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Fact-checkers ignore biggest Grothman lie: the poor are lazy

Published Dec. 17, 2014

A few Sundays ago, Congressman-elect Glenn Grothman told Milwaukee TV host Mike Gousha that welfare recipients "can easily get $35,000 a year in total benefits between the healthcare and the earned income credit and the FoodShare and the low-income housing and what have you." By zeroing on the number he spat out -- and, you know, $35,000 does seem like a lot of money -- the fact-checkers miss the chance to nail Grothman for the far worse implication of his statement: that the poor are lazy, and are paid by the government to stay lazy.

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The Wisconsin DOT thinks you're dumb

Published Dec. 15, 2014

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation thinks you're dumb. Really dumb. Worse, they want you to pay a lot of money for the privilege of being called dumb by them.

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Bombshell: You know Walker didn't write that letter, right?

Published Dec. 11, 2014

We all had a good laugh when the word spilled that Scott Walker substituted "Molotov" for "Mazel Tov" in his Hanukkah letter to Frank Gimbel. But you know that Gov. Walker didn't write that letter, right? He didn't even sign it.

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The right to freeload

Published Dec. 9, 2014

Right to work? There is not, right now, in Wisconsin or any other state a prohibition on people working. The act ought to be called the "right to freeload" bill.

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Reader blogs:

Stress And Strain

Thursday November 29th, 2012 – Fox Lake, IL    The stress and strain of the booking end of the business continues. It has nothing to do with the comedy end, but then again it totally does. If I don’t get bookings, I can’t be funny. It’s a vicious cycle, and ge...

You Want Stable? Raise Horses

Wednesday November 21st, 2012 – Fox Lake, IL    The average person has no idea how difficult it is to be a professional entertainer. Had I known before I started, I seriously doubt I’d have chosen the path I did. There’s a lot to be said about the security of a &lsq...

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