Charlie Sykes Donated to Republicans: Big Deal

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s All Politics Blog called attention to the fact that conservative radio talk show host Charlie Sykes donated to three Republican candidates during the 2010 election. Is this really news? Sykes is a known conservative. His show obviously leans right. He’s made no bones about where he stands on political issues. His […]


Tea Party Leaders Threatened

Throughout Wisconsin, Tea Party leaders have received threats, harassment, and intimidation from those who oppose anyone who supports Governor Walker and the Budget Repair Bill.   Phone calls and emails are the most common forms of threats and harassment, but bullying and intimidation has occurred at recall petition drives.  


Journal Sentinel Uses Biased Source in SeniorCare Story

    On March 14, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ran a story on changes to Wisconsin’s SeniorCare program for low-income seniors. At issue is how the SeniorCare program faces cuts in the new budget that could force low-income seniors into Medicare Part D plans that could be more expensive. In the new budget SeniorCare would […]


Why Hasn’t the Left Condemned Death Threats?

On Saturday March 12, the fugitive “Badger 14” returned to Madison for a “hero’s welcome.” Each of the senators addressed a record crowd in Madison, but not one of them took that opportunity before the crowd, in the media, or through official statements to condemn the shameful death threats against Governor Walker and their 18 […]


Lawsuits Begin Over Collective Bargaining Passage

According to the Democrats, it’s OK to run away from your job for weeks and then cry foul when your colleagues try to find solutions in your absence. After nearly a month of Democratic senators absconding from their duties at the capital the Republicans decided to break the stalemate on the budget repair bill by […]


Kloppenburg’s Shocking Lack of Broad Legal Experience

Supreme Court candidate, JoAnne Kloppenburg touts her “broad legal experience” on her campaign website and in campaign materials. But a review of Kloppenburg’s cases show that her legal career centered almost exclusively in environmental law. In fact, since 1990 she has only argued seven criminal cases before higher courts. To really reflect her background, her […]


The Real Effect of Boycotts

Yesterday the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ran a story about “pro-Walker” businesses that are targeted for boycott by opponents of the Budget Repair Bill. The over 125 companies and 26 PACs on the boycott list are those that contributed at least $5000 to Governor Walker’s election campaign in 2010. The Journal Sentinel article notes that this […]