Category Archives: 2013 Legislature

Walker’s property tax cut to give Wisconsin homeowners a dollar a month to save sluggish economy

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Scott Walker hopes to rescue the sluggish Wisconsin economy by giving the Wisconsin property tax payer a whopping savings of $13 over one year and an astounding $10 the following year. That’s right! What a Badger State home owner does with $33 over the next two years is anybody’s guess.Read the full story »

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Walker/DNR Pay-to-Play United Sportsmen of Wisconsin $500,000 crony scandal tied to GOP donors and Koch Brothers


The Walker Administration seems to be fueled by Koch Brothers dirty money to be able to float along in a polluted sea of pay-to-play schemes, voter disenfranchisement, theocratic extremism, crony kickbacks for political contributions from well-heeled billionaire out-of-state interests, corrupt no-bid contracts and carelessly inept rejection of millions of dollarsRead the full story »

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Walker happily aims for 2016 presidential aspirations after signing partisan $68 billion Wisconsin budget


Scott Walker started his efforts at economic treason when he threw away $810 million allocated to Wisconsin for the high-speed rail project linking Madison to Milwaukee even before he was sworn in as governor in 2011. He fully intended to play the extreme Koch Brothers-funded Tea Party playbook that lostRead the full story »

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Republicans show they are tone deaf to Wisconsin’s failing status with extreme budget


Wisconsin Republicans are looking at injecting their far-right ideologies that favor Scott Walker’s presidential ambitions, the Koch Brothers’ funded American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the Religious Right anti-choice War On Women crowd and other special interests with the recent budget deal swirling through the House and Senate. In the earliestRead the full story »

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ALEC agenda evident with anti-democratic, unconstitutional AB 225 legislation


When so many Republicans cut-and-paste American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) Model Legislation for their own extremist Republican agendas, it starts looking like Koch Brothers/Bradley Foundation/Richard Mellon Scaife/Adolph Coors, Jr. kickback money is just too irresistible and it’s too easy to be obedient to their anti-democratic, pro-globalist oligarchical agenda. Whether it’sRead the full story »

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IRS scrutinizing conservative 501(c)(4) groups worth finding out who they really are


It’s not a big secret that the Koch Brothers fund the Tea Party and have Americans for Prosperity affiliated with 501(c)(4) status (Americans for Prosperity Foundation has 501(c)(3) status) that, thanks to the Supreme Court’s January 2010 “Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission” decision,  provide them with the ability toRead the full story »

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Wisconsin Republicans try to sneak vouchers, DNA testing and other troubled policies into budget law


Just as Sen. Alberta Darling (R-River Hills) and Rep. John Nygren (R-Marinette) and other Republicans were scolding the University of Wisconsin System President Kevin Reilly to possibly resign for not being “transparent” with cash reserves and other financial issues, that same group working on the recent $68 billion budget thatRead the full story »

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Pat Roggensack hopes outside money will bring victory for Walker’s future


As the continuing John Doe investigation continues into Scott Walker’s sordid past and with the stealth activities of the current Republican-plagued Wisconsin Legislature quietly moving toward ALEC-driven mining laws, corporatized schools, anti-choice overstepping and other issues, there is a very important state Supreme Court race in the works with conservativeRead the full story »

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Why ALEC-funded school vouchers are a scam far greater than just destroying American public education


Republican Assembly leader Robin Vos and the Republicans want to fast-track school voucher programs in Wisconsin for a couple basic reasons. Using taxpayer money that would go toward public schools would be directed towards home schooling and private schools, thus weakening public education, which is a major part of theRead the full story »

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Walker’s “State of the State” address full of empty, tired promises that will prove he is an extremist failure


If you had the stomach to watch Governor Scott Walker come back to Wisconsin from his pre-2016 presidential run right-wing media tour for his “State of the State” speech, you were not surprised to hear the same tired talking points and stale one-liners from this well-rehearsed charlatan. The speech wasRead the full story »

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American flags should be removed from Wisconsin Legislature galleries due to attacks on freedom


In the usual classic overstepping that Wisconsin (and most) Republican politicians do, one of the first antics done so far in this new legislative session is to directly attack the First Amendment of the Bill of Rights of the U.S. Constitution, which prohibits the making of any law respecting anRead the full story »

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Walker bound to try to swamp Wisconsin with far-right ALEC agenda wishes in 2013


Don’t be fooled by Scott Walker’s latest act where he’s trying to be seen as a “moderate” so he can soften his political image in time for a spin as a Presidential candidate in 2016. Granted, the continuing John Doe investigation is still boiling with the real possibility that hisRead the full story »

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