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Labor Stat’s Challenge Legion Post Commander’s “Vet’s Hardest Hit Claim”

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 […]

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Liberal Group Received WI Gas Tax Dollars For Years

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 […]

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WI’s Newest American Legion Post and Prevailing Wage

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 […]

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VIDEO: UW Students Heckle Conservative Speaker

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 […]

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Milwaukee Liberals Form Coalition Against Trump

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 […]

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