Monthly Archives: August 2011

Walker likes Romney-Perry ticket

Viewers of CNN’s Piers Morgan Tonight on Tuesday got to see Governor Scott Walker in action. (Ariana Huffington, who I suppose would be Walker’s polar opposite on virtually any topic, was Morgan’s other guest.) They also go to see Walker … Continue reading

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Fitzgerald announces committee changes

State Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald has announced changes to the Senate committees, following the recall defeats of Dan Kapanke and Randy Hopper.

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Beloit College releases mindset list

The release of this year’s mindset list from Beloit College — described as “a look at the cultural touchstones that shape the lives of students entering college this fall” — reminds my of my youngest stepdaughter who is one of … Continue reading

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Fairness Doctrine gone for good

The Federal Communications Commission today announced the end of the last vestiges of the Fairness Doctrine, which for decades attempted to ensure that all coverage of controversial issues by radio and television broadcasters be balanced and fair.

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Ryan rules out presidential run

Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan is — not for the first time — taking a pass on a run for president. A statement issued by Ryan’s congressional campaign office:

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This time Tommy says he’s in it

Looks as if former Wisconsin governor Tommy Thompson is getting serious about a run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Democrat Herb Kohl.

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Recalls followed me cross country

I’m back in the office today after moving my oldest stepdaughter, a recent UW Law School grad, to Phoenix for her first job as an attorney.

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Forbes list includes 9 Wisconsin cities

It’s the business magazine’s list of Small Best Places for Businesses and Careers, and while none of the state’s small cities make the top ten, the list does include the Wisconsin cities with the highest and second highest rates of … Continue reading

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Fitzgerald explains the one week wait reversal (AUDIO)

State Senate Democrats hammered Republicans today for a flip-flop on the issue of a one week waiting period to collect unemployment benefits. The Senate voted on a 19-14 party line split to concur with the Assembly version of a bill … Continue reading

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Ed Gillespie shows Reince Priebus the love

From The Daily Caller. Ed Gillespie heaped praise on former RPW chair Reince Priebus. “I just want to say that in his short time in office, his first six months on the job, Chairman Priebus has saved the Republican National … Continue reading

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