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Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013

Bills $183,000 to state taxpayers this year for flights

 Gov. Scott Walker blew through $160,000 of state taxpayer money while flying on state-owned planes in the first six months of this year.  That’s about $100,000 more than he’d spent in the first six months of 2011, when he was flying around the state trying to convince
Monday, Sept. 9, 2013
Anyone who has ever spent time around a campfire in the woods while growing up remembers that eerie time in the dark of the night when someone quietly begins telling a really scary story
09.05.2013 | | Posted at 02:21 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Folks—I’ve got a problem.  I’m going through Gov. Scott Walker’s use of the state plane this year. And I’m scratching my head over his whereabouts on March 14, 2013. The plane left Madison with a security guy and Walker’s deputy chief of staff, Scott Matejov. They flew to Milwaukee, where they picked up the governor and his traveling press aide, Chris Walker (no relation, I...
Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013
 Last week, as President Barack Obama praised everyday acts of ordinary Americans seeking justice and fairness as a continuation
Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013

Walker’s police arrest peaceful protesters and observers

 “Scott Walker and his police force are showing increasing hostility toward almost every aspect of the First Amendment,” The Progressive’s editor Matthew Rothschild said last week.
08.15.2013 | | Posted at 04:57 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
In this week’s Shepherd I wrote about Scott Walker’s inner circle of campaign and county aides that were working together to burnish his image (and do a lot of damage control) while he ran for governor in 2010. In that article I focused mostly on his county aides—some of whom were prosecuted for committing crimes while working for taxpayers. But who, exactly, are the politicos who were ma...

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