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  • Walker warns GOP 'at risk of a #BlueWave' after Democratic win in Wisconsin court race

    04/03/2018 10:08:31 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 54 replies
    CNN ^ | April 4, 2018 | Eric Bradner
    ... Walker, who is up for re-election to a third term next fall, tweeted that the results were another sign that the GOP is in trouble. "Tonight's results show we are at risk of a #BlueWave in WI. The Far Left is driven by anger & hatred -- we must counter it with optimism & organization. Let's share our positive story with voters & win in November," he tweeted. In another tweet, Walker added, "Big government special interests flooded Wisconsin with distorted facts & misinformation. Next, they'll target me and work to undo our bold reforms. We need to keep...
  • I wanted Scott Walker, I ended up with Bruce Rauner

    02/28/2018 8:05:47 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 8 replies
    Soon, Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wis., is expected to sign pro-life legislation, expanding on his unbroken history as governor of supporting pro-life policies. This is in contrast to his neighbor to the south, Gov. Bruce Rauner, R-Ill., who actually expanded taxpayer funding for abortion. On Election Day 2014 I watched election results come in at the Hilton Chicago with the Chicago GOP and the Rauner campaign. As a campaign manager for a state house representative, I celebrated as the Republicans retained control of the U.S. House and won the Senate. Late into the evening, I cheered as Bruce Rauner pulled off...
  • Mort Walker, creator of long-running 'Beetle Bailey' comic strip, dies at 94, family says

    01/28/2018 4:27:14 AM PST · by DFG · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | 01/28/2018 | Elizabeth Zwirz
    “Beetle Bailey” comic strip artist Mort Walker died Saturday at age 94, his family said. According to his oldest son, Greg, who partnered with his father on that venerable cartoon take on the military life, the elder Walker died of old age at his home in Stanford, Conn. Walker was part of more than a half-dozen comic strips in his career, including "Hi and Lois," ''Boner's Ark" and "Sam & Silo." But his greatest success came from Beetle, his hot-tempered sergeant and the rest of the gang at fictional Camp Swampy, which he drew for nearly 70 years. After an...
  • Union rep Mahlon Mitchell joins governor’s race, attacks Walker for wanting 12 years in office

    01/16/2018 1:38:58 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 8 replies
    Fox 6 ^ | November 13, 2017 | Theo Keith
    MILWAUKEE — State firefighters union leader Mahlon Mitchell joined into a crowded Democratic field for Wisconsin governor on Monday, November 13th. In a kickoff event at Milwaukee Area Technical College's downtown campus, Mitchell criticized Gov. Scott Walker for seeking a third term totaling 12 years in office.
  • Left-Wing Prosecutorial Crusaders Spied on Wisconsin Republicans, Defied Court Orders

    12/08/2017 9:44:42 AM PST · by george76 · 35 replies
    Townhall ^ | Dec 07, 2017 | Guy Benson
    the Left engaged in gross abuses of criminal law to intimidate, harass and silence conservatives in the state. The specifics were chilling -- from pre-dawn raids on political activists' homes, to stifling gag orders preventing them from saying a peep about what was happening to them, all in pursuit of criminalizing and punishing the Badger State conservative movement. Eventually, one target violated his gag order and blew the whistle on the whole operation, eventually leading to investigations of the investigations, and multiple courts shutting down the witch hunts with extreme prejudice. ... ruthless the Left had become in its efforts...
  • Bombshell Report: Political Persecution Of Scott Walker Swept Up High-Level GOP Officials

    12/07/2017 9:30:40 AM PST · by detective · 21 replies
    The Federalist ^ | December 7, 2017 | Warren Henry
    On Wednesday, a Wisconsin judge unsealed an 88-page report on the state Department of Justice’s (WIDoJ) investigation into a leak of sealed evidence from the politically motivated “John Doe” investigation of Gov. Scott Walker, his supporters, and various conservative groups related to his recall election campaign. Despite concluding a crime was committed during the John Doe proceedings, WIDoJ recommends no criminal charges. Instead, the report recommends that former Government Accountability Board (GAB) lawyer Shane Falk be referred to the state judiciary’s Office of Lawyer Regulation for discipline and that contempt proceedings be initiated against John Doe special prosecutor Francis Schmitz and former...
  • Walker eliminates Wisconsin's minimum hunting age

