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Amelia Heup
Wisconsin

The UWSP Lesson on Campus Free Speech

Are conservative students’ voices at risk of being silenced at universities? In the aftermath of UW Stevens Point denying recognition to the conservative student group Turning Point USA, many are becoming increasingly concerned about conservative free speech on campuses. Chairwoman of UW-Stevens Point College Republicans Amelia Heup told Media Trackers Communications Director Jerry Bader that the […]

Sarah 3 Organizations
News

Report: Semrad out as College Dem Vice Chair After Tweets

A UW-La Crosse student is out as Vice-Chair of the Wisconsin College Democrats after tweets, first reported in a story broken by Media Trackers Friday Morning. Talk show host Jerry Bader also reported on the tweets Friday morning. Talk show host Mark Belling and Campus Reform later reported on the tweets. The La Crosse Tribune reports that Sarah […]

Tim Burns Campaigns
Wisconsin

Tim Burns Reaches Out to the Bernie Bros

If you needed another reminder into just how liberal a candidate for Wisconsin state supreme court Tim Burns was, don’t worry he’ll provide enough examples for you. The latest stunt from Burns, an attorney at the Madison offices of Democratic law firm Perkins Coie, is to make a direct appeal to some of the most liberal […]

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News

Conservative Group Rejected at UW-Stevens Point After 4 Hours of Grilling

By Sam Morateck and Jerry Bader After four hours of criticism, including being called racists and a threat to safety, a conservative group was denied recognition as an official campus organization by the UW-Stevens Point Student Government Association Thursday night. Representatives of various student organizations took to the podium to attack Turning Point USA (TPUSA). The […]

CongressmanRonKind Policy
Wisconsin

Ron Kind’s Imaginary Holy War

There might be a reason why Congressman Ron Kind (D-La Crosse) doesn’t dabble much in hyperbole. He’s not very good at it. Yet, that’s exactly what the nearly 20-year congressman did last week during the House Ways and Means Committee markup of the tax reform package. Kind managed to turn a debate on what should […]

Sarah 3 Political Parties
Wisconsin

WI College Dem Vice Chair: I F**king Hate White Men

The Vice Chair of the Wisconsin College Democrats tweeted Thursday that “I F**king hate white men.” You can see Sarah Semrad’s unedited tweet here: In a tweet from last month, Semrad also suggested she engages in vandalism at the UW-La Crosse campus: Semrad’s Twitter account is locked; only those she allows can view it. But […]

Marquette University The Courts
Wisconsin

WILL and McAdams’ Battle for Academic Free Speech Continues

Suspended Marquette University professor John McAdams is asking the Wisconsin Supreme Court to immediately take up his case, bypassing the State Appeals Court. Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty (WILL) who represents  McAdams, petitioned the state’s high court to take the case. McAdams was suspended indefinitely from teaching at Marquette (WILL and McAdams argue he […]

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Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Democracy Campaign’s Epic Fail

Facts are stubborn things. Especially when you get even the basic ones wrong. That’s exactly what Matt Rothschild, the executive director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign (WDC) did on Tuesday in an attack on an upcoming bill making its way through the Wisconsin state legislature which would mitigate wetlands permits from the Wisconsin Department of […]

Rand Paul Media
National

Gannett Stunningly Indifferent to Attack on Sen. Rand Paul

An alleged dispute over lawn clippings led to US Senator Rand Paul breaking five ribs with lacerations to his lungs after his neighbor attacked him. But even after this serious event, Gannett news outlets, including the Journal Sentinel are seemingly taking the attacker’s side or, at the very least, downplaying the incident. While there was […]