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A Conversation with the Wall Street Journal’s Paul Gigot

Paul Gigot and his newspaper helped shine a national spotlight on one of the darkest chapters in Wisconsin’s history. The Pulitzer Prize-winning Editorial Page Editor of the Wall Street Journal is the keynote speaker Wednesday evening for the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty’s Annual Gala in Milwaukee. Gigot will detail the Wall Street Journal’s coverage of Wisconsin’s abusive John Doe investigations in his address, “John Doe: Rogue Prosecutors, Speech Police and Winning!”

Gigot sat down with Empower Wisconsin Tuesday for a conversation about the the predawn raids, the government spying, the chilling of speech these secret probes wrought — and the courage it took to fight back against the prosecutors and speech cops who pursued them.

Paul Gigot is our guest today on Power Up!

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Milwaukee alder compares police dogs to ‘Nazi Germany’ canines

Milwaukee alder compares police dogs to ‘Nazi Germany’ canines

Milwaukee Ald. Khalif Rainey, in a bid to defund the Milwaukee Police Department’s K-9 unit, is comparing the crime-fighting dogs to the canines used in Nazi Germany. 

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October 23, 2020
Mainstream media help Iran spread disinformation

Mainstream media help Iran spread disinformation

Members of the mainstream political media inadvertently furthered an Iranian disinformation campaign Wednesday by writing a number of viral reports suggesting that the far-right Proud Boys group was threatening Democratic voters via email.

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October 23, 2020
Dems walk out again

Dems walk out again

For Wisconsinites forced to suffer through the left’s political temper tantrum in 2011, Thursday’s walkout by the Democrats on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee might feel like a bit of deja vu. 

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October 23, 2020
Who Won?

Who Won?

President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden clashed over alleged foreign financial entanglements in the final presidential debate on Thursday night.

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October 23, 2020
Kewaunee businesses hit hard by marina inaction

Kewaunee businesses hit hard by marina inaction

Vandenack says his business has taken a big hit from the city’s refusal to repair the Kewaunee marina’s boat launch and parking lot, idled for two seasons of boating — the lifeblood of this Lake Michigan city of nearly 3,000 residents.

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October 22, 2020
Dem Assembly candidate a no-show

Dem Assembly candidate a no-show

The Democrat running for Southeast Wisconsin’s 13th Assembly District has urged “smart development” for her community, but she hasn’t attended a single meeting of the Town of Brookfield development committee she was named to more than two years ago. 

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October 22, 2020