Monday, October 24th, 2016

Marijuana advocate Ben Masel passed away. He was 56. I commented on Masel and his battle with lung cancer at the end of March. I am not going to get into the whole legalization debate as I have mixed feelings on the subject. I also don’t have much interest in the subject since I am […]

From today’s police blotter in the Waukesha Freeman: THURSDAY 6:53 a.m. – A caller in the 2000 block of Chatsworth Circle had his house egged for the third time since December. He reported that the eggs were Nature Touch brand. Let me help the police. Nature Touch eggs are available at the Kwik Trip, another […]

Well, it’s a step in the right direction. Mayor Jeff Scrima decided yesterday to reimburse the city for the cost of the book to rid the issue of the conflict of interest. Since the book is no longer required reading, and since city funds are no longer being used to promote a book published by […]

From the Sound-off section in today’s Waukesha Freeman: Wigderson column Unfortunately, Wigderson, at 50 cents a copy, your column is overpriced by 49 cents. Keep on trying, though. Print this entry

City of Waukesha Administrator Lori Luther released a memo today that was sent to city of Waukesha Mayor Jeff Scrima regarding his purchase of books from a publisher, Gary Lato, who was a Scrima mayoral campaign contributor and is a contributor to Scrima’s “New Day in Waukesha” fund. I have uploaded the memo to my […]

I’m hearing that election attorney Mike Maistelman was spotted at the Waukesha County recount representing JoAnne Kloppenburg. Print this entry

While I think President Barack Obama releasing the birth certificate will dry up some of the fevered-swamp thinking on his citizenship, there are some that will just never be satisfied. “I just don’t accept handouts from government officials and assume they are what they say they are, given that he’s withheld this stuff for two […]

Publication:Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:Apr 28, 2011; Section:Opinion; Page Number:8A     Mayor’s book deal raises ethics issues Council, city attorney need to investigate (James Wigderson is a blogger publishing at and a Waukesha resident. His column runs Thursdays in The Freeman.)       I don’t think I’ll be asking Waukesha Mayor Jeff Scrima for advice […]

I’m trying to understand this. According to the Wauwatosa police report: A female neighbor was paying bills about 3 p.m. April 19 when she looked out her window and noticed her neighbor in the 2600 block of North 66th Street standing in front of his window naked. She thought it was a fluke and that […]

We have too much radium in our drinking water, but many of us don’t want to drink anything else. We have a mayor who thinks everybody in city government hates him – and he’s not wrong. Our last mayor thought Crocs were a fashion statement. If the leaves aren’t picked up by the city on […]