Ya, you betcha, end the war now! They claim it’s a traditional Minnesota antiwar chant. Ya, sure, you betcha, you don’t t’ink it is? One t’ing we know for sure: Plans are...
Bill Christofferson
03/04/2008
Burnett County Judge Mike Gableman has received unwanted publicity over his supicious appointment by then Gov. Scott McCallum. Gableman, a McCallum donor and fundraiser, miraculously leapt over two announced finalists picked by McCallum’s own screening committee...
Scot Ross
03/03/2008
(imagine letterhead and stuff) “As one who is four months older than Brett Favre, this announcement makes it crystal clear that I will never play professional football. The Bush economy and its negative...
Scot Ross
03/03/2008

Responding to mounting press questions about how he merited selection as Burnett County circuit judge, Mike Gableman shifted to a totally new argument at a Friday public appearance. Trying to explain to...
Cory Liebmann
03/03/2008
I’m in a waiting time right now. There are times that make many people uncomfortable on a variety of levels. Silence in many instances is uncomfortable for some people and they seek...
Cory Liebmann
03/03/2008
Senator Mark Miller, Chair of the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources, has announced that the committee will vote on the Great Lakes Compact today. The session is scheduled for 4pm today...
Cory Liebmann
03/03/2008

Gableman uses his political connections to get appointments and then tries to use his membership on these commissions to try to justify a promotion to even better jobs.
One Wisconsin Now
03/03/2008
MILWAUKEE — Mike Gableman’s newest explanation about how he leapt over two announced finalists to become a Burnett County judge is under scrutiny after documents obtained by One Wisconsin Now would appear...
One Wisconsin Now
03/02/2008
Thank you, Scott Walker: Milwaukee’s bus system is deteriorating faster than any other transit system in the country. The Journal Sentinel reports: Milwaukee County Transit System ridership plunged to a 33-year low...
Bill Christofferson
02/29/2008

“I am not a crook.” – Richard Nixon, 1/17/73 “The British government has learned that Saddam Hussein recently sought significant quantities of uranium from Africa.” – George W. Bush, 1/28/03 “The governor...
One Wisconsin Now
02/29/2008
Senator Mary Lazich is miffed at One Wisconsin Now.  Recently, she offered up some mangled criticisms of Wisconsin Now’€™s effort to reinstate the estate tax for Wisconsin’€™s wealthiest, which expired earlier the year. As soon...
Scot Ross
02/28/2008
One Wisconsin Now will file a formal request with the Wisconsin Judicial Commission to investigate state Supreme Court candidate Mike Gableman for violations of the Judicial Code for intentionally misrepresenting the record...
Cory Liebmann
02/28/2008

Legislation is being held up by the Republican controlled Assembly, that would save taxpayers money, streamline election day procedures and enfranchise some 38,000 people, allowing them to vote in November. The bill...
Cory Liebmann
02/27/2008
This from our friends at Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice: Are you fed up with rich folks and corporations buying elections? Please take action! Join us Fri., Feb. 29th, from 8-10:30...
Bill Christofferson
02/26/2008
Yesterday investigators from the Milwaukee Police Department issued a report on voting in Milwaukee in 2004. It is important to note that Police Chief Edward Flynn said that the report’s findings are...
Cory Liebmann
02/26/2008

We’ve finally seen the results of the Milwaukee Police Department’s Special Investigation Unit’s 18-month taxpayer-financed look into allegations of voting problems in Milwaukee from 2006…er, 2004. Xoff breaks it down here, offering...
Scot Ross
02/25/2008
Illusory Tenant gives Supreme Court hopeful Mike Gableman’s the what-for in response to the Burnett County judge’s continuing distortion of incumbent Justice Louis Butler’s record. Click here to read the post.
Scot Ross
02/25/2008
Mike Gableman’s campaign has now put out at least two negative pieces citing State v. Richard A. Brown (Case # 1995CF950507) in which they made false statements about the record of incumbent...
Cory Liebmann
02/25/2008

Yesterday the Dane County Bar Association sponsored a debate between Supreme Court Justice Louis Butler and Burnett County Judge Michael Gableman. During the debate Gableman criticized an ad from the Greater Wisconsin...
Cory Liebmann
02/25/2008
Records show Gableman was being paid by taxpayers on the same day he was on the other side of the state hosting a fundraiser for then-Governor Scott McCallum.
One Wisconsin Now
02/25/2008
The right wing is apoplectic over the first results of the continuing investigation by One Wisconsin Now into Mike Gableman’s Suspicious Appointment to the Burnett County Bench by former GOP Governor Scott...
Scot Ross
02/24/2008

This Wednesday morning, February 27th, The Assembly Committee on Jobs & the Economy will hold a hearing on Wisconsin’€™s minimum wage. The Committee’€™s hearing starts at 10:00am in room 400NE, and it...
Cory Liebmann
02/24/2008
Last week One Wisconsin Now released documents regarding the very suspicious appointment of Michael Gableman to the Burnett County bench. In response, the Gableman campaign told the Wisconsin State Journal that Gableman...
Cory Liebmann
02/24/2008
These letters urge Governor McCallum that the other two finalists would have been bad for the Republican Party.
One Wisconsin Now
02/23/2008

