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Raising a Red Flag

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 23:00
Special Guest Perspective by Dan O'Donnell - There is perhaps no more significant power of government than its power to imprison individual citizens and deprive them of their personal property, and thus there should be no power more closely scrutinized.  Read More Raising a Red Flag

MacIver News Minute: Socialist Protesters Call Black Trump Supporter A “White Supremacist”

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 17:13
Madison has long been known as a bizarre parallel universe, but things went from strange to surreal on Saturday when a throng of pasty white socialists shouted down a black Trump supporter, calling him a "white supremacist" and "bigot." The spectacle ended when the group admitted to being a bunch of "commies."  Read More MacIver News Minute: Socialist Protesters Call Black Trump Supporter A “White Supremacist”

MacIver Newsmakers Podcast: Steineke Says Liberals Have Picked Another Legal Fight They Will Lose

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 17:04
If Democrat Gov. Tony Evers is serious about cutting taxes, Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke (R-Kaukauna) says Republican legislators are all ears. If the governor plans to push a liberal agenda, then Republicans will strand united against left-wing initiatives, Steineke said.   Read More MacIver Newsmakers Podcast: Steineke Says Liberals Have Picked Another Legal Fight They Will Lose

MacIver Newsmakers Podcast: Ron Johnson Talks Shutdown And Paying Federal Workers

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 13:39
U.S. Senator Ron Johnson has introduced a bill that would pay essential federal employees during the partial government shutdown. He says it’s a matter of simple fairness and national security.   Read More MacIver Newsmakers Podcast: Ron Johnson Talks Shutdown And Paying Federal Workers

Chippewa Falls Hit With TID Tax

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 23:00
Landing Mills Fleet Farm’s new distribution center was a big win for the City of Chippewa Falls. The 1.1 million square foot facility brought with it a $69 million investment creating 325 jobs. Unfortunately, it also brought a big tax hike in property taxes – thanks to tax incremental financing (TIF).  Read More Chippewa Falls Hit With TID Tax

MacIver Newsmakers Podcast: Glenn Grothman on No Work Without Pay

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 17:28
U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) says he wants to see the partial government shutdown come to an end, and he wants congress to deliver on a long-held promise to secure America’s southern border.  Read More MacIver Newsmakers Podcast: Glenn Grothman on No Work Without Pay

Brett Healy: Setting A Growth Agenda for Wisconsin

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 13:27
Congratulations, Gov. Evers, on your victory. We would like to wish you the best of luck as you begin your time in charge of our beloved state.  Read More Brett Healy: Setting A Growth Agenda for Wisconsin

Black Trump Supporter Confronts Liberal Protesters

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 07:24
A large group of liberal protesters gathered outside the Wisconsin Veterans Museum on Saturday to protest a conservative rally across the street at the Capitol. They claimed to be fighting racism and white supremacy - things they associate with anyone who supports President Trump... And then a black man wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat walked right into the middle of the crowd to tell them that they're wrong.  Read More Black Trump Supporter Confronts Liberal Protesters

Marklein: How Do We Move Forward With So Much Hate?

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 23:00
By M.D. Kittle - Preaching against hatred with hate has become the norm in American political discourse. Just ask state Sen. Howard Marklein.   Read More Marklein: How Do We Move Forward With So Much Hate?

Gov. Tony Evers’ Call For ‘Civility’ Tall Order For Uncivil Left

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 23:00
By M.D. Kittle -- Republicans called it “Walker Derangement Syndrome” for good reason. Now, new Democrat Gov. Tony Evers is urging a return to civility. He'd better check with his friends on the uncivil left.   Read More Gov. Tony Evers’ Call For ‘Civility’ Tall Order For Uncivil Left

Conservative Groups Targeted in Lois Lerner’s IRS Scandal Receive Settlement Checks

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 22:08
By M.D. Kittle - Dozens of conservative organizations are receiving late Christmas presents years after the IRS handed them a lump of coal.   Read More Conservative Groups Targeted in Lois Lerner’s IRS Scandal Receive Settlement Checks

Vos: Republicans In Both Houses United In Fight Against Liberal Agenda

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 17:03
By M.D. Kittle - Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) sounded a conciliatory note while promising a united front from Republicans in both houses in fighting against a liberal agenda.   Read More Vos: Republicans In Both Houses United In Fight Against Liberal Agenda

MacIver News Minute: Gov. Evers Changes Positions On Handful Of Key Issues

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 16:37
In the days before being sworn in as Wisconsin's 46th governor, Tony Evers did a number of media interviews - and changed his position on key issues from taxes to school choice. You could say it's a tale of two Tonys.  Read More MacIver News Minute: Gov. Evers Changes Positions On Handful Of Key Issues

Craig Calls On Evers To Champion Repeal Of Minimum Markup Law

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 23:30
By M.D. Kittle - A conservative lawmaker is calling on Gov. Tony Evers to work with the Legislature to do away with Wisconsin’s Unfair Sales Act, a relic of a law that has smothered competition and cost consumers higher prices for nearly 80 years.   Read More Craig Calls On Evers To Champion Repeal Of Minimum Markup Law

Tea Party Groups Receive Settlement Checks In IRS Targeting Case

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 23:00
By M.D. Kittle -- Dozens of conservative organizations are receiving late Christmas presents years after the IRS handed them a lump of coal.   Read More Tea Party Groups Receive Settlement Checks In IRS Targeting Case

The Evers Principle

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 23:00
Special Guest Perspective by Dan O'Donnell - Wisconsin got a bold new leader on Monday; a young, dynamic, charismatic figure who is as innovative as he is likeable and who promises fundamental change through sheer force of will. Wisconsin’s new governor was also sworn in.  Read More The Evers Principle

MacIver News Minute: Liberal Special Interests Dominate Evers Budget Sessions

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 17:59
Gov.-Elect Tony Evers held a series of budget sessions in December, declaring that "the days of having special invites to come to things like this are over." But the sessions were packed with leaders from the far left with a veritable wish list of liberal demands.  Read More MacIver News Minute: Liberal Special Interests Dominate Evers Budget Sessions

Alliant Bursts Beaver Dam TIF’s “But-For” Bubble

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 12:14
Before a city can create a TIF district, it needs to prove that there's no other way to generate economic growth in that area. So what happens when Beaver Dam uses TIF to build a business park, and then a private company builds its own business park right next door without using TIF?  Read More Alliant Bursts Beaver Dam TIF’s “But-For” Bubble

Where is John Doe?

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 23:00
By Eric O'Keefe - What John Chisholm ran was a professional bullying operation, abusing people under color of law because of their political affiliation.  Read More Where is John Doe?

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