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Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008

Plus Heroes and Jerks of the Week

In the spirit of former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, who is under investigation for politicizing the Department of Justice, J.B. Van Hollen may be using our state attorney general’s office for partisan political shenanigans. The Republican Party has spent the last several years unsuccessfully trying to find evidence...
Friday, Sept. 26, 2008

Plus Winners and Jerks of the Week

In an appalling attempt to create news, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, in its usual role as the lapdog for the right-wing elements of the business community, distorted and blew up an innocuous vote by a Milwaukee Public Schools board committee to explore the question of the state’s role in public education.
Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008

McCain campaign co-chair J.B. Van Hollen tries to disenfranchise

In the last two presidential elections, we have been forced to watch from afar as public officials in closely contested states abuse their authority in clear attempts to sway the entire election. Who could forget Florida and the infamous Katherine Harris, who refused to count legitimate votes during the 2000 presidential election?
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008
Based on the 2000 and 2004 presidential elections, we know that vote fraud has been a very successful issue for the Republican Party: The more vote fraud they commit, the more successful they are. That’s why it was no surprise when Republican Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen, co-chairman of the John McCain campaign...
Thursday, July 17, 2008

Ziegler, Van Hollen and WMC deliver huge tax bill

The state Supreme Court,state Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen and the big business lobby Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) handed Wisconsin residents a $350 million tax hike—and gave corpora tions a new tax break. Four justices on the state Supreme Court—Patrick Crooks, David Prosser, Patience Roggensack and Annette Ziegler...
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008

Milwaukee courts can’t target specific neighborhoods

State Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen put the kibosh on a plan to ask more minority residents of Milwaukee County to serve on juries. The Milwaukee County Circuit Court has been trying to find ways to increase minority participation on juries so that juries are truly “of one’s peers.”

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