Sam Morateck

New “Resistance” Guide: Polarize and Confront

Little media attention has been given to a new alt left guide to “resistance,” although its message and the support of Our Wisconsin Revolution may be a cause for concern. The 72 paged “Resistance Guide” was released last month provided by members of “The Momentum” who offer their advice on how to “sustain a movement and […]

Democratic Governor Candidates Condemn Bipartisan Supported Bill

A newly announced Democratic candidate for governor appears to have knee-jerk reacted to another candidate who is seen as running to the left of the field. Senator Kathleen Vinehout withdrew as a co-sponsor of a recently proposed bipartisan supported bill a day after another governor candidate, Mike McCabe, published a press release heavily criticizing the […]

A Closer Look at the UW Voter ID Survey

While One Wisconsin Now and the New York Times are claiming that Wisconsin’s Voter ID law has “deterred” thousands of voters from voting in the 2016 election, there are many more factors that are at play which they both  avoid. A closer look at a study of registered voters conducted by University of Wisconsin-Madison Professor […]

“Back Forty” Mine Faces Uphill Battle with the Spread of Mining Misinformation

The Aquila Resource mining company is facing an uphill battle to promote the potential “back forty” mine as misinformation about the mining industry has affected county boards in Wisconsin and their decisions to pass resolutions opposing the mines earlier this summer. Aquila’s Director of Social Performance and Engagement Chantae Lessard spoke with Media Tracker’s Director of […]

UW-Madison Students Depict Beheading Cops to Promote Anti-Police Clothing Line

In a strange and disturbing mix of advertising and depiction of brutality, UW Madison student Eneale Pickett released a video promoting his clothing line which takes aim at the police. The shockingly brutal anti-police video was found being promoted on UW Madison’s IT platform, “UW-Madison Box” which depicts a cop being beheaded. Senator Stephan Nass […]

Senator Patrick Testin Exposes Democrat Foxconn Hypocrisy

Senator Patrick Testin Wednesday reported a “did I say that out loud moment,” from a Democratic leader discussing the Foxconn incentive package . With the deal finally wrapped up and approved,  Testin spoke with Media Trackers’ Director of Communications Jerry Bader and revealed a moment of hypocrisy by Senator Jennifer Shilling. Testin claims Shilling revealed that […]

Vos Attacks Senate Trio as Renegade Hijackers Who Achieved Little

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos attacked a trio of state senators as “renegades” and hostage takers because of their opposition to items included in the budget that was ultimately passed by the state senate. While the budget bill is in its final stages of passage, in an interview with Joy Cardin of the Wisconsin Public Radio, […]

“Back Forty” Mine Holds up To Gedicks’ and Gauger’s Criticism

  As debate heats up over a proposal to repeal Wisconsin’s mining moratorium, Media Trackers recently looked at the backgrounds of environmentalist figures Al Gedicks and Laura Gauger. Gedicks and Gauger are high profile figures in the opposition to repealing the moratorium. In a previous article by Media Trackers, Gedicks was shown to have exhibited radical behavior […]

A Look at the Man Vying to Be Assembly Dems Next Leader

Oshkosh Representative Gordon Hintz has announced he will seek the post of Assembly minority leader. So, it seems an appropriate time to review his past behavior while in the Assembly. Former Assembly Democratic leader Peter Barca resigned after fellow Democrats criticized him for his yes vote on the Foxconn development proposal. Hinz’s bid for leader […]

Suspected Felon Voters In Wisconsin: What’s Their Status?

While the presidential election took place ten months ago, the Wisconsin Election Commission appears to have only recently referred possible cases of felons casting votes to District Attorney’s offices around the state, according to one office that responded to Media Trackers request for comment. The La Crosse Tribune reported recently that a woman from La Crosse […]