U.S. Senate Candidate Kevin Nicholson’s conversion from Democrat to Republican in the early 2000’s has already become a campaign issue even though Nicholson, at the moment, is the only announced Republican candidate for the 2018 GOP primary. One particular element of that conversion continues to haunt Nicholson; whether or not he voted for a democratic […]
What started with an unsubstantiated day after Election Day tweet has become a liberal article of faith: Wisconsin’s photo ID law kept hundreds of thousands of people from voting last November. Trump won Wisconsin by 27,000 votes. 300,000 voters were turned away by the states strict Voter ID law. There is your "rigged" election. — […]
The distance between stating something as fact and strongly implying it is fact appears to be wide when it comes to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Their PolitiFact operation put this Tammy Baldwin tweet to its “truth-o-meter” test: Voter turnout in 2016 was reduced by approx. 200,000 votes because of WI’s photo ID laws. We need to […]
In a lengthy blog post, more than 1,400 words, Citizen Action of Wisconsin Executive Director Robert Kraig apologized for his organization’s role in pushing out a false story about U.S. Senator Ron Johnson. While Kraig clearly apologizes for CAW’s part in advancing the false narrative that Johnson was sending cease and desist letters to constituents […]
PolitiFact’s decision to wholesale discount a sizable portion of Feingold’s voting record may be a creative way to reach their preferred outcome, but it is at best an uninformed – and at worst dishonest – way to hold elected officials accountable.
Russ Feingold cast the deciding vote to pass ObamaCare, and now ObamaCare is pushing Wisconsin health insurance premiums up 15.88%, with some consumers seeing a 30.37% increase.
Tom Kertscher destroys PolitiFact’s credibility with twisted logic so he can slam a Republican despite the facts.
Here is a list of ads found to be false or misleading from groups that have purchased airtime on two TV stations now refusing to air a pro-life ad during news programming.
Facts matter little to James B. Nelson and his editors at the Wisconsin affiliate of PolitiFact, an opinion and editorial feature that recently reviewed mining in Wisconsin.
If PolitiFact had only checked with the newspaper that runs its feature, it would have found the facts it needed to not issue a false rating.