Right-of-center activists and organizations in Wisconsin have fought a silent war against the state’s Government Accountability Board since 2013 over the issue of political free speech. Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm, a Democrat, spearheaded a GAB probe into accusations that conservative groups illegally coordinated with Republican Gov. Scott Walker during the 2012 recall election campaign.
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In today’s episode of In The Tank, Donny and John bring in special guest, Justin Haskins, an editor and writer for The Heartland Institute, to discuss some of latest stories in the news cycle. These stories include Scott Walker’s campaign implosion, World Rhino Day, taxing Netflix, and regulating Fantasy Football. John and Justin also go head to head on a new.
In today’s edition of the Heartland Daily Podcast, Dr. John C. Goodman, a Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute, president of the Goodman Institute for Public Policy Research, and author of the widely acclaimed, new Independent book, A Better Choice: Healthcare Solutions for America, joins managing editor Kenneth Artz to discuss Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s health care plan.
While news report focus on states, politicians, teachers, and parents who are angry with Common Core State Standards (CCSS), the debate over CCSS-aligned testing is heating up rapidly. Maine is[…]
This year’s bill was misnamed as a “farm bill.” It was really a food stamp bill, with 80% of its spending going for the food stamp program (officially renamed now SNAP, or Supplementary Nutrition Assistance Program).
In the aftermath of the 2012 elections, Republicans took solace in the idea that while the GOP isn’t doing well in Washington, it’s winning in emphatic fashion elsewhere. Republicans have[…]
In Virginia, Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling says he will make his decision on whether or not to run for governor as independent next month. The latest poll from Quinnipiac shows he turns an even[…]
[First published Nov. 15 at Ricochet.] Republican governors met in Las Vegas to sort out where they go from here on health care policy. They all face two key decisions post-election:[…]
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) announced Friday that his state will not set up an insurance exchange under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The decision brings the list[…]
Not that we expect the clowns and criminals who run state government in neighboring Illinois to care, but we do hope, for a moment at least, they cast their collective[…]
While at CPAC last week for The Heartland Institute, I met a lot of old friends, made some new ones, and heard some great speeches (the best I’ve heard from[…]
Not long after my blog post ‘Vote’ Early and Often for the Walker Recall Election went up last week, this hate-tweet came in: Corporate front group/rightwing slime @HeartlandInst have questions about[…]
The stage is set for vote fraud on a massive scale in Wisconsin in connection with petitions calling for the 2012 recall election of Republican Gov. Scott Walker due to[…]
As most of you know, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has been doing some amazing things with respect to public-sector unions. Heartland President Joe Bast and I both are Wisconsinites, and[…]
From Ann Althouse comes word the Wisconsin Teaching Assistants’ Association (TAA) voted last week against seeking state certification as a union for the purpose of collective bargaining. TAA is the[…]