Mike Crute
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Crute for Wisconsin Releases Gubernatorial Launch Video – “We’re All Badgers”

Crute has been co-host of The Devil’s Advocates, a Wisconsin-centric, dynamic political talk show known for its humor and bi-partisan guest list.

By - Apr 18th, 2018 02:24 pm

April 18, 2018 – Milwaukee – Dem Gubernatorial candidate Mike Crute, Crute for Wisconsin, has released his campaign launch video today, “We’re All Badgers”. Crute describes his Wisconsin story, and explains why politics has become so personal for him. Crute offers a bold new choice for Wisconsinites – good governance.

Crute is a successful entrepreneur, voted Shepard Express-Milwaukee’s Best Local Entrepreneur 2017 for his launch of Resistance Radio, WRRD 1510 AM Waukesha/Milwaukee.

Crute has also successfully owned/operated CCL Management in Middleton for a decade.

Crute has personally invested and collateralized $1,000,000, inclusive of SBA financing, in providing a platform for independent political talk radio.

Crute also contracts the right to simulcast all programming on WTTN 1580 AM Columbus/Madison, with combined signals covering 2/3 of the Democratic voters in Wisconsin.

Crute is an honorably discharged veteran of the Army National Guard, having joined the military eight days after Iraq invaded Kuwait. Crute served as a Medical Specialist/91 – a “combat medic”, earning his civilian EMT certification. No overseas tours.

Crute has been co-host of The Devil’s Advocates, a Wisconsin-centric, dynamic political talk show known for its humor and bi-partisan guest list. Friends of the show span the political spectrum from Democratic Senator Tammy Baldwin to Republican Senator Ron Johnson.

After observing and objecting to the arrests of Solidarity Sing Along participants, daily Capitol protestors of Scott Walker’s bad governance, Crute joined and sang in an act of conscientious objection triggering his unconstitutional arrest on July 24, 2013.

Crute became the lead defendant among hundreds of arrestees. Circuit Judge John Markson dismissed Crute’s arrest as unconstitutional, citing the First Amendment.

Scott Walker’s DOJ appealed.

State vs. Crute was upheld and set precedent in Wisconsin, allowing for the dismissal of hundred’s of protestor civil forfeiture cases.

Crute is a husband and father of two sons and an adult stepdaughter. Crute is 47, residing in Middleton.

Crute For Wisconsin has retained Attorney Shane Falk as legal counsel.

“As a businessman on Main Street, we don’t ask if our customers and clients are Democratic or Republican, we do business as neighbors. It is time to end the dividing and conquering of Wisconsin.

We’re All Badgers, let’s start acting like it,” Crute says.

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One thought on “Crute for Wisconsin Releases Gubernatorial Launch Video – “We’re All Badgers””

  1. ellen mei says:

    Impressive resume.

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