xenophobia Policy
Wisconsin

Foxconn Gets WI Dems in Touch With Their Inner-Xenophobe

Here is how the Merriam-Webster online dictionary defines “xenophobe:” one unduly fearful of what is foreign and especially of people of foreign origin. Merriam-Webster may want to consider including the Democratic Party of Wisconsin logo with that definition. In response to Governor Scott Walker’s Monday signing of the Foxconn incentive package, a quartet of democratic legislative […]

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Wisconsin

Democrats Gamble on Future with Bet Against Foxconn

Three democrats crossed party lines and voted in favor of the Foxconn bill yesterday, which passed in the assembly 59-30. Not a coincidence, all three who voted represent areas Foxconn is expected to be located. After the motion to send the bill to the Joint Finance Committee failed, the floor was open for debate. During […]

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Wisconsin

Democrat Hypocrisy: Foxconn and Gogebic Taconite

Yet more complaints against the Foxconn deal from democrats emerge in their release of their “Weekly Democratic Radio Address” which raised concerns that have been already addressed and includes criticisms of Gov Walker that aren’t entirely true. In the radio address Senator Mark Miller brought up environmental concerns, the state budget, and the incentive package, all […]

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Wisconsin

The Foxconn Election

Wisconsin Democrats have made it clear: the 2018 election for governor will be the Foxconn election. Governor Scott Walker took their chief talking point against him off the table Wednesday, when Foxconn announced it had chosen Wisconsin for a $10 billion, 13,000 job facility. Democrats had expected to run against Walker on his jobs record. […]

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Wisconsin

Walker Praises Tuition Freeze: Rejects Dem Criticism

While some saw it as a defeat, Governor Scott Walker hailed as a victory the Joint Finance Committee’s decision Thursday to remove a 5% tuition decrease from the second year of Walker’s budget. The move leaves in place a tuition freeze.  “Oh it’s a huge win,” Walker told Media Trackers Friday. “And remember, “there was […]

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National

“Patriotic Millionaires” and the Minimum Wage Myth

Democratic Senator Bernie Sanders and members of “Patriotic Millionaires” in Washington Wednesday unveiled what they call  “a groundbreaking new unified Democratic minimum wage bill which will raise wages for millions of Americans.” So, who are the “Patriotic Millionaires?” If you missed some of the media coverage they have received: The Patriotic Millionaires is a group of […]

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Wisconsin

Democrats in Disarray

The national  media narrative during the first two and a half months of the Trump presidency has been one of an administration in disarray, even chaos. And yes, the Trump era hasn’t launched with a particularly smooth start. That has allowed the media, particularly in Wisconsin, to ignore the fact the Democratic Party in the […]

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