Following is the statement of Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Mike Tate in response to the Government Accountability Board request for more time to verify recall signatures.
Washington lobbyist Tommy Thompson began his stump speech before the Wisconsin Newspaper Association’s forum last week with a cream puff tale of spending and debt — despite the fact that Thompson poured the foundation for Wisconsin's structural deficit, doubled the cost of government, and sent spending skyrocketing by a whopping 118 percent.
MADISON-Analysis by the independent data team retained by the Democratic Party of Wisconsin has found massive fraud and inaccuracies in a challenge to Scott Walker's recall submitted by a bizarre Tea Party organization that has employed dishonesty, bad math and intentional deception.
"Our thirty-second television spot notes the similarities between the Watergate scandal that resulted in Richard Nixon resigning in disgrace, and the vast criminal network being uncovered by the ongoing John Doe criminal corruption probe," Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Mike Tate said Monday. "This ad will run in multiple markets across Wisconsin and will represent a rolling-buy supported by the small-dollar donations that have sustained our effort -- in stark contrast to the sleazy piles of corporate cash on which Walker relies and, ironically, which highlight our belief that at the core of our "Walkergate" scandal is the idea that rules need not apply."
In a bizarre interview with the Palm Beach Post, oil billionaire and dangerous megalomaniac David Koch vows to use his vast wealth to advance the Scott Walker agenda that benefits him materially.
The winners of the state’s 2nd annual Black History Month Awards, presented by the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, will be announced tomorrow at a ceremony at MJ Cafe, 6901 W. Brown Deer Rd., from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
In 2006, when a low-level aide to then-Gov. Jim Doyle was accused on flimsy charges for which she was totally exonerated, Scott Walker pontificated. The mere fact that Georgia Thompson was CHARGED with a crime, Walker said, was proof of a criminal culture and made it so that Doyle should "be removed from office." It's 2012, and Scott Walker is singing quite a different tune.