Meet the Majority Tag Archive


  • Fernandez, Koschnick Join the Conservative Circus

    There’€™s a huge rift in conservatism these days. On the one hand, you have a faction that looks back in dismay at three losing election cycles and is trying to retool their...

    Cody Oliphant, 03/08/2009
  • You Know Who Really Grinds My Gears? Steve Nass.

    You may have seen this story last week in the Wisconsin State Journal about a four-way jabfest between One Wisconsin Now, Mark Pocan, Nass, and the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance (Leah Vukmir took...

    Cody Oliphant, 03/01/2009
  • GOP Legies Want Wisconsin to Have California’s Budget Crisis

    Another headshaker from the Assembly Republican braintrust — this time bringing the same budget shackles to Wisconsin which helped drive California into its near economic collapse and nearly killed a bipartisan solution...

    Scot Ross, 02/26/2009
  • Domestic Partner Foes Fitzgerald, Appling: Lying to Us Then, Or Now?

    Sen. Scott Fitzgerald and his right wing allies like Julaine Appling said over and over the ban wasn’t about domestic partners. Now they have done a complete 180.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/22/2009
  • Statements From One Wisconisn Now on Assembly Republican Budget Gimmicks

    With leaders like Scott Walker and Scott Jensen, they stretched Wisconsin’s finances beyond the breaking point. Following these Assembly Republicans further down the path of failure would be an enormous mistake to say the least.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/09/2009
  • Reagan Day Dumb

    Remember last year when Sheldon Wasserman got called out by Alberta Darling for reneging on Grover Norquist’s Americans for Tax Reform “No New Taxes” pledge and everyone was like ‘€œDuh, Sheldon, you...

    Cody Oliphant, 02/08/2009
  • Leading Republicans to Wisconsin: ‘Yes We Can’t!’

    Wisconsin Republican officials are responding to bipartisan overtures at the state and federal level by Democratic leaders by summarily rejecting efforts to create jobs, invest in infrastructure, reform health insurance and tackle the $5.4 billion deficit.

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/22/2009
  • Is Wacky Reps Ouster the Death Nail for TABOR?

    At the beginning of the year I openly wondered if the ‘€œTaxpayer’€™s Bill of Rights’€ (TABOR) was totally and completely dead because the only one attempting to revive it was off the...

    Cory Liebmann, 11/05/2008
  • Tiffany’€™s Imaginary Tax Burden

    Last week I wrote about Republican State Senate candidate (18th SD) Randy Hopper and how he was complaining about taxes and suggesting that the current tax structure has been unfair to him....

    Cory Liebmann, 10/28/2008
  • Hopper’€™s Credibility Problem on Taxes

    Republican State Senate candidate (18th SD) Randy Hopper is running a pretty standard campaign for a conservative. In a recent debate he complained about taxes and suggested that the current tax structure...

    Cory Liebmann, 10/23/2008
  • Note to Sheldon Wasserman: Grover Norquist Is a Knob

    Despite his long fealty to an annoying no new taxes pledge, Sheldon Wasserman discovered the hard truth that Grover Norquist’€™s Americans for Tax Reform is nothing but a shill group for Republicans....

    Scot Ross, 10/20/2008
  • Poisoning Your Neighbors As a Civic Duty

    Last week Rep. Frank Lasee announced his latest harebrained scheme, to drill for oil in the Great Lakes. There is nothing like handing over your most precious resource to an industry that...

    Cory Liebmann, 08/20/2008
  • Another Horrible Idea From the Inexhaustible Genius, Frank Lasee

    From the legislator who brought the great state of Wisconsin a plan to arm teachers with guns in an effort to curb school violence (you all remember his hilarious appearance on the...

    Robert Doeckel, 08/12/2008
  • Dislike of Doyle Blinds Bucher in Judicial Race

    As they say in the military, there’s always that 2 per cent that doesn’t get the word. Case in point: A number of conservative Republicans find themselves supporting — horrors! — one...

    Bill Christofferson, 03/08/2008
  • Senate Dems Stop Disenfranshisement Scheme

    Senate Republicans, flaunting the ridiculous rogue report put out by as-yet-to-be-identified members of the Milwaukee police bureaucracy, had hoped their press stunt Thursday calling for Voter ID would make news. Unfortunately for...

    Scot Ross, 03/05/2008
  • K12, Inc. Support for Davis Paying Off

    This is nothing more than school profiteering' where Wisconsin's limited public school dollars are being shipped to a for-profit company on the other side of the country.

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/14/2008