Archive for the ‘WISCONSIN’ Category

Jan
2012
9

Scott Walker John Doe Update: A Marine Tried to Blow the Whistle but Was Shot Down; GOP Attorney General Refusing to Do His Job

Scott Walker John Doe Update: A Marine Tried to Blow the Whistle but Was Shot Down; GOP Attorney General Refusing to Do His Job
The John Doe investigation that has begun to reveal elicit sexual behavior and theft of military veteran funds by Milwaukee politicians under the watch of now-Governor Scott Walker is taking Wisconsin by storm ahead of a near-certain recall election this summer. This weekend, the Milwaukee Area Labor Council published a story on their website that…
Jan
2012
6

Walker Aide Who Stole $60,000 From Veterans Has “Roommate” Sending Genital Pics to 17-Year-Old Boy

Walker Aide Who Stole $60,000 From Veterans Has “Roommate” Sending Genital Pics to 17-Year-Old Boy
Oh, God. This is gross. Look at the photograph of this loser. The John Doe investigation into Milwaukee political scandalousness under Scott Walker’s watch took a turn for the pornographic, according to the Journal-Sentinel: The secret John Doe investigation into embezzlement of funds intended for veterans also produced a jarring unrelated…
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Dec
2011
28

Scott Walker Getting Nearly Half His Donations from Out-of-State While Decrying Out-of-State Money

Scott Walker Getting Nearly Half His Donations from Out-of-State While Decrying Out-of-State Money
Earlier this month, a tweet from Slate political reporter Dave Weigel saying “Gov. Scott Walker just left ATR/Norquist Xmas Party” was the first news to most Wisconsin residents that their Governor was out of the state and attending a posh Tea Party hang with the Americans for Tax Reform bunch. Under Wisconsin state law, the …
Dec
2011
27

More Info (and a Correction) About Chris Rebholz, the “Small Business Owner” in Scott Walker’s TV Ad

More Info (and a Correction) About Chris Rebholz, the
Last week, We Party Patriots ran a story about Chris Rebholz, a man who appears in a television ad touting the benefits of Scott Walker’s economic policies for small business. It has come to light, with further research, that a few details of our story were outdated. In researching Rebholz further we have also discovered …
Dec
2011
20

Small Biz Owner In Walker Ad Actually a Billionaire Outsourcer, Member of China Business Council

Small Biz Owner In Walker Ad Actually a Billionaire Outsourcer, Member of China Business Council
As progressive Wisconsinites approach the necessary number of signatures to force a recall election of Governor Scott Walker, the man known best for union-busting and prank phone call gumpsmanship is making his case for Wisconsin being a better business environment since he took office. It is a tough case to make considering that Wisconsin has …
Dec
2011
19

Ironworkers Rally at Wisconsin’s DNR HQ, Confront State Senator Fitzgerald

Ironworkers Rally at Wisconsin’s DNR HQ, Confront State Senator Fitzgerald
Today, Wisconsin State Senator Scott Fitzgerald will be holding an 11AM “listening session” at the state’s Department of Natural Resources HQ. Organizers are trying to fill the center with people interested in asking tough questions about the slaughter of the state’s Badgercare program, student-to-teacher ratios, and…
Dec
2011
16

In Case You Didn’t Hear…

In Case You Didn’t Hear…
…WISCONSIN ALMOST HAS ENOUGH SIGNATURES TO RECALL WALKER …WISCONSIN ALMOST HAS ENOUGH SIGNATURES TO RECALL WALKER …WISCONSIN ALMOST HAS ENOUGH SIGNATURES TO RECALL WALKER …WISCONSIN ALMOST HAS ENOUGH SIGNATURES TO RECALL WALKER …WISCONSIN ALMOST HAS ENOUGH SIGNATURES TO RECALL WALKER …WISCONSIN ALMOST HAS ENOUGH…
Dec
2011
12

PUNK’D: Occupiers Attend Scott Walker Christmas Party, Invite Him to General Assembly

PUNK’D: Occupiers Attend Scott Walker Christmas Party, Invite Him to General Assembly
LOL. I think we (the 99%) can all agree that it’s pretty fun to watch Scooter writhe. The clip below is like a really short, politically motivated episode of Punk’d and somehow the punkers keep a straight face while asking the punkee, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, to attend an Occupy Wall Street General Assembly in …
Dec
2011
5

Wisconsin Recall Petition Burner Gets Burned, Faces Felony Charges

UPDATE: A second person has been arrested, this time for destroying a recall sign. As reported multiple times now, the recall process in Wisconsin has been ugly, with many Right Wing Badgers trying to destroy recall signatures as their last option to avoid what early numbers indicate will be a certain recall election of Governor …
Nov
2011
28

With His 4th Straight Month of Job Losses, Walker’s Arch Nemesis May Now Simply Be…Facts

  Since making sweeping changes to his state in the name of job creation, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has often compared his reforms to that of neighboring Illinois, a state that, in the face of economic downturn, decided to create a fairer tax system and save public programs. Just last May, Walker said: “They didn’t …
Nov
2011
25

WARNING: Recalls On Twitter Are Closer Than They Appear

WARNING: Recalls On Twitter Are Closer Than They Appear
Saturday, November 19th, 2011. 6:34AM. Three young men, 32, 25 and 20, depart Brooklyn, NY with one goal: cross “Lambeau Field” off of their respective bucket lists. The “frozen tundra” of Lambeau, idolized in 1990s Sportscenter broadcasts by Chris Berman, is perhaps as iconic an image as there is in pro football. The…
Nov
2011
23

29,000 Children Could Be Dropped From Wisconsin Medicaid

29,000 Children Could Be Dropped From Wisconsin Medicaid
Something must be done about the state of Wisconsin’s $550 million Medicaid deficit, and nobody argues such a contention. However, the current proposal being floated by the Secretary of the Department of Health Services, Dennis Smith, leaves too many people (children especially) out in the cold. Smith ran the Medicaid system under former…