconsin, including multiple elections and even an unprecedented attempted recall of Walker. After […]

The Wisconsin Government Accountability Board (GAB) is supposed to be the agency that protects the election process in this state. But after making the weird decision to allow smartphone data for voter registration, and then public begging of the state Supreme Court by GAB Executive Director Kevin Kennedy not to reinstate the voter ID law, […]

As we noted last night, the MacIver Institute did file an open records request today, pointing out that all the Government Accountability Board (GAB) needed to do was make a copy of the scans they already made of the petitions to recall Governor Scott Walker. The MacIver Institute’s Brett Healy will be picking up four […]

In response to the outrageous and sudden decision by the Government Accountability Board (GAB) to withhold from the public the petitions to recall Governor Scott Walker, the MacIver Institute will file an open records request Tuesday to force the issue. Print this entry