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There is No Case Against Brett Kavanaugh

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 00:00
Special Guest Perspective by Dan O'Donnell - Democrats believe Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. They believe Deborah Ramirez. They believe Julie Swetnick. Why? Because, they say, they believe women. Cloying as that may be as a bit of political posturing, it is utterly indefensible as a practical matter in determining the truth of the allegations asserted.  Read More There is No Case Against Brett Kavanaugh

Five Years Ago Today: John Doe Raids Wisconsin

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 00:00
By M.D. Kittle - On Oct. 3, 2013, the politically driven probe known as “John Doe II” exhibited the full force of prosecutorial abuse, exhibiting why this secret investigation marked one of the darkest chapters in Wisconsin history.   Read More Five Years Ago Today: John Doe Raids Wisconsin

MacIver News Minute: Push To Crack Down On Wedding Barns Reminds Steve Nagy Of What He Fled

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 12:12
Steve Nagy knows what it's like to witness private business get destroyed by government. A refugee from communist Hungary in the 1950s, he came to America to pursue the American Dream. But a new drive by politicians and special interests to suffocate small businesses like his is eerily familiar, Nagy said in a recent MacIver podcast conversation.  Read More MacIver News Minute: Push To Crack Down On Wedding Barns Reminds Steve Nagy Of What He Fled

Data Release: School Choice Students Outperform Peers on ACT

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 10:42
By Ola Lisowski - A new data release from Wisconsin’s Department of Public Instruction shows that 42.4 percent of 3rd to 8th grade students are proficient in English language arts, and 43.8 percent are proficient in math. Students improved in math by one percentage point over last year, when 42.8 percent were proficient. At the same time, they fared worse in English language arts. Last year, 44.4 percent of students were proficient on the same exam.  Read More Data Release: School Choice Students Outperform Peers on ACT

News And Views: Wedding Barn Crackdown and State Medicaid Schemes

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 13:42
MacIver investigative report Matt Kittle joins Oliver Burrows on WXCO in Wausau for their weekly update. This week they talk about efforts in the Legislature to crack down on the emerging wedding barn business, state-level "Medicaid maximization" schemes, and of course the Packers' shutout of the Buffalo Bills.  Read More News And Views: Wedding Barn Crackdown and State Medicaid Schemes

MacIver Newsmakers: For Steve Nagy, Wedding Barn Crackdown Is All Too Familiar

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 00:00
Steve Nagy fled communism in his native Hungary in the 1950s, right on the heels of the takeover of his family's foodservice businesses by communist thugs. Over the decades since, Nagy has worked hard to achieve the American Dream, opening and running a successful wedding barn business. But now, a legislative committee many believe is rigged in favor of established alcohol and hospitality industry interests is eyeing new regulations that threaten to make history repeat itself. Nagy shares his story on this week's MacIver podcast.  Read More MacIver Newsmakers: For Steve Nagy, Wedding Barn Crackdown Is All Too Familiar

Wedding Barn Crackdown Moves Forward In Legislature

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 13:51
MacIver's Matt Kittle joins The John Muir Show on WTAQ to discuss efforts in the state Capitol to tighten regulations on agriculture-themed event venues, commonly known as wedding barns. Advocates for the emerging industry say the process is rigged in favor of big, established interests like traditional taverns, supper clubs, and banquet halls and it's an effort to use regulations to strangle competition.  Read More Wedding Barn Crackdown Moves Forward In Legislature

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