Campaigns

As Dems Claim “Fiscal Doom!” Budget Numbers Say Otherwise

Make no mistake about it, the recently passed Wisconsin state budget will be a campaign issue during next year’s gubernatorial election. The only question that remains is which narrative will prevail; the one of “Doom and Gloom” being pushed by state Democrats, or will the numbers speak for themselves? If you believe the words of […]

Wisconsin Democrats Finally Respond to Harvey Weinstein Donations

For a political party which holds itself up as the defender of women’s rights, the Democratic Party of Wisconsin sure took their time answering what to do regarding bombshell accusations of one its past donors. The New York Times reported on Thursday that Hollywood megamproducer and the former head of Miramax Films, Harvey Weinstein, had for over […]

Policy

Politics Doesn’t Take a Day Off with Foxconn News

With news that Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn was going to invest $10 billion and create as many as 13,000 new jobs, one would think such an announcement would have brought Badger State Republicans and Democrats together. Instead, the news that one of Apple’s largest contractors was planning on setting up a 1,000 acre campus in southeast Wisconsin was […]

Political Parties

Wisconsin Democrats’ Financial Woes Make Headlines

It was an eyebrow-raising amount of cash for how small it was. First reported by Politico on Wednesday morning, by Wednesday afternoon much of the political world in Wisconsin was perplexed how one of the state’s two major political parties could be nearly broke. Yet, that’s exactly the scenario the Democratic Party of Wisconsin (DPW) […]

Campaigns

Wisconsin Democrats Declare Victory in an Imaginary Race

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke is not running for the U.S. Senate against Tammy Baldwin. He confirmed this himself nearly two months ago, but that hasn’t stopped a number of people from doing all they can to exploit his political star power for themselves or others. On the Right there’s a political action committee (PAC) doing […]

Political Parties

Flattery?

For several days after the November 8th election the homepage of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin website remained unchanged, urging people to get out and vote. Eventually it was updated, to this:     Perhaps that slogan seems familiar to you. Perhaps this is why: Walker has been using the slogan for years. The New […]