Monday, August 26th, 2019

Our Watchdog.org Madison bureau chief MD Kittle filled in for Jay Weber today on WISN-AM. Besides doing a hilarious impression of The Count from Sesame Street helping Jill Stein count ballots, Kittle interviewed Mark Mix, president of the National Right to Work Committee, about an article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel lamenting the loss of […]

My wife and I had a reminder today that, now that my Waukesha Freeman column is gone, some of you don’t get to read as much Wiggy wisdom as you’d like. I’m going to try to keep this page updated more with my latest work. In the meantime, you can always find me at Watchdog.org […]

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I thought I would take a moment to wish my readers a very Happy Thanksgiving, even those of you who are (foolishly) feeling less thankful to God because of the election results. Here are some favorite columns from past Thanksgiving celebrations, and today.   My latest for the MacIver Institute: How Minimum Markup […]

Nygren: Shiocton school funding story misleading By James Wigderson  /  November 4, 2016  /  Education, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments “Voucher funding is comprised entirely from state revenue, meaning no property tax dollars are used to fund the voucher,” the lawmaker said. Read More → ‘Just a guy’ attempts to stop Oconomowoc referendum By James […]

Next time we'll try the tried-and-true method of making shit up as we go along. https://t.co/FyaiksS8qb — Nate Silver (@NateSilver538) November 4, 2016 By the way, The Onion reports Nate Silver met a tragic end: Saying they were forced to use lethal force after the statistician and FiveThirtyEight founder attempted to breach a secure checkpoint, […]

One day you’ll look to see I’ve gone For tomorrow may rain, so I’ll follow the sun Well, it was something my wife and I speculated about when we heard about the latest layoffs at the Waukesha Freeman. My freelance newspaper column is coming to an end with the Freeman. I was informed this morning […]

Waukesha Freeman 10/6/16 Page A5 Opinion Still waiting for John Doe justice Illegal leaks must be prosecuted The U.S. Supreme Court struck a blow for free speech Monday when it announced it would not take up the John Doe investigation case, ending a partisan witch hunt into conservative organizations in Wisconsin. Both state and federal […]

Waukesha Freeman September 29, 2016 Page A6 Opinion McAdams punished by the PC Inquisition Academic freedom has no place at Marquette We’re at that time of year when many high school seniors are sifting through their college choices. What schools will provide the best education? What university will prepare young Johnny and Mary for a […]

Over at RightWisconsin, the contributors (including moi) were asked to give our preview of tonight’s Republican debate. Of course, we all said that this debate will rank up there with the Lincoln-Douglas debates and the Buckley-Reagan debate on the Panama Canal. Well, actually, we said quite the opposite, as you can imagine. It has the […]

Waukesha Freeman 9/22/2016 Page A6 Opinion Reince, Never means Never Trump Conservatives will be in opposition if Trump wins One of the advantages of living in Wisconsin is that the outcome of the presidential campaign is relatively predetermined. A Republican has not won our state’s electoral votes since 1984. Unless Hillary Clinton’s prevarications begin to […]