    11/13/2017 4:01:48 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov 13, 2017 5:30 PM EST | Todd Richmond
    Children of any age can hunt in Wisconsin, after Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill that eliminates the state’s minimum age. Walker quietly signed the Republican bill Saturday, exactly a week before the state’s nine-day gun deer hunting was set to open. The law took effect Monday. Kids will have to wait five days before they can start shooting deer, but they can participate in several seasons already underway, including bow deer, pheasant, ruffed grouse, rabbit and squirrel. A Wisconsin resident must be at least 12 years old to purchase a hunting license or hunt with a gun. However, until...
  • Wisconsin governor tells NFL players to stop anthem protests

    10/16/2017 3:42:32 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 42 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 16, 2017 5:10 PM EDT | Todd Richmond
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he thinks NFL players should stop protesting during the national anthem and instead speak out against domestic violence. The Republican former presidential hopeful sent a letter Monday to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith saying he believes players are showing disrespect for the flag and veterans. Players should drop the “divisive political sideshow” and speak out against domestic violence instead, the governor wrote. NFL league meetings Tuesday offer an opportunity to strongly condemn domestic violence, Walker added. “My request is simple: stand for the American flag and the national anthem...
  • Titan’s Delanie Walker has OUTRAGEOUS message for boycotting fans

    09/28/2017 12:06:33 PM PDT · by 2banana · 76 replies
    Allen B West ^ | September 28, 2017 | Derrick Wilburn
    Delanie Walker is a tight end for the NFL’s Tennessee Titans and has opened his yap about fans who are upset over players choosing to disrespect our nation’s flag and anthem by sitting it out at the start of games. He probably should’ve just clammed up. Walker, who is currently on a two-year contract that’s paying him $13,375,000 (that’s THIRTEEN MILLION THREE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS) that includes a “signing bonus,” a “roster bonus,” a “workout bonus” plus other incentives, has come across as the ultimate entitled millionaire jock by telling fans he really doesn’t care if you...
  • Midnight raids, secret subpoenas: IRS' Lerner close friends with leader who targeted Scott Walker

    07/13/2015 8:16:37 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 14 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 7-11-15 | Barbara Boland
    The official behind the IRS' conservative nonprofit targeting scandal, Lois Lerner, was friends with the Wisconsin regulator who targeted Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's conservative aides and allies. Lerner and Kevin Kennedy, director of the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, were friends for 20 years and traded emails on campaign finance, politics, and personal matters between 2011 and 2013, emails obtained by the Wall Street Journal reveal. That was the same time frame the IRS increased its harassment of conservative groups and Wisconsin prosecutors conducted a secret John Doe probe of Walker's allies, raising the troubling question of whether they coordinated their...
  • ‘All clear’ issued after earlier ‘active shooter incident’ at Fort Lee in Virginia

    08/25/2014 6:49:10 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 80 replies
    Fox 8 ^ | 8/25/14
    <p>An “active shooter incident” has been reported at the Army base in Fort Lee, Virginia, according to multiple reports.</p>
  • Scott Walker: Trump should ‘tweet more’

    06/30/2017 3:28:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 30, 2017 | Josh Delk
    Wisconsin's Republican Gov. Scott Walker encouraged President Trump to “tweet more” on Friday, in stark contrast to recent Republican backlash over some of Trump’s more incendiary tweets. “Unlike others, I’d tell him to tweet more, to be on Facebook more, to get the message out more, but to be focused,” Walker told FOX’s Julie Banderas. He praised the president’s direct connection on social media with “all these great Americans.” “Tweet more, I’m fine with but don’t get off in the weeds on other issues,” the 2016 presidential candidate said. If the president focuses on the issues he was elected by...
  • House Republicans warned of prospect for 2018 midterm losses [RINO #fakenews]

    06/13/2017 9:42:58 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 25 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jun 13, 2017 11:48 AM EDT
    House GOP leaders are warning their rank-and-file members of the potential for heavy midterm losses next year that could cost Republicans their majority. The warning Tuesday was aimed at encouraging lawmakers to stay focused and not be “chasing all the different other shiny objects” — according to Republican Rep. Mark Walker of North Carolina. It comes a week ahead of a special election in Georgia, where Democrats are spending heavily to contest what should be a safe Republican seat. …
  • Walker Says People Outside of Washington Like Trump

