Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

Actual headline:   I hope the delegates attending the convention in Oconomowoc don’t have plans. A speech by Castro could take a whole day. At least Castro will feel at home among all of the Che Guevara t-shirts. Print this entry

Speaking to a capacity crowd in Waukesha Thursday night, Dr. Ben Carson brought a message of free market reforms for health care, support for a flat tax, and a belief that America will always rise to meet its challenges. Carson gained fame as a neurosurgeon and was the subject of a Hollywood movie starring Cuba […]

War, extraordinary rendition, indefinite detention and extrajudicial assassination are just so much better when the president is conflicted about it all! – Matt Welch, Reason Print this entry

Carson brings message to Waukesha  Prominent doctor praises Walker’s reforms Waukesha Freeman, May 30, 2013, Page A6 Opinion Gov. Scott Walker caused a bit of a stir with a trip to Iowa for a fundraiser last week. The Hill reports Walker’s speech was well received by Iowa Republicans. Iowa will again be the first presidential […]

Over at (yes, subscription required), I put the decision by the Joint Finance Committee to free UW System students from the burden of funding United Council with a mandatory fee in perspective. Here is an excerpt: State Representative John Nygren told Wisconsin Public Radio that the request to end the mandatory fee for United […]

@woodhouseb Your literacy incredible. Your lack of verbs wonderful. Your position untenable. Your self-awareness negligible. — John Podhoretz (@jpodhoretz) May 29, 2013 And no, it wasn’t directed at me. Print this entry

Congressman Michele Bachmann (R-Minnesota), a popular figure in the Tea Party movement and a one-time candidate for president, announced today she will not seek re-election. This comes at a time when I have finally remembered how to spell her first name correctly (which is incorrectly). I’m reluctant to write her political obituary as she is […]

Dr. Ben Carson is coming Thursday to the Waukesha Expo Center to speak to a capacity crowd. My interview with Carson is now online at the MacIver Institute. Here’s part of it: In his speech at the national prayer breakfast, Carson joked about how he must have behaved himself when he previously attended because they […]

Town gets water decision right But will city get it right? Waukesha Freeman May 23, 2013 Page A 6 Opinion My son fell behind in reading class and found himself stuck reading a book he didn’t like for a report he didn’t want to write. When he complained again about the book, I reminded him […]

Former Democratic Party of Wisconsin spokesman Graeme Zielinski has guest-posted a blog post at Blogging Blue attacking Ed Garvey of Fighting Bob. Several times over the course of my job Garvey behaved with total dishonesty, both to me and with the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, with whom he seems to be nursing some kind of […]