In a recent opinion piece for the Madison Capitol Times, Associate Editor John Nichols made a series of outlandish and false claims about the recent events that have transpired as Governor Walkers Budget Repair Bill has become mired in the courts.
On April 5, Wisconsinites will go to the poll to pick a new supreme court justice. The election has gained prominence because many political analysts believe the Budget Repair Bill may one day end up before the high court. Throughout the campaign, challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg has claimed she is politically unbiased and impartial. However analysis […]
Justice David Prosser earned the endorsements of retired Justices William Callow, Donald Steinmetz, Louis Ceci and Jon Wilcox. Justice Prosser is running against JoAnne Kloppenburg to retain his seat on the high court. The election is April 5.
There was already cause for Judge Maryann Sumi to have recused herself in the collective bargaining lawsuit since her son, Jake Sinderbrand is a former employee of the AFL-CIO and SEIU, now more conflict of interests have been discovered. Judge Sumi’s husband, Carl Sinderbrand donated to the campaigns of three of the “Badger 14”: Dave […]
On Monday March 21, Supreme Court Justice David Prosser and challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg met at a debate at the Marquette University Law School. The two candidates took questions from former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Janine Geske, Patrick Marley of the the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, J.R. Ross of Wispolitics.com, and Mike Gousha of WISN. The debate […]
In a March 7 article, Media Trackers brought to light how Supreme Court candidate, JoAnne Kloppenburg’s official Facebook page turned into a wall of posts against Walker, against the Budget Repair Bill, and for protests and recalls. Kloppenburg and her friends made no bones about it: A vote for Justice David Prosser was a vote for […]
Last week Judge Maryann Sumi, one of the most liberal judges in one of the most liberal counties (Dane) issued a temporary restraining order blocking the implementation of the recently passed collective bargaining bill. Considering Sumi’s son is Jake Sinderbrand,a former field manager for the AFL-CIO and a data manager for the SEIU State Council. Today […]
On February 17, Governor Walker explained in a press conference that his office had received over 8,000 emails with the majority of the them telling us to stay firm, stay strong, to stand with the taxpayers. After weeks of blustering about open records requests and lawsuits filed against Governor Walker to obtain the emails, Isthmus […]
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Charlie Sykes exposes a letter leaders from the American Federation of Teachers Local 212 sent to its members regarding the supreme court election: This is as clear an assault on an independent judiciary as you can imagine. Either candidate Joanne Kloppenburg has implicitly or explicitly signaled the unions that she will rule in their favor […]