Saturday, October 25th, 2014


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]

To give Bucks to the Bucks, they want to tax our beer

The Cultural Needs task force set up by the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (MMAC) to find a way to build a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks and simultaneously bribe the arts community into supporting it issued a report on their wish list. Over at the MacIver Institute, I commented on one proposal to help fund all of this, a new tax on beer, and some of the other bad tax increase ideas.... [Read more]

Gravis redid the poll to echo the Marquette Law School poll

Gravis Marketing decided to redo their poll after seeing the Marquette University Law School poll. (You can see the whole conversation leading up to the decision in the update on this blog post.) The new poll shows Governor Scott Walker beating Mary Burke 49.6% to 45.8%. Second Wisconsin Poll. Will be posted on website shortly. Attached are the results for the governor's race. —... [Read more]

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