Monthly Archives: April 2011

Lie, Cheat and Steal…

Many claim that President Obama is brilliant and that is why he is president today.

I disagree.  What he is is an opportunist who is willing to bend or break whatever law he needs to in order to keep himself alive politically.  Witness the latest attempt by Obama to suppress Corporate donations by demanding to know where corporate donations are going.  What proves his bias is that he doesn’t seem interested in applying the same rules to the Unions.

We shouldn’t be surprised at Obama’s latest antics.  After all, he’s the one who refuses to provide his birth certificate.  He’s the one who has decided to ignore a law he signed that bans certain czars.  He uses the EPA to run circles around Congress’ bills.  He’s willing to bow to every foreign leader, and yet he insults and slurs fellow Americans.

It’s shameful that the President who has sworn to uphold the Constitution considers himself above the law and is willing to lie, cheat and steal just to stay in office.  But, we should be used to it by now.

Liberals will Huff and Puff….

But, as you’ll see, the Brookfield votes were actually reported on election night by a liberal newspaper reporter!  Here is the true story of how Justice Prosser was re-elected.

Wisconsin Democrats would like to convince voters that the clerk’s error in reporting results for Waukesha county from the judicial election on April 5, 2011, was   “Election Fraud!”.

Of course, the vote count that Democrats, and the media, touted was a PRELIMINARY count- – and that is why we have a statewide canvass before we certify a vote count.

Of course, Democrats huffed and puffed  “foul” over and over, hoping to overturn what appears to be a victory for Justice Prosser.

However, while it might be convenient for liberals and Democrats, it is untrue to say that these votes were “found” or “discovered” after the vote tally, as though these votes are somehow not genuine.

In fact, a Huffington reporter actually wrote about these votes on election night.  If you would like to see the truth, here are the sites:

Here’s the truth of the matter:

No Conspiracy: Brookfield Vote Totals Posted On Election Night

Conspiracy theorists are in full force with a Democratic congresswoman even asking the United States Attorney General to investigate the Waukesha County election returns that gave the Supreme Court race to David Prosser, but they might want to call up Arianna Huffington first. That’s because Patch, a new media site in Brookfield that Huffington oversees, reported the Brookfield election returns to the public… on election night.

And they were the same returns the city is reporting now that Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus has finally added Brookfield into the countywide returns. That means there’s no big conspiracy – Nickolaus just didn’t pass the returns on to the state and Associated Press on election night as she should have done. No returns or votes “materialized” – they were reported on election night by a site overseen by one of the most prominent liberals in the country.

The AP distributed the overall county tally to the rest of the news media for inclusion in state totals on election night.

However, the Brookfield clerk has stated that she reported the returns to Nickolaus, who didn’t save them on her computer.

The Brookfield clerk ALSO reported the returns on election night to the reporter for Brookfield Patch, the new online news site run by AOL, and ultimately overseen by liberal pundit Arianna Huffington. Patch ran a story shortly after midnight that night reporting that Prosser had commanded a sweeping margin in Brookfield.

The reporter who authored the story is Brookfield Patch editor, Lisa Sink, a former Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter. She reported on the returns in a story dated April 6th (two full days before Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus told the media and state officials that she had forgotten to include the Brookfield returns in the overall county tally).

Sink wrote:

“As expected, Brookfield city voters ran up a good turnout in the state Supreme Court race and gave incumbent Justice David Prosser nearly 11,000 votes.
Unofficial, unaudited results showed 76 percent of city residents who voted picked Prosser, with 24 percent voting for challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg.
That translated to a city voting turnout of about 53 percent, the city’s second-highest for a spring election since 2001, but nowhere near the 79 percent turnout for the gubernatorial race last November.”
The story was headlined: Brookfield Gives Prosser Nearly 11K Votes: Incumbent State Supreme Court Justice David Prosser gets 10,859 votes from city residents or 76 percent against JoAnne Kloppenburg. (Note: The City of Brookfield website currently reports the same exact numbers.)
The Patch story also included a ward-by-ward breakdown of the Brookfield election returns that included the final tally for the city for both candidates.
In the comment thread under the story, reporter Sink noted a few days later: “I posted this article and chart at 12:24 a.m. on election night, using data handed to me from the City of Brookfield clerk’s office, not from Waukesha County. Lots of confusion about this. This came straight from the city ON election night. These are the results County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus said today that she failed to properly save and include in the countywide total she released to AP on election night.”
Arianna Huffington is Sink’s ultimate boss. Huffington moved over to head a Media Group at AOL this spring after AOL bought out her liberal political website, the Huffington Post.  The move has Huffington overseeing the hyper-local Patch news sites that the company launched around the country. This year Patch launched multiple news sites in the Milwaukee metropolitan area, hiring an editor away from Journal Communications to oversee them. Most of the sites are managed by former newspaper journalists and are meant to be objective news sites.
The Hollywood Reporter quotes Huffington as saying the following of Patch:
“… Patch will be key to political coverage, including next year’s elections.  We’re launching over 30 new patches in primary states,’ including two new ones in New York.”   Each Patch consists of a professional journalist and contributors.
Ironically, the wildly liberal Huffington Post updated its own story on the Waukesha election returns after receiving the information about the Brookfield Patch story.
The original Huffington Post story was updated to note: “UPDATE: 11:20 p.m. — Perhaps the most convincing evidence so far that human error explains the initial omission of Brookfield’s results comes from our colleagues at the Brookfield Patch. On election night, they reported a vote total for Brookfield that exactly matches the vote total Nickolaus did not include in the County level count until Thursday.”
In other words, even the extremely liberal Huffington Post can’t bring itself to join the conspiracy brigades. Not when its own news site had the returns from the start.




What some Democrat partisans see as a scandal…………

another Democrat, and a high-ranking Democrat, believes  is fair:

Ramona Kitzinger, the vice chair of Waukesha County Democratic party who observed the canvass, said she is satisfied the numbers are now correct.

There is NO scandal in this Wisconsin election, unless you want to believe that the initial results reported by the media were correct and have now been tampered with.  There is NO evidence that any tampering occurred!  In Wisconsin, there is ALWAYS a post-election canvass of the vote to make sure that it was an accurate count.  Just because the vote totals now reflect that Prosser won is not grounds for all the insulting and accusatory labels being heaped on Waukesha’s clerk.

If you “counted” on the initial count of votes, you were relying on preliminary numbers which, in this case, didn’t hold up.  There is nothing sinister here.

But, the unions and Democrats WANT there to be a scandal because they figure they can yell, scream and holler their policies into Wisconsin law once they convince the media that something underhanded occurred.   This from a party whose state senators fled the state rather than act like mature representatives of their state.

Wisconsin.  We love our state.  But, sometimes, we wonder why those who DON’T EVEN LIVE HERE are trying to tell us what to do!   Here’s our message for out-of-state unions — GO HOME.  If you have any bright ideas, use them to make your own state better.

Because, Wisconsin voted last November and we told our legislators THEN what we wanted NOW to help our FUTURE!