Posts Tagged ‘muckraking’

Muckraking still exists

August 31, 2009

The investigative spirit of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel will bring a tear to the eye of any first amendment-loving American.

A Jaguar convertible sits in the driveway of Latasha Jackson’s million-dollar mansion in Menomonee Falls. Built on a hill with a sprawling back deck overlooking a pond, the 7,600-square-foot home features an indoor swimming pool and indoor basketball court.

Jackson is not an Olympic swimmer, a professional basketball player or a celebrity of any sort. She is a day care provider in the city of Milwaukee.

She built her fortune with taxpayer funding from the Wisconsin Shares program.

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