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Health Outcome Gaps Closing Between the Vaccinated and Unvaccinated in Wisconsin

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 14:40
The risk of infection, hospitalization and death from COVID-19 in Wisconsin is still higher for the unvaccinated, but that gap continues to close according to new data from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) released on Wednesday.  Read More Health Outcome Gaps Closing Between the Vaccinated and Unvaccinated in Wisconsin

Biden’s Vaccine Mandate May Violate the Civil Rights Act

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 06:53
Dan O’Donnell analyzes a potentially overlooked problem with President Biden’s proposed vaccine mandate: It may have a disparate and unlawful impact on minority workers.  Read More Biden’s Vaccine Mandate May Violate the Civil Rights Act

Teacher Compensation Tied To Equity Radicalization Training in Lodi

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 06:58
This is the first example identified by the MacIver Institute of a school district making Critical Race Theory part of the calculation for employee compensation. “Equity” is a common euphemism for Critical Race Theory (CRT). Any doubt of that association was dispelled as soon as the district picked the required reading material.  Read More Teacher Compensation Tied To Equity Radicalization Training in Lodi

MacIver Newsmakers Podcast: Parents Discuss Why ICS Equity Is So Dangerous For Students

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 08:36
Listen to two parents, Marc Renault of the Middleton-Cross Plains School District, and Emily Donohue of Elmbrook Schools, who have done the research to learn about ICS Equity, and why it's so dangerous.  Read More MacIver Newsmakers Podcast: Parents Discuss Why ICS Equity Is So Dangerous For Students

Biden’s Vaccine Mandate is Grossly Unconstitutional

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 07:22
Dan O’Donnell presents the most comprehensive, in-depth legal analysis of President Biden’s new vaccine mandate that you will read anywhere  Read More Biden’s Vaccine Mandate is Grossly Unconstitutional

Going Green To Go Woke

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 00:30
The Gov, DNR, DHS, and DPI are all saying that climate change can’t be solved without dismantling a society that they claim to be racist. It’s all part of their push to use the climate change movement to advance a far-left social justice agenda.   Read More Going Green To Go Woke

Dane County Judge Inadvertently Reveals a Troubling Culture of Coddling Criminals

Wed, 09/08/2021 - 08:49
Dan O'Donnell - There is no way around the fact that Judge Berz yet again slapped a violent criminal on the wrist.  Eric Morgan was not, as Hyland suggested, a good kid who just got into a little bit of trouble.  He wasn’t caught graffitiing buildings on State Street; he pointed a loaded gun in the faces of four people and robbed them.   Read More Dane County Judge Inadvertently Reveals a Troubling Culture of Coddling Criminals

Questionable Curriculum: Why You Should Be Concerned About ICS Promoting CRT In Your Schools

Wed, 09/08/2021 - 01:00
What is ICS? What does it instruct teachers to take back to their classrooms? Does it really impact your child’s education? The MacIver Institute has an insider look at the CRT training teachers in Wisconsin undergo through ICS.  Read More Questionable Curriculum: Why You Should Be Concerned About ICS Promoting CRT In Your Schools

Madison School District Advises Teachers How To Defy Injunction And Keep Parents In The Dark

Tue, 09/07/2021 - 01:52
As far as the Madison school district is concerned, parents have no business knowing if their children are experimenting with alternate gender/sexual identities – no matter what the courts say.  Read More Madison School District Advises Teachers How To Defy Injunction And Keep Parents In The Dark

ICYMI: Evers Redistributes $60 Mil That Should Have Gone To Nursing Homes; Tax Collections $319 Mil Higher Than Estimated

Fri, 09/03/2021 - 15:29
An LFB document shows Gov. Evers redirected $60 million in COVID relief funds away from long-term care facilities and sent it instead to state agencies and public schools. Plus, tax collections are $319 million higher than estimated, Sen. Nass threatens legal action to get the UW-system to comply with rule making laws, and Wisconsin's largest teachers' union advocates for mandatory COVID-19 vaccination and universal masking in all K-12 schools.   Read More ICYMI: Evers Redistributes $60 Mil That Should Have Gone To Nursing Homes; Tax Collections $319 Mil Higher Than Estimated

The Mob Wins in Waukesha

Fri, 09/03/2021 - 08:45
Dan O’Donnell on how a misinformed digital mob terrorized the Waukesha School Board into submission.  Read More The Mob Wins in Waukesha

Fighting for a Free Lunch

Wed, 09/01/2021 - 18:49
WATCH - Leftists pressure the Waukesha School Board into providing free lunches for middle and upper class kids. School board members describe the attacks that started with a fake news headline by the Washington Post.  Read More Fighting for a Free Lunch

MacIver Newsmakers Podcast: Rep. Brandjten’s Election Investigation Update

Mon, 08/30/2021 - 02:42
LISTEN - On this edition of the MacIver Newsmakers Podcast, Rep. Brandtjen talks to the MacIver Institute about her efforts to restore integrity to Wisconsin’s elections and what roadblocks she faces trying to get that done.  Read More MacIver Newsmakers Podcast: Rep. Brandjten’s Election Investigation Update

No Surprise: Mask Mandates Still Don’t Help Kids

Thu, 08/26/2021 - 12:03
As more school boards around the state mandate masks, what does the science actually say about the effectiveness of masks to stop the spread of COVID-19 among children? We discuss that and more here.  Read More No Surprise: Mask Mandates Still Don’t Help Kids

Curiosity and Oversight

Thu, 08/26/2021 - 02:00
Institute for Reforming Government Releasing Executive Oversight Manual That Provides Guidance On How To Conduct Legislative Oversight Investigations In Wisconsin   Perspective by Hon. Daniel Kelly, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Governance at the Institute for Reforming Government    I’d like to commend the virtue of curiosity to our legislature.  The ability to see what is, …

The Lies That Burned Kenosha

Wed, 08/25/2021 - 07:09
Dan O'Donnell - A year after the devastating Kenosha riots, Governor Evers and Lieutenant Governor Barnes are still peddling the same inflammatory lies about the police shooting that sparked them.  Read More The Lies That Burned Kenosha

MacIver Newsmakers: Congressman Glenn Grothman on Afghanistan, Border, and Multi-Trillion Dollar Spending

Wed, 08/25/2021 - 03:04
LISTEN - Congressman Glenn Grothman talks to the MacIver Institute about the direction Democrats are taking the country.  Read More MacIver Newsmakers: Congressman Glenn Grothman on Afghanistan, Border, and Multi-Trillion Dollar Spending

Biden’s Media Starts to Ignore Afghanistan

Fri, 08/20/2021 - 08:37
Dan O'Donnell - A press that is not interested in covering it past its fourth day is a press that has revealed itself to be nothing more than a partisan apparatchik willing to do anything to serve the interests of its chosen side.  Read More Biden’s Media Starts to Ignore Afghanistan

COVID Cases Increasing Twice As Fast Among the Vaccinated in Last Month

Thu, 08/19/2021 - 13:21
DHS finally releases COVID data by vaccination status - and the results are shocking.  Read More COVID Cases Increasing Twice As Fast Among the Vaccinated in Last Month

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