Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Waukesha Freeman 10/23/14 Page A6 Opinion Democrats have amazing timing Coincidences hard to believe It’s just an amazing coincidence that Milwaukee County decided to release more emails from the first John Doe investigation on Tuesday. It’s just amazing that the timing coincided with new ads launched by Mary Burke’s campaign attacking Gov. Scott Walker over […]

Waukesha Freeman 10/16/2014 Page A5 Opinion Happ hiding behind the OLR State office provides cover in land deal So the Office of Lawyer Regulation leapt to Jefferson County District Attorney Susan Happ’s defense. Investigations by the OLR usually progress in geologic time. But they issued a response to the complaint by the alleged victim in […]

Waukesha Freeman October 9, 2014 Page A5 Opinion November a step to 2016 Walker campaigns in ‘The City of Presidents’ Gov. Scott Walker was campaigning in Cuba City on Monday. Raising the Republican vote total in western Wisconsin is one of the possible paths to victory this November. For those of you who have never […]

Waukesha Freeman October 2, 2014 Page A5 Opinion   Does it matter that Mary Burke’s campaign committed plagiarism? Does it say anything about the candidate or what kind of governor she would be? It was interesting to watch the partisan defenders of Burke at each step of the plagiarism scandal. Even though Burke fired the […]

Waukesha Freeman September 26, 2014 Page A5 Opinion Looking for outrage in a costume Bigger worries in world than store selling Slender Man costume I could have been famous. A friend of mine emailed me early last week that a Brookfield store selling Halloween costumes, Party City, was selling Slender Man costumes. He was surprised […]

Waukesha Freeman September 19, 2014 Page A5 Opinion Happ and the ‘war on women’ When Jefferson County District Attorney Susan Happ was added to the state Democratic ticket as the party’s nominee for state attorney general, the combination of Happ and gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke promised to embody the “war on women” theme. However, Happ’s […]

Over at the MacIver Institute, I reviewed Congressman Paul Ryan’s book, “The Way Forward.” The book is part memoir, part political program. As we follow Ryan’s career he tells a number of cautionary tales where conservative missteps actually made things worse. Not because conservatives were wrong on the policy goals, but because the tactics were […]

Waukesha Freeman September 4, 2014 Page a5 Opinion   Happ’s disturbing conflict of interest Sex assault suspect had land contract with DA Happ It’s hard to remember that Susan Happ got the Democratic nomination for state attorney general because she was the most electable candidate. The Jefferson County district attorney was able to boast prosecutorial […]

Waukesha Freeman August 28, 2014 Page A5 Opinion Back to school We interrupt this summer for school. For so many parents and children, the return to the school routine has begun already. George Orwell wrote of his years in school, “So far as Crossgate goes, it also seems, when I look back, that all of […]

Waukesha Freeman August 21, 2014 Page A6 Opinion Liberal tantrums have no end  Ryan’s book targeted for vandalism I have yet to meet the proverbial white angry male at Republican gatherings or at tea party events. Not even the proverbial white angry female. Or, at least if I have, they seem to have left their […]