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Drugs and Guns Don’t Mix

“Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves as servants to obey; whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness?” Romans 6:16 Every decent gun training course will tell you that guns and drugs or guns and alcohol do not go together. The instructor is stating this for practical and tactical reasons,…

Gun-Control: It’s Not About Crime

“Keep thee far from a false matter, the innocent and the righteous slay thou not: for I will not justify the wicked” Exodus 23:7 Every time a “teen-ager” in Milwaukee shoots a little girl, the Dishonorable Tom Barrett calls a press conference and lisps that we need more gun-control to reduce the crime that he…

High Tax Burden is Driving People Out of Wisconsin

We just released a report this morning titled, Is the Tax Code Driving Taxpayers from Wisconsin. The study looks at the tax climate in Wisconsin vs. our neighboring states and states around the country. Wisconsin loses $136 million in adjusted gross income a year, and a big reason could be the tax climate. In fact,…

What Policies Reduce Outsourcing?

The outsourcing of jobs, both abroad and to other states, has become an issue in the Wisconsin gubernatorial election. Both sides in the debate seem to agree that the goal should be to stop or at least limit outsourcing. If that is the case, then the question becomes what are the best policies to accomplish…

Rep. Kooyenga Wins WMC Champion of Free Enterprise Award

Assembly’s Top Tax Cutter Takes Top Honors from State Chamber MADISON – Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce (WMC), the State’s Chamber of Commerce, recently honored State Rep. Dale Kooyenga (R-Brookfield) with the WMC Champion of Free Enterprise Award because of his outstanding leadership on cutting taxes. “In the state Assembly, Rep. Kooyenga has been the single…

Most Transparent Admin Ever Can’t Locate $600 Billion

The “most transparent administration in history” can’t track down more than $600 billion dollars in federal expenditures, and most of its other expense data contain enormous errors. USA Today reports, “A government website intended to make federal spending more transparent was missing at least $619 billion from 302 federal programs, a government audit has found.…