Friday, October 31st, 2014


How Walker should wrap up campaign

Waukesha Freeman October 30, 2014 Page A6 Opinion How Walker should wrap up campaign The other day I raced back from Milwaukee to get to City Hall before 4:30. I wanted to vote early rather than wait until Election Day. While driving, I had two thoughts. The first was don’t get caught speeding. But the second thought I had was how the campaign should end. Nobody in the governor’s campaign has... [Read more]

Burke and the family business

A little more than kin, and less than kind. Hamlet Act I, ii A little more of Mary Burke’s biography was filled in by the Wisconsin Reporter. According to four different sources including Gary Ellerman, a former human resources director for Trek, it turns out Burke’s snow board sabbatical may have been the result of being fired from the family business. The sales team threatened to quit... [Read more]

Democrats have amazing timing

Waukesha Freeman 10/23/14 Page A6 Opinion Democrats have amazing timing Coincidences hard to believe It’s just an amazing coincidence that Milwaukee County decided to release more emails from the first John Doe investigation on Tuesday. It’s just amazing that the timing coincided with new ads launched by Mary Burke’s campaign attacking Gov. Scott Walker over the John Doe probes. It’s an even... [Read more]

Reilly misses opportunity to give Christmas list to Santa

I’m going to tell you a secret. State Sen Paul Farrow has candy in his basement. Lots of candy. In fact, four out of five dentists strongly recommend you do not venture into his basement.  The fifth dentist wants you as a patient. Farrow has more candy in his basement than the Easter Bunny. It’s the tornado shelter for Candy Land. Why does he have so much candy? It’s because Farrow attends lots... [Read more]

James Wigderson and his critics

This came in the afternoon mail today: Mr. Wigderson: You are quick to cricize and slander anyone who you disagree with. But, I’ve not seen you attack Gov. Walker, probably the most crooked governor we’ve ever elected. He lies, takes bribes, plays favorites, and is cheating the citizens of the state. He should not be in office. And, you referred the Freeman as a “family news- paper”.... [Read more]

Happ hiding behind the OLR

Waukesha Freeman 10/16/2014 Page A5 Opinion Happ hiding behind the OLR State office provides cover in land deal So the Office of Lawyer Regulation leapt to Jefferson County District Attorney Susan Happ’s defense. Investigations by the OLR usually progress in geologic time. But they issued a response to the complaint by the alleged victim in the Reynolds case, stating Happ was “timely screened from... [Read more]

November a step to 2016

Waukesha Freeman October 9, 2014 Page A5 Opinion November a step to 2016 Walker campaigns in ‘The City of Presidents’ Gov. Scott Walker was campaigning in Cuba City on Monday. Raising the Republican vote total in western Wisconsin is one of the possible paths to victory this November. For those of you who have never made the drive, Cuba City is in the southwest corner of Wisconsin about 10 miles... [Read more]

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