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Wisconsin Parents Join National Crusade To Wrestle Their Kids Back From Left-Wing Government Schools


Reported BY: KYLEE ZEMPEL | JANUARY 11, 2022

Read more at https://thefederalist.com/2022/01/11/wisconsin-parents-join-national-crusade-to-wrestle-their-kids-back-from-left-wing-government-schools/

Wisconsin parents town hall with Rebecca Kleefisch

WAUKESHA, Wis. — The banquet hall buzzed with impassioned chatter as parents, friends, first-time school board candidates, and other locals congregated for a Saturday morning town hall that felt more like a strategy session. After two major public school districts, Milwaukee and Madison, shut down yet again and blamed COVID, parents were fired up. Talk of critical race theory, leftist administrators, mask mandates, and school shutdowns hummed through conversations with the kind of first-hand animation that could propel once-complacent Wisconsin parents into a movement of activists capable of unleashing an unquenchable red wave in the Dairy State. They saw what happened in Virginia, and now they want to bring it home.

Former Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, who’s now running to unseat Democrat Gov. Tony Evers in November, organized the event. Although Kleefisch is in campaign mode, the overarching energy of the gathering wasn’t as much, “Help get me elected,” as it was, “How can we get more of you elected?”

Calling All Parents

“We need more parent activists. This is that important,” Kleefisch said while moderating a panel of concerned moms-turned-activists.

One of those moms was Scarlett Johnson, a mother of five who, after discovering the apathy in the Mequon-Thiensville School Board, decided she needed to run for a seat.

“We just started paying closer attention,” Johnson said to the room of eager fellow parents. “I hadn’t attended school board meetings. I vote, but I never voted for a school board candidate.”

But that all changed this last year. Johnson said she and a group of other moms started getting together and doing their research. When they did, they found toxic racial propaganda in their kids’ classrooms, such as teachers assigning books like Robin DiAngelo’s “White Fragility.” The moms started making phone calls and sending emails to school officials. “It started a movement,” Johnson said.

In the course of her run for school board, Johnson said she’s been called a white supremacist and received death threats, but noted, “I’m still here, I’m still fighting.”

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No Room for Apathy

Parents aren’t just fired up about nefarious actors in the school systems, however. They’re also on the lookout for complacent school board members and district officials. Another mom on the panel, Alyssa Pallow, is getting involved simply because her school board doesn’t seem to really know anything about dangerous ideologies such as critical race theory. Kleefisch agreed, stressing to parents that they don’t have to wait to get involved until one of their kids cracks a textbook or assignment that makes their jaw drop open. “It can be that you’re horrified by the apathy,” Kleefisch said.

“It snowballs,” said another mom, Amber Schroeder, regarding parent activism. “You will inspire people to get involved.” Schroeder and Johnson worked together in the Mequon-Thiensville district to organize a recall election of four school board members.

“People are afraid to do it alone,” Schroeder continued. “Once you realize you’re not alone, a lot more people get involved. … If you build it, they will come.”

A Time for Choosing

Other parents have been shocked to watch their children become casualties in the left’s Covid crackdowns. Mattie Allen stressed the importance of school choice after her kids had a horrible academic year due to lockdowns. Allen’s son spent his first year in school doing it virtually, “which was horrendous,” she said. Her daughter spent one year at Milwaukee Public Schools, where her GPA plummeted, and it was “one of the worst years.” Thanks to school choice, they’re now in a charter school with just one grade per class. “Their school is so open, and I love it,” Allen said, noting that her daughter’s GPA is back up, she’s on the honor roll, and she’s playing volleyball.

But some families aren’t so fortunate. One of Allen’s friends who is stuck with her kids in Milwaukee Public Schools is watching the district once again shut down. This single mom has a first-grader and a third-grader, meaning she had to switch to third shift just so she could fulfill the roles of both teacher and provider. She’s “up all day, up all night,” Allen said, getting choked up. “How do we give all moms that [school choice] option?”

[WATCH: Meet The Parents: How The Moms And Dads Of Loudoun County Took Back Virginia]

Maggie Vinopal, a mom in the Eau Claire school district, has also had enough with the COVID madness, saying school officials are weaponizing Statute 252, a state quarantine law, to punish and quarantine unvaccinated kids. Her healthy seventh-grade daughter has been quarantined four different times for a total of 14 schools days, despite coronavirus posing almost zero risk of severity to healthy children. Anyone who tests positive for COVID-19 is required to “isolate,” Vinopal told The Federalist. But when students come into contact with a positive case, only the unvaccinated have to “quarantine,” despite the ability of the vaccinated to contract and spread COVID.

