No, Ted Cruz doesn’t want federal regulation of home schooling

By Media Trackers on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Contrary to what some bloggers (many of whom support Donald Trump’s presidential campaign) and the Internet rumor mill have been saying, Sen. Ted Cruz does not support federal regulation of home schooling. The source of the myth is Cruz’s co-sponsorship of S.306, a bill introduced during this session of Congress by Sen. […]

The bizarre media obsession with school spending status quo

By Media Trackers on Thursday, December 24th, 2015 in Uncategorized

MILWAUKEE – Wisconsin’s second largest newspaper has joined the state’s largest newspaper in roundly criticizing a plan by two conservative lawmakers that would require school districts to get more public input before deciding to spend more taxpayer money. Chris Rickert of the Wisconsin State Journal on Sunday opined in a column that state Rep. Michael […]

EMAILS: University chancellor sought police investigation of trucker’s Confederate flag decal

By Media Trackers on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 in Uncategorized

LA CROSSE, Wis. – When a contractor’s truck at the University of Wisconsin – LaCrosse sported a Confederate flag across its grille in November, one official was quick to condemn the contractor, call for the flag’s removal, and – it turns out – even asked for an informal police investigation into the matter. E-mails obtained by […]

FBI-pursued straw gun purchaser to speak at Wisconsin MLK remembrance

By Media Trackers on Thursday, December 10th, 2015 in Uncategorized

APPLETON, Wis. – Social activist Angela Davis has been many things in her life. A former member of the Communist Party U.S.A. and one-time vice presidential candidate for that party’s national ticket, Davis rose to prominence as a far-left radical activist who traveled to Europe to cavort with official Communist groups during the tense days […]