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Wisconsin Republicans Pass Bills to Limit Powers of Incoming Democrat Governor, Attorney General

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 5:00pm 12/5/2018 at 5:00pm
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Wisconsin Republicans passed legislation early Wednesday morning that will limit the powers of the incoming Democrat Governor Tony Evers and Attorney General. From The New York Times:

The package of bills, which now awaits Mr. Walker’s signature, would limit early voting and, for the coming months, give lawmakers, not the governor, the...

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Scott Walker revolution on the line in Wisconsin

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 9:00pm 10/31/2018 at 9:00pm

Oh what a night.

That was the post I wrote the day after Scott Walker defeated the recall effort against him in 2012:

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U. Wisconsin-Steven’s Point Student Govt. Passes Anti-Kavanaugh Resolution

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 12, 2018 at 8:00am 10/12/2018 at 8:00am
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It’s almost as if the left wing concept of rape culture, which was pushed heavily on campuses during the Obama years, was tailor made for this.

Campus Reform reports:

Student government pushes anti-Kavanaugh resolution

The Student Government Association at the University of Wisconsin- Steven’s Point passed a resolution that outright condemns the “interrogat[ion]” of...

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Paul Ryan: “My Car Was Eaten by Animals”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 7:18pm 7/12/2018 at 7:18pm
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Speaker Paul Ryan doesn’t have a car. Not after a family of hungry woodchucks moved into the undercarriage of his Suburban and snacked on the vehicle’s electrical system.

During an event at The Economic Club of Washington, D.C. Thursday, outgoing Speaker of the House Paul talked about life after D.C., which will...

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SCOTUS kicks partisan gerrymandering ball down the road

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 18, 2018 at 9:15pm 6/18/2018 at 9:15pm

I’m so old, I remember when two partisan gerrymandering cases in the Supreme Court — one from Wisconsin and one from Maryland — were on just about everyone’s list of blockbuster cases this term, including Bloomberg, Politico, and CNN, among many others.

The Wisconsin case involved a very pro-Republican legislative district map...

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Get ready for The Left’s War on Scott Walker, 2018 Edition

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 7:30pm 11/9/2017 at 7:30pm

Scott Walker’s 2012 recall election wasn’t the first election I ever covered, but it definitely was one of the most intense.

It was what I called Wisconsin’s Long, Strange Trip, linking to our exhaustive coverage of all the crazy:

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U. Wisconsin to Create Group to Study KKK’s History on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 7:30am 8/22/2017 at 7:30am

A history professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and president of a mentoring and economic development organization have teamed up to teach the KKK’s history on campus.

From The Wisconsin State Journal:

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Wisconsin War on Scott Walker was training ground for #TheResistance War on Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 2:30pm 5/16/2017 at 2:30pm

In our report earlier, we noted that the “Resistance” to Donald Trump is unlike anything seen in the opposition to Obama, The “Resistance” Moves Towards Violence and Intimidation as Key Tactic.

The opposition to Trump is becoming increasingly violent, and explicitly seeks to drive political intimidation into personal spaces by confronting Republicans everywhere they...

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Germany’s iconic Haribo Gummy Bears to be made in Wisconsin

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 8:30am 3/26/2017 at 8:30am
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President Donald Trump made job creation a top priority for his administration.

But who could have known how sweet the results could be?

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VIDEO: UW-Madison Students Support Freedom of Conscience Until it Conflicts With Liberal Ideology

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 1:00pm 3/14/2017 at 1:00pm
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Alliance Defending Freedom recently visited the campus of UW-Madison and asked students when it’s OK to refuse to do business with someone. Two hypothetical situations presented to students sounded fine to most but a third caused quite a bit of discomfort.

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Wisconsin Cracks Down on Illegal Butter

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 7:00pm 2/22/2017 at 7:00pm
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Wisconsinites who enjoy Kellygold Irish butter have been forced to venture across state lines to buy the gold foil packaged dairy goodness.

Butter protectionism in the Dairy State has made this foreign butter illegal.

An obscure regulation turns “ungraded butter” into contraband. Since Kerrygold isn’t produced in the good ole U.S. of...

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WISCONSIN HELD HOSTAGE — Results Final, Trump Still the Winner

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 12, 2016 at 7:30pm 12/12/2016 at 7:30pm

Wisconsin’s presidential recount is over, done, and the results official. Trump remains the winner, gaining 131 votes over Hillary.

Failed Green Party presidential candidate, Jill Stein, forked over $3.5 million for a hand recount, claiming she wanted to ensure the integrity of America’s election process. It’s probably just coincidence she chose...

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WISCONSIN HELD HOSTAGE — Recount Day 11

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 8:20pm 12/11/2016 at 8:20pm

The Wisconsin presidential election ballot recount is winding down.

With a completion deadline of December 12, most counties are finished recounting their ballots.

According to the Wisconsin Election Commission’s spreadsheet, with the exception of Milwaukee, which counts its absentee ballots differently, most other counties have completed their recounts:

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WISCONSIN HELD HOSTAGE – Recount Day 10

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 9:00pm 12/10/2016 at 9:00pm

What’s doing with the Wisconsin recount?

Things are moving right along:

All counties in Northeast Wisconsin have completed their presidential election recounts, two days ahead of a state-imposed deadline.

Oconto, Outagamie and Winnebago Counties each finished recounting ballots by midday Saturday,...

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WISCONSIN HELD HOSTAGE — Recount Day 9

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 9, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/9/2016 at 3:00pm

Failed Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein’s recount scampaign isn’t going quite as planned. The recount never made it off the ground in Pennsylvania and both federal and state courts agreed there was no need for a recount in Michigan as Stein did not qualify as an “aggrieved candidate”.

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WISCONSIN HELD HOSTAGE — Recount Day 7

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 7:30pm 12/7/2016 at 7:30pm

It’s day seven in the presidential vote recount instigated by failed Green Party presidential candidate, Jill Stein.

As of today, the recount is 70% complete. The deadline to finish is 8:00 PM, December 12.

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WISCONSIN HELD HOSTAGE — Recount Day 6

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 7:00pm 12/6/2016 at 7:00pm

We’ve been following the Wisconsin recount efforts instigated by failed Green Party presidential candidate, Jill Stein.

Wisconsin’s deadline is 8:00 PM, December 12. All reports indicate they’re on track to complete the recount on time. The recount has been remarkably drama-free and as we blogged yesterday, very little has changed in terms...

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