Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Waukesha Freeman 7/31/14 Page A5 Opinion End in sight for treasurer office Adamczyk will continue push to end vestigial position   I had to laugh when I saw the announcement by Matt Adamczyk, a Republican candidate for state treasurer, that he received the top grade from the National Rifle Association. Does this mean Adamczyk buys […]

Waukesha Freeman July 24, 2014 Page A5 Opinion Support your local sheriff Severson more likely to continue successes at Sheriff’s Department One of the late James Garner’s funniest roles as an actor was in the movie “Support Your Local Sheriff.” When the Danbys get frustrated trying to break Joe Danby out of a jail with […]

Waukesha Freeman 7/17/14 Page A5 Opinion Around the horn in the 97th NRA grades Assembly candidates It’s the All-Star break in Major League Baseball but not in politics. The primary election is Aug. 12. The campaigns are heating up while most of us are just beginning to enjoy a cool summer. Let’s quickly go around […]

Waukesha Freeman 7/10/14 Page A6 Opinion Unwanted guest at the parade Bankse’s parade stunt petty and small It was a beautiful, sunny afternoon for an Independence Day parade last Friday. The crowd lining the streets certainly was enjoying themselves as the city’s well-run parade went by. That many residents of Waukesha in one spot is […]

Waukesha Freeman July 3, 2014 Page A5 Opinion Fallen trees make big mess City needs to be creative for cleanup On Monday night, there was a temporary break in the storm and the puppy needed to go outside. Looking out my back door I noticed something was missing: my elderly neighbor’s tree. My neighbor noticed […]

Waukesha Freeman June 26, 2014 Page A5 Opinion The real scandal last week State DPI abuses funds for disabled children With the end of school you might have missed the biggest political scandal so far this summer. It’s a blockbuster. No, not the document dump of the John Doe sequel investigation into Gov. Scott Walker’s […]

Waukesha Freeman June 19, 2014 Page A6 Opinion New Republic misses story of Walker success Article wallows in gossip rather than examining record Should I take the cheap shot right away? It’d be hard to believe the magazine famous for publishing Stephen Glass could be so bad at factchecking. The New Republic’s hit piece, “The […]

Novack fails the test Clerks responsible to uphold law We can forgive Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen for sounding like Chip Diller in “Animal House,” saying “Remain calm, all is well!” right before getting trampled by county clerks all over the state rushing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. After all, federal Judge Barbara […]

Waukesha Freeman June 5, 2014 Page A5 Opinion Stabbing answer not on website Macabre tale with no easy answer It’s a macabre tale. One little girl has a party for her 12th birthday. It’s followed by a sleepover with a couple of friends. The next morning the three friends go play in the park. One […]

Waukesha Freeman May 29, 2014 Page A5 Opinion Cummings considering run for 97th Candidates already pushing for position And then there were six. Well, maybe 5 1/2. Six Republicans have filed paperwork to run for state Assembly in the 97th District to succeed Bill Kramer. Given the Republican nature of the district, it’s likely that […]