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Scott Walker

Scott Walker is a columnist for the Washington Times. He was the 45th governor of Wisconsin and launched a bid for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. He lives in Milwaukee and is the proud owner of a 2003 Harley Davidson Road King. He can be reached at

Columns by Scott Walker

A member of the military holds an American flag during ceremonies before an NFL football game between the New York Jets and the New England Patriots, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Proud to be an American

Thanksgiving is a great time to think about the things we are thankful for this year. Now, more than ever, I am thankful to live in the United States. I am proud to be an American. Published November 28, 2022

Republicans winning the midterm elections illustration by Greg Groesch / The Washington Times

Democrats’ upcoming shellacking

Democrats are in trouble. Comments made by President Biden while visiting Portland, Oregon, this past week reinforce problems felt by Democratic candidates across the country. Published October 20, 2022

Crime on the midterms election ballot  illustration by The Washington Times

Crime is on the ballot this year

Olivia Grace Schultz, a 12-year-old girl, was shot and killed Monday night while helping her mom unload groceries in Milwaukee. Published October 13, 2022

Illustration on the left's last minute political attacks against Scott Walker by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

The left’s October surprises and lies

"OMFG!! Scott Walker's Got a Love Child?!?!" This was the headline in the Daily Kos on the weekend before my recall election. Published October 6, 2022

Biden and the Truth Illustration by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Biden’s aversion to telling the truth

In a campaign speech last week, the absent-minded president declared, "Gas prices -- I know I got criticized for going into the stockpile. But guess what? Gas prices are down $1.30 a gallon. Published September 29, 2022

Left's anti-gun crusade illustration by Greg Groesch / The Washington Times

The left’s anti-gun crusade

The people in woke corporate America are so stupid. What criminal is going to purchase a firearm with a credit card (at least, with one of their own)? Published September 15, 2022

September 11 (9/11) Attacks Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Never forgetting 9/11

Andrea Haberman was just 25 years old when she was killed by a bunch of radical Islamic terrorists. Published September 8, 2022

Taliban fighters celebrate one year since they seized the Afghan capital, Kabul, in front of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

Biden’s disgraceful withdrawal from Afghanistan

My brother and I put a yellow ribbon around the tree in front of our house during the late 1970s. We were children, but we knew about the 52 Americans who were held hostage in Iran. Published August 19, 2022

An aerial view of President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate is seen Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022, in Palm Beach, Fla. The FBI searched Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate as part of an investigation into whether he took classified records from the White House to his Florida residence, people familiar with the matter said Monday. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Federal agencies have been weaponized against the GOP

What took place at the Mar-a-Lago home of former President Donald Trump this week is outrageous. Oddly enough, it feels like -- as Yogi Berra would say -- deja vu all over again. Published August 12, 2022

Conservative Leadership Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

What conservatism is and why we remain united

Despite the narrative being spread by the corporate media, conservatives are united. We are united against the threat to our liberty presented by the radical agenda of President Biden and his allies. Published August 4, 2022