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It Matters that Trump is a Sore Loser

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 10:10am 4/6/2016 at 10:10am

Remember when Ted Cruz (or Marco Rubio, or Jeb Bush, or any other Republican) lost a primary and accused his opponent of criminal election activity, and then hid from the media on election night?

Neither do I.

You get out there on election night, congratulate the other side and give a speech to...

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WISCONSIN or BUST – The “long, strange trip” and today’s primary

http://www.jsonline.com/blogs/news/124005599.html
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 1:00pm 4/5/2016 at 1:00pm
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All eyes are on Wisconsin.

Before I get to today’s primary, let’s take a look back at one of my favorite political periods in the history of the world – the defeat of the Recall against Governor Scott Walker after over a year of protests against the public sector union collective bargaining...

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Socialism Metaphor Alert: Anti-Trump protester backflips, lands on head

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 1, 2016 at 11:30am 4/1/2016 at 11:30am

Rebel Pundit (aka Jeremy Segal) and Andrew Marcus have filmed some great videos of anti-Trump protesters.

They filmed Bill Ayers and other wack jobs at the Chicago protest to shut down the Trump rally. The blond woman screaming about white male privilege is a haunting image of post-intellectual America.

Language Warning

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Cruz Kicks Off Women for Cruz Coalition in Madison, WI

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 5:30pm 3/30/2016 at 5:30pm

On Tuesday morning, Ted Cruz kicked off a Women for Cruz coalition in the liberal stronghold of Madison, Wisconsin. The senator was joined by his wife Heidi, mother Eleanor, and former presidential candidate Carly Fiorina for a conversation on issues considered important to women.

In a change of pace from prior events, Cruz g...

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Bloodstream Bacterial Infection Kills 18 in Wisconsin

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 2:30pm 3/30/2016 at 2:30pm

As the primary battle in Wisconsin heats up with the endorsement of Senator Ted Cruz by Governor Scott Walker, an different kind of fight is occurring among the state’s citizens.

As of this report, nearly 60 Wisconsin residents...

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Scott Walker Endorses Ted Cruz

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 10:11am 3/29/2016 at 10:11am

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker appeared on the Charlie Sykes radio show in Wisconsin and endorsed …

Ted Cruz.

It was a very strong endorsement for Cruz, not an anti-Trump endorsement. Walker said he was “all in” for Cruz.

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Immigration Protesters Swarm Wisconsin State Capitol

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 19, 2016 at 2:30pm 2/19/2016 at 2:30pm

Wisconsin is trying to take measures to deal with illegal immigration and sanctuary cities. Naturally, detractors are describing the initiatives as racist and anti-immigrant.

As a result, thousands of protesters showed up at the Wisconsin capitol yesterday, reminiscent of the anti-Walker protests of several years ago.

Here’s what it looked like...

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Feds Arrest Iraqi Refugees Suspected of Lying About Ties to ISIS

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 8, 2016 at 8:30am 1/8/2016 at 8:30am

Thursday night, news broke that federal authorities arrested two Iraqi immigrants. One in Sacramento, California, the other in Houston, Texas. Both individuals were arrested for allegedly lying to immigration officials about their connections with terrorist organizations.

Early reports Thursday night provided conflicting information and left many questions unanswered.

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Walker Goes Full Honey Badger on WI Gun Laws

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 26, 2015 at 12:00pm 6/26/2015 at 12:00pm

After the Charleston shootings, there was a renewed push by President Obama for restricting access for law-abiding citizens to guns. Scott Walker wasn’t having any of it.

He signed into law a loosening of waiting periods that have been on the books for decades.

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WI Gov. Scott Walker signs Right to Work law

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 9, 2015 at 10:19am 3/9/2015 at 10:19am

Put another feather in his cap, Scott Walker today signed Right to Work legislation in Wisconsin, becoming the 24th State to do so.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported prior to...

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Walker attacked with swastika imagery in Burke ad

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 3, 2014 at 5:00pm 11/3/2014 at 5:00pm

Embattled Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is steadily outpacing Democratic challenger Mary Burke in all of the latest polls—so of course that means a swastika ad is the only logical option left for Team Burke.

The ad released by the Burke campaign is inside baseball-ish in that if you haven’t been following the...

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In: Locking your head to something

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 9:17pm 11/2/2014 at 9:17pm

Some people.

The first image is an  Anti-Scott Walker protester who, along with a friend, locked her head to State Capitol railing in June 2011 in a budget protest, via JSOnline.  The police broke the lock and released her.

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Federal Judge orders Wisconsin not to enforce “anti-coordination” campaign laws

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 7:43pm 10/14/2014 at 7:43pm

In a somewhat stunning development, the same federal judge who issued an injunction against the infamous “John Doe” investigation, only later to be overturned by the appeals court, has just ordered the State of Wisconsin, in another lawsuit, to stop enforcing anti-coordination campaign finance laws.

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Full 7th Circuit Appeals Court refuses to stop Wisconsin Voter I.D. law

http://fox6now.com/2014/07/31/wisconsin-supreme-court-upholds-voter-id-law/#ooid=ZjNmxkbzo576OR8nH1QUtYgQkfS7YMBD
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 26, 2014 at 1:37pm 9/26/2014 at 1:37pm
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We previously reported how a panel of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals restored Wisconsin’s Voter I.D. law for the November election.

The opponents of the law sought full “en banc” review by the entire Court of Appeals. That request was denied by a divided court (h/t Ann Althouse):

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Wisconsin Voter ID Law reinstated for November election by Appeals Court

http://fox6now.com/2014/07/31/wisconsin-supreme-court-upholds-voter-id-law/#ooid=ZjNmxkbzo576OR8nH1QUtYgQkfS7YMBD
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 12, 2014 at 5:49pm 9/12/2014 at 5:49pm
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In a ruling just handed down (h/t RightWisconsin), a panel of the 7th Circuit has vacated a prior injunction staying enforcement of the law, and holding that it will be in effect for this November’s election. The full Order is embedded at...

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Wisconsin Sup Ct. Chief compares Voter ID to Jim Crow, majority disagrees

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 1, 2014 at 2:39pm 8/1/2014 at 2:39pm

Yesterday, the Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld the state’s voter ID laws in two separate opinions that could drastically affect the rules governing the polling place come November. Although a federal court previously ruled Wisconsin’s laws to be unconstitutional, Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen told the press that yesterday’s separate rulings...

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Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds collective bargaining reform law “in its entirety”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 8:44am 7/31/2014 at 8:44am

The decision was just posted here. Also embedded at bottom of post.

The collective bargaining law was passed in early 2011, and led to protests, and even a takeover of the State Capitol building. For Wisconsin, the union pushback was a long, strange trip, as we documented exhaustively:

Police insurrections.  Palace guards...

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