Category Archives: Wisconsin

The Trouble with Public Sector Unions

When Chris Christie became New Jersey’s governor in January, he wasted no time in identifying the chief perpetrators of his state’s fiscal catastrophe. Facing a nearly $11 billion budget gap — as well as voters fed up with the sky-high … Continue reading

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To Be a Republican Lawmaker in Madison

To Be a Republican Lawmaker in Madison February 17, 2011 6:01 P.M. By Jay Nordlinger Randy Hopper is a state senator in Wisconsin. A Republican. He is now holed up with his colleagues — his Republican colleagues — in the … Continue reading

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A Streak of Castroism in Wisconsin

A Streak of Castroism in Wisconsin February 18, 2011 9:53 A.M. By Jay Nordlinger Someone wrote me that the “public employees” in Wisconsin reminded her of Chávez and his goons in Venezuela. Actually, they remind me of Cuba. There, the … Continue reading

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Union in Wisconsin Protests While Elected Dems Hide

Is it the cold or the cheese that has gone to heads of the union employees in Wisconsin? What’s with the cowardly state democratic politicians? Despite the cold, apparently its gotten too hot in the state house kitchen for them. … Continue reading

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