Saturday, November 1st, 2014

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 […]

Your tax dollars at work. The UW System reminds us again they have no understanding what a university is for. I’m not the type that worries too much about liberalism on campus. But I do worry when political correctness becomes an authoritarian regime and starts banning discussion or even books on campus. Surely if there […]

Waukesha Freeman 01/09/2014, Page A05 Choices, choices for city attorney Two candidates carry baggage with them The race for city attorney in Waukesha presents city residents an interesting choice. For the first time in many years, local voters will have a choice in choosing the right person in what many consider a largely administrative position. […]

Waukesha Freeman 1/16/2014 Page A5 Opinion Democrats have bad history on drunk driving Dems need to get serious before attacking Schimel It was hard to come back from vacation in Hawaii. I missed the coldest weather of the year to enjoy free mai tais and other funny tropical drinks. Why not? I wasn’t driving. While […]

Waukesha Freeman Page A6 Opinion 1/2/14 It’s been a busy holiday season in local politics Another New Year’s Eve and this one was spent in front of the television waiting for the ball to drop in New York City. A log slowly burned in the fireplace while the temperature dropped outside. Unfortunately the business of […]

Waukesha Freeman Page A6 Opinion, 12/26/2013   Being good at doing Christmas Through the miracle of newspaper publishing I am writing this the day before Christmas and you are reading this the day after. It’s time travel. By now you know if you were on Santa’s naughty or nice list. I’m always on the nice […]

As I wrote over at RightWisconsin, nothing says Peace on Earth and Goodwill towards Men like a clenched fist. The Wisconsin AFL-CIO has an ornament you can download and make for your non-exclusionary diversity evergreen. It’s the Wisconsin public employee unions Blue Fist. Just print out the pdf file, fold, tape, and be angry. What […]

Scrima handed out so many keys to the city in the last three years it was as if he was trying out to be the Key Master in a “Ghostbusters” reunion. By the mayor’s own count, he has handed out 36 keys in his time in office. He must have been inspired by Lloyd Dobler in “Say Anything,” not wanting to leave any keys in the bag.