On the very first day of school, Vinopal’s daughter was seated at the same lunch table as a vaccinated student who later tested positive and had to isolate. While the vaccinated students at the table were allowed to proceed as normal, Vinopal’s daughter was required to quarantine and provide proof of a negative test.

Jumping in the Ring

Covid nonsense like this is what inspired people like first-time Waukesha School Board member Kelly Piacsek to run. When a number of people decided to “abuse our children in the name of science, I got really mad,” said Piacsek, who is now known for holding firm on a decision to end a harmful federally-funded school lunch program in the face of vicious and dishonest attacks. “That’s what motivated me.” Running for school board is “absolutely worth it,” she told parents. “We’ve got to take this on because we have a front-row seat to the consequences.”

Piacsek inspired people like Slinger parent Bill Brewer to run for his school board. Brewer, a veteran, has lived in Slinger for approximately 18 years. He coaches youth football there and is now involved in the league’s leadership. But the school board’s apathy and lack of urgency against dangerous ideologies have prompted him to get involved.

“Marxism doesn’t come and punch you in the face in round one. It creeps in,” Brewer said.
“I just can’t have that, not for my community, not for these kids. They deserve better.”

Rebecca Kleefisch Campaign

Brewer said his strategy isn’t so much a campaign “as a giant, three-month listening tour.”

“Once I get elected, that’s not going to stop,” Brewer said.

That seems to be the Kleefisch campaign strategy too. Rather than spending two hours rattling off campaign promises, the gubernatorial candidate opened the floor on Saturday for parents to voice their concerns and asked attendees to fill out cards with the top three issues that matter to them to help guide her policy. That’s more than these weary parents have gotten from Evers, who has worked to keep parents in the dark. In December, the governor — who was the state superintendent of public instruction for a decade — vetoed education transparency legislation that would have required districts to publish classroom materials online. This anti-parent action from Evers followed his school-closing impulse that kept kids home and tanked their academic advancement.

“We need you to be successful and aggressive,” Kleefisch rallied, encouraging the parents fighting in local races. If the energy in the Waukesha banquet hall was any indication, these parents won’t have any problem with that.


Kylee Zempel is an assistant editor at The Federalist. She previously worked as the copy editor for the Washington Examiner magazine and as an editor and producer at National Geographic. She holds a B.S. in Communication Arts/Speech and an A.S. in Criminal Justice and writes on topics including feminism and gender issues, religious liberty, and criminal justice. Follow her on Twitter @kyleezempel.

Police Throw A Wrench Into Democrat Convention – Over 100 Police Agencies Just Refused To Protect It


Reported By Ben Dutka | July 29, 2020

Police Throw A Wrench Into Democrat Convention – Over 100 Police Agencies Just Refused To Protect It

The much-anticipated Democrat National Convention in Milwaukee is only a few weeks away — but it already faces its first big hurdle. Many are still concerned about large gatherings as the coronavirus epidemic continues. But this time, Democrats aren’t facing a health concern … they’re facing a security concern.

Typically, these are well-protected events. Police and other law enforcement agencies contribute plenty of manpower to secure such conventions. However, it looks like the DNC is going to have to scramble to find protection now. As it turns out, they’ve lost what appears to be the bulk of their security in Wisconsin (via The Daily Wire):

More than 100 law enforcement agencies have reportedly pulled out of security agreements to send personnel to help with security at the Democratic National Convention next month in part because they are concerned about recent efforts to limit law enforcement’s use of tear gas and pepper spray in responding to violent riots.

Milwaukee Police Chief Alonso Morales said he was recently ordered to ban tear gas and pepper spray. Obviously, this move was in response to the nationwide criticism of police and law enforcement following the George Floyd incident.

But while most Democrats supported the idea, many police officials are now reluctant to send ill-equipped men out on the job. Said Franklin Police Chief Rick Oliva:

It is apparent there is a lack of commitment to provide the Milwaukee Police Department with the resources it needs to ensure the safety of peaceful protesters, attendees, citizens and police personnel.

I can not send personnel if they are not properly equipped or will not be allowed to engage in appropriate actions which would ensure their safety.

Oliva wasn’t the only one to voice his frustration.

