UNSPUN: August 14, 2019

Leigh Mills sits down with the analysts to discuss Hagedorn's admission into the Supreme Court and gun control. [WMTV-TV]

The NRA’s $740,000 Mistake about Tony Evers

The NRA not only doesn’t know how to pronounce the name of the Democratic candidate, but also doesn’t know that Wisconsinites support common sense gun safety.

Scott Walker is the NRA’s $4 Million Man

Scott Walker’s gun lobby pals are hitting the airwaves with a nearly $740,000 ad buy, pushing their support for his campaigns to $4.25 million since 2010.

Brad Schimel Soft on Crime?

To defend Schimel, the Washington DC-based Republican Attorneys General Association has run an ad with two sheriffs, from Brown and Eau Claire counties, defending Schimel’s record in handling the rape kit backlog. Yet as the liberal group One Wisconsin Now has reported, those two sheriffs also have a bad record, as their counties account for […] [Urban Milwaukee]

State Debate: Scott Walker’s photo with Russian spy has the bloggers talking

The liberal advocate One Wisconsin Now contends that it’s been Walker’s 25-year relationship with the National Rifle Association that opened the doors to the Russian accused of spying to get personal access to Walker when he was running for president. OWN calculated that the NRA has funneled $3.5 million into Walker’s campaign accounts during those […] [Capital Times]

Businesses could be fined for not allowing firearms

Mike Browne said in an email to The Badger Herald that Gannon’s proposal would allow guns in places where they should not be like schools, hospitals and private businesses. [Badger Herald]

RoJo Avoided Vote On Gun Control Bill

Maybe he had to call the Kochs to find out how to vote. Or maybe, as Scot Ross of One Wisconsin Now points out, RoJo was just afraid to cast a negative vote just before an election year. [Cognitive Dissidence]

Johnson misses gun control vote

To quote his 2010 commercial, ‘There are 100 members of the U.S. Senate,’ but only Ron Johnson hid in the Senate cloakroom to avoid a tough vote on guns. [Capital Times]

Criminal Justice & Public Safety

As chair of the State Assembly Corrections Committee in his early years Scott Walker toed the early 1990’s GOP party line on crime.


His flip flop on the issue depending on his electoral audience is yet another example of Scott Walker’s willingness to do or say anything to get elected.

NRA to Gov. Walker: ‘Thanks a Million’

MADISON, Wis. — The National Rifle Association is trying to revive the flailing campaign of Gov. Scott Walker by placing a $1 million television buy for the next month in several markets around Wisconsin. The $1 million buy covers markets in La Crosse, Green Bay and Wausau. “Gov. Walker has bent over backwards to serve […]