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Who is “Lobbying” For the Streetcar?

Money is being spent and wild rumors are flying. So what’s the truth?

By - Feb 5th, 2015 10:48 am

Money is being spent and wild rumors are flying. So what’s the truth? Back to the full article.

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14 thoughts on “Murphy’s Law: Who is “Lobbying” For the Streetcar?”

  1. PMD says:

    Wow if opposition is so strong why has the deadline to collect signatures been pushed back at least twice? And cripes it’s not like the anti-streetcar crowd isn’t being heard. Talk radio, online publications like Wisconsin Reporter and Right Wisconsin, Bob Donovan and Co., etc.

  2. Dave says:

    If you think this is a circus, wait until they propose bike racks for the new streetcar.

  3. Beer Baron says:

    Check into Tony Zielinski’s work with that “news” outlet. His connections to Koch run deep and he’s actively working to sell out his residents for his own favor. He’s a full turncoat.

  4. Joe Klein says:

    I am Spartacus. I am their leader. The streetcar cabal meets secretly every Wednesday in the former TMER&L subway tunnel under the Marquette Interchange. I plotted this out with Al Gore when we cooked up the Internet and the global warming plot to destroy American Capitalism.

    Thank you Bruce Murphy for throwing some light on that miserable piece of slanted journalism. The level of bull being spread by the streetcar appoints is more damning to their own cause than any argument the pro streetcar people could make. Facts may not speak for themselves, by lies and stupidity tend to bite the teller in the ass.

  5. BTW – Bike rack on new Toronto low floor streetcars. … and did you know they run in the snow?

  6. smh says:

    If there’s a subway tunnel in Milwaukee please make it the next house confidential!

  7. This is hilarious….

    Seems to me the complaint is the supporters of the Street Car are supporting the Street Car — doing what people do to influence others.

  8. PJ says:

    …I wonder if this publication will ever complain about an organization that is funded by Soros…..not waiting for an answer. #KOCHSHOCK

  9. Bruce Murphy says:

    PJ, I regularly note any idealogical connections to groups generating information. In Wisconsin, for instance, there’s the liberal One Wisconsin Now. I don’t know of any Soros-funded entities publishing info on this topic.

  10. PMD says:

    PJ what does Soros fund in terms of Wisconsin issues? Is he behind a pro-streetcar organization? Or an anti-mine one?

  11. Andrey says:

    “…the website development and maintenance cost $25,000…”

    I am apparently in the wrong business

  12. mary says:

    They say they have 17,000* signatures. That is what Donovan said in a crash the mic party, following the mayor’s southside meeting last night. Zielinski and Donovan ranted to a group of maybe 20 people. *which if you remember this the same number of signatures Kliesmet gave in his interview on Jan 26th with fox6. There may be some rounding up happening. Just an observation.

  13. Bill says:

    Mark Kass just published an editorial where he essentially said he wishes the opponents of the Streetcar, The Jock Tax and the Couture would all just shut up and go away. The Business Journal is all in on the streetcar.

  14. Frank says:

    I saw John Norquist meeting with Bruce, Pat Curley, Carl Mueller and other streetcar conspirators on the top floor of the Grand Avenue parking ramp at 3 a.m.last Sunday. Norquist had his fedora pulled low, but you could tell it was him by the monotone. These guys are definitely in cahoots.

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