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A Deep Dive into Trump’s Trumped-Up Charges

Tue, 06/11/2024 - 15:40
Michael Lucas–It has been widely reported that Trump’s conviction of 34 felonies was—well, iffy. But why? Here’s what happened and why the case should have been tossed. Perspective by Michael Lucas June 11, 2024 Image Source Introduction We’ve all heard that the state of New York convicted Donald Trump of committing 34 felony counts of …

MacIver News Minute: Throwing $15 Million at Western Wisconsin’s Healthcare Problem

Tue, 06/11/2024 - 06:23
LISTEN - When MacIver asked those lawmakers how that money would be used to increase emergency room capacity, the response was: we don’t know. We didn’t talk about that.  Read More MacIver News Minute: Throwing $15 Million at Western Wisconsin’s Healthcare Problem

The Scott Walker Effect

Thu, 06/06/2024 - 05:15
Perspective by Dan O’Donnell June 6, 2024 Why hasn’t former President Donald Trump cratered in the polls following his criminal conviction? As Dan O’Donnell reports, the answer might lie here in Wisconsin. Common sense would dictate that the absolute worst thing for a presidential campaign would be a criminal conviction of the candidate—let alone a …

MacIver News Minute: No Rules Against UW Faculty Breaking Laws on Campus

Tue, 06/04/2024 - 06:16
LISTEN - we have a system, where a UW faculty member was seen on camera committing felonies on university property – and even if he was convicted, there is nothing the university could have done about it.  Read More MacIver News Minute: No Rules Against UW Faculty Breaking Laws on Campus

Government’s Anti-patent Crusade Will Aid China

Mon, 06/03/2024 - 12:11
By Annette Olson June 3, 2024 Initially published on RealClear Health An unprecedented legal maneuver from the Biden administration could dramatically curtail investment in critical sectors like artificial intelligence, quantum computing, and the life sciences. Unless the administration reverses course — and soon — China could gain the upper hand in the global tech race. At issue is an ongoing …

The Libertarian Party Stays Woke

Thu, 05/30/2024 - 21:43
Perspective by Michael Lucas May 31, 2024 The Libertarian Party (LP) held their national convention in Washington, D.C. this past weekend. The event featured several big-name political figures, too—Vivek Ramaswamy, Robert Kennedy Jr., Donald Trump and Ron Paul all made appearances. Yet, despite their presence, none garnered nearly as much attention, or caused more commotion, …

The Problem with Solar

Thu, 05/30/2024 - 10:00
For those who advocate for a 100% renewable mix, they will have to contend with the fact that huge portions of the state will need to be dedicated purely to power generation and the impact that this will have on local wildlife and their ecosystems, as well as the amount of farmland that will have to be converted.   Read More The Problem with Solar

Judicial Ethics, Judicial Shmethics

Wed, 05/29/2024 - 17:12
Perspective by Dan O’Donnell May 29, 2024 The Dane County judge overseeing the latest radical left challenge to Act 10 signed the petition to recall Governor Walker, as did Supreme Court Justice Janet Protasiewicz, who will almost certainly be the deciding vote to strike Act 10 down. So why don’t they think they should have …

The Scourge of Fast Food Inflation

Thu, 05/23/2024 - 08:06
Dan O'Donnell - When even McDonald’s is becoming unaffordable, America’s inflation problem has become a full-blown crisis.  Read More The Scourge of Fast Food Inflation

Stare Decisis for Thee, But Not for Me

Wed, 05/15/2024 - 06:51
The Wisconsin Supreme Court’s liberal majority wants to throw out a two-year-old case banning ballot drop boxes while at the same time blasting the US Supreme Court for overturning Roe v. Wade.  Read More Stare Decisis for Thee, But Not for Me

MacIver News Minute: Hey Joe! You Didn’t Build That in Wisconsin!

Tue, 05/14/2024 - 09:46
LISTEN - Biden showed up in mount pleasant to announce that Microsoft is building a new data center there, and everyone bent over backwards to give him all the credit.  Read More MacIver News Minute: Hey Joe! You Didn’t Build That in Wisconsin!

Foxconn Deal, Not Biden Brought Microsoft to Wisconsin

Tue, 05/14/2024 - 07:21
Biden took credit for bringing Microsoft to Wisconsin, even though he had nothing to do with it. He then bashed the Foxconn deal, without which Microsoft almost certainly would not have come to Mount Pleasant.  Read More Foxconn Deal, Not Biden Brought Microsoft to Wisconsin

Court Records Describe Violence Against Police at UW Hamas Encampment

Wed, 05/08/2024 - 14:31
Officers were met with fierce resistance from the protesters, which resulted in 34 arrests.  Read More Court Records Describe Violence Against Police at UW Hamas Encampment

The Dumbest Kids on Campus

Wed, 05/08/2024 - 06:42
As protest camps continue on the campuses of UW-Madison and UW-Milwaukee, Dan O’Donnell notes that the campers have no idea what they’re actually protesting against.  Read More The Dumbest Kids on Campus

Pamphlet Instructs Protesters How to Attack Police Conducting Arrests

Thu, 05/02/2024 - 09:40
Protesters distributed “De-arrest Primer” pamphlets throughout their encampment on UW-Madison’s campus on Wednesday containing instructions on how to overpower police who are attempting to make an arrest.  Read More Pamphlet Instructs Protesters How to Attack Police Conducting Arrests

An Inside Look at the Hamas Rally on UW-Madison’s Campus

Wed, 05/01/2024 - 15:02
WATCH - Everybody claims that no one is in charge at UW-Madison's pro-Hamas rally, despite a high level of coordination, control, and messaging.  Read More An Inside Look at the Hamas Rally on UW-Madison’s Campus

The Green Conspiracy: “It’s Good for the Environment!” and Better for Shareholders

Tue, 04/30/2024 - 10:21
Why are utility companies retiring perfectly good and reliable power plants to put up windmills and solar panels? It has everything to do with how the government calculates their allowable profit.  Read More The Green Conspiracy: “It’s Good for the Environment!” and Better for Shareholders

Congressman Tom Tiffany’s Apr. 2024 Washington Update

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 15:54
Earmarks plague an already blotted $1.2 trillion spending bill in Congress, and the party continues at the FBI when FISA is renewed, but at least Wisconsin voters put their foot down about dark money in their elections.  Read More Congressman Tom Tiffany’s Apr. 2024 Washington Update

Why Public Education is so Controversial

Tue, 04/23/2024 - 17:10
WATCH - The public education system is waging unrelenting assault on your children's education, safety, and well-being. MacIver's Bill Osmulski breaks it down, by the numbers, in a special appearance on VCY America.  Read More Why Public Education is so Controversial

Biden’s Unconstitutional Wealth Transfer

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 11:03
Don’t call it student loan forgiveness. In a blistering column, Dan O’Donnell destroys the new round of election bribery President Biden announced in Madison this week.  Read More Biden’s Unconstitutional Wealth Transfer

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