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Aldermen Donovan and Davis Lead Effort to Force Trolley Referendum

On Monday, January 5th, Aldermen Bob Donovan and Joe Davis, Jr. announced a joint effort to lead a citywide petition drive to force a binding referendum on funding for the proposed downtown streetcar project. CRG Network, the renowned organization responsible for facilitating the Ament recall as well as coordinating dozens of other recall efforts across…

The Downtown Streetcar: Anatomy of a Boondoggle

Politicians will rarely tell you that they want to spend your money. Instead, they want to “invest” it in a project that will surely pay for itself. Billions for fiscal stimulus or Obamacare subsidies, they say, might sound like a lot but won’t really cost us anything. Anew arena for the Bucks will lead to…

America is on the Edge of a Second Revolutionary War

It may not be bloody like the first one, but it will be hugely important. Some might suggest it’s more a civil war, but with liberty and the constitution hanging in the balance, revolution seems a more appropriate comparison. There are no British troops or monarchy to fight this time. The ‘shot heard around the…

WILL Comments on Accountability Bill

January 8, 2015, Milw., WI – Yesterday, certain legislators circulated a proposed bill designed to impose more robust “accountability” measures on schools in Wisconsin, including those participating in the school choice program. While accountability in education is a worthy goal, the proposed legislation strengthens the state Department of Public Instruction’s grip on school choice –…