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“High Bail Saved My Life”

Wed, 12/01/2021 - 07:28
Amid national outrage over the low bail that released a killer just days before the Waukesha Parade massacre, Dan O’Donnell tells the story of a young man whose life was saved because he was held in jail  Read More “High Bail Saved My Life”

President Lincoln’s Full Thanksgiving Proclamation

Thu, 11/25/2021 - 00:00
LISTEN - The MacIver Institute invites all our readers to take a moment to listen to the words of President Lincoln when he first declared Thanksgiving to be a national holiday.  Read More President Lincoln’s Full Thanksgiving Proclamation

President Abraham Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

Thu, 11/25/2021 - 00:00
Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family from everyone at the MacIver Institute.   Read More President Abraham Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

A Tragedy 15 Years In The Making

Wed, 11/24/2021 - 07:44
Dan O’Donnell explains how a decade and a half of disastrous policies from Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm culminated in the release of the Waukesha Christmas parade killer just days before the attack.  Read More A Tragedy 15 Years In The Making

Deeper Dive: Wisconsin Schools Receive Passing Grade From DPI While Students Fail Miserably

Tue, 11/23/2021 - 23:31
Many of Wisconsin schools and school districts “met, exceeded, or significantly exceeded expectations” according to the Department of Public Instruction, while only 27% of students are proficient in ELA and 27.5% are proficient in math. How can this be?  Read More Deeper Dive: Wisconsin Schools Receive Passing Grade From DPI While Students Fail Miserably

Milwaukee’s Soft-On-Crime Strategy Tied To Waukesha Tragedy

Mon, 11/22/2021 - 15:43
The MacIver Institute published a report in 2019 about JusticePoint’s critical failures in monitoring criminals, and Milwaukee County’s unrelenting efforts to keep criminals out of jail. The report highlighted low cash bonds for serious crimes, poor oversight, and dismal outcomes. It appears things have gotten worse.  Read More Milwaukee’s Soft-On-Crime Strategy Tied To Waukesha Tragedy

Justice

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 17:25
Dan O’Donnell on the verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse case  Read More Justice

The Enemy Of The People Of Kenosha

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 07:21
Dan O’Donnell excoriates MSNBC for the latest in a long line of media attempts to dox and destroy ordinary people who dare to challenge liberalism.  Read More The Enemy Of The People Of Kenosha

Many Students In Wisconsin Are Failing While 95% Of School Districts Receive Passing Grade According To DPI

Thu, 11/18/2021 - 12:50
If the majority of our children are not at grade level, how can nearly all of our school districts be graded as meeting or exceeding expectations?  Read More Many Students In Wisconsin Are Failing While 95% Of School Districts Receive Passing Grade According To DPI

Milwaukee Public Schools Approves Spending Plan For $500 Million In Federal COVID Aid

Tue, 11/16/2021 - 06:17
Despite new data which reveals that less than 7% of Milwaukee Public School students are proficient in Math or English Language Arts, the district is proposing to spend millions of the federal COVID aid on new sports complexes and a teacher retreat.  Read More Milwaukee Public Schools Approves Spending Plan For $500 Million In Federal COVID Aid

Wisconsin Hospitals Fire Hundreds Over Vaccine Mandates

Sun, 11/14/2021 - 23:20
The MacIver Institute wanted to know how many healthcare workers were being terminated over the issue, and how many simply quit. We looked at twelve healthcare systems across the state. Six of them have already passed their internal deadline for having all employees vaccinated or exempted.  Read More Wisconsin Hospitals Fire Hundreds Over Vaccine Mandates

The Chaos That Made The Kyle Rittenhouse Shootings Possible

Fri, 11/12/2021 - 07:10
Democrats across the country are furious with Kyle Rittenhouse, who appears on the precipice of acquittal.  As Dan O’Donnell points out, they should really be mad at Kenosha’s mayor and Wisconsin’s Governor, whose refusal to restore order in the city led to the tragic shootings.  Read More The Chaos That Made The Kyle Rittenhouse Shootings Possible

Brookfield Clerk Followed WEC Memo, Broke State Law – Lawsuit Asserts

Thu, 11/11/2021 - 08:56
Local clerks who broke election laws in Wisconsin might not be able to hide behind memos from the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) for much longer.  Read More Brookfield Clerk Followed WEC Memo, Broke State Law – Lawsuit Asserts

Despite Abysmal Proficiency Results, Evers Vetoes Plan To Improve Literacy In Wisconsin Students

Wed, 11/10/2021 - 10:17
Despite recent data showing how low proficiency scores have fallen for Wisconsin students, Governor Evers -- the education governor -- recently vetoed a bill that sought to address this problem.   Read More Despite Abysmal Proficiency Results, Evers Vetoes Plan To Improve Literacy In Wisconsin Students

Hidden Dangers For Democrats In Latest Marquette Poll

Wed, 11/10/2021 - 07:23
Dan O’Donnell dives into the details of the latest Marquette University Law School Poll and finds that Democrats are in big trouble in Wisconsin  Read More Hidden Dangers For Democrats In Latest Marquette Poll

Evers’ People’s Maps Commission Likely Violated Wisconsin’s Open Meetings Law

Fri, 11/05/2021 - 07:39
Governor Evers promised that his redistricting commission would be open and transparent, but Dan O’Donnell finds evidence that it has been anything but.   Read More Evers’ People’s Maps Commission Likely Violated Wisconsin’s Open Meetings Law

Religious Exemptions Won’t Come Easy At General Electric

Thu, 11/04/2021 - 14:27
General Electric might be offering religious exemptions to its employees from the covid vaccination, but some say the company is putting them through Hell to get them.  Read More Religious Exemptions Won’t Come Easy At General Electric

Democrat Failure, Not Education, Explains The Sudden Red Wave

Wed, 11/03/2021 - 13:42
Dan O’Donnell breaks down last night’s elections in Virginia, New Jersey, and the Mequon-Thiensville School District.  Read More Democrat Failure, Not Education, Explains The Sudden Red Wave

Republicans Plan to Address Big Tech Censorship

Mon, 11/01/2021 - 11:13
WATCH - Sen. Ron Johnson and Rep. Greg Steube discuss big tech censorship with Conservative leaders and what they think can be done about it. The forum was hosted by the Media Research Center in October.  Read More Republicans Plan to Address Big Tech Censorship

Deeper Dive: Wisconsin K12 Schools’ Abysmal Proficiency Rates

Mon, 11/01/2021 - 06:08
The latest data on testing and proficiency rates for Wisconsin’s children were recently released by the Department of Public Instruction and it is not pretty. Yet despite the alarmingly low test scores, there appears to be little to no outrage by the media and education establishment.   Read More Deeper Dive: Wisconsin K12 Schools’ Abysmal Proficiency Rates

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