FBI probe should worry Walker

With new arrests every week, the FBI probe of Scott Walker’s closest aides and supporters is continually uncovering stories that would be front-page news in any other political era.

How strained are things around the governor’s mansion, where Walker’s own spokesman, Cullen Werwie, now has immunity in the FBI probe? No wonder the governor says he wants to hurry up the recall election.

So serious are the charges against some of the people closest to Walker, corruption is rapidly becoming a major issue for the coming recall campaign, eclipsing union-busting, budget-cutting, and the fact that, despite massive corporate tax breaks for “job creators,” our state continues to hemorrhage jobs.

But stealing money from the widows and orphans of Wisconsin’s fallen soldiers? That is truly a new low.

Read the whole story: The Isthmus

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About James Crist

How do we stop America's decline? The country is in trouble and we can all feel it. Where did we go wrong? How do we fix it? We now have an auction-based government, for sale to the highest bidder. Politicians have become nothing more than corporate whores and pawns for the rich. If we want our representatives to represent us, let them get their campaign money from us, their constituents. We have to amend the constitution to get the big money out of politics.
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