Category Archives: ALEC

Walker facing damaging John Doe 2.0 investigation linked to secret Koch-funded front groups

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Although Scott Walker can play along as some kind of tinfoil hat victim with Fox News political hack Sean Hannity in his puff interview about his new ghost-written book and other “successes” as governor, the news of another John Doe investigation aimed at himself and his blacklisting brigade is wellRead 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

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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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Washington Times praising Scott Walker and his “Wisconsin Model” ignore facts and figures

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The Washington Times is a conservative publication that offers unsubstantiated half-truths and opinions based on deception. There was an op-ed praising Scott Walker and the “Wisconsin Model” for being an example of how it gets done and where the rest of the country should head toward in some convoluted “journeyRead the full story »

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

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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 »

Posted in 2013 Legislature, ALEC, Citizens United, Election 2012, Elections, Grassroots, Karl Rove, Koch Brothers, Republicans, Wisconsin | Comments Off

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

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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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Republican hypocrisy on display with discovery that UW System has “rainy day fund” money

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The University of Wisconsin System took a significant hit with $65.8 million in budget cuts as well as a base budget reduction of $250 million in state funding with Walker’s slashing in the 2011-13 biennial budget. Recently, the Legislative Fiscal Bureau released a report (Program Revenue Appropriation Balances) containing aRead the full story »

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Fed investigation finds thousands of Republican redistricting files in Wisconsin destroyed

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It’s been well documented where 2012 was the year of gerrymandering where Republicans on a national scale used secretive partisan re-drawing of district boundaries to turn elections where, even though Democrats received 1.4 million more votes in House of Representatives races, Republicans gained control of the House by a 234Read the full story »

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Remember the Holiday classic “It’s A Wonderful Life” message and prepare for 2013

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Frank Capra, the director of the Holiday classic “It’s a Wonderful Life”, shows how George Bailey goes through a major life’s lesson about greed, the working class and how in the end, greed gets shown the door. As with Walker, ALEC, the Koch Brothers and all the other Republican legionsRead the full story »

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Walker chooses to score political points with Tea Party Romney Republicans by rejecting Wisconsin-run health care exchanges

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The historic the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has many features that Americans love once they get past the Republican/Fox News derisive label “Obamacare”, which term actually was later embraced by the Obama administration. One of the features of the healthcare reform law that calls on American states toRead the full story »

Posted in Affordable Care Act, ALEC, Health Care, Tea Party, Wisconsin | 3 Comments

Romney campaign and Wisconsin Republican Party linked to voter harassment and intimidation training

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When you consider how that in 2011, Republicans have promoted the Koch Brothers-funded American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) voter photo ID legislation in at least 35 states. The Brennan Center For Justice has an exhaustive analysis summarizing that “Fourteen states have passed restrictive voting laws and executive actions that haveRead the full story »

Posted in ALEC, Election 2012, Election fraud, Elections, Tea Party, Voter ID, Voting, Wisconsin | 1 Comment

Wisconsin Republican legislators quietly deleting their ALEC emails to hide their Koch Brothers agenda

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There are dozens of corporations that dumping their support or affiliation with the Koch Brothers-funded American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).  It turns out that Wisconsin Republican legislators are also deleting their emails from ALEC that have been giving them marching orders on what to do as obedient Walker puppets. WisconsinRead the full story »

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New records show secretive Walker Loyalist Republicans were warned about careless redistricting legislation

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Shutting Democrats out of the process and drawing the redistricting maps in secret, the Walker Republicans passed the gerrymandered legislation after spending hundreds of thousands of dollars with legal help from Madison-based Troupis Law Office and Milwaukee-based Michael Best and Frederich and Scott Walker signed the maps into law namedRead the full story »

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Not a story from The Onion: Walker delivers education reform speech at Harvard University

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This has got to be one of the funniest headlines ever to come through the Associated Press EVER. If you’re half-awake, this would make you double-take and want to make sure your computer monitor is not broken. How could a college dropout who was kicked out of Marquette who slashedRead the full story »

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Walker beginning to regret his anti-Obama screeds with “Affordable Care Act” laws he calls “ObamaCare”

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With the approach of the date where the United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) will make a decision on the constitutionality of President Obama’s “The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)”, signed into law on March 23, 2010, Scott Walker and other Republicans have been highly critical about “ObamaCare” forRead the full story »

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Reflections on why Walker and Kleefisch need to be recalled (video)

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It is an amazing time in American history and this citizen vlogger feels fortunate to be in Madison. Having lived in other parts of the country during times where political events erupted and shocked the psyche of the people, these times here are like none of the others in intensity.Read the full story »

Posted in 2012 Recall, ALEC, Families, John Doe, June 5, Koch Brothers, Video, Wisconsin | 1 Comment