McCallum picked Gableman to be a judge in a county 300 miles from his home after he donated $2,500 over two local prosecutors who didn’t give the Governor a dime.
One Wisconsin Now
02/23/2008
Former Republican Governor Scott McCallum has refused to answer reporter’€™s direct questions about his suspicious appointment of Michael Gableman as Burnett County judge. Instead he decided to speak through a Gableman campaign...
Cory Liebmann
02/21/2008
McCallum admitted Thursday he manipulated the judicial appointment process established by his own executive orders in order to appoint Gableman.
One Wisconsin Now
02/21/2008

Tomorrow One Wisconsin Now’€™s Executive Director Scot Ross, will be a guest on Madison’€™s Air America affiliate, the Mic 92.1. He will discuss judicial ethics and the findings of OWN’€™s recently released...
Cory Liebmann
02/20/2008
Long before the days of touch screens and state-issued driver’s licenses, incentives were still high for either party to politicize electoral reform in a high-stakes electoral system where 49% doesn’t get you...
Cory Liebmann
02/20/2008
An investigation by One Wisconsin Now into the appointment of Michael Gableman to the Burnett County Circuit Court by former Republican Governor Scott McCallum raises serious questions about the current Supreme Court...
Cory Liebmann
02/19/2008

The Wisconsin Primary was as exciting as the results were telling. Given the numbers, Wisconsinites are not just ready for change, but they are ready for a clearly progressive change. Yesterday, more than...
Cory Liebmann
02/19/2008
Michael Gableman either discovered an incredibly new way to rise up the ranks, or he used a very old one.
One Wisconsin Now
02/19/2008
During the budget crisis Rep. Steve Nass (R-Whitewater) was one of the loudest and most extreme cheerleaders for obstruction. Given that history, it should be no surprise to find Nass at the...
Cory Liebmann
02/18/2008

After threatening to delay his trip to Africa over a new FISA bill, Bush eventually gave up his fear mongering and decided to pack his bags after all. And if you’re like...
Cory Liebmann
02/18/2008
1988:  “Read my lips:  no new taxes.”  -George H.W. Bush, Republican National Convention on the eve of his nomination   20 years later:  “No new taxes.”  -Senator John McCain, 2008 Republican presidential...
Cory Liebmann
02/17/2008
Wisconsin’s “paper of record” reported today on a negative claim made in a series of letters sent out by the Michael Gableman campaign that are not factual. Gableman’s campaign said that in...
Cory Liebmann
02/17/2008

The people of Wisconsin have spoken and they want to protect the disabled, the poor, our seniors and our children from drastic cuts due to the $650 million budget deficit.
One Wisconsin Now
02/17/2008
They discoed in DC and dressed as dogs in Austin to add a lighter touch to the serious issue of ending the war and occupation of Iraq. Iraq Moratorium #6 had a...
Bill Christofferson
02/16/2008
Well before the end of the year we warned that the estate tax would be ended, costing our state some $300 million. As Wisconsin’€™s budgetary problems gained more news coverage, conservatives planned...
Cory Liebmann
02/14/2008

Since talk radio is so disproportionately dominated by the rabid right wing, I find myself listening to one of the few alternatives available. One station that I enjoy is Milwaukee’€™s WMCS 1290...
Cory Liebmann
02/14/2008
John “100-Year-War” McCain, fresh from a flip-flop vote in favor of waterboarding, campaigns in Wisconsin Friday. LaCrosse activists plan to protest his stands when he holds a town hall meeting there. And...
Bill Christofferson
02/13/2008
With the state facing a $650 million budget deficit, it is clear the state needs to end the $300 million estate tax loophole for the rich which just went into effect in...
Scot Ross
02/13/2008

The Planned Parenthood Action Fund launched a multimedia campaign in Wisconsin today to educate voters about Sen. John McCain’€™s troubling anti-health care voting record. The ad campaign, which features online spots on...
Cory Liebmann
02/13/2008
In December One Wisconsin Now sent a letter of concern to the Wisconsin Judicial Campaign Integrity Committee (JCIC). It was about a very questionable set of letters sent out by Supreme Court...
Cory Liebmann
02/13/2008
Friday is Iraq Moratorium #6, a loosely-knit national grassroots effort to end the war and occupation of Iraq. Nearly 90 events already are listed on the national website, from sea to shining...
Bill Christofferson
02/12/2008

If you’ve got a big fat corporate check to spare Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce has an event for you! Over the next couple weeks, the state’s big business lobby is going to...
Scot Ross
02/12/2008
Note to Mike Gableman: You can tell a lot about a person by the company he keeps.   Oft-overturned judge and Supreme Court candidate Mike Gableman made a questionable visit at this...
Cory Liebmann
02/12/2008
To most people in the world $100 million is an unimaginable amount of money. Apparently that is not the case when you are a right wing ideologue looking to short change programs...
Cory Liebmann
02/11/2008