Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

In case you’re missing it, Channel 10 in Milwaukee is having their annual on-air auction to support public television. Since the more you drink, the more you’ll bid, so they can’t complain if we have some drinking fun at their expense. Grab your favorite beer or bottle of wine and settle in for some serious […]

OnMilwaukee’s editor publisher Andy Tarnoff and I had a sharp disagreement over his suggestion that the Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev be repeatedly raped in prison as a punishment. Milwaukee Magazine asked for a quote about the argument for a blog post. “Just as the first amendment allows an entertainment website editor to make a jackass […]

Despite most of the speakers at Thursday night’s meeting speaking in favor of remaining in the city of Waukesha’s water service area and the possibility of mass requests for annexation to the city, the Town of Waukesha’s supervisors punted. From the Waukesha Freeman today: TOWN OF WAUKESHA – During Thursday’s night Town Board meeting, the […]

Miles Turner, the executive director of Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators, wrote an op-ed trying to claim that the new scoring system used for public schools has no public policy value. In the op-ed, which was sent to newspapers across the state, Turner also failed to tell “the rest of the story” about school […]

I’m trying to fathom how anyone could be opposed to the creation of a woodchuck hunting season. But some goofballs are: Democrats on the state Assembly’s natural resources committee are questioning the need for a bill that would create a woodchuck hunting season. Rep. Andre Jacque, a DePere Republican, has introduced a measure that would […]

Pints and politics in Waukesha County is the second Friday next month due to the Republican Party of Wisconsin state convention. Waukesha County Pints and Politics Attention: All Waukesha County Republicans AND other conservatives. Join us for May 2013 Pints and Politics. Enjoy a spring evening among like-minded friends. We ensured the conservative balance in […]

Oh, for the love of jelly. Planning on canning? Williams-Sonoma wants you to do it outside of Massachusetts. Williams-Sonoma, the specialty retailer of home furnishings and gourmet cookware with over 250 stores in the United States, has pulled pressure cookers from their shelves following the Boston Marathon bombing. “It’s a temporary thing out of respect,” […]

The case of the Ricin-laced mail just gets weirder and weirder. The man originally charged with mailing the letters, Paul Kevin Curtis, a Mississippi Elvis impersonator, has been released from jail. The investigation is now turning to J. Everett Dutschke, an alleged child molester and a former Republican candidate for the state legislature. According to […]

Last night Eddie Callaway shot and killed a woman in Waukesha who had a restraining order against him. Here are photos of Callaway (courtesy Waukesha Freeman): Here is the press briefing by Chief Jack of the Waukesha Police Department (also courtesy of the Waukesha Freeman): Print this entry

And the news just keeps getting worse for Milwaukee County Board Chairman Marina Dimitrijevic and most of the Milwaukee County Board. State Senate President Mike Ellis told WISN’s Mark Belling Monday afternoon that the bill to reform Milwaukee County will be taken up by the Senate quickly (audio link) and before the state budget. “…we’re […]