Media
Wisconsin

Mayor Tom Barrett Misleads on Key Facts During Gun Control Debate

By Paul Thurman On Tuesday night, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett misled viewers with outdated statistics and factually dishonest claims about furloughed police officers in an interview with CNN host Piers Morgan and Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke. Barrett, a co-founder of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, stated that 40 percent of all gun sales happen privately without […]

Policy
Wisconsin

A Bigger Deficit, Why?

By: Brian Sikma Milwaukee County may be facing a $4.4 million budget deficit, but that’s not enough to give county leaders pause about using taxpayer dollars for social re-engineering. Following bold policy moves by County Executive Chris Abele to tighten the county’s budget, County Board committees have been wrestling with whether or not same-sex domestic […]

Policy
Wisconsin

Abele Follows Walker’s Example

By: Brian Sikma The realities of governing do at times override the rhetoric of the campaign trail. Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele must be reflecting on that fact as this week he made further preparations to confront the massive deficit looming over his county’s budget. Having pledged to not raise taxes – and signaling his […]

Policy
Wisconsin

Abele Pushes for More Spending, Radical Views

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele isn’t losing much time in showing his true colors on fiscal and social issues. During the spring campaign he promised to be bipartisian, but many quickly recognized that Abele is tied very heavily to some of the most radical left-wing groups in Wisconsin. Those ties, and Abele’s far-left ideology, are […]

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