Wisconsin Governor Pushes Forward With Plan To Drug Test Food Stamp Recipients

Wisconsin Governor Pushes Forward With Plan To Drug Test Food Stamp Recipients:

Anyone looking to take advantage of the federal food stamp program in the state of Wisconsin may soon have to pee in a cup before rushing to the grocery store each month for their taxpayer subsidized sugary beverages and assortment of Hostess baked goods.  As the StarTribune points out today, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker took steps earlier today that could eventually make his state the first to require drug tests for able-bodied adults applying for food stamps.

Gov. Scott Walker moved ahead Monday with his plans to make Wisconsin the first state to drug test able-bodied adults applying for food stamps, a move blocked by the federal government or found to be unconstitutional when other states have tried.

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In Stunning Reversal, DHS Says Russians Were Not Behind Attempted Wisconsin Vote Hacking

In Stunning Reversal, DHS Says Russians Were Not Behind Attempted Wisconsin Vote Hacking:

In an email to Wisconsin’s elections administrator, the Department of Homeland Security said that initial notice that the Russian government scanned the state’s voter registration system was made in error.

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Foxconn’s corporate welfare deal will cost Wisconsin taxpayers more than 3 billion dollars

Foxconn’s corporate welfare deal will cost Wisconsin taxpayers more than 3 billion dollars:

The recent trumpist trumpeting about the plans of Chinese manufacturer Foxconn to open a manufacturing facility in Wisconsin omitted a few key details — like the fact that Foxconn is being given a sweetheart tax-break that’s topped up with 15 years’ worth of guarantees of up to $200m/year in cash subsidies at taxpayer expense — a record-setting taxpayer subsidy that exceeds the previous Wisconsin record-holder by a factor of fifty.

The total bill for this incentive package that Wisconsin is giving the super-profitable Chinese manufacturer? Three billion dollars.

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Trump’s Wisconsin Victory Confirmed – Gained Net 162 Votes In Statewide Recount

Trump’s Wisconsin Victory Confirmed – Gained Net 162 Votes In Statewide Recount:

It’s official… again! Donald Trump remains the winner of Wisconsin following the statewide recount demanded by Jill Stein and paid for by sad snowflakes. After counting over 3 million ballots (at a cost of $3.5 million), Trump gained a net 162 votes…

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Milwaukee Homicides Soar – What Is Going On In the Murderous Midwest?

Milwaukee Homicides Soar – What Is Going On In the Murderous Midwest?:

Milwaukee homicides went vertical in 2015, up 69% YoY and over 100% since the recent low recorded in 2007.  But why the spike in violence now?  We explore some of the potential causes of soaring violence in the Midwest other than the media’s favorite narrative calling for more gun control.

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“They White, Get They Ass!” Video Shows Milwaukee Rioters Target Whites For Assault

“They White, Get They Ass!” Video Shows Milwaukee Rioters Target Whites For Assault:

Video out of Milwaukee shows African-American rioters targeting whites for assault.

From Paul Joseph Watson:

The clip shows angry rioters chanting “black power!” before asking “is they white?” as cars slowly drive past.

“Yeah they white!” states someone else, prompting the mob to run towards the vehicle.

“Yeah they white, get their ass!” screams another.

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One Person Shot, Officer Injured In Second Night Of Milwaukee Violence Despite State Of Emergency

One Person Shot, Officer Injured In Second Night Of Milwaukee Violence Despite State Of Emergency:

Despite Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker declaring a state of emergency in Milwaukee on Sunday and activating the state’s National Guard a day after riots and looting erupted in the city spurred by the fatal police shooting of an armed man following a traffic stop, the violence flared again on Sunday night, with one person shot, a police officer injured and objects hurled during the protest early Monday, police said.

Protests resumed Sunday and carried into early Monday morning as protesters began swarming a Milwaukee police station, blocking the street. One victim was shot during the Monday unrest and rushed to a hospital in an armored vehicle. A police officer was injured and also taken to the hospital after a rock broke the windshield of a squad car, according to Milwaukee Police. The damage was not as extensive as the protests from the previous night according to CNN.

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US National Guard mobilized in Milwaukee following violent protests over police killing

US National Guard mobilized in Milwaukee following violent protests over police killing:

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker activated the National Guard to lend assistance to Milwaukee law enforcement if any further riots erupt in the city following the police killing of an armed suspect.

Walker announced the move after he said he received a request from the Milwaukee County Sheriff, David Clarke, and spoke to city mayor Tom Barrett.

Earlier, Clarke met with Walker and Wisconsin National Guard Adjutant General Donald Dunbar.

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Wisconsin – “The first frost of….summer?” – Cold records falling across Southeast Australia – Record Cold Summer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

–  Wisconsin – “The first frost of….summer?” (Ice Age Now, Aug 16, 2014):

Rare Summer frost hits the North Woods.

“Typically we talk about the first frost occurring in September, or even October,” reports Milwaukee TV station. “Not the case this year.”

“Temperatures dipped to the low 30s across parts of northern Wisconsin Thursday morning…. Land o’ Lakes near the Wisconsin-Michigan border dipped to 32 degrees! Tomahawk, WI also dropped to 32 this morning.”

http://www.wisn.com/weather/weather-blog-august-frost-and-next-rain-chance/27473704#ixzz3AYnQHrOf

Record cold in West Virginia (Ice Age Now, Aug 16, 2014)

Ottawa – Two record-cold days in a row (Ice Age Now, Aug 16, 2014)

Cold records falling across Southeast Australia (Ice Age Now, Aug 15, 2014)

Record Cold Summer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Ice Age Now, Aug 15, 2014)