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According to Source Inside DWD, Secretary Newson Ordered Bad Job Numbers Hidden Until After Election

A source in the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) has alleged that DWD Secretary Reggie Newson has ordered staff not to discuss new and disappointing data on jobs in Wisconsin until after the June 5th election. Reggie Newson’s assistant, Laurel Steinmeyer, said that Newson was “traveling to Milwaukee” and was unavailable for comment, and […]

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The Curious Case of Rainbow Springs Golf Course

  Scott Walker has been interested in the fate of the former Rainbow Springs Resort in Waukesha and Walworth counties for a long time. In 2008, as Milwaukee County Executive, he was “outraged” (and said so on talk radio) when the Doyle administration approved using stewardship funds to purchase the 970 acre property, including two […]

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Breitbart Blogger “Rebel Pundit” Supports the Walker/Fitz Recall, Thinks ALEC Members Should be Voted Out

While in Chicago covering the NATO protests I noticed a familiar face, who I have since learned is “Rebel Pundit” a blogger for breitbart.com, in a heated exchange talking with several nurses. I recognized him from a few events he had covered in Madison. There it seemed that his style was to get people he […]

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Election Protection: GOTV and a Paper Ballot on Election Day

By Marianne Moonhouse The key to election reform is, first and foremost, to get as many people to the polls as possible on Election Day. It’s difficult to game the system when so many real people cast ballots. However, there are some simple actions you can take to help protect your vote further: – Call […]

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Nearly a half-million registered voters in Wisconsin have an option to vote on hand-marked, hand counted paper ballots but …

Edge Touchscreen Voting Machine. Ask for a paper ballot instead of voting on one of these. … clerks are pressuring voters to use touchscreen machines! By Marianne Moonhouse Paper Ballots provide a verifiable paper trail in case there is need for a recount or ballot impoundment. Voters can be more confident that their votes are […]

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Circled counties indicate where ballots are hand-counted in Wisconsin

WI counties and municipalities that employ hand-counted paper ballots & touchscreen system

By Marianne Moonhouse This list includes all the Wisconsin counties and known municipalities that employ a voting system of hand-counted paper ballot and HAVA-accessible touchscreen voting machines. All the following counties use AVC EDGE touchscreens, except for Ashland and Bayfield, which use ES&S AutoMark, and Calumet, which uses the Premier AccuVote TSX. The ES&S Automark […]

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Why Didn’t Walker Exempt ALL Police Agencies From Provisions of Act 10?

_______________________________________________________________________________ Walker: “Well, we’re going to start in a couple weeks with our budget adjustment bill… The first step is, we’re going to deal with collective bargaining for all public employee unions, because you use divide and conquer.” _______________________________________________________________________________ The following is a letter written by a Wisconsin law enforcement officer who wishes to remain […]

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Koch Invoice

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Walker plays outdoorsman for cameras during the opening of the 2011 fishing season. Later, his companions taught him how to hold his rod.

Walker DNR Appointee Sought to Privatize Trout Streams

May 28, 2012 by WCMCooperative Scott Gunderson, appointed by Scott Walker to a top position in the DNR, once pushed for legislation that would have privatized thousands of miles of Wisconsin’s waterways, including portions of every trout stream in the state. The 2004 legislation, authored by Gunderson while he was representing the 83rd District (Waukesha) […]

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Dr. Kroll in an interview with Fox 11 in November 2011: "the hunting season has become very complex, you almost have to carry a lawyer with you now in the field to determine if you are obeying the rules or not."

Dr. Deer’s $125,000 Taxpayer-Funded Endorsement of Scott Walker

After WCMC reported on Dr. James Kroll, a Texas wildlife biologist hired by Scott Walker as a “Deer Czar” to advise on Wisconsin’s deer management policies, Kroll came under intense scrutiny by not only the citizens of Wisconsin, but national media who picked up on the local story to spread it all the way to […]

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