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The Wisconsin Democracy Campaign’s Epic Fail

Facts are stubborn things. Especially when you get even the basic ones wrong. That’s exactly what Matt Rothschild, the executive director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign (WDC) did on Tuesday in an attack on an upcoming bill making its way through the Wisconsin state legislature which would mitigate wetlands permits from the Wisconsin Department of […]

Wisconsin Liberals Want to Repeal the 1st Amendment

They may not say it publicly, but many Democratic state legislators in Wisconsin clearly have issues with the First Amendment. Why else would they be openly advocating to change it with continued demands to amend one of the country’s first freedoms? While campaign finance reformers will never admit it, what they’re advocating will do exactly that. […]

Rep. Sensenbrenner’s Town Halls Become a Target of Leftist Protest

Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner’s town hall meetings are becoming the focus of leftist protest as two groups have sent out emails urging supporters to attend the event. The protest group “Organizing for Action” in an email told members to attend Representative Jim Sensenbrenner’s Town Hall meetings with intent to protest. The protest group won’t be alone in […]

Email Calls for the Walker “bird-dogging” to Begin

Although a protest group wanted to retain the element of surprise, Media Trackers has found out that Mark Rice, assistant state director of EXPO(EX-Prisoners Organizing), is calling on supporters to protest Governor Walker at the Wisconsin Business and Industry Luncheon in Madison on October 16th.  The email calls on supporters  to “bird dog” the event. The leaders of […]

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 […]