Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Since I’m chaining myself to the desk today, I thought I would bring everyone up to speed on the comings and goings and what-not. If you’ve checked out my Facebook page, my writer’s Facebook page, or my Twitter page this morning, you’ll notice I changed the header picture. One, because the Lovely Doreen from Waukesha […]

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 […]

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 […]

Waukesha Freeman Thursday, 09/15/2016 Page A05 Opinion City will save with county dispatch Government control not more important than safety The city of Waukesha is debating again the idea of letting the county handle the dispatch operations for police and firefighters. Once again we have a report, this time from an outside consultant, that recommends […]

Tuesday, Tuesday, be there, be there. Skip out of the office at lunch time on Tuesday to see Scot Ross of One Wisconsin Now and I discuss politics in Wisconsin and the 2016 campaign season. The event is being hosted by the Waukesha County Business Alliance, the Young Professionals Program. You can get all the […]

Waukesha Freeman Thursday, 09/08/2016 Page A06 Opinion Sales tax holiday just a gimmick Repeal the Unfair Sales Act instead Gov. Scott Walker and some Republican legislators are supporting the creation of a sales tax holiday for school supplies. If all goes according to plan, the temporary exemption on sales taxes will be included in the […]

Waukesha Freeman Thursday, 09/01/2016 Page A06 Opinion Saving Johnson Long odds for incumbent in important race In every ranking of U.S. Senate races, Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson is at the top of the vulnerable incumbent list. Larry Sabato of the University of Virginia puts Johnson’s seat as a “leans” Democrat-to-Republican switch, and he’s hardly alone. […]

Waukesha Freeman Thursday, 08/25/2016 Pag.A06 Opinion Great Lakes Cities Initiative all wet Should worry about Chicago instead The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative is all wet. The organization is asking the Great Lakes governors to reconsider their unanimous decision to approve the city of Waukesha’s application for a diversion of Lake Michigan water. […]