Kevin Binversie

Media Mischaracterizes Local Ordinances Bill

One would think having uniform rules around the state of Wisconsin regarding labor law, and wages wouldn’t be controversial. But that’s exactly how a report from early December in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel made a bill authored by and now being circulated by state Senator Chris Kapenga (R-Delafield). You can read our entire analysis at […]

Kohl, J-Street and Jerusalem

When a country sets up an embassy, they tend to be in that nation’s capital city. So why has the American Embassy in Israel been in Tel Aviv instead of Jerusalem? That’s a great question and it’s been a diplomatic headache for decades. Nearly every President of the United States since Bill Clinton has publicly […]

Dana Wachs’ Selective Sexual Harassment Policy

Just how aggressive is gubernatorial candidate and state representative Dana Wachs (D-Eau Claire) when it comes to sexual harassment in the workplace? That depends on when you ask him apparently. If you look at the Wachs of today, you see a politician who wants to go after harassment wherever it lurks – even in his […]

Can Randy Bryce Run Nationally, But Win Locally?

Democrat Randy Bryce is running for Wisconsin’s First Congressional District against House Speaker Paul Ryan, but a look at his schedule highlights his campaign is almost entirely nationally based. Will that equate to local support? Time will tell, but where Bryce is spending most of his time is telling. According to the Bryce campaign’s own […]

Gotcha Politics Already at Play in State Senate Special Election

The special election for Wisconsin’s 10th state Senate district only a week old and already the opposition research drops are coming in hot and heavy. That’s because Monday saw the release of not one, but two stories in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel targeting state Rep. Shannon Zimmerman (R-River Falls). The first was a column by political investigative […]

Ringhand Attacks Foxconn Profits, Ignores the Big Picture

All of a sudden, Wisconsin Democrats have become a fan of corporate profits. That seems to be the case as this week showed that Foxconn, the Taiwanese technology company about to begin building a massive factory in Pleasant Prairie, announced that its quarterly profits dropped 39 percent according to its latest earnings report. While the […]

Andy Gronik’s War on Reality

Is a politician waging a “War on Women” when he’s just named a woman to be the next agricultural secretary of “America’s Dairyland?” That’s the exact charge Milwaukee area businessman Andy Gronik is making in a recent fund raising email. In the email, Gronik’s campaign puts out charges against Walker meant to hit the nerves of […]

Tim Burns Reaches Out to the Bernie Bros

If you needed another reminder into just how liberal a candidate for Wisconsin state supreme court Tim Burns was, don’t worry he’ll provide enough examples for you. The latest stunt from Burns, an attorney at the Madison offices of Democratic law firm Perkins Coie, is to make a direct appeal to some of the most liberal […]

Ron Kind’s Imaginary Holy War

There might be a reason why Congressman Ron Kind (D-La Crosse) doesn’t dabble much in hyperbole. He’s not very good at it. Yet, that’s exactly what the nearly 20-year congressman did last week during the House Ways and Means Committee markup of the tax reform package. Kind managed to turn a debate on what should […]

The Wisconsin Democracy Campaign’s Epic Fail

Facts are stubborn things. Especially when you get even the basic ones wrong. That’s exactly what Matt Rothschild, the executive director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign (WDC) did on Tuesday in an attack on an upcoming bill making its way through the Wisconsin state legislature which would mitigate wetlands permits from the Wisconsin Department of […]