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Union Answer to Fixing the Budget Deficit

Footage taken by Media Trackers inside the Wisconsin State Capital during the union protest of Governor Walker’s budget repair bill. The protesters are chanting “tax, tax, tax the rich, we can fix the deficit.” This appears to the be the union answer to the $3.6 billion budget deficit in Wisconsin.

Policy

What Public Sector Benefits are Costing You

February 16, 2011-Today the legislator is set to vote on Gov. Walker’s controversial budget repair bill.  A feature of the bill is the changes that will occur for individuals in unions and receiving public sector benefits.  Protests have raged all week in Madison as these public sector employees and unions try and defend and retain […]

Organizations

Signs From Union Rally in Madison-2/15/11

Check out this sampling of signs from the union rally to oppose the Budget Repair Bill. Apparently asking public employees to modestly contribute to their pensions makes Governor Scott Walker akin to mass murderers like Adolf Hitler, Saddam Hussein, and Hosni Mubarak. So much for the “age of civility.”

Policy

It’s Time to Urge Your Legislators to Stand Firm on Fiscal Values

This week The Joint Finance committee is set to begin public hearings on Governor Scott Walker’s proposed budget repair bill with possible action by the legislator as early as Thursday. The fast-tracked bill is designed to address the state budget and its anticipated $137 million shortfall this year and up to $3.6 billion shortfall over […]

Campaigns

Is Chris Abele Really the Best Option?

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel endorsed Chris Abele for Milwaukee County Executive believing Abele “has the best chance to fix what’s broken.” The endorsement heaps praise on Abele’s experience and vision, declaring that he could be a “game changer.” “His vision for setting aside parochial interests and working together is admirable.” It appears that the Milwaukee […]

Campaigns

Kloppenburg and Stephens Campaign Donations Show Democratic Bias

Both JoAnne Kloppenburg and Marla Stephens are positioning themselves as non-partisan candidates for state Supreme Court, but both women have repeatedly funded Democratic candidates over the years – and have given money only to the justices who make up the liberal wing on the highest court. Neither woman has donated to a Republican candidate, according […]

Campaigns

Top Democrat Campaign Strategist is running Kloppenburg’s Campaign

Supreme Court candidate, Joanne Kloppenburg stresses to the media that she wants to be “independent” and “impartial.” Yet, she turned to a top Democratic strategist to run her campaign.   Kloppenburg’s campaign manager, Melissa Mulliken, has run a series of prominent Democratic campaigns in Wisconsin. An article in the Madison Isthmus newspaper labeled Mulliken “a […]

Media

Ed Garvey Gets it Wrong

Former union hack and failed Democratic candidate Ed Garvey posted a rather blistering attack that explains how the “forces of darkness,” namely “Mike Grebe, Charlie Sykes, Scott Walker, Family Fitzgerald, and governor Talker (redundant?),” are assembling to “declare war on our history, our citizens, and our values.” Is this guy for real? As Governor Walker […]