    06/13/2017 1:08:19 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    US News & World Report ^ | June 12, 2017 | Scott Bauer, The Associated Press
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker said Monday that when President Donald Trump comes to Wisconsin, he will see that people outside of Washington "still like his policies." Walker spoke on the Mike Gallagher radio show about a fundraiser Trump is hosting for Walker in Milwaukee on Tuesday night. Trump is also touring a technical college with Walker in the Milwaukee area. The fundraiser comes as Walker prepares for an expected re-election run in 2018. Walker didn't initially endorse Trump, but came around after he secured the Republican nomination. Trump carried Wisconsin by less than a percentage point.....
  • President Trump to visit Kenosha on Tuesday (With Ryan and Walker in Wisconsin)

    04/16/2017 10:47:58 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    WISN-TV ^ | April 16, 2017
    Rep. Tod Ohnstad (D-Kenosha) confirmed to 12 news that President Trump will be coming to Kenosha on Tuesday. Ohnstad said anonymous sources told him President Trump will visit Snap-On Tools during the late morning on Tuesday. Ohnstad also said he believes the President will be joined by House Speaker Paul Ryan and Governor Walker. Military planes were seen flying over Snap-On tools on Saturday, raising speculation over the President's visit. 12 news spoke to the White House Press Office, they would not confirm Trump's visit as of Sunday but told 12 news to call back on Monday.
  • Chinese president makes Anchorage stopover, meets Gov. Walker and takes in some sights

    04/08/2017 11:30:55 AM PDT · by libh8er · 18 replies
    ADN ^ | 4.8.2017 | Jeannette Lee Falsey
    Chinese President Xi Jinping made a surprise visit to Alaska on Friday evening, catching a seafood dinner in Anchorage, meeting with Gov. Bill Walker, and taking in a sightseeing moment in Turnagain Arm before returning to the sky again in his Boeing 747 for the journey back to Beijing. Xi's rest stop in Anchorage broke up his trip home following meetings with President Donald Trump at Trump's Mar-a-Lago country club in Florida and an earlier visit to Finland. The Alaska stop underscored the significance of the Arctic to China's long-term economic interests. For the Alaskans, trade and one of the...
  • Trump appearance set Saturday at Walworth County Fairgrounds (w/Ryan, Walker & Johnson)

    10/07/2016 5:55:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | October 6, 2016 | Bill Glauber and Patrick Marley
    Link only due to copyright issues: http://www.jsonline.com/story/news/politics/elections/2016/10/06/trump-appearance-set-saturday-walworth-county-fairgrounds/91667862/
  • Scott Walker Helps Mike Pence Prepare for VP Debate by Playing “Tim Kaine”

    09/18/2016 8:50:26 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 21 replies
    TruthFeed ^ | 9/18/2016 | AMY MORENO
    <p>Mike Pence is gearing up for his big VP debate by enlisting the help of a political powerhouse.</p> <p>Scott Walker is assisting Pence as his “debate coach” by playing the role of Tim Kaine.</p> <p>Poor Scott.</p> <p>Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is playing Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine in debate preps with Mike Pence, a source familiar with the GOP vice presidential hopeful’s efforts told CNN Saturday. They’ve only had one session so far, the source added. Meanwhile, lawyer and agent Bob Barnett is playing Pence in debate prep sessions with Kaine, a person close to the process told CNN Saturday.</p>
  • Walker Mayor: Louisiana Flooding event was man-made (Youtube Video)

    08/22/2016 7:11:40 PM PDT · by OneVike · 13 replies
    YouTube ^ | YouTube
    "WALKER, LA - The frustrated mayor of Walker, Louisiana said Tuesday that the flooding event in his city was "man-made" and announced plans to file suit against the state of Louisiana and federal government. Walker Mayor Rick Ramsey said a six-foot tall concrete barrier that was put along I-12 when the interstate was expanded last year essentially put the city of Walker "into a bowl" because he said the barrier prevents water from draining out of Walker. "When the Amite River went up, it hit that wall," Ramsey said. "We have video evidence that shows the concrete barrier and...
  • Walker blames Clinton for 'inflaming situation' in Milwaukee

    08/16/2016 6:19:30 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 28 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8/16/2016 | Rebecca Savransky
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) says Hillary Clinton's response to the unrest occurring in Milwaukee is only making the situation worse."I think comments like that are just inflaming the situation," Walker told "Fox and Friends" Tuesday morning."I think people understand in that neighborhood and in Sherman Park and in Milwaukee, they want law enforcement to step up and protect them," he added. "The people who live in the neighborhood want police — they want the police in Milwaukee and the sheriff's department to step up and protect them. They didn't want the criminals who were doing those actions against those...