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  • Wisconsin voters are warming to Trump, despite impeachment

    02/02/2020 4:56:46 AM PST · by kevcol · 33 replies
    NY Post ^ | February 1, 2020 | Salena Zito
    “I went to the election. I chose not to vote for president. I signed the everybody sucks campaign,” she deadpans. But in the years that followed, Goetz, 40, has gradually moved from “never Trump” to “probably Trump” . . . One day after the rally, Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale tweeted out data gathered from people who registered for the Milwaukee event: Of the 20,395 registered, 15,738 said they were voters from Wisconsin, 57.9 percent said they were not Republican and 4,313 said they didn’t vote in 2016. Some of those 4,313 nonvoters will be people just like Goetz, who...
  • Andy Huebschmann Sentenced to 2 Years for Firearms Smuggling Scam

    12/21/2019 4:46:13 AM PST · by marktwain · 4 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 18 December, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    Judge William Griebach, from, cropped by Dean Weingarten Andy Huebschmann, the former owner of Thureon Defense LLC, has been sentenced to two years in prison for his part in a scheme to smuggle guns and gun parts into Australia. Huebschmann met an Australian, Paul Munro, at an Industry Gun Show in Las Vegas in 2012, according to JS online. Munro delivered a crate with a false bottom to Huebschmann to ship the guns and gunparts to Australia. From According to court filings, Huebschmann manufactured numerous firearms and firearm-parts for an Australian criminal and gun-enthusiast. These included rifle kits,...
  • A judge ordered up to 234,000 people to be tossed from the registered voter list in a swing state

    12/14/2019 8:55:19 PM PST · by ransomnote · 44 replies ^ | 12/14/19 | Marisa Lati
    A Wisconsin judge ordered the state to take as many as 234,000 people off its registered-voter list Friday because they may have moved — a decision that could impede residents of this swing state from voting in next year’s presidential election. The case centers on a letter that the state Elections Commission sent in October to hundreds of thousands of voters, asking them to respond if they were still at that address or to update their registrations if they had moved. Conservatives filed a lawsuit alleging that to avoid fraud, the commission should have thrown out the registrations of voters...
  • New York Times Upshot (LV) Poll: Trump Sweeps Battleground States

    11/04/2019 6:00:05 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 38 replies
    The New York Times ^ | Nov 4, 2019
    General Election Matchup: Michigan: Trump 45% Warren 40% North Carolina: Trump 48% Warren 44% Florida: Trump 46% Warren 42% Wisconsin: Trump 47% Warren 45% Pennsylvania: Trump 46% Warren 44% Arizona: Trump 47% Warren 46% Siena College/NYT Upshot (LV) Poll
  • Second Amendment Activism at Denny’s in Wisconsin

    10/05/2019 5:24:01 AM PDT · by marktwain · 41 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 2 October, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    A correspondent I have known since his childhood spends a large part of his time overseas as a missionary. Coming back to Wisconsin, he was surprised to find a “No Firearms Allowed” sign at a Denny's. I believe this is a local policy, decided by each local manager of the franchise. My correspondent gave me permission to edit the account of his reaction. His overseas experience has made him appreciate the freedoms Americans take for granted. His account: Returning to America after having been gone half a year, lends itself to re-entry culture shock. I recently returned to the...
  • Wisconsin Governor Mulling Mandatory Buyback Of AR-15s

    09/24/2019 8:39:40 AM PDT · by rktman · 49 replies ^ | 9/21/2019 | Matt Vespa
    Well, the days of Scott Walker running the state are long gone. That’s regrettable. Former Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke, his real name is Robert Francis, went nuclear on the gun control issue. He wants to outright confiscate firearms, specifically so-called assault weapons. Why? Well, to liberals, they’re scary looking. That’s about it. He wants to confiscate the private property of law-abiding Americans. It’s illegal. It’s not going to happen at the federal level anytime soon because a) Bob isn’t going to be president let alone the 2020 Democratic nominee, and b) it’s a losing issue. What can happen though are...
  • Wisconsin family finds live frog in store-bought salad

