Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Our friends at RightWisconsin, Charlie Sykes, Brian Fraley and Collin Roth, are calling on State Rep Bill Kramer to resign his seat. And if Kramer doesn’t resign his seat, they want the Republicans to expel him. We are compelled to call for Kramer’s removal because his behavior casts a pall over the Wisconsin legislature. Like Representatives […]

Last week over at, I warned conservatives not to neglect the city attorney race in Waukesha. Local attorney Brian Running is taking on former Jim Doyle judicial appointment Richard Congdon. Current city attorney Curt Meitz is not running for re-election after serving 28 years. He announced his intention not to seek re-election after getting […]

When checking endorsements by organizations, check the fine print. Sometimes groups claiming to speak for the taxpayers may have more narrow interests in mind. As I explain over at, when the “Waukesha County Taxpayers Association” endorsed Waukesha Mayor Jeff Scrima, I dug into the why. Taking the WCTA at their word, if they endorsed […]

So let me get this straight. State Senator Glenn Grothman is thinking about challenging Congressman Tom Petri in the Republican primary even though he doesn’t live in the district. To win, he would need the support of national conservative groups. So conservatives are thinking about running a candidate from outside the district with money from […]

Since tomorrow is Election Day in Waukesha, I thought I would interview someone who really has been keeping a close watch on the mayoral election to share his last minute thoughts. That person is me. Mr. Wigderson Call me James. Okay, James then. Who are you supporting in tomorrow’s mayoral election? My usual response is […]

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I can’t join my kid for lunch. THURSDAY: Gyro with pita and rice pilaf, Buffalo chicken wrap, Buffalo chicken pizza, garden green beans, celery sticks, banana, pineapple tidbits, milk I wonder if he and I can just crash the local high school on Thursday? I don’t remember these kinds of hot lunches when I was […]

On some of these items, the price isn’t right. I imagine that after the election there is going to be a lot of discussion about the expenditures of the Business Improvement District and who authorized them on what authority. Some of my favorites include who authorized the horse drawn carriage service for $5,160, what equipment […]

Waukesha Freeman March 27, 2014 Page A6 Opinion The Scrima record Mayor’s claims don’t add up When looking at the city of Waukesha’s mayoral election, we need to remember elections are largely referendums on the incumbent, in this case Jeff Scrima. In the movie “Excalibur,” Merlin cautions Arthur, “When a man lies, he murders some […]

Marquette University has named a new president, current UW-Milwaukee chancellor Michael Lovell. “As a devout Catholic, my faith has always served as the cornerstone of my life,” said Lovell. “Having the ability to openly share my faith in my professional career is something that I have always wanted to do. I am truly humbled and […]