Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Over at Takin it to the Streets, a Waukesha discussion board, current Waukesha School Board member Steve Edlund is wallowing in sour grapes over Tuesday’s election results. (It also looks like he’s not running for re-election.) Without getting into who should have won and all that, let me make a suggestion. If any of the […]

“Whenever I hear any one arguing for slavery I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.” – Abraham Lincoln Print this entry

Thanksgiving Proclamation Issued by President George Washington, at the request of Congress, on October 3, 1789 By the President of the United States of America, a Proclamation. Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to […]

Address Delivered at the Dedication of the Cemetery at Gettysburg Abraham Lincoln November 19, 1863 Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing […]

A letter writer to the Capital Times, Madison’s favorite conspiracy newsletter online, suggested that Governor Scott Walker should govern more like Abraham Lincoln. I got my hopes up because I thought the letter writer was going to suggest Walker have an army rip through Madison and turn it into the Atlanta scene from Gone with […]