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Changing the way we think about school choice

Over at the MacIver Institute, I wrote about the latest Marquette University Law School poll’s results concerning expanding school choice statewide. They weren’t good. It was disappointing to read the results of the latest Marquette University Law School Poll regarding private school choice. The poll results showed 54% of the respondents opposed removing the caps on vouchers statewide while... [Read more]


The Dorow campaign begins ground game by planting the flag

Yep, Brian Dorow’s campaign is already putting out yard signs even though a special election for the 33rd state senate district hasn’t been called yet. It would be funny if Senator Paul Farrow changed his mind and decided to complete his term. It has to be weird for Farrow to see signs going up. “Do you guys mind? I’m still here you know.” Dorow did send me a text this... [Read more]


John Doe probes for political gain

Waukesha Freeman 4/23/15 Page A5 Opinion John Doe probes for political gain Time to end using police power for politics   It’s Kafkaesque. David French, writing in National Review, tells the unfortunate story of those investigated in Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm’s John Doe probes into the activities of conservatives inside Gov. Scott Walker’s inner circle and outside... [Read more]


Ovarian zinger

Okay, I’m not a big fan of politicians using clever nicknames for the opposition, but some people just have to lighten up. Milwaukee County Supervisor Deanna Alexander referred to Hillary Clinton as “Ovary” and liberals are barely making it to their fainting couches. It’s a national crisis! We’re eagerly awaiting Dan Bice’s report on what the National Enquirer thinks... [Read more]


My advice to Brian Dorow is to buy comfortable shoes

On Monday, Brian Dorow announced his candidacy for the 33rd Senate District, making him and State Rep Chris Kapenga the two declared candidates to replace State Sen Paul Farrow. On Tuesday, Farrow was sworn in as the new Waukesha County Executive, replacing Dan Vrakas. Farrow will likely hold onto his senate seat until after the state budget is complete, which means we do not even have an official... [Read more]


The difference between Waukesha and Madison

I doubt there’s a picture of Waukesha Mayor Shawn Reilly getting the key to the city in Havana and posing with Fidel Castro. But in Madison, it’s apparently a requirement of office, and the profile picture on Mayor Paul Soglin’s Facebook page. One comment on the photo, but typical of the other comments: One of my early memories of Paul Soglin was his visit to Sellery Hall where... [Read more]


New Waukesha County Executive on the Half Hour Happy Hour

Wisconsin State Senator and newly-elected Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow is interviewed by Brian Fraley of Edge Messaging. In the interview, Farrow commits to no county sales tax. Farrow discusses the opportunities he wants to pursue as county executive and the challenges the county faces. He also discusses the process to replace him in the state senate. Print this entry Read More →


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