Fraley,Public Policy

How much did Wisconsin taxpayers pay to spy on (and track the movements of) citizens who didn’t break the law?

7 Jan , 2016  

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The GAB / John Doe Witch Hunt was worse than you think.

The level of domestic spying done by disgraced former special prosecutor Francis Schmitz, Milwaukee Co. DA John Chisholm, the soon-to-be-disbanded Government Accountability Board and their staffs is far more broad than previously reported.

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Half Hour Happy Hour,Public Policy

Brett Healy in the hot seat and Collin Roth on the Panel

22 Aug , 2015  

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Brett Healy talks all thing MacIver Institute, Minimum Wage, European Soccer, INXS and Taylor Swift. More…

Edge Messaging,Fraley,Public Policy

Previewing tonight’s debate…

6 Aug , 2015  

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Earlier in the week a reporter asked me a series of questions about tonight’s GOP Debate. Here is what I sent her in response…

 

Trump will consume all of the oxygen in the room, and will be rewarded with a majority of the post-debate press coverage no matter what actually happens Thursday.  With Trump in the debate, the regular expectations of debate decorum are out the window. That’s in part why the media loves Trump and gives him so much coverage. It will be interesting to see if any of the competitors try to mix it up with Walker, or if they ignore him. Trump has tried to say that Wisconsin is a mess, but his reliance on failed, generalized lefty talking points hasn’t hurt Walker. Perhaps Trump or others seize on specifics to which Walker would feel compelled to react. How he responds is important.

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Edge Messaging,Half Hour Happy Hour,Public Policy

Hutton: This Session or Never for Prevailing Wage Repeal

8 May , 2015  

As a part of this week’s Half Hour Happy Hour, State Rep. Rob Hutton (R-Brookfield) provides me with a somber update regarding efforts to repeal prevailing wage. More…

Public Policy

AFP Turbocharges Prevailing Wage Repeal Fight

6 Apr , 2015  

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The movement to repeal Wisconsin’s archaic Prevailing Wage law has just heated up, big time. More…

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Public Policy

The Right on Crime Movement Comes to Wisconsin

1 Apr , 2015  

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Don’t look now, but there is a bit of bipartisanship brewing in Madison.

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