Earlier this month Media Trackers published a report examining American Legion Post 139, which was featured in radio ads claiming that “Wisconsin Legislators are planning to remove job protections for our veterans.” The ads on the Packers and Badgers radio networks were paid for by Construction Business Group and Post 139 has ties to Operating Engineers local 139. In […]
Media Trackers has learned that an investigation is underway into U.S. Postal Service employees at two central Wisconsin post offices who were given leaves of absence to campaign for Democratic candidates Russ Feingold for Senate and Hillary Clinton for president. A source has told Media Trackers an employee in the Marshfield Post Office and two […]
The Commander of Wisconsin’s newest American Legion Post firmly rejects the notion that it is a front for forces opposed to prevailing wage reform legislation. But Iraq War combat veteran Michael Burt also says Post 139, established on September 30th, was so named to mirror Operating Engineers Union Local 139. Burt told me in a […]
Wisconsin gas tax dollars provided significant financial support to a liberal Wisconsin environmental group from 1998 to 2015, documents obtained by Media Trackers show. The documents show that the non-profit organization named “Wisconsin Lakes” (formerly the Wisconsin Association of Lakes) received $200,000 a year through the DNR’s Lake Protection Grant Program. Wisconsin Lakes received this […]
Listeners to Green Bay Packers or Wisconsin Badgers radio broadcasts in recent weeks may have noticed advertisements urging them to visit americanlegionpost139.org and expressing concerns about job security for veterans. A visit to the website provides the standard boiler plate information about the American Legion Post. It also includes a petition that warns viewers: Did […]
When protestors crashed an event by Ben Shapiro titled, “Dismantling Safe Spaces: Facts Don’t Care About Your Feelings,” the contrast between the conservative students in attendance and the protestors could not have been more clear. When the protesters interrupted Shapiro with shouts of “safety” every time he attempted to speak, the conservatives responded with chants […]
Following the lead of protests across the nation, liberal groups in Milwaukee are seeking to form a Milwaukee Coalition Against Trump. In the wake of Donald Trump’s election last week, protests against his “hateful rhetoric” have spread across the country. People from New York to Seattle have been taking to the streets to protest the […]
Lawrence University establishes a “healing space” for non-white only students who are upset with the outcome of the 2016 presidential election.
Bruce Landgraf appears skeptical of a conservative group offering election observer training in Wisconsin.
Early voting is well underway in Wisconsin, and according to Common Cause Wisconsin, a leftwing group, no fewer than 29 organizations and individuals are offering voters a ride to polls.