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This Week’s Half Hour Happy Hour

10 Apr , 2015  

This week Nik Nelson and I preview the Wisconsin Conservative Action Conference and review the week that was. More…

Public Policy

AFP Turbocharges Prevailing Wage Repeal Fight

6 Apr , 2015  

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

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Half Hour Happy Hour

Rep. Rob Hutton is the guest on this week’s Half Hour Happy Hour

3 Apr , 2015  

See and hear the author of the proposal to repeal the prevailing wage law in Wisconsin.

Does he think Republican leadership is supportive of his efforts? What odds does he give to outright repeal? Is the State Budget the best vehicle by which to advance the proposal?

 

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Public Policy

The Right on Crime Movement Comes to Wisconsin

1 Apr , 2015  

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

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Half Hour Happy Hour

Charlie Sykes is this week’s guest on the Half Hour Happy Hour

27 Mar , 2015  

This was a refreshing change of pace. On this week’s episode of the Half Hour Happy Hour, I put Charlie Sykes in the interview hot seat. He sounds off on the Walker for President operation, the sleepy state of the State Supreme Court race, the reporting decisions of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and more. He looks back on his 22 years as host of Midday with Charlie Sykes on AM 620 WTMJ in Milwaukee and he gives a glimpse into his upcoming new book.

I asked him how long he planned on continuing his radio show. Watch the show to see his surprising answer and catch my weekly rundown of current events with Nik Nelson. More…

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Campaigns and Elections

Walker Derangement Syndrome and the New York Times

21 Mar , 2015  

The New York Times is really stretching here, trying to advance the narrative that Scott Walker has undergone a retooling. More…

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Half Hour Happy Hour

Half Hour Happy Hour with Dan O’Donnell

20 Mar , 2015  

What are we to make of Scott Walker’s week?
Will things in the City of Milwaukee get better or worse?
Can a journalist successfully navigate the waters between news and opinion?

The answers to these questions and more can be found here… More…

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Fraley

Irish? Not so much.

17 Mar , 2015  

So, this is my first St. Patrick’s Day where I won’t be celebrating my Irish heritage.

It’s not that I have anything against St. Patrick’s Day (the second worst amateur hour drinkfest behind New Year’s eve).

It’s just that it turns out, I’m not Irish. More…

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Half Hour Happy Hour

The Inaugural Half Hour Happy Hour

13 Mar , 2015  

The Dailytakes Half Hour Happy Hour

Are Governor Walker’s presidential ambitions hampering progress on the state budget? What will the legislature do if robust revenue numbers are unveiled during budget deliberations? What does the acronym NATO really stand for? The answers to these questions and more can be found here. More…

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Dailytakes On Air

I joined the MartiniCast this week

12 Mar , 2015  

I joined the fellas on the MartiniCast podcast this week…