Friday, October 21st, 2016

Quite often when planning a party, alcohol tends to be a last-minute decision. Halloween party tonight? Better Homes and Gardens offers this helpful suggestion: For easier bar prep, create a signature cocktail—and a non-alcoholic version—for your Halloween party. Make batches in advance, and you can even have poured glasses ready for the witching hour. If […]

In this week’s column for the Waukesha Freeman (just $.50 at your favorite gas station), I took a look at the Sheldon Wasserman campaign and the Ruth Page Jones campaign. Wasserman is pretending to be a conservative while running against a liberal Republican while Jones is just a liberal running against the conservative Bill Kramer. […]

If you’re planning on being anywhere near a computer on election night, I’ll be participating in an election night blog panel hosted by State Representative Leah Vukmir. Join Rep. Leah Vukmir, Todd Lohenry, Owen Robinson, and me as we watch the results unfold. Others to-be-named-later are expected to chime in. Beats watching Tom Brokaw, Chris […]

Mary Kilzer passed away this week. The mom of our neighborhood friends who was more than generous with her time. Her house was often the gathering place for the neighborhood children, even well into our teenage years. To Kurt, Joel, and Steve, my deepest sympathy. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Dave Doege passed away last Saturday. […]

The Club for Growth says go ahead and push the button. If you dare. Print this entry

More frightening than any Halloween costume. Print this entry

Jay Bullock reports on the extraordinary number of mailings he’s received from the Republican Party of Wisconsin. In the past two days, I have received four mailers from the Republican Party of Wisconsin. Mailers are not cheap, which means the WISGOP is investing a pretty significant amount of money to get me and my generally […]

Because four-to-eight years among the Palin Philistines is more of a prison sentence than a day at the country club, The National Topsider endorses the Harvard tie of Barack Obama. (Ht: Sean Hackbarth) Print this entry

Beth Fouhy of the Associated press lets us know exactly where she is coming from: Pell Blakeman, a Palin supporter who now calls himself “Pell the Electrician” in honor of the infamous Joe the Plumber, captured her appeal this way: “She just connects with the people. She’s doing a fine job and she’ll make a […]

What next? Giant bear pits with spikes? We’re already using surveillance cameras and electric shock to defend the damn things. THEY’RE JUST STUPID YARD SIGNS. Shawn Turschak of Chapel Hill was tired of someone stealing McCain-Palin campaign signs from his yard. Turschak, with a degree in electrical engineering, hooked up a third sign to a […]