A new address for Fairly Conservative

It turns out that cross-posting is more troublesome than I’d like. For the next few months, the blog’s new address will be at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Purple Wisconsin project. If you like RSS, you can reset your feed to draw from there. Thanks! –Cindy

Scott Walker’s Wisconsin – FREE through the 18th

Head to Amazon to pick up a copy. If you don’t have a Kindle, you can download their free app for your phone, tablet, or computer.

Ending Chapter 220 in WI is good news for MPS

One of the details dribbling out of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s budget is his plan to phase out Chapter 220. The law, originating in 1975, lets students be educated in school other than their home district “to promote cultural and racial integration in education.” Here is a 2013 Wisconsin Legislative Fiscal Bureau paper on the […]

Key Benchmarks in the Governor’s Race

I was playing around and trying to create a reasonable starting point that provides a guide as to how voting in our Governor’s race will shake out. My key points of reference were the Walker win in 2010, the Walker recall election, and the Obama/Romney race.  I’m just looking at R and D votes and ignoring the rest. […]


We can learn from history. I’ve heard this all my life. Here’s some history. Since it’s on these very short videos it is not opinion, just reality. Some more reality. Well, President Obama did end the war. Just ask any Iraqi today.