Waukesha Police Chief Daniel Thompson added that while he understands using pepper spray and other irritants is “serious,” taking it away puts officers directly in harm’s way. Thompson said without these tools, “that doesn’t leave officers much other than getting harmed or using deadly force.” And if something did happen at the convention, law enforcement is concerned: as they see it, how exactly can they serve and protect without some essential equipment?

The balance between diplomacy and force remains a hot topic of discussion for all political parties. But as for the DNC, will they simply forego having a significant police presence next month…?

Key Takeaways:

  • Over 100 police agencies have pulled out of protecting the Democrat National Convention in Milwaukee next month.
  • The move is in response to a recent ban on tear gas and pepper spray.
  • Police chiefs across the state believe this significantly hampers the ability to do their jobs, and puts officers in an extremely difficult position.

Source: The Daily Wire

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: BEN DUTKA

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Ben S. Dutka is a journalist, writer and editor with over two decades of experience. He has worked with three newspapers and eight online publications, and he has also won a Connecticut short story contest entitled Art as Muse, Imaginary Realms. He has a penchant for writing, rowing, reading, video games, and Objectivism.

Black Trump Supporter Gunned Down in Milwaukee with Police Investigating ‘Political Motive’ Behind Attack


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Bernell Trammell, 60, was killed on Thursday in Milwaukee’s Riverwest neighborhood outside of his business, Expression Publications. Trammell was killed in broad daylight and was known for distributing signs encouraging people to vote for Trump and repent to Jesus Christ.

As of right now, cops are unsure of any possible motive but are looking into whether or not Trammell was gunned down because of his strong Christian beliefs and pro-Trump political advocacy.

The community is mourning Trammell’s grizzly shooting death. They describe the pro-Trump activist as an affable enthusiastic man who loved God and his nation.

“I had an interaction with him last Saturday across the street from Walmart on Capitol Drive,” one woman said to the station.

“It was the second time I had seen him with his Trump sign and I pulled my car over to chat with him. What a nice, friendly man! We chatted for several minutes, and I told him I was proud of him and he’s very brave to put himself out there so visibly as a Trump supporter!” she added.

“He’s just a community figure,” Adebisi Agoro said. “I respected him just because he had a position.

“He’s got his opinion on why he feels that way; and I’m not going to knock him,” Agoro added.

Janette Island recalled the many deep intellectual conversations that she had with Trammell about issues like religion, politics, and the nature of life.

“It was very deep conversations, very philosophical,” she said. “He was a really great guy. He meant no harm.”

Big League Politics has reported on how left-wing terror has swept the nation as Trump derangement syndrome ravages the pliable brains of weak liberals:

ANTIFA terrorists targeted a Philadelphia bar with a violent rampage on New Years’ Day to send a message against law enforcement and the bar’s Trump supporting patrons.

“They’re terrorists. They just knocked out $20,000 worth of glass,” said 75-year-old restaurant owner Jack Gillespie, who is a retired police officer. He believes that ANTIFA picked out his bar to send a message of terror against law enforcement and patriotic Trump supporters who drink at the Millcreek Tavern.

Gillespie says that his bar has been at the receiving end of a campaign of threats and intimidation after it was learned that members of the Proud Boys group were allowed to drink at his bar.

“It was an assassination attempt on my character,” Gillespie told The Post Millennial.

The Proud Boys, frequently maligned by anti-Bill of Rights organizations such as the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) as a hate group, have been profiled around the country for having the courage to stand and fight against ANTIFA thugs. Some group members have even become political prisoners for standing strong for freedom amidst this growing climate of rampant left-wing terror.

On Wednesday morning, security cameras caught masked ANTIFA terrorists spray painting hate speech on the building, such as “F— piss boys” and “ACAB,” which is short for “all cops are bastards” before smashing all of the windows.

“I hope [antifa] leave the innocent people alone. This affects the employees, not us,” said Sonny Sullivan, a member of the Philadelphia Proud Boys. He drank at the tavern in November with other members of his group as well as Turning Point USA members from the University of Drexel.

After news of the terrorist attack went public, left-wing activists cheered on the vandalism in posts permitted by monopoly social media providers.

While leftists have to stage elaborate hate hoaxes to falsely paint Trump supporters as a violent threat, conservatives are regularly attacked with polite society largely turning a blind eye to the mayhem. Welcome to anarcho-tyranny.

Black THUGS Murder 5yr. Old White Girl – No Word Yet From Colin Kaepernick


Published on August 30, 2016

URL of the original posting site: http://clashdaily.com/2016/08/black-thugs-murder-5yr-old-white-girl-no-word-yet-colin-kaepernick/

Remember that ‘racial healing’ we were promised for electing the ‘first Black President’? THIS doesn’t look like ‘healing’.

