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Scott Walker

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

Illustration on President Biden's America by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Biden’s America: We deserve better leadership

President Biden's America is filled with chaos. Despite what the media may be telling us, people see the daily disarray caused by the president's policies -- and it's time we call them out. Published May 25, 2023

FILE - U.S. Marines direct a Chinook helicopter arriving to pick up a container with supplies at Forward Operating Base Edi in the Helmand Province of southern Afghanistan on June 9, 2011. The Biden administration on Thursday, May 11, 2023, approved an $8.5 billion sale of Chinook helicopters to NATO ally Germany. The approval comes as the war in Ukraine continues to tax the military stocks of Western countries but is not directly related to the conflict. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

May God bless our military

My head felt like it weighed a thousand pounds as we took off in the F-16 fighter aircraft. Easing into the turns, I could feel my compression suit thrusting the blood from my legs all the way to my head. What a rush. Published May 19, 2023

Trump must win Wisconsin Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Trump must win Wisconsin to win presidency

Winning Wisconsin is the key to the 2024 presidential election. Former President Donald Trump should come to the first debate in Milwaukee. Voters in Wisconsin do not take being ignored lightly. Published May 4, 2023

Left's assault on freedom Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

The left’s assault on freedom

The debate in America is no longer about left or right. It is fundamentally about right or wrong. Freedom of speech. Love of country. Belief in God. Published April 27, 2023

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