January 2019

Walker leaves a wonderful legacy

January 13, 2019 - 17:52
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Gov. Scott Walker stepped aside Tuesday and let a new man take the position of governor of Wisconsin. To list the many accomplishments of Scott Walker would take more space than allowed here.

I served as a poll watcher on campus on election day and the workers did a fine job of checking the students IDs to be sure they were eligible to vote.

The results on campus were predictable with the hot issue of the time was a referendum on pot. Forgotten was the fact that Gov. Walker worked with the Legislature to hold the tuition in check for at least eight years.

Senator Johnson Supports Concealed-Carry Reciprocity Bill

January 11, 2019 - 11:36
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Sen. Ron Johnson is supporting the Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, a bill introduced by Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) yesterday.This legislation would allow Wisconsin concealed carry permit holders to exercise those rights in any other state with concealed carry laws, while abiding by that state’s laws.

Non-partisan Supreme Court Candidate – “The rest of the story”

January 05, 2019 - 13:38
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When Appeals Court Chief Judge Lisa Neubauer announced that she was going to be a candidate for the Wisconsin State Supreme Court to replace retiring Justice Shirley Abrahamson she must have thought she was sounding like a breath of fresh air! She commented that it was unfortunate that courts are partisan playgrounds and there is nothing good about outside money in court elections. I believe she was trying to say we need to keep political parties out of non-partisan elections. In retrospect it was almost as if she wanted to silence her conservative critics.