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Democratic Led Recall Efforts Raise Nearly $250K

The Wisconsin Government Accountability Board released today the filing reports for the recall committees of eight Republican state senators. A look at the numbers does not reflect a grassroots effort to raise money but large donations from the Democratic Party of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Progress PAC. Included among the expenditures is money allocated for […]

Sex Abuse Victim Slams Kloppenburg in New TV Ad

  Victim of sex abuse Troy Merryfield fired back at JoAnne Kloppenburg and the Greater Wisconsin Committee by appearing in a new ad paid for by Citizens for a Stronger America. In the ad, Merryfield condemns the use of his pain for political gain. For over a week now, the Greater Wisconsin Committee has been […]

Kloppenburg The Special Interest Candidate

“Supreme Court Justices should not act as advocates for any cause of group nor as legislators.” -JoAnne Kloppenburg Campaign Press Release 12/7/10 “I want to send a strong message to the voters that justice is not for sale.” -JoAnne Kloppenburg Campaign Press Release 12/7/10 “I think that the big money special interests and excesses of […]

Does JoAnne Kloppenburg Exercise Good Judgement

Inherent in the qualities you want in a judge, especially one for the highest court in the state, is a person who has good judgement.  In his editorial in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Patrick McIlheran exposes Kloppenburg’s lack of good judgement in her past legal cases.  Read the story here.

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 […]