A Wisconsin-related Question for the Left: Where’s the Money?
Brian Beutler at TPM said Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker “ginned up” a “budget shortfall“. As if on cue, Jamelle Bouie at The American Prospect said Walker’s deficit reducing plan was “a ginned up crisis“. Political fiction writer Steven Benen (that’s what his posts are) says Walker is insincere. The Constitutionally confused Ezra Klein claims the “Badger State was actually in pretty good shape. It | Read More »
Democrats in Wisconsin trying to extend, bloat cell phone tax.
There are merely taxes that people pay attention to, and then there are taxes that people forget about. And once they forget about them, the government can safely and quietly make them permanent. Wisconsin’s cell phone tax is a case in point: In 2003, the state created the cell phone tax to upgrade 911 response services. When the upgrade was done, it left a balance | Read More »
Madison and Wisconsin Smokers
Doyle and the dems in Madison seem to think that after they’ve already punched smokers in the gut and brought them to their knees, they can push them to the ground and keep on kicking until they bleed. On the 18th of May Doyle signed the Wisconsin smoking ban which would prohibit smoking in “public places, including restaurants, taverns, and other indoor workplaces”. As if | Read More »