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If Jeff Stone=Scott Walker, What About Chris Abele?

Today, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s ever popular Politifact rated Milwaukee County Executive candidate Chris Abele’s claim that opponent Jeff Stone equals Scott Walker as “mostly true.” Politifact seems to do their homework on this one finding the similarities in Walker and Stone’s voting record and their differences on transit issues. But if Jeff Stone = […]

Chief Justice Abrahamson’s Stormy History on the Court

  In the last week the media focused attention on a heated conversation between Justice David Prosser and Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson that happened in a private meeting of the justices. The media has focused on this sideshow in a last ditch attempt to derail the campaign of incumbent David Prosser. However, the media is […]

Abuse Victim Touted in Ad Against Prosser, Supports Prosser

The Greater Wisconsin Committee released an attack ad on Justice David Prosser for his decision in 1979 to not prosecute priest John Patrick Feeney for abuse.  Troy J. Merryfield, one of the victim’s of former priest John Patrick Feeney is featured in the ad.  Now Merryfield has released a letter that calls for JoAnne Kloppenburg […]

Prosser Picked by Bar as Most Qualified

The Waukesha County Bar Association’s members picked Justice David Prosser as most qualified for a position on the high court.  Justice Prosser had nearly 150 members say he was qualified or highly qualifed, while his opponent, JoAnne Kloppenburg had under 90 members say the same of her experience.  The election is April 5.

Kloppenburg Would Have to Recuse Herself on any Budget Repair Bill Cases

JoAnne Kloppenburg’s husband, Jack, a UW-Madison professor, has publicly opposed Gov. Walker’s attempts to restrict collective bargaining for public workers and donated money during the past years to two of the formerly AWOL Democratic state senators – including Sen. Mark Miller, the Minority Leader who gave the opposition speech to Gov. Walker’s budget address.

Kloppenburg Supports Leftist Comments on her Facebook Campaign Page

JoAnne Kloppenburg stated pointblank this week: “there’s nothing untrue about what they are posting on my Facebook,” referring to her official campaign social media site (Wispolitics.com). Really? Nothing untrue? Does that mean Kloppenburg thinks her opponent David Prosser is the equivalent of Scott Walker? Does that mean she thinks it’s true that Prosser is a […]

JoAnne Kloppenburg Accepted Donation From Judge Sumi’s Husband

On April 5, Wisconsinites will go to the poll to pick a new supreme court justice. The election has gained prominence because many political analysts believe the Budget Repair Bill may one day end up before the high court. Throughout the campaign, challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg has claimed she is politically unbiased and impartial. However analysis […]