News

Grassroots E-Gazette - March 11, 2010

March 11, 2010 

Welcome to the WISGOP Grassroots E-Gazette, a weekly newsletter designed to keep you informed and to help you spread our conservative message to your networks across the state.

*****************************************************

Republican Party of Wisconsin Launches New Web Site, Unveils New Look for Social Networks

RPW has launched a new web site aimed at improving access and ease of use for grassroots activists. The new wisgop.org includes an interactive county parties map, information and links to websites and social networks for Republican candidates, and a new focus on updated social networks.

*****************************************************

Doyle 2.0 Doesn’t Come With Jobs Fix

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Barrett announced his new, lackluster job-creation goal this week but, not surprisingly, provided a lower goal than GOP candidate Scott Walker, with fewer details as to how to get there. We only know he wants to use $810 million in federal funds for a controversial rail line to create 55 of those jobs….now that’s job creation ala Jim Doyle! 

*****************************************************

Talgo Deal May Result in Net Job Loss, Not Gain

According to four Republican legislators, Governor Doyle’s no-bid contract with a Spanish train manufacturer to build a controversial new rail line could actually cause a loss of 125 jobs in the state. 

*****************************************************

Beware the Hidden Costs of the Federal Stimulus

The $810 million of federal stimulus money given to Wisconsin for a proposed high-speed rail line from Milwaukee to Madison is not free and comes at quite a cost for taxpayers, according to Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Walker

*****************************************************

Sensenbrenner Column: Inappropriate Process and Horrible Policy

The process of “reconciliation” to pass the bloated federal health care spending bill is inappropriate, but the policy contained in bill is an even bigger problem. President Obama believes all the possible arguments have been made, but as Sensenbrenner points out, the arguments have not led to changes in the bill.

*****************************************************

Democrats Driving Up Unemployment Numbers

A little more than a year after Democrats took the wheel of state government, Wisconsin’s unemployment has cruised to 9.6% thanks to the tax hikes and job-killing policies approved by Legislative Democrats and Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle.

*****************************************************

Tom the Taxer Continues to Dodge his Long History of Bad Budgeting

Instead of a staged and censored online chat sponsored by his own campaign, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett should be answering thesefive questions about his bad budgeting.

*****************************************************

Chicago-Style Voter Fraud Goes Unpunished by Milwaukee Police Department

Tom Barrett appointee Ed Flynn, Chief of Police and head of the department charged with handling voter fraud referrals, has reportedly sought retribution against police officers in the past for pointing out voting problems, apparently making it unlikely officers will investigate new voter fraud referrals.  

*****************************************************

A.G. Van Hollen Fights Election Fraud

At least someone is picking up for the slacking MPD. Republican Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen, along with the Milwaukee Election Fraud Task Force, filed felony charges against five Milwaukee residents for three different kinds of election fraud during the 2008 Presidential Election this week

*****************************************************

Republican Party of Wisconsin| 148 E. Johnson Street | Madison, Wisconsin 53703 p: 608.257.4765 | f: 608.257.4141 | e: info@wisgop.org