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Scott Walker Hones Crucial 'Muslims Bad' Platform

Wisconsin governor, presidential candidate and deep thinker Scott Walker will not be apologizing, exactly, for a recent statement that there are only a “handful” of “reasonable, moderate followers of Islam.” Walker’s campaign told one newspaper everyone is “reading too much” into the comment. Meanwhile, the candidate… » 8/24/15 12:00pm 8/24/15 12:00pm

How to Go On a Miniature Adventure

I have always been drawn to adventure, though sometimes not in healthy ways. In college I drank too much, not only because it was the norm but also for the way that normal rules disappeared and I never knew what would happen. After drinking, friends were more likely to go skinny-dipping or dance without embarrassment.… » 7/10/15 12:00pm 7/10/15 12:00pm

Scott Walker, Noted Tool, Is Trying to Axe Wisconsin's Living Wage Law

Wisconsin governor Scott Walker sacrificed a leisurely Fourth of July weekend of grill-outs and fireworks in order to sneak a variety of harmful provisions into his state’s budget. Buried in the omnibus budget bill: a law that limits the information released to the public during police shootings, as well as a… » 7/07/15 6:10pm 7/07/15 6:10pm

WI Abortion Bill Would Allow Men to Sue Abortion Doctors for Damages

During his 2014 reelection campaign, Wisconsin governor Scott Walker disingenuously represented himself as being moderately pro-life when, in fact, he is an anti-abortion extremist. Anyone familiar with his politics and voting record were aware of this duplicity; however, less educated and less informed voters were… » 6/03/15 7:20pm 6/03/15 7:20pm

Wisconsin Town Vows to Drive Out Woman's 'Therapy' Pet Kangaroo

Diana Moyer has five kangaroos. Her favorite, Jimmy, is a brain-damaged one-year-old with a deformed tail. Moyer bought him at an exotic animals auction because she knew he just needed some love and now he goes everywhere with her (in a diaper and car seat). The town of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, however, wants to make… » 5/21/15 11:45pm 5/21/15 11:45pm

Proposed Walker Budget Would Slash Funds to Child Victims of Abuse

Here’s your semi-regular update on how Scott Walker—Wisconsin governor and possible future president of the United States of America—is attempting to drag his state into the ground. In a recent budget proposal, Walker suggests removing $238,000 worth of funding to child advocacy centers, a move so depraved that even… » 5/07/15 6:40pm 5/07/15 6:40pm

'Naked From Head to Toe' Couple Arrested Having Sex in Library Bathroom

You guys, they were completely nude. Not even sneakers (which many good porn actors will tell you is a practical footwear choice for sex)! Who does that? Apparently, two people in Wisconsin, who were so excited to see each other “after a few days” that they couldn’t find anywhere else to bang it out except the library… » 5/01/15 8:20pm 5/01/15 8:20pm

Crisis Pregnancy Center Papers School With Sexist-As-Hell Prom Poster

Last week, a Reddit user pointed out that curious prom posters—approved by the principal—had begun appearing on her high school’s walls. The posters, which featured a woman made out of words suggesting good qualities, reminded young men that prom was “a night to protect her character.” » 4/30/15 7:50pm 4/30/15 7:50pm

WI Gov. Scott Walker Wishes DNR Happy Earth Day by Threatening Layoffs

Scott Walker, the barely sentient potato who’s been elected governor of Wisconsin not once, not twice, but three times, is celebrating Earth Day in his own special way. Throughout the week, nearly 60 employees of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources have received notice that they might soon be laid off. » 4/22/15 6:10pm 4/22/15 6:10pm

Scott Walker Wants Colleges to Stop Reporting Sexual Assaults [UPDATE 2]

[Editor's Note: After Jezebel ran this item yesterday, a spokesman for the University of Wisconsin came forward—over two weeks after the budget was released—to clarify: the University requested that Gov. Walker delete the requirements because efforts were redundant with their compliance of the Clery Act. Scott… » 2/27/15 10:10am 2/27/15 10:10am

Pol: Spy On Food Stamp Users to Make Sure They're Acting Poor Enough

There's nothing Tea Party freshman and ace troll Glenn Grothman of Wisconsin hates more than a handout: he's vocal on his feelings that welfare is "a bribe not to work that hard" and that food stamp programs "encourage sloth." Now Grothman is reportedly encouraging his constituents to ask a few hard questions of… » 2/25/15 10:10am 2/25/15 10:10am

Wisconsin Girl Accused in Stabbing Mutilated 'Slender Man' Barbies

The very sad, very disturbing case of two Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing a classmate to appease the "Slender Man" continued to unfold in court yesterday. A private investigator testified he'd found more than 60 drawings of the fictional character in one girl's bedroom, along with Barbies, some missing their… » 2/18/15 11:10am 2/18/15 11:10am

Middle School Students Arrested for Throwing, Recording 'Sex Party'

Four Wisconsin middle school students are facing criminal charges after they recorded themselves having sex at what the local media has creatively termed a "sex party." Although the videos weren't shared on social media, the local chief of police says he wants to send a message that such sex-recording is unacceptable. » 1/30/15 4:45pm 1/30/15 4:45pm

Pre-Teens Charged in Slender Man Case Deemed Fit to Stand Trial 

The two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing a classmate 19 times to appease a mythical creature known as the Slender Man have been deemed competent by a judge to stand trial. They will both be charged as adults, at least initially, despite continued questions about their mental health: one of the girls… » 12/19/14 4:50pm 12/19/14 4:50pm