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Union Busses to Madison Stop As Protests Run Out of Steam

On Wednesday, the busses that brought in waves of union demonstrators for the past week halted. The  Starbucks across the street from the capital no longer has lines out the door. Ian’s Pizza will probably have to start charging by the slice again. After nearly eight straight days of protests in Madison, the demonstrations are […]

Policy

Badger 14 Staying at Heritage Inn in Harvard, IL

One of the Badger 14 picked up the phone in his hotel room at the Heritage Inn in Harvard, IL, thereby confirming rumors that the AWOL senators were holed up in this two-star (hotels.com) motel. One wonders how the senators ended up here.  Trip Advisor reports on the property don’t paint a pretty picture.  Comments […]

Policy

Layoffs Loom if Budget Repair Bill Isn’t Passed

The massive protests, AWOL Democratic senators and the battle over public employee unions have garnered national headlines this week as Governor Scott Walker’s controversial budget repair bill attempts to make it’s way through the legislative process. But what’s been overshadowed by all the drama is the plain and simple fact that Wisconsin is broke. Not […]

Policy

Democrat Senators Hiding in Harvard

After days of granting interviews from an “undisclosed location” Wausau’s WAOW reported that the Badger 14 are holed up in Harvard, Illinois. Harvard is on the border of Illinois and Wisconsin which makes sense since AWOL Senator Tim Carpenter commented that he could see Wisconsin from his window.  In an interview with Milwaukee’s WTMJ the senator […]

Policy

A View From Inside The State Capital

I took a quick tour of the capital on Monday night. As if there was any doubt, the radical Left has assembled in the state capital. Socialists, Communists, and Anarchists are peddling their radical agenda. Walker is still portrayed as Hitler, the GOP are called “home grown terrorists,” and “tax the rich” remains a theme […]

Policy

Will Paychecks Lure Back Missing Democrat Senators?

Sources have confirmed that Governor Scott Walker is considering suspending direct deposit for the “Wisconsin Fourteen.” In order for the missing Democratic senators hiding out in Illinois to receive payment, they might have to return to the office and pick up the checks on their desks. Fourteen Wisconsin Democrat senators skipped town last week in […]

Media

80 Percent in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Poll Support Budget Repair Bill

A recent Milwaukee Journal Sentinel poll found overwhelming public support for Gov. Walker’s Budget Repair Bill.  Eighty percent of the 183,226 readers who participated in the survey supported cutting benefits for union workers and removing collective bargaining over anything other than wages.  Only 18 percent of people felt the bill was wrong, and three percent […]

Policy

Senator Calls for Investigation into Doctor Sick Notes

Senator Pam Galloway (R-Wausau), a physician by training, was as sickened as the rest of us were watching doctors hand out sick notes to anyone at the Madison protest who asked for one.  In a written statement Senator Galloway said,  “Over the weekend, various news outlets have reported that some physicians were handing out medical […]