More compassionate conservatism:
Prolific Wisconsin lobbyist, hunting enthusiast and former Red Granite (WI) GOP State Sen. Bob Welch is still taking heat for his advice to the recent state NRA Convention that pro-gun forces under political pressure should wait out "the Connecticut effect."
Posted by James Rowen at 6:10 PM
The court has ruled that DNR staff, when they review projects that could impact Wisconsin lakes and rivers, must consider the cumulative impacts of individual projects in their decisions. "A little fill here and there may seem to be nothing to become excited about. But one fill, though comparatively inconsequential, may lead to another, and another, and before long a great body may be eaten away until it may no longer exist. Our navigable waters are a precious natural heritage, once gone, they disappear forever," wrote the Wisconsin State Supreme Court justices in their opinion resolving Hixon v. PSC.