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MacIver Newsmakers Podcast With Sen. Ron Johnson: Civility And Accountability In The Swamp
Sen. Ron Johnson calls in to the MacIver studio for a wide-ranging conversation with host Matt Kittle in our latest Newsmakers podcast. They touch on left-wing mobs, liberal incivility, the Kavanaugh confirmation, the Mueller investigation, and states' Medicaid funding gimmicks. This conversation is better than lunch with Kanye!  Read More MacIver Newsmakers Podcast With Sen. Ron Johnson: Civility And Accountability In The Swamp
MacIver Newsmakers: Small Business Owner Scores A Win For Workplace Freedom
When the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union pension fund demanded access to nonunion employees' private contact information, Veterans Electric owner Scott Flaugher drew the line. He recently emerged victorious from a drawn-out legal battle that ended in a court affirming that the union has no right to employees' private information that they could've used to harass and intimate people into joining.  Read More MacIver Newsmakers: Small Business Owner Scores A Win For Workplace Freedom
MacIver Newsmakers: Sen. Kapenga on Kimberly-Clark Bailout and Kavanaugh Confirmation
Sen. Chris Kapenga was the first Republican senator to publicly announce he won't support a proposed "pay to stay" bailout package for struggling paper manufacturer Kimberly-Clark. Kapenga discusses that and a proposed special session to take up the bill, and delves into the Kavanaugh nomination and what it says about our politics on this week's MacIver Newsmakers podcast.  Read More MacIver Newsmakers: Sen. Kapenga on Kimberly-Clark Bailout and Kavanaugh Confirmation
There is No Case Against Brett Kavanaugh
Special Guest Perspective by Dan O'Donnell - Democrats believe Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. They believe Deborah Ramirez. They believe Julie Swetnick. Why? Because, they say, they believe women. Cloying as that may be as a bit of political posturing, it is utterly indefensible as a practical matter in determining the truth of the allegations asserted.  Read More There is No Case Against Brett Kavanaugh
Data Release: School Choice Students Outperform Peers on ACT
By Ola Lisowski - A new data release from Wisconsin’s Department of Public Instruction shows that 42.4 percent of 3rd to 8th grade students are proficient in English language arts, and 43.8 percent are proficient in math. Students improved in math by one percentage point over last year, when 42.8 percent were proficient. At the same time, they fared worse in English language arts. Last year, 44.4 percent of students were proficient on the same exam.  Read More Data Release: School Choice Students Outperform Peers on ACT
MacIver Newsmakers: For Steve Nagy, Wedding Barn Crackdown Is All Too Familiar
Steve Nagy fled communism in his native Hungary in the 1950s, right on the heels of the takeover of his family's foodservice businesses by communist thugs. Over the decades since, Nagy has worked hard to achieve the American Dream, opening and running a successful wedding barn business. But now, a legislative committee many believe is rigged in favor of established alcohol and hospitality industry interests is eyeing new regulations that threaten to make history repeat itself. Nagy shares his story on this week's MacIver podcast.  Read More MacIver Newsmakers: For Steve Nagy, Wedding Barn Crackdown Is All Too Familiar
Madison’s Costly Broadband-For-All Plan Declared Dead On Arrival
By M.D. Kittle and Chris Rochester - Madison’s costly broadband-for-all dream has gone out “with a whimper and not with a bang.”  Read More Madison’s Costly Broadband-For-All Plan Declared Dead On Arrival
UPDATED: Wedding Barns Could Take A Big Hit Under ‘Protectionist’ Proposal
By M.D. Kittle - Steve Nagy fled his native communist Hungary as a 12-year-old boy. He knows what oppression looks like. The "wedding barn" owner says it looks a lot like what a Wisconsin legislative committee is contemplating.   Read More UPDATED: Wedding Barns Could Take A Big Hit Under ‘Protectionist’ Proposal