Category: Scott Walker

An Open Letter To Chris Mertes – The Sequel

Posted January 7th, 2015 @ 10:09 AM by

A few years back, Sun Prairie Star Editor Chris Mertes wrote such a ridiculous editorial that I wrote him an open letter. Mertes has outdone himself with his latest editorial so it is time for a sequel. It is said before every city council and plan commission meeting. It is said before every Sun Prairie […]

Transpo Fund Amendment Will Not Deliver!

Posted October 6th, 2014 @ 5:30 AM by

So the proponents of Wisconsin state referendum question #1, a constitutional amendment to protect the transportation fund, put out a video to convince the public why the measure is in their interests.  If you go to the section on what people want their transportation money spent on, you see: Repair the streets. Improving quality of […]

The Value Of Cindy Archer

Posted July 10th, 2014 @ 11:11 AM by

If you have not heard by now, one of Scott Walkers closest allies, Cynthia Archer, was recently promoted to a civil service job where she received an almost 12% raise and is making $31,000/yr over her predecessor. To make matters worse, she was “promoted” to this job despite the fact that she did not apply […]

Make The Magic

Posted April 14th, 2014 @ 7:32 AM by

One of my favorite charities – Camp Kesem – UW Madison, is having their annual fundraiser – Make the Magic. Make the Magic is our only annual fundraising event. At this event, we also hope to spread the word throughout our community to tell more people about Camp Kesem! When? Saturday, April 26, 2014 from […]

United Sportsmen

Posted October 29th, 2013 @ 10:10 AM by

There is a scandal brewing in Wisconsin that not only typifies exactly who the Wisconsin Republican party is but what is wrong with Wisconsin the last three years. A quick recap, Scott Suder knew he was going to be one of the first rats to jump the ship, so before he did, he wrote a […]

A Small Sliver of Hope

Posted September 19th, 2013 @ 8:08 AM by

There’s a new Wisconsin poll out from Public Policy Polling: Mixed News for Walker: Walker is up 47/43 against Peter Barca, 48/42 against Mary Burke, 47/41 against Kathleen Vinehout, and 47/40 against Tom Nelson. He leads by 5-10 points with independents in all four match ups, and takes an average of 12% of the Democratic […]

Oh here’s the jobs that Scott Walker was talking about…

Posted August 20th, 2013 @ 8:08 AM by

There has been a lot of rough news for Governor Scott Walker on the job creation front, here’s just the latest from the LaCrosse Tribune: Politfact: Walker’s job claims fall short. But apparently there are some jobs being created… Oh but here’s a job: Scott Walker loyalist Cindy Archer starts high-paying job Monday Of course, […]

The Voucher Scam!

Posted August 17th, 2013 @ 1:25 PM by

The truth of school Vouchers is slowly starting to come out and its not pretty. While Scott Walker, Robin Vos, et al. will tell you that they have “reformed” education, they will not be telling you the truth. Let’s start in Wisconsin where the republican minority have greatly increased the public education money that is […]

So When Can We Panic About the Governor’s Race?

Posted July 24th, 2013 @ 8:08 AM by

Scott Walker had a really good record of fundraising during this last reporting period: Gov. Scott Walker raised $3.5 million in the first six months of the year as he prepares for seeking re-election in 2014, his campaign reported Monday. He has 2.2 million in the bank. So how much has his non-announced Democratic challenger […]

The next time someone tells you Scott Walker balanced the budget…

Posted July 3rd, 2013 @ 7:55 PM by

…tell them that they are wrong. Check this press release from the Wisconsin Taxpayer Alliance: New state-budget plans to borrow almost $1 billion—or about one in six dollars spent—to pay for state transportation programs over the next two years is one of several warning signs the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance (WISTAX) cites in a just-released report, […]

Another Victim

Posted June 2nd, 2013 @ 7:29 AM by

Governor Scott Walker and his Wisconsin legislative cronies have claimed another victim in their war on the locally owned “Mom and Pop” store! Johannsen’s Greenhouse, a Madison establishment since 1960 will be closing at the end of the summer! Karen said the family had no immediate plans to close shop, but then an unsolicited offer […]