Around Wisconsin


Feet to the Fire Walker Gets Burnt - Update

Walker Lies Update: "Wisconsin Recall: New data on Koch brothers’ million dollar Scott Walker sponsorship

New justdafacts research has uncovered documents showing that Americans for Prosperity, the Republican party auxiliary operation funded by billionaire heirs Charles and David Koch that was accused yesterday of voter suppression in Wisconsin’s recall elections, spent at least $1.3 million on Wisconsin political activities clearing a path in the years leading to the 2010 Republican takeover of the state’s legislature and Scott Walker's gubernatorial win."

Read the entire story

Washington DC - Scott Walker appeared before a U.S. House of Representatives Committee hearing today and was force-fed a giant piece of humble pie, complements of Representatives Elijah Cummings (D-MD), Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), Gwen Moore (D-Milwaukee) and a few others. At the outset of the hearing, Walker looked smug, as usual, but quickly became disheveled as the hearing continued. King Walker had his feet put to the proverbial fire throughout the hearing as he repeatedly tried to make others believe his outrageous claim, that union busting was about the budget. To Walker's relief, in between having to answer pointed questions by Democrats, his Republican party brotherhood took him by the hand and away from the fire that was making him sweat.
Scott Walker quickly learned that he was no match for our representatives in the United States House and had no business being there, trying to explain his ridiculous stance about the union busting measure. Time and again, Walker was taken to the mat over issues by Democratic members of Congress. It was ever-so-clear that whenever Walker was asked to be accountable for his policies, he has no good answers, and in some cases, making it up as he went along. In the end, he deeply embarrassed the State of Wisconsin.
Our Governor is the voice of our State and that he has the audacity to lie before Congress makes it abundantly clear that this man has no business being in office. He has stained the reputation of a State that prided itself on the ethical behavior of its elected officials. We can only hope that the Government Accountability Board will recognize this fact and find the strength to say that enough is enough. The People of Wisconsin deserve better. Below you will find the Fact Check of King Walker's plethora of not-so-true / misleading statements to the United States House of Representatives.
The issue of the Lobbyist son Brian Deschane came up in the hearing. Walker claimed he was unaware of the issue and that Brian was five levels below him in terms of employment. Walker stated that he acted when he learned of the hiring. The truth of the matter is that Walker acted when the public became outraged. Look at the picture below. Does he expect us to believe that he didn't know this man's son was hired for a cushy job in his administration? I mean he is a Governor, not the President.

Update: Politiscooop brought this story to you back in April and last night Steve Lebowitz at The Daily Kos uncovered more information related to our story. Read an excerpt below.


Scott Walker lies













Fact Check again:
Walker was questioned about the prank David Koch call, more specifically, what he thought Koch meant when he said Walker would be rewarded with a trip to Cali. Walkers response was that he had several calls waiting and was just trying to get Koch off the phone. Walker also said he didn't even know where Cali was. First of all Walker was on the phone with this man for 20 minutes and secondly, Walker actually said he doesn't even know where Cali is. If Scott Walker doesn't know where Cali is then he really needs to step down. Psst King Walker, Cali is on the very West Coast. Also, if Walker was in such a hurry to get off the phone, why did he go on to talk about his baseball bat? Or about how he felt like Ronald Reagan and the bomb? He certainly didn't seem to be in a hurry, and if he was in a hurry, why not just say "I gotta go"? He is the Governor. Unless of course, David Koch is his boss

Fact Check again:
Walker says he did not receive any money from the Koch brothers, that he's aware of:
But wait. As per a quick search at the Americans for Prosperity website, PolitiScoop found that Scott Walker had several speaking engagements for this Koch funded organization.

Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker to Emcee Defending the American Dream Summit Award Luncheon

... for Prosperity announced that Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker will emcee the luncheon award ceremony at the Defending the American ...


Great Excitement For Leadership in Assembly

... Mike Huebsch, Charlie Sykes, Reince Priebus, and Scott Walker listen to Rich Galen speaking on politics on the national scene. ..

Hot Air Tour And Tailgate For Taxpayers Tuesday, July 29th 2008
... Press Conference Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker Discussing Governor Doyle's Task Force on Global Warming Report ...
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel On Americans for Prosperity and Governor Doyle's Task Force On Global Warming

Monday, July 28th 2008
... Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Menomonee Falls), County Executive Scott Walker and state Rep. Jim Ott (R-Mequon). var disqus_title = "Milwaukee ...
AFP-WI Staff Attends GOP Convention

Sunday, May 18th 2008
... Ellenberger, Sandy Verhulst, Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker, Jay Verhulst, Jeff Schultz and Mark Smith var disqus_title = ...
Roy Innis In Wisconsin for Americans for Prosperity - School Choice and Global Warming

Friday, March 21st 2008
... Madison, WI Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker and Roy Innis at breakfast meeting with Milwaukee area ministers , ...
Back Stage At the Defending the American Dream Summit

Saturday, February 16th 2008
... Phillips - Steve Moore - Mark Block Backstage Scott Walker - Vicki McKenna - Brian Schimming Waiting For Cue var disqus_title = ...
Defending The American Dream Summit Morning Speakers

Sunday, February 10th 2008
... Focus - California Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker Best Selling Author - Dinesh D'Souza var disqus_title ...
Tailgate For Taxpayers - What A Great Time !!

