Results tagged with 'scott walker'
Published May 20, 2015
The state budget needs to be passed by July 1, and that is the deadline for any plan to provide public funding for the new Milwaukee Arena. The legislature faces lots of tough decisions between now and then and funding for the arena is in the mix of all those decisions.
Published May 12, 2015
There is nothing wrong with being hopeful and keeping your fingers crossed as you try something new. But when hope and magical thinking become not merely your attitude but the entire rationale behind your actions, you should be prepared to be disappointed. After all, magic is not real. Only reality is real, and as Stephen Colbert once sagely observed, reality has a well-known liberal bias.
Published May 4, 2015
Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm made some jaw-dropping comments about Gov. Scott Walker recently to the news media. If he were a Republican DA saying these things about a Democratic governor (or any defendant or, in this case, potential defendant), it would be a much bigger story.
Published April 27, 2015
The most controversial bombshell in the big Bruce Jenner interview last week? Not that Jenner feels like a woman. That Jenner's a Republican (it says something about the media that this is considered controversial, of course). And while I'm not holding my breath, I can't think of a more immediately redefining gesture for the Republican Party than reaching out and embracing Jenner.
Published April 20, 2015
More Wisconsinites are ticked off at Gov. Scott Walker than they were last year. That's what a new poll found a couple of days ago. True, it's only one poll. And a month is forever in politics. And some people might be annoyed at Walker but will still vote for him again down the road (depending on his opponents). But there's no question that the swing in support is significant, at least as a snapshot of now.
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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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