Archive for the 'Jim McGuigan' Category

1
June
2012

Walker will never come clean

During last nights debate between Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and the embattled Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, Barrett urged Walker to come clean and release the documents and emails in his possession that are related to criminal wrongdoing among Walker’s staff. Walker dodged the question. Walker claims that District Attorney John Chisholm doesn’t want him talking […]

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2
February
2012

DWD using Tax Dollars to Promote Governor Walker

If you have to choose what to spend your tax dollars on, my guess is that it wouldn’t be to make sure that you received Governor Scott Walker’s mundane tweets (updates from his Twitter account). Unfortunately for Wisconsin taxpayers, that is oneof the things you are paying for with the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development […]

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18
May
2011

New times, Old formulas for determining the Economy

We’re over 3 years into the new recession and economic policy wonks are freaking out this month about why housing “starts” are way down. Really now — who cares. Are these wonks so seriously out of touch with the economy that they are incapable of understanding the dynamic of our recovering economy? The answer is […]

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22
April
2011

Unions must change, but not in ways you might think

The 40 hour work week. Child labor laws. Safe workplace practices. Unions rightly deserve credit for all of these changes. Unions have helped to make this a better country. But unlike what the Republicans in power now want the public to believe, there can be a valuable place for unions in todays workplace but not […]

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6
April
2011

Trounced! Abele delivers crushing blow to Stone, Walker

In a crushing blow to the Wisconsin GOP, Greenfield State Representative Jeff Stone learned that there are ramifications to being a rubber stamp for Governor Scott Walker. Philanthropist Chris Abele won a stunning 61% of the vote compared to Stone’s 39% in what was widely considered to be a referendum on the policies of Scott […]

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31
March
2011

Extremists like Stone, Walker show the new face of Republicanism

The new face of Republicanism is coming into focus. Their agenda is clear — strip the middle class of their ability to make a living and make them pay for tax breaks for large corporations. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has instituted his policy of stripping public workers of their rights to bargain collectively. The republican […]

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