Friday, December 19th, 2014

Waukesha Freeman March 6, 2014 Page A6 Opinion Kramer’s sudden fall from grace Can he pick up the pieces? When the crash came for state Rep. Bill Kramer, it was sudden, loud and hard. The question is whether he can pick up the pieces of his political career and put it back together. Kramer allegedly […]

Waukesha Freeman 2/27/13 Page A5 Opinion Correcting Scrima’s statement  False claims instead of answered questions There’s not answering a question, and then there’s not even pretending to answer a question. Most politicians will at least pretend to answer a question while they get their message out. Not Waukesha’s mayor. The Waukesha Freeman asked the two […]

Waukesha Freeman Page A5 Opinion 2/20/2014  Game on  Scrima, Congdon behind already Tuesday night’s election results came with an interesting surprise. City of Waukesha Mayor Jeff Scrima actually came in second to local attorney Shawn Reilly. The 84 votes that separate the two candidates would seem like a small margin, but it’s not the real […]

City of Waukesha Mayor Jeff Scrima has a, shall we say interesting, self image. Scrima is still trying to dig himself out of the hole he created by skipping a presidential visit and then comparing Governor Scott Walker to President Barack Obama by calling them both “extremists.” Scrima’s complaint his remarks were taken out of […]

Waukesha Freeman Page A5 Opinion 2/13/14 Scrima skateland Turning valuable property into an ice rink “Skating away. Skating away on the thin ice of a new day. Aaay.” Sorry. I’ve had that song stuck inside my head ever since the mayoral candidate forum on Tuesday. Mayor Jeff Scrima told the audience that he would like […]

“No fist is big enough to hide the sky.”- West African proverb Over at RightWisconsin, I commented on the race for Waukesha City Attorney and urged a vote for Brian Running to kill the possibility of former Judge Rick Congdon facing off against a terribly flawed Chris Wiesmueller in the general election. Here’s an excerpt: […]

Scrima’s really bad week Fallout from Obama no-show continues to spread The first yard signs of spring are out. To heck with what the groundhog says. State Rep. Joel Kleefisch wants to legalize hunting it anyway. Shadow or not, it’s spring election time. Waukesha Mayor Jeff Scrima had a bad week last week. After what […]

It’s nice to see my latest column for RightWisconsin getting some positive attention since it’s so personal to me. In the column I explain a little bit about virtual schools, why it is not homeschooling, and why school choice is so important for parents. It’s school choice week, and every parent’s choice of school for their […]

Waukesha Freeman January 30, 2014  Page 5A Opinion Show respect for the president Scrima wrong to skip visit City of Waukesha Mayor Jeff Scrima made it very clear in an email to the media on Monday that he would like to avoid President Barack Obama like a Christmas Parade. Scrima said that he would not […]

The Milwaukee County Board Finance, Personnel and Audit Committee will be discussing a Living wage proposal today that will affect not only what Milwaukee County pays its employees, it will also affect businesses that do contract work for the county. As I write over at the MacIver Institute, this will have a devastating effect on […]