Imagine this story if it were told in the photo negative. Imagine the outrage. Hashtag campaigns. Riots. Someone might even try to burn down the news network for trying to falsify details of the story and make it look less heinous.

Two black males in Milwaukee walked up to the home of a white family, in a majority black neighborhood, and unleashed a hail of gunfire. A five-year-old white girl was murdered while sitting on her grandfather’s lap.

Milwaukee police say there is no question the shooters were deliberating trying to kill people inside the house. At least a dozen bullets were fired directly into the house. There may have been a third person driving a getaway car.

The house was located in a census tract that is 77% black and 14% white.

The Milwaukee Sentinel and Milwaukee channel 6 have actually been trying to downplay the murder. They are falsely reporting that it was “a stray bullet.” That directly contradicts all the evidence found by police.

Source: Conservative headlines

Watch Chief Flynn:

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Can we at least be honest about the facts when someone gets shot, and not run it through a race filter before even examining the facts? The public deserves that much. And if you can’t bring yourselves to do it for the public interest? Dammit, the VICTIMS certainly deserve it.

If Kaepernick cares so much about miscarriages of justice, he might want to include a couple of guys spraying down a house with a hail of bullets because they don’t like the color of the occupants’ skin.

Five-year-old girl. Shot dead on her grandfather’s lap.

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It’s War – Say the New Black Panthers


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Well, Babu Omowale is at it again. What – you don’t know who that is? Babu is becoming a real household name – if your household is full of members of the People’s New Black Panther Party, or otherwise a black militant. But I will assume you are not. I’m going to guess that not many members of the People’s New Black Panther Party are regular readers of the cracker known as the Common Constitutionalist.

Babu is the National Defense Minister for the aforementioned party. I actually did a segment on him and them in one of my more recent podcasts. You may link to it here.

Mr. Omowale is a self-professed black militant who claims his “party” wants to establish a “black nation” within America – encompassing five southern states – Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Alabama and Georgia.

In my podcast, I likened his desire of blacks to migrate to the states to reclaim their territory as being similar to the desire of ISIS, who also wish to reclaim territory for their own nation, the Caliphate.

I don’t know how it is going but I’m guessing this “new nation” business is one of those long-term goals.

You may then ask – what are his/their short-term goals? Well, it turns out one of the party’s short-term goals is to declare war. Babu is not real clear on who they wish to declare war on, so I’ll take a stab at it, considering his most recent declaration, and say it’s a war against cops.

He says“Is it a war? Yes, it is. It’s a war against black people because we’re the ones being murdered. We are the ones being killed. So there’s been a war against us.”

Babu

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He made these statements after the shooting of the black man in Milwaukee by a cop. Of course, the policeman was also black, but Babu either doesn’t know, or more likely, won’t mention it because that fact won’t advance his black militant agenda.

Babu spoke to Aaron Klein on radio and told him that, “What you see is people lashing out and fighting against the system. As it is said in the Second Amendment, you know. So this is not new. The people in this country have always defended themselves against tyranny. So I can liken this to a civil war.”

gag meWhen it suits his purpose, Babu is more than willing to reference an amendment written by a white colonialist slave owner. The problem is that Babu is confusing the writing of one dead white guy with another. The Second Amendment, nor the Constitution says any such thing. I believe he is thinking of the Declaration of Independence. But… Tomato…Tomahto.

Going back to Babu’s point that black people are the ones being murdered – I agree with the Defense Minister. Blacks Are Being Murdered – but not Sylville Smith of Milwaukee.

I’m not a fan overall of police body cameras, but it worked in this case. The “black” police officers camera clearly showed that Smith (no relation) had a pistol (which was revealed to have been stolen – hello gun control) and was raising it toward the officer when the cop was forced to make a split-second decision to put him down. That Babu, is not murder. That is self-defense.

However, Babu is right about one thing. Blacks are being murdered at record levels – in the city of Chicago – by other blacks. Black on black murders are at historic levels and the overwhelming majority – easily over 90%, are committed by other blacks.Epidemic of racism

If Babu really wants to make a difference, maybe instead of migrating to the south, the Black Panthers should headquarter in Chicago and claim that territory. Maybe Mr. Omowale can “declare war” on black murders in the Windy City and leave the rest of us alone.AMEN

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