We’re number 43!

The latest evidence that Gov. Scott Walker and the state Legislature haven’t done enough to improve the state’s business climate comes from the Tax Foundation’s 2012 State Business Tax Climate Index. In 2011, after eight years of Democratic Gov. James Doyle and two years of a Democratic-controlled Legislature, Wisconsin ranked 41st among the 50 states. […]

On the “recovery”

Big Government thinks what President Obama claims to be a recovery isn’t: The national unemployment rate is now 8.5% (December’s), its lowest level since January 2009, but while some saw this welcome news as something to celebrate, it hides a much darker economic picture: the jobs report vastly undercounts the unemployment rate. Moreover, as of this writing, […]

Presty the DJ for Jan. 26

The number one single in Great Britain today in 1961 included a Shakespearean reference: The number one single today in 1965 included Jimmy Page, later of Led Zeppelin, on guitar: Today in 1970, John Lennon wrote, recorded and mixed a song all in one day, which may have made it an instant song: The number […]