Kevin Binversie

Sen. Fred Risser (L) with Rep. Chris Taylor (R), a former Planned Parenthood official, at a Planned Parenthood event in January, 2015

There’s At Least One Vote We Know He Missed

To commemorate the 90th Birthday of state Senator Fred Risser (D-Madison), the nation’s longest serving state lawmaker, a number of Wisconsin media outlets have produced a series of puff pieces for the event. Last week, Wisconsin Public Radio’s Joy Cardin Show started it off by pointing out the numerous legislative hits and misses in he […]

Highway 23 Accidents Puts Human Cost on Liberal Legal Obstruction

With spring in the Badger State comes increased driving on state roads as Wisconsinites try to capture as much of Mother Nature’s goodness before winter’s inevitability once again sets in. Unfortunately for residents in Fond du Lac and Sheboygan counties this time also comes with a sense of dread for the 19-mile stretch of road along […]

House Begins Investigating Iran Deal, Will Senate Follow?

The behind-the-scene details that led to the Iran Deal are about to be the subject of a congressional investigation. At the center is the question whether the Obama Administration sacrificed American national security to ensure it had a foreign policy legacy. Reported on Friday by Politico, the investigation by the House Oversight Committee could be one […]

Bill Would Take Former Presidents Off The Government Dole

If former President Barack Obama can pull down a $65 million book deal for his memoirs and thousands more in speaking engagements within weeks of leaving office, should taxpayers help provide for his retirement? What about former President Bill Clinton, who together with his wife Hillary, made $153 million from speeches alone before the 2016 campaign began in earnest? […]

Wisconsin Democrats Declare Victory in an Imaginary Race

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke is not running for the U.S. Senate against Tammy Baldwin. He confirmed this himself nearly two months ago, but that hasn’t stopped a number of people from doing all they can to exploit his political star power for themselves or others. On the Right there’s a political action committee (PAC) doing […]

With No Gubernatorial Candidate, DPW Attacks…U.S. Senate Field?

A recent Democratic Party of Wisconsin news release provides a textbook example of political projection. Still without a serious challenger to emerge against Gov. Scott Walker at the top of 2018 ticket, the Democratic Party of Wisconsin on Thursday issued a press release attacking how none of the speculative Republican challengers to Tammy Baldwin has officially declared […]

Capitol influence peddler and lobbyist Brandon Scholz (Left) and Republican Speaker Robin Vos (Right)

Is Cronyism Killing Common Sense Conservative Reforms?

When it comes to getting rid of some of Wisconsin’s dumbest laws, a distinct pattern is starting to settle in. At its core is a rather peculiar question: What do the Grocers think? While not one of Wisconsin’s most powerful lobbies, the Wisconsin Grocers Association is one of its most connected given the friendship of Assembly Speaker […]