Monday, November 20th, 2017

The Tsarnaev brothers had spent most of their lives in the United States, and lived the diversity dream. They seem to have had a droll wit when it comes to symbolism: Last year, the younger brother took his oath of citizenship and became an American on September 11. And, in their final hours of freedom, […]

Presidential Proclamation — Flags lowered to half-staff honoring the victims of the tragedy in Boston, Massachusetts. Date: April 16, 2013 until sunset, April 20, 2013 HONORING THE VICTIMS OF THE TRAGEDY IN BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION As a mark […]

This is the statement made by President Barack Obama as released by the White House. Oddly, they’re calling it, “President Obama Speaks on the Explosions in Boston,” as if we’re mobilizing Homeland Security to deal with a meteor shower. (Media reports quote White House officials calling the event a terror attack, so somebody there gets […]

From a press release from Governor Scott Walker’s office: Today, Governor Scott Walker released the following statement on the bombing at the Boston Marathon. There is no explanation for the kind of evil that seeks to destroy. Our hearts go out to the victims of the bombing today in Boston. Tonette and I join our […]

Like most of you, we’re following the bombing of the Boston Marathon with intense interest. We know at least two people were killed, including an eight-year-old child. We know over 90 people were injured. We may have been fortunate that the attack occurred where it did. As the news media has been reporting there were […]

Focus on Tiger’s golf swing, not his personal life  (James Wigderson is a blogger publishing at and a Waukesha resident. His column runs Thursdays in The Freeman.)      I don’t think I had an athlete role model when I was growing up. The closest would have been Roger Staubach. Then I learned he didn’t let […]