March 2, 2015 By WCMC The MacIver Institute momentarily came to its senses and realized that the Wisconsin protesters got it right — representative democracy is dead. MacIver, the self-described “public policy think tank” that in 2011-2012 “teamed up with American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) member Americans for Prosperity to produce a multi-million dollar TV ‘issue […]
February 27, 2015 by WCMC WCMC is looking for European partners to monitor Scott Walker during his upcoming trip to Germany, Spain, and France. We want to know where he goes, who he sees, and what he does, especially outside of publicity events staged for the US press. We particularly want to know who is […]
February 27, 2015 by Michael Matheson During a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker stated, “If I can take on 100,000 protesters, I can do the same across the globe.” The remark was made in reference to America’s response to the terrorist group ISIS, who has conducted […]
February 15, 2015 by WCMC So … Scott Walker is all but officially running for president, and the country is getting a look at a man whom we residents of Wisconsin have been living with since before he became governor. While the national press has focused on the policies and conservative ideology that Walker has imposed on our […]
Sign seen at the “Stop the Cuts – Save UW” rally held on the Library Mall on February 14, 2015.
February 14, 2015 By Nicole Desautels MADISON — A group called UW Faculty Organizing for Change held a ‘Stop the Cuts — Save the UW’ rally in bitterly cold weather on Library Mall this afternoon to protest Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget cuts to the UW System. PHOTOS BY NICOLE DESAUTELS
February 3, 2015 By Timothy Riley “I come before you tonight to admit that I lied when I stated in the last debate that this budget showed a $500 million surplus. I may be stupid, but even I knew full well we were staring a $2 billion+ structural deficit in the face. And how did […]
“You’ll use the failures you engineered to justify an education-by-exclusion system at taxpayer expense. That is as transparent as it is dishonest.” – Testimony by Sheila Plotkin at the Wisconsin Assembly Committee on Education Public Hearing on AB 1, January 14, 2015. January 16, 2016, By Sheila Plotkin Testimony by Sheila Plotkin at the Wisconsin Assembly Committee […]