    08/19/2019 1:02:39 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 72 replies
    UPI ^ | Aug. 19, 2019 / 10:56 AM | By Ben Hooper
    Aug. 19 (UPI) -- A Wisconsin family said they were shocked to discover a live frog inside the salad they bought from a local supermarket. Karlie Allen said her family bought the plastic container of Simple Truth Organic lettuce salad at the Pick 'n Save store in Glendale and didn't discover until inside their home that the container also housed a live frog. Allen said her family planned to return the salad with the frog intact the next morning, but they discovered the amphibian escaped the container overnight and was perched on an outlet by the kitchen counter. The Allens...
  • The Pastor’s Garden Gun: Reliable, Accurate, & Untraceable

    08/04/2019 8:07:05 AM PDT · by marktwain · 23 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 2 August, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    Pastor Phil was not raised with guns. He was raised in Chicago, where guns were associated with crime and gangsters. He did not own a gun until he was in his 60's, after taking the call to become pastor of a struggling church in the North woods of Wisconsin. The Church has prospered and grown, although it remains small. A parishioner gifted land to the Church. The Pastor and his wife have a small acreage, the Church has a nice new building. Pastor Phil and his wife Kathy, grow a garden for salads and fresh vegetables.A grateful Christian gave...
  • Sheriff: Jayme Closs copycat abduction possible motive in Chippewa County murders

    07/30/2019 4:48:37 PM PDT · by bgill · 13 replies
    FOX9 ^ | July 30, 2019 | Rob Olson
    LAKE HALLIE, Wis. (FOX 9) - Authorities say the murders of four people in two separate shootings in western Wisconsin over the weekend may have been an attempt to copy the abduction of 13-year-old Jayme Closs last fall. Sunday night, law enforcement officers learned two people were found dead and two more were injured at a home in Lake Hallie. A short time later, three more people were found dead in a duplex in the nearby town of Lafayette. The suspected shooter was among the dead. Chippewa County Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk identified the suspected shooter in all four murders as...
  • Defense of Property in Northern Wisconsin from Porcupines

    07/25/2019 4:29:07 AM PDT · by marktwain · 28 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 22 July, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    He woke in the early morning hours, well before sunrise. What was that noise? It sounded like a mouse, chewing on something. Then he realized the noise was not from inside the house. It was from outside the house. He grabbed a rifle, the ubiquitous Ruger 10-22. Prior experience had shown him a .357 magnum was too much gun. Putting on hearing protection in the middle of the night is inconvenient, not to mention waking the entire family. Fortunately, the family dog was kenneled at night. His doggy talents were unsuited to the task required. The pest was revealed...
  • Gov. Brown sends police to find walkout GOP senators

    06/20/2019 5:39:37 PM PDT · by The Unknown Republican · 121 replies
    KGW8 ^ | June 20, 2019 | KGW Staff
    Salem, Ore. - Gov. Kate Brown on Thursday authorized Oregon State Police to round up GOP senators who have staged a walkout in protest of the cap-and-trade energy conservation bill. "The Senate Republicans have decided to abandon their duty to serve their constituents and walk out," Brown said in a statement.
  • Wisconsin Police Praise Armed Citizen who Captured Burglary Suspect

    05/06/2019 1:03:59 PM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 3 May, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    On 28 April, at about 9:30 p.m. in Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin, an armed employee captured a burglary suspect. It was the result of digital surveillance, an active business owner, and a diligent, armed employee. The owner's fiancee was notified of the intrusion by a NEST video system. The owner and two employees were only a few blocks away from the business. The employee who was legally armed, waited outside the business while the owner searched the inside. The search flushed the suspect into the area covered by the employee, who then placed the suspect under citizen's arrest. The Ashwaubenon police were...
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules for First and Second Amendments in Armslist Case

    05/04/2019 12:53:50 PM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 1 May, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld a lower court's decision that Armslist's ads and tools are protected by the Communications Decency Act (CDA).  The act was designed to preserve freedom of speech on the Internet by immunizing web sites for the publishing of third party content. Armslist facilitates the communication between willing firearm sellers and buyers.  The lower court had been overturned by a Wisconsin Court of Appeals. This decision protects both First and Second Amendment rights. From Radcliffe Haughton’s wife, Zina Daniel Haughton, had taken out a restraining order against him that prohibited him from possessing a...
  • Warning From Wisconsin

