Results tagged with 'scott walker'
Published July 21, 2014
Last week, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker finally got off the fence and called for the state's lawmakers to "repeal Common Core and replace it with standards set by people in Wisconsin." Clearly an attempt to motivate his base, Walker's statement -- like most anti-Common Core sentiments -- missed the mark on what the real problems are and opened up an ugly can of worms.
Published July 10, 2014
It's the middle of the summer in Milwaukee and frivolity is on the minds of most people around here, with the exception of a small group of political operatives and the governor of our state.
Published June 24, 2014
Wisconsin simply must not abide a governor whose allies, associates, and employees see the law as something to be circumvented, rather than followed.
Published April 22, 2014
I saw the news the Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was refusing to commit to serving a full four-year term if the people re-elect him this fall. He's signing up to do a job that comes with a particular length of contract, and, unlike someone like me who has to serve the whole length of the contract or suffer the consequences, Walker wants to leave himself an out.
Published March 31, 2014
Okay, technically, the question was "Does 'cares about you' describe Scott Walker?" In response, 51 percent of the people polled said no, it doesn't - Walker does not care about people like them. I'm not a math teacher, but even I can tell that's more than half, which when we're talking about a guy up for re-election this year is a big deal.
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July 22, 2013by Michael J. Petrilli and Michelle GiningerThe Thomas B. Fordham InstituteWisconsin governor Scott Walker has been called a lot of things over the past two years; many of these epithets are unprintable in this family-friendly publication. But according to a new Fordham report, he de...
MacIver News Service | July 18, 2013[Madison, Wisc...] Milwaukee Public Schools are expected to save more than half a billion dollars by fiscal year (FY) 2020 according to an in-depth report by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. The study, which was released Thursday, explains that Act 10 gave MPS ...
IT'S FOR CHILDREN! Those three words, I know you've heard the manipulative hook used before. Maybe, it was from somebody pan-handling for ‘change' outside a liquor store.Maybe, it was somebody panhandling for ‘change' in politics.Lately, you read sanctimonious blogs preaching &q...
I've been on several dates with Scott Walker recently, but we haven't actually slept together yet.
Take one day last week for example. After getting my daughter off to school, the dog walked and then bathed from the gritty spring thaw clinging to his underbelly, I drive down to a loc...
The UWM Campus was in Never Neverland as usual on Thursday, when both staff and students apparently confused their own campus for the State‘s Capitol or were mislead into thinking Scott Walker was visiting to speak that day. Or, at least you'd think so considering they stayed home to ...
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