WISTAX Tag Archive


  • Righty Wish List: “New Minority Group”

    Cory Leibmann had some particularly insightful comments on the “news” this weekend about a fake grassroots effort the right is trying fund. A couple of guys looking for a paycheck on the...

    Scot Ross, 05/10/2009
  • Non-ideological Taxpayers Alliance Echoes GOP Budget Talking Points

    The non non-ideological conservative Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance is once again showing its stripes — this time shooting out the same talking points being argued by the Republican members of the state’s budget...

    Scot Ross, 04/15/2009
  • 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
  • Jim Troupis: Know Your Republican MacIver Institute Board Member

    Now that the Republicans have opened the MacIver Institute, One Wisconsin Now thought it might be good for the media to have information on exactly who the leaders of this Republican operation are.

    Scot Ross, 03/05/2009
  • Say Hi to Fernandez and Koschnick at Right Wing Free for All

    Last week, One Wisconsin Now pointed out how the non, non-ideological Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance and its long-time face Todd Berry can be found this coming weekend speaking to the right-wing freakfest that...

    Scot Ross, 03/02/2009
  • 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
  • Taxpayers Alliance Head Speaking at ‘Massive Show of Force for Lower Taxes’ Another Example of Organization’s Ideological Agenda

    Berry’s upcoming appearance with top GOP officials at a right wing organizations’ anti-fair taxation summit is yet another example of the conservative agenda of WISTAX.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/24/2009
  • Americans for ‘Petroleum’ Real Message: ‘Don’t Tax Big Oil’s Billions in Profits’

    MADISON, Wis. — Complaints by the Big Oil-funded American for Prosperity about taxes are a smokescreen to prevent Wisconsin lawmakers from enacting a windfall tax on the excessive profits gained by the...

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/27/2009
  • RPW’€™s Preibus Calling Todd Berry a Liar?

    Reince Preibus must not have gotten the memo about the over $288,000 the board members over at the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance have donated to his Republican and conservative pals. Otherwise, he’€™d be...

    Scot Ross, 01/15/2009
  • Provide Balance to the Conservative Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance

    $288,460.50 That’€™s the amount of money the listed members of the board of directors at the oft-called non-partisan Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance have donated to Republicans and conservative candidates since 1991.    Did they...

    Scot Ross, 01/11/2009
  • $288,000 in WISTAX Board Member Contributions Show Overwhelming Conservative Preference

    Board members of the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance have donated over $288,000 to Republicans and conservative candidates since 1991.

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/11/2009
  • Nass Winning Jihad Against UW

    Rep. Steve Nass has won. A report by the conservative Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance says Wisconsin had the lowest increase in higher education funding of any state in the country over the past...

    Scot Ross, 09/23/2008
  • Things WMC Won’t Tell You — or MJS, Either

    You undoubtedly know that Wisconsin ranks high among the 50 states in how much taxes its citizens pay. The media have been reporting it for years, and Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce and...

    Bill Christofferson, 06/09/2008
  • Since When Is $100 Million Chump Change?

    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
  • Cap Times Profiles One Wis. Now Petition on Estate Tax

    Today the Capital Times ran a story, in its business section, highlighting OWN’s efforts on the estate tax. Legislators allowed the estate tax to expire at the end of last year costing...

    Cory Liebmann, 02/11/2008