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Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Scott Walker’s Union Busting

Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Scott Walker’s Union Busting

The court said collective bargaining is not a right, but rather something lawmakers can offer or withdraw at will. “No matter the limitations or ‘burdens’ a legislative enactment places on the collective bargaining process, collective bargaining remains a creation of legislative grace and not constitutional obligation. The First Amendment cannot be used as a vehicle [...]

Prosecutors Accuse WI Gov Scott Walker Of Running ‘Criminal Scheme’

The Wisconsin governor is being accused of illegally coordinating campaign and fundraising activity to fend off 2011 and 2012 recalls against Republicans. In the documents, which were unsealed by a federal appeals court judge Thursday morning, prosecutors described what they called a “criminal scheme” to circumvent state campaign finance and election laws. They said the [...]

Prosecutors Target “John Doe” WI Gov. Scott Walker

Oh, my! It looks more and more as if a GOP “Golden Boy” who clearly had his eye on even higher office is just another elected crook. Prosecutors allege that Gov. Scott Walker was at the center of an effort to illegally coordinate fundraising among conservative groups to help his campaign and those of Republican senators [...]

WI Gov. Scott Walker: ‘God Has Told Me I’m Chosen To Cut Taxes And Stop Killing Babies’

Alec MacGillis in The New Republic writes “The Unelectable Whiteness of Scott Walker.” In the article, he explains why Walker will never win a national election. Here are some nuggets: …by the time Walker arrived at Marquette, the Jesuit university in Milwaukee, he was describing himself as a missionary for the conservative cause. “He would [...]

Scott Walker Better Concentrate on 2014, Not 2016

Governor Scott Walker is commonly mentioned as a GOP candidate for President in 2016.  But before that happens, he has to get reelected Governor of Wisconsin.  And that may not be easy: …the much-respected Marquette Law School poll run by the estimable Charles Franklin has a new survey out today showing Walker losing the seven-point [...]

More Scrutiny On WI Gov Scott Walker As He Eyes 2016

Make no mistake that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker would like to be considered for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. And he is drawing additional scrutiny as his ambitions rise. Mr. Walker flew to Las Vegas last month to appear beside other potential rivals to woo wealthy conservative donors like Sheldon Adelson. And he recently [...]

Meet The Guy Who Set Up Scott Walker’s <em>Secret</em> Internet Connection

Mind you, we’re not suggesting that a crime was committed when then-county executive Scott Walker had a secret router installed. We’re leaning toward multiple crimes. Judge for yourself: Gov. Scott Walker’s Milwaukee County executive office was using a secret Internet system as early as the year he took office, according to a former county administrator [...]

Scott Walker Caught Breaking Campaign Rules Running For College President In 1988

It may not be predictive of current behavior. Or it might. In 1988, Walker wanted to become president of the school’s student government, known as the Associated Students at Marquette University. He was running against John Quigley, a liberal student, in a race that became incredibly contentious. Election rules said that presidential candidates could not [...]

WI Gov. Scott Walker Whines That He’s ‘The Most Scrutinized Public Official In America’

Right. All eyes are on Scott Walker. Not Barack Obama. Not John Boeher. Not Chris Christie. It’s all about Scott Walker. “The bottom line is I’m probably the most scrutinized public official in America,” Walker said. The governor cited media scrutiny during his 2010 campaign and the 2012 recall election, which he survived, as well [...]

And Walker was evasive and refused to answer Chris Wallace’s questions. WALLACE: In one email that was released this week, your then chief of staff Thomas Nardelli, let’s put this up on the screen, writes campaign and county workers that you wanted to hold daily conference calls, “to review events of the day or of [...]

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