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09.15.2014 | 137 days ago | Posted at 05:15 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Late Friday, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated Wisconsin’s voter ID law, which has been on hold for years.  That’s a big deal. A bigger deal is that the election is only weeks away.  “The decision has thrown everything into chaos,” Kristin Hansen of the ACLU told me. She said that she was concerned that elections workers would take the opportunity to overly scrut...
04.24.2014 | | Posted at 12:29 PM

Local Horror Movie Attacked by Right-Wing Radio

By David Luhrssen
  Normally, right-wing spieler Charlie Sykes focuses his selective ire on such targets as Obamacare and that by-now largely mythic hobgoblin, the “liberal media.” But for The New World Horror, Sykes tried on his film critic’s hat and lambasted a Wisconsin indie he has never seen, a film that hasn’t been completed, much less screened. Favoring fulmination over facts,...
Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013

Right-wing billionaires, corporations and the Bradley Foundation pay for junk studies that prop up their agenda

 A clearer picture is emerging of a well-funded network of right-wing experts and think tanks that promote corporate interests
05.02.2013 | | Posted at 02:04 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Funny—when I’d file open records requests with Milwaukee County to look into the communications of the Walker administration, the county always provided them for no cost. In fact, just a few weeks ago, the county mailed me a disc with more than 2,000 pages of documents sent to and from Walker’s campaign and county emails. Not a penny was charged. Not even for postage. But suddenly the pr...
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
 I sometimes surprise people by telling them right-wing radio talk show host Charlie Sykes is a friend of mine, because he is. We’ve known each other for