Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

But it gives me a good excuse to show Kate Upton. By the way, if Mercedes uses a tall blonde to sell their cars, is that too Aryan? Are they racists? Or is that only if she uses a German accent? Volkswagen’s ad features a preppy white man, who has adopted a Jamaican accent after […]

Opponents of school choice in Milwaukee complain the program is taking money away from public schools to educate ex-public school students. In an interesting op-ed for, George Mitchell points to the real funding gap. When Governor Doyle was elected in 2002, taxpayer support for schools in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP) was $5,783 […]

The alternative to flying is cowardice, And what is said against it excuses, excuses – William Meredith, “Notes for an Elegy” It was a horrible shock to learn today our friend Steven Hering has passed away. He was 61. Steve blogged on the right side as The Asian Badger, and then carried over into Twitter. […]

We hear Anthony Weiner is testing the waters for another political run. Our headline writers couldn’t be happier — New York Post (@nypost) January 29, 2013 Print this entry

Andrew Campanella, President of National School Choice Week, and the Whistle Stop tour for school choice are coming tomorrow for a breakfast event at the Grain Exchange. I interviewed Campanella on Saturday for the MacIver Institute, and the article appears on their website today. An excerpt: I spoke with National School Choice Week President Andrew […]

The 98th Assembly special election is without a Democratic candidate, and local Democratic Party cheerleader* Lisa Mux is trying to find out why. Up until December 30, 2012, Eric was actively campaigning; the last post on his Eric Prudent for District 98 Facebook page still reads: “As we bring in 2013, the Vote Prudent campaign […]

By now you probably have heard Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke’s “public service announcement” advising the public to take up arms against an army of home intruders. Clarke says this is necessary because of officers going through layoffs and furloughs. “…simply calling 911 and waiting is no longer your best option.” “Consider taking a certified […]

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel political gossip columnist Dan Bice, taking a break from applying for jobs with supermarket tabloids, decided to indulge his prurient interest and report on comments made by Jeanne Tarantino, a candidate for state assembly in the 98th district, during her divorce. Really. They’ve sunk to divorce court reporting now. Next thing you […]

Congressman Paul Ryan spoke at the National Review Institute meeting in Washington D.C. These is the speech he gave. The Principle of Prudence and the Conservative Renewal By Paul Ryan National Review Institute (Remarks as Prepared for Delivery) Thanks, Rich. I’m happy to see so many friends in the audience. And I’m honored to speak […]

National School Choice Week started last night with events in Los Angeles and Phoenix. Phoenix drew over 7200 people, including the Jonas Brothers. Here is a report from the Los Angeles kick-off event: I spoke with Andrew Campanella, President of National School Choice Week, this morning as his train headed to Albuquerque, New Mexico for […]