Welcome Back, Scott. Let’s Get To Work

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Our Wisconsin legislature has some great people. I often say that they passed prevailing wage reform, right to work legislation and recreated the 2015-16 budget despite the governor (who was running for president), not with him. But when Governor Walker was … Continued

The Cult of Trump – Obama Déjà Vu

COMPETITION IS GOOD – POPULISM IS NOT It’s great to have competition. Conservatives believe in the power of fair competition to improve, streamline and ultimately expand things – especially in politics, where multiple challengers can cause others to be better candidates. … Continued

Better Prepared, Experienced Gov Rick Perry Aims For Nod

  BETTER, NOT MERELY SECOND CHANCES Much has been made of his failed 2012 GOP nomination for President, but fmr. Texas Governor Rick Perry knows a thing or two about stumbling: it is almost a required process to achieve success, a rite of passage … Continued

Menominee Tribe Pulls Ace From Sleeve, Puts Walker On Spot

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According to Milwaukee radio show host Mark Belling, a massive quake just hit Wisconsin politics. In one of the greatest bluff calls in the history of local negotiations, the Menominee tribe of northern Wisconsin just one-upped their previous commitment to … Continued

Governor Walker Has One Last Chance, According to BIA and Menominee Tribe

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The Menominee Tribe of northern Wisconsin has appealed one last time to Governor Walker, regarding his decision to deny the Hard Rock entertainment and casino development in Kenosha, Wisconsin. It would have been constructed on the site of a previous gambling facility … Continued

The False Narrative of a “Mandate” and “Minority Hostage Takers”

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The current budget battle and government shutdown descended upon us amidst a terrifying barrage of rhetoric from the Democrat party acting like petulant children, with cries about employees being sent home, families being hurt, and agencies being shuttered. The usual … Continued

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