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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

Ronald Reagan is seen here on the campaign trail during the 1980s. There is insight found in his commentary about Labor Day, dated Sept. 7, 1987 — and working Americans who "dream of a better life." (Associated Press)

The GOP needs to return to Reaganesque policies

Good must triumph over evil. Forty years ago this week, President Ronald Reagan addressed a convention of the National Association of Evangelicals in Orlando, Florida. Published March 10, 2023

Illustration on the Wisconsin Supreme Court by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

‘No Jail Judy’ up for seat on Wisconsin Supreme Court

A man sexually assaults a 15-year-old girl. He gets arrested and convicted of a felony. Instead of sentencing the child rapist to prison time, the judge stays his sentence if he completes five years of probation. Published February 23, 2023

Pro-life Governors won the Vote Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Pro-life governors won in 2022

Every pro-life governor who ran for reelection in November won by a large margin. Instead of running from the issue, they provided leadership on the issue of life -- and went on to victory. Published January 5, 2023

Socialist Teachers Illustration by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

When teachers turn social activists

Teachers played an important role in my life. So many of them were positive role models for the other students in my school and me. Published December 8, 2022

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