Eight months ago, Dontre Hamilton, a homeless black man with a history of mental illness, was sleeping on a bench in Red Arrow Park in downtown Milwaukee. Milwaukee Police Officer Christopher Manney was ordered to do a safety check on...Show More Summary
As the gentle reader knows, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has been the subject of not one, but two, separate John Doe investigations. The first investigation was regarding Walker using his office as Milwaukee County Executive as one of his campaign headquarters. Show More Summary
"... from the six retired judges who run the board, court records unsealed Friday allege. The documents filed by a target of the investigation also allege that the board voted to end its involvement in the probe in July but that staff continued to work on it."
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is not going to join fellow 2016 Republican presidential prospect Jeb Bush in transparency. Bush is releasing 250,000 emails from his time as governor of Florida. As for Walker: "Governor...Show More Summary
Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, Ted Cruz, and even Scott Walker have denounced the U.S. thaw in relations with Cuba, but Rand Paul is breaking with the GOP pack: Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said Thursday that starting to trade with Cuba "is probably...Show More Summary
Walker says he wants schools to have Common Core choice AP: Gov. Scott Walker is backing off his call for the Legislature to repeal Common Core academic standards, saying he simply wants to insure there is no mandate they be used. Cuomo:...Show More Summary
Ever since we were a baby blog, we have been keeping an eye on the extended yard sale being conducted by Scott Walker, the thrice-elected goggle-eyed homunculus hired by Koch Industries to manage their midwest subsidiary formerly known as the state o...
State legislatures tussle over reach of Environmental Protection Agency on their turf.
Not long after telling a Jewish leader “Thank you and molotov,” Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker got what should be another lesson in staying away from religious references. Last month, in an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Walker tried to justify his refusal to expand Medicaid in Wisconsin by saying: “It’s probably not fair to [...]
Just a couple of days ago, Scott Walker became a national laughingstock when it was reported that he signed a letter to a constituent with "Thanks again and Molotov." Now, another religious gaffe by Walker has surfaced. Last month, in...Show More Summary
Stephen Colbert, what a mensch!
"Kaboom!" Oops: [Wisconsin Gov. Scott] Walker, the son of a Baptist preacher and a practicing Christian himself, has made note of his common ground with the Jewish faith... In an undated letter unearthed by the liberal group One Wisconsin Now... Show More Summary
Headslappingly stupid... or damn you, autocorrect?
In a recently uncovered email to a Milwaukee lawyer and Jewish community leader, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed off by writing "thank you again and Molotov." The recipient, Franklyn Gimbel, said of the email, "He kinda missed the boat there. Show More Summary
Last year, I broke the story about Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker sending a fundraiser email in which he told people not to waste their money buying Christmas presents for their children but should send that money to his campaign instead. Today,...Show More Summary
Jessie Opoien, "The political pitfalls of cultural crossover: Scott Walker edition", The Capitol Times 12/10/2014: In an undated letter unearthed by the liberal group One Wisconsin Now during the August release of documents from the first of two John Doe investigations related to the governor, Walker responded to a letter from Milwaukee attorney and chairman […]
Suffice it to say the Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has never been Bar Mitzvah’d. Madison.com reports that Walker, the son of a Baptist preacher, courted Jewish donors last spring at the Republican Jewish Coalition spring meeting in Las Vegas. But unfortunately for Walker, all this newfound “common ground with the Jewish faith” is dredging up [...]
Oy vey. Simple-minded Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker appears to not know the difference between a common Hebrew phrase and a homemade grenade.
Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) decided to get in the holiday spirit by displaying a menorah in his office. Unfortunately, the news was overshadowed by a gaffe in the letter he sent Franklyn Gimbel, a Milwaukee attorney and chair of the Wisconsin Center District. Show More Summary
Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wisconsin) decided to get in the holiday spirit by displaying a menorah in his office. Unfortunately, the news was overshadowed by a gaffe in the letter he sent Franklyn Gimbel, a Milwaukee attorney and chair of the Wisconsin Center District. Show More Summary