Friday, August 10th 2007
... Jazz Orchestra Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker Good Food Was Had By All Friends Get ...
Bikers For Prosperity - ABATE - Supports Don Pridemore and AFP-WI

Sunday, July 22nd 2007
... Legislature. Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker discussing the StateBudget with Representative Pridemore ...

Newt Gingrich at AFP-WI and Club for Growth Event

Saturday, June 16th 2007
... Grass Roots Member Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker Radio Talk Show Host Vicki McKenna Speaker ...
Defending The American Dream Summit-Wisconsin Update

Friday, January 18th 2008
... Awards: MC- Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker National Award: Congressman Paul Ryan ...
AFP- Wisconsin to Host "Unlocking Consumerism," Discussion on Healthcare with Wall Street Journal Editor, Stephen Moore

Friday, August 11th 2006
... Richard Bloomquist - Bloomquist Benefits Scott Walker - Milwaukee County Executive Norm Cummings - for Dan Vrakas, ...
YouTube Video of Taxpayer Rally Making It Around the Internet

Friday, June 22nd 2007
... Speaker Newt Gingrich and Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker also spoke. The video is available here . THURSDAY, June 21, ..
'Same as last year' a reasonable place to start

Friday, November 9th 2007
... A guy I know, a thoughtful man, brought up an idea about Scott Walker. It's one I'd heard from some people on the Milwaukee County ...
Stepping Right Up Gives the Defending the American Dream Thumbs Up

Saturday, February 16th 2008
... too long. We move on to the lunch time speakers. Scott Walker was his usual wonderful self. We know that he is in for a battle in ...
Real Debate - Blogging About Defending The American Dream

Tuesday, January 15th 2008
... the conference include: Paul Ryan, J.B. Van Hollen , Scott Walker, Mike Gablemen , Leah Vukmir , Steve Moore, Dan Schnur , Vicky ..
Taxpayer Rally Now on YouTube

Wednesday, June 20th 2007
... Speaker Michael Huebsch, Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker, and radio talk show host Vicki McKenna. It rocks !!! var ...
Newt Gingrich at AFP-WI and Club for Growth Event

Wednesday, May 30th 2007
... of the U.S. House & Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker as Master of Ceremonies Date: Friday, June 15, ...
Join Our Rally With Newt Gingrich

Wednesday, May 30th 2007
... House of Representatives & Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker as Master of Ceremonies Friday June 15, 2007 1-3 p.m. Grand ...

Phil Kerpen National AFP Policy Director Speaks in Milwaukee

Thursday, April 12th 2007
... Representative Jeff Stone, Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker, Americans for Prosperity Policy Director, Phil Kerpen, Rick Baas and ...
Location Change: Hot Air Tour Stop on Saturday

Wednesday, July 23rd 2008
... Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner, County Executive Scott Walker, Radio Talk Show Host Vicki McKenna, State Representative Jim Ott, AFP ...
Interesting Blog From FoxPolitics on Our Speaker Dinesh D'Souza

Tuesday, February 5th 2008
... A.G. J.B. Van Hollen, Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, State Senator Scott Fitzgerald, ...
Rub elbows with the big boys

Monday, January 21st 2008
... Milwaukee County Sheriff Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker Congressman Paul Ryan „X State Representative Leah Vukmir ...
Proposed Plan Would Have Seniors Work for the Government to Pay Off their Property Taxes

Tuesday, December 25th 2007
... who suffers from arthritis and sciatica and needs a walker to get around on her bad days, said she pays about $12,000 a year in ... "That I would love," Davison said. Scott Parkin, spokesman for the National Council on Aging, said the program ...
Great Coverage of AFP-WI and CFG-WI Event with Newt Gingrich

Saturday, June 16th 2007
... at the Country Springs Hotel. Milwaukee County Exec. Scott Walker emceed the event. var disqus_title = "Great Coverage of AFP-WI ...
WisPolitics Reports on Defending the American Dream Summit

Tuesday, February 12th 2008
... County Sheriff David Clarke, Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker, and conservative radio host Vicki McKenna. var disqus_title = ...
WIPolitics Reports on Gingrich Rally

Tuesday, June 19th 2007
... at the Country Springs Hotel. Milwaukee County Exec. Scott Walker emceed the event. Speaking before Gingrich was Madison conservative ...
Another Blog About the Defending the American Dream Summit

Thursday, February 14th 2008
... dollar. That’s not even state or local taxes. Scott Walker - Can't wait till he runs for Gov. We need conservative Wisconsin ...
Real Debate - Blogging About Defending The American Dream Summit

Thursday, February 14th 2008
... your own talk show host.” is how she put it. Scott Walker told us about his no levy increase budgets, nothing new there! The ...

And finally since Walker doesn't remember any of this, have a look at this video and this takes place in WAUKESHA people WATCH HERE

Get connected with Us

Upcoming Political Events

  • Wisconsin 2013-15 Biennial Budget Address
    2013-15 Biennial Budget Address February 20, 2013 7:00 p.m.
  • 'State Of The Union' Set For Feb. 12
    WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) has invited President Barack Obama to deliver the…