All Posts by Empower Wisconsin

Hamilton: Running for Sheriff in Banana Republic of Dane County

By Dane County Det. Anthony Hamilton

MADISON — It’s what you would expect from the cancel culture. If you run against dirty cops, political favoritism, and selective “Woke” policing, you will pay the price.

I knew when I decided to run for office against a very liberal sheriff appointed by Gov. Tony Evers, a Democrat, that there would be political retaliation. Recently, appointed Sheriff Kalvin Barrett had me walked out of the sheriff’s department, where I am a detective with 14 years of experience, and placed on administrative leave.

I exposed the cover-up of an illegal search and seizure in progressive Madison. That’s more than a campaign talking point. I backed up that accusation with a lawsuit in federal court, and two days later I was shown the door. Silencing political opponents is something that typically happens in third world countries by dictators looking to squash free speech, but it’s now happening in Dane County.

In addition, I disclosed photographs of the incumbent sheriff posing with a pedophile, even as the FBI, U.S. Marshals, and my fellow deputies were hunting him down. After his arrest, Sheriff Barrett interceded on his behalf with the state Department of Corrections, asking if they really were going to press charges.

Gov. Tony Evers posed with the same pedophile  Birds of a feather: in four years, Evers appointed Parole Commission has released 884 convicted criminals, including more than 270 murderers and attempted murderers, and more than 44 child rapists

When Evers’ appointed sheriff isn’t slapping a GPS ankle bracelet on criminals and releasing them back into the community, he is mandating that the people in his jail are no longer “inmates” but “residents.” Are mints on the pillow next?!

Sheriff Barrett’s latest stunt comes from former New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s playbook: a gun buyback! Does anyone really believe fentanyl dealers voluntarily disarmed for a gas coupon?

In order to make his hiring numbers conform to identity politics, he’s bypassing otherwise qualified applicants. Result: the number of deputies is down at least 10 percent below authorized strength, which presents a real danger to public safety.

In the post George Floyd chaos of the summer of 2020, emboldened by weak policing in the area, one man  even began shaking down downtown restaurant owners for beer and cash — in the name of racial justice. Armed with a bullhorn and a baseball bat, he proclaimed, “The cops are on our side. You notice that when you call them, nothing happens to us.” When the man was finally arrested, on orders from the Republican-appointed federal prosecutor, the shakedown artist thought to cry out “I can’t breathe.”

That June night,  self-proclaimed social justice warriors toppled statues of an abolitionist killed fighting the Confederacy and of a feminist figure embodying the state’s motto, “Forward.” Windows in the state Capitol Square were smashed. A state legislator who tried to record the chaos — a gay Democrat — was beaten. All because law enforcement was told to stand down. Police couldn’t even defend city hall; it was firebombed.

That’s why I am running as a Republican for sheriff in the most liberal county in Wisconsin. I’m betting that voters — even in Madison — are tired of the chaos in our schools, where police officers are expelled but not unruly students, and on our streets, increasingly littered with shell casings. In Madison, the incidence of property crime is nearly double that of the rest of the state. Auto theft has doubled in the last five years.

The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion warriors are still at it. The City Council is poised to ban tear gas — a safe, non-lethal tool to deter mob violence. If I am elected sheriff, I’ll use tear gas when appropriate, before we become another Portland, Seattle, or Kenosha, Wis. — because public safety is the most precious civil right.

Det. Anthony Hamilton is the Republican candidate for Dane County Sheriff.

Empower Wisconsin | Sept. 19, 2022

Listen to more:

Explore More
Exclusive: Dem operative led city officials in Milwaukee Votes 2022 GOTV effort

Exclusive: Dem operative led city officials in Milwaukee Votes 2022 GOTV effort

Empower Wisconsin | Sept. 28, 2022 By M.D. Kittle  MADISON — Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson and his aide sought advice…

Read More »

September 28, 2022
Spotlight: State agencies want $7.5 billion more

Spotlight: State agencies want $7.5 billion more

By M.D. Kittle MADISON — As Wisconsinites face price spikes not seen since the early 1980s, Gov. Tony Evers’ agency…

Read More »

September 28, 2022
Evers’ Parole Board faces open records lawsuit

Evers’ Parole Board faces open records lawsuit

By M.D. Kittle MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers’ Parole Commission has been slow to produce requested records on the criminals…

Read More »

September 28, 2022
Biden’s woke hunger ‘elimination’ plan

Biden’s woke hunger ‘elimination’ plan

Jack McEvoy, Daily Caller The Biden administration is working to end hunger and “diet-related diseases” by hiring more minority nutritionists,…

Read More »

September 28, 2022
Spotlight: UW Health boasts ‘gender affirmation surgery’ for kids

Spotlight: UW Health boasts ‘gender affirmation surgery’ for kids

By M.D. Kittle  Updated at 11:38 am  MADISON — UW Health’s Dr. Katherine Gast (cisgender, pronouns: she/her) specializes in “gender…

Read More »

September 27, 2022
Evers’ government Catch-22

Evers’ government Catch-22

By M.D. Kittle MADISON — It’s not just license applications and renewals that Gov. Tony Evers’ incompetent Department of Safety…

Read More »

September 27, 2022
Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.