Last week Judge Maryann Sumi, one of the most liberal judges in one of the most liberal counties (Dane) issued a temporary restraining order blocking the implementation of the recently passed collective bargaining bill. Considering Sumi’s son is Jake Sinderbrand,a former field manager for the AFL-CIO and a data manager for the SEIU State Council. Today […]
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On February 17, Governor Walker explained in a press conference that his office had received over 8,000 emails with the majority of the them telling us to stay firm, stay strong, to stand with the taxpayers. After weeks of blustering about open records requests and lawsuits filed against Governor Walker to obtain the emails, Isthmus […]
“NEA and its affiliates are effective advocates because we have power.”
Charlie Sykes exposes a letter leaders from the American Federation of Teachers Local 212 sent to its members regarding the supreme court election: This is as clear an assault on an independent judiciary as you can imagine. Either candidate Joanne Kloppenburg has implicitly or explicitly signaled the unions that she will rule in their favor […]
This morning AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka was interviewed on Morning Joe. In the six-minute interview, Trumka was all over the place, espousing random diatribe in an effort to bolster the unions precarious position in Wisconsin. Trumka Rant: Quite frankly, they did it in the middle of the night which was a true affront to […]
On March 18, Dane County Circuit Court Judge Maryann Sumi issued a temporary restraining order halting the publishing of the portions of the Budget Repair Bill that passed both houses and was signed into law by Governor Walker on March 11. The complaint, filed by Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne claims that the Open […]
By now everyone has heard about Chris Abele’s arrest for drunk driving in 1996. Read James Wigderson’s humor-filled analysis here.
Senator Dan Kapanke, Republican Senator from La Crosse, has born the brunt of much of the threats and intimidation in the last week. He was among 18 Republican senators that received an email threat that said you should put your things in order because you will be killed and your families will also be killed […]
Judge David Prosser has 13 years of judicial experience, JoAnne Kloppenburg has none. Is it any wonder that the Milwaukee Bar Association’s members are backing Justice Prosser by a 3 to 1 margin in the April 5 State Supreme Court election?
Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne, has filed a civil complaint seeking to invalidate the Republican controlled legislatures votes on the budget repair bill. But a review of Ozanne’s personal politics shows he’s not an impartial bystander.