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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Daily Kos Get the Facts Wrong

It’s the first rule of journalism:  Check the facts and then check them again.  So how did the national liberal blog Daily Kos and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel both get it so wrong?  Both news outlets published stories that attempted to raise doubts about Waukesha County’s votes in the April 5 election based on past election […]

Policy

Milwaukee Sick Leave Law Voided By the Legislature

The Wisconsin state legislature passed a bill voiding the paid sick leave ordinance that was passed in a referendum vote in 2008. Last month, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals overturned a ruling by a lower court that upheld an injunction sought by the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce. Despite the Court of Appeals ruling, the […]

Campaigns

Debunking Claims of Defunding the Left

A recent post on Mother Jones makes the claim that the union fight that started in Wisconsin and is spreading across the country is really a thinly disguised GOP tactic to defund the Left. The article continues to list a litany of political hot buttons that it claims are Republican causes solely because it could […]

Campaigns

Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus Rejects Calls For Resignation

Five days after the press conference in which she admitted a “human error” resulting in 14,000 uncounted votes, Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus rejected calls for her resignation by Waukesha County Democratic Chairman Victor Weers. In a statement released late on Tuesday afternoon, Nickolaus explained her intention to “serve the remainder of my term.” She […]

Media

Daily Kos Conspiracy Over 2006 Waukesha Vote Totals Debunked

Late on Monday April 11, a post on the popular liberal blog Daily Kos seemed to detail some potential voting irregularities from previous elections in Waukesha County. Most prominent among the accusations raised is that in the November 2006 election, Waukesha County reported 156,804 ballots cast despite the fact that the number of votes recorded […]

Media

Democrat Observer In Waukesha Canvass Recants

Ramona Kitzinger, a member of the Waukesha Democratic Party and more importantly an observer of the now infamous Waukesha canvassing board for the April 5 election, has now recanted most of her statement from the Thursday April 7, press conference. During the press conference in which Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus revealed the “human error” […]