    04/06/2019 1:38:46 PM PDT · by marktwain · 29 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 5 April, 2019 | Charles J. Sykes
    A funny thing happened Tuesday to the Democrats’ momentum in Wisconsin: It sputtered out. Despite being heavily favored to win a crucial seat on Wisconsin’s Supreme Court, the candidate backed by liberal groups was apparently upset by a conservative. This still unofficial result should serve as a warning to national Democrats, especially when it comes to the issue of religious liberty. The Wisconsin judicial race was close enough to trigger a recount, but the likely eventual defeat of Judge Lisa Neubauer by Judge Brian Hagedorn means that conservatives will continue to control the state’s highest court for the foreseeable future....
  • Sean Duffy Slams Democrats for Hypocrisy On Climate Change

    03/27/2019 7:39:15 PM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies
    Youtube ^ | 26 March, 2019 | Sean Duffy
    AOC made a splash with her response to Sean Duffy. Here Youtube went viral all over the net. This video of Duffy has 419 views. In the video, you see Maxine Waters in a whole new light.
  • Death of a Friend: Don Cowling, 1934-2018

    03/04/2019 11:13:28 AM PST · by marktwain · 8 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 5 March, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    Don at Middleton Sportsmen Club, 2004 Donald G. Cowling, Jr., was born on 25 April, 1934, on a small farm in the Town of Vinland near Oshkosh, Wisconsin. He was the only child of Donald G. Cowling, Sr. and Doris Small Cowling.  I was told the farm was small, 40 acres, with railroad tracks running through it. Donald Senior worked for the Railroad for 37 years. Don grew up on the farm and took to shooting early. His father was not a hunter or a shooter, but Don's uncle was. He vividly remembered being worried about having BB's during...
  • WI: Open Carrier in Madison Has Gun Snatched by Violent Criminal

    01/02/2019 6:27:54 AM PST · by marktwain · 54 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 26 December, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    -On 17 December 2018, at about 7 p.m. on State Street in Madison, Wisconsin, a 21-year-old open carrier and his friend were hanging out when his weapon was grabbed by a homeless man.  At 7 p.m. it was well below freezing. Heavy coats, hats, and gloves were indicated. State Street runs from the University of Wisconsin to the State Capitol.  It is about nine blocks long and is usually crowded with pedestrians, many of which are students. There are numerous bars and restaurants, as well as the Student Union and Memorial Library, Library Mall, and the Wisconsin Historical Society...
  • Video shows children robbing Menomonee Falls woman, police say

    12/16/2018 11:32:46 AM PST · by bgill · 26 replies
    wisn ^ | Dec. 13, 2018 | Derrick Rose
    Two juveniles, who could be as young as 10 years old, were part of a trio who followed a woman home and robbed her in her driveway, Menomonee Falls police said Thursday. Police released video and still images from the Dec. 8 incident that was captured on the woman's home security system. In the video provided to WISN 12 News, the woman pulled into her driveway, and seconds later, a red car passed. As the woman opened her SUV door, the red car circled around and stopped on the opposite side of Joper Road across from the woman's home. Two...

    10/24/2018 8:19:33 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 170 replies
    Trump MAGA Rally in Mosinee, WI tonight at 6:30 PM CDT.
  • Richard Bong America’s Top Ace of WWII and Wisconsin Deer Hunter

    10/13/2018 5:01:44 AM PDT · by marktwain · 27 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 10 October, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Richard Bong was born on September 24th, 1920. My father was born on January 22, 1918, less than two years earlier. They grew up about 40 miles apart, on farms in northern Wisconsin.  Richard in the town of Poplar. My father was raised in the town of Lenroot. Township. Townships in Wisconsin, are political units, six miles by six miles square. Both were good deer hunters.  Richard Bong, the famous World War II ace, was shown using a Savage 99 chambered in .300 Savage, while hunting deer in Northern Wisconsin. The picture was taken in 1943 during his first leave...