Friday, October 21st, 2016

Jay Bullock from the center square at folkbum confirmed Wednesday that the rumors are true: Jay and I are splitting up. I’ll admit I’m not completely blameless in the collapse of our relationship. This was probably the final straw: Strangely enough, Jay kinda liked it that I roamed the house in a toga and a […]

Why not start the soul-numbing, self-esteem crushing experience start early? You say your little tyke wants to grow up to be a fireman or an astronaut? Diminish his expectations now with your child’s very first office cubicle.(Thks: Gizmodo) Might as well get them to work early on paying the national debt and paying into Social […]

John Pitney of National Review Online reminds us today of an anniversary: Thirty-five years ago today, during the fall of Saigon, I interviewed author Frances FitzGerald for the Union College student newspaper. FitzGerald, who had won the Pulitzer Prize for her paean to the Viet Cong, Fire in the Lake, predicted that the new regime […]

(Note: if you are looking for why the flags are lowered July 1st in Wisconsin, click here.) The post below is from 4/29/2010. If you’re wondering why the flags were ordered to half-staff today, it’s in honor of civil rights leader Dr. Dorothy Height. Eugene Kane wrote about her on April 20th for the Milwaukee […]

Publication: Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:2010 Apr 29; Section:Opinion; Page Number: 10A   Cooperation is up a creek Milwaukee County’s stance on water return not good for region    (James Wigderson is a blogger publishing at and a Waukesha resident. His column runs Thursdays in The Freeman.)    Listening to the Milwaukee County Board, you would think that […]

Candidate for governor Mark Neumann will answer whether he would ever consider running as an independent on Charlie Sykes’ program on WTMJ-AM Thursday morning. On Wednesday morning WISN-AM’s Jay Weber discussed the controversy regarding some phone calls made by Mark Neumann’s campaign for governor to delegates to the upcoming Republican state convention. The calls were […]

The always classy State Representative Jeff Wood on his way to jail paused to call a television reporter “a vulture” and “a moron.” (video) Wood should stick to identifying Thunderbird. Print this entry

Erik Gunn in Milwaukee Magazine defends the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Pulitzer Prize from the attack of the Crazy Shepherd. I only have one question. Home day-care providers have a union? Really? Print this entry

Does Dick Leinenkugel’s run for Senate make him a Seasonal Republican Brew? Maybe his campaign should be called Novemberfest. – Nick Schweitzer on Twitter Print this entry

Kanavas press release announcing he is not running for senator: (Brookfield, WI) – State Senator Ted Kanavas (R-Brookfield) today issued the following statement regarding his decision not to run for the United States Senate: “Since I announced my retirement from the Wisconsin State Senate in January, my family and I have been humbled by the […]