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New “Resistance” Guide: Polarize and Confront

Little media attention has been given to a new alt left guide to “resistance,” although its message and the support of Our Wisconsin Revolution may be a cause for concern. The 72 paged “Resistance Guide” was released last month provided by members of “The Momentum” who offer their advice on how to “sustain a movement and […]

One Wisconsin Now Defends antifa Violence

A seemingly innocuous resolution authored by Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke condemning recent violence by the anarchist group “Antifa” has put some on the Wisconsin Left on edge. Last month Steineke was lead author on a resolution condemning white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia(White supremacists had violent clashes with Antifa there). It read, in part: Whereas, […]

WI Democrats Get Alexandria Right. One Wisconsin Now, Not So Much

Democratic members of the Wisconsin congressional delegation tweeted dignified and appropriate comments in response to the ambush rifle attack on Republicans at an Alexandria,Virginia park: My heart goes out to @SteveScalise, his staff & @CapitolPolice. Sending prayers & wishing everyone a swift recovery. https://t.co/qOPhz5sIRq — Gwen Moore (@RepGwenMoore) June 14, 2017 My prayers are with […]

“The Fight for $15” VS. “The Faces of 15”

Conventional wisdom for decades has held that research has been inconclusive on the impact on business  raising the minimum wage has. Advocates of hiking the wage claim it improves the economy by putting more money in workers pockets. Critics argue that rising cost of labor puts people out of work. Recent evidence has favored the […]

Exclusive: Progressive Activist Donates to Democrats While Not Paying Federal Taxes

A  prominent liberal activist donated thousands of dollars to Democratic candidates, including Hillary Clinton, while failing to pay federal income taxes, according to documents obtained by Media Trackers.  Karl Frisch, of Fairfax,  Virginia, is Executive Director of Allied Progress, which bills itself as a “nationwide progressive advocacy organization that uses hard-hitting research and creative campaigns […]

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 […]

Is This The Paradigm Shift That’s Needed at WiDOT?

First in a series A scathing audit of spending and project efficiency at the Wisconsin Department of Transportation has shifted debate in Madison from how to pay for new road projects to how to cure systemic dysfunction at the DOT.  While the deficiencies have been widely reported, here’s a brief recap: Major highway projects in […]

CAW, With Qualifiers, Apologizes for Role in Bogus Ron Johnson Story

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 […]

Will Larson Apologize For Re-tweet of False Ron Johnson Story?

State Senator Chris Larson re-tweeted a now debunked claim that U.S. Senator Ron Johnson sent a “cease and desist letter” to constituents trying to meet with him, calling Johnson a national embarrassment: US Senator @RonJohnsonWI is a national embarrassment. https://t.co/nGQuZ7qOTZ — Chris Larson (@ChrisJLarson) March 2, 2017 But about an hour and a half after […]