Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Waukesha County Executive Dan Vrakas announced today that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will soon begin receiving treatment. In the press release just sent out, “Several weeks ago, after my doctor informed me that my PSA (prostate-specific antigen) levels were abnormally high, additional testing and a biopsy concluded that I have prostate […]

Twelve-year-old Andy Niebler has passed away, but the charity basketball tournament will still go on. From Waukesha Patch: Waukesha 12-year-old Andy Niebler passed away this morning, surrounded by his family, after taking a turn for the worse this past weekend. “We were all with him and will continue to love him forever,” Andy’s family wrote in his […]

A Waukesha family is looking for help for their son, Andy Niebler, who has some rather severe medical challenges. A charity “3 on 3” basketball tournament, “Cancer Sucks,” is going to be held on August 7th at Center Court in Waukesha, WI. In addition to the tournament there will be a silent auction. Jon Tiegs, […]

Sad news from the wacky world of Madison politics. Legalized marijuana advocate and general leftwing political gadfly Ben Masel is losing a battle with lung cancer. Masel, 56, was diagnosed with lung cancer in January and learned two weeks ago the cancer was stage IV, meaning it has spread beyond his lungs. Medical scans showed […]

Before we canonize Elizabeth Edwards, let’s take a moment to focus on an all-too-human moment of pride and ambition.  Elizabeth Edwards knew of her husband John’s affair prior to the knowledge public, yet was more than willing to play along with the charade while her husband still had a chance of becoming president.  For all […]

I’m a charitable kind of guy, but I’m not sure about pink hair and nails, even if it is for a good cause. I’ll have to think about it… It wouldn’t be permanent, right? Print this entry

Former television news anchor Melodie Wilson has passed away. She was 59. WISN.com has a full obituary, including her battles with cancer and WTMJ. Print this entry

Coffee may lower risk of uterus cancer: Japan study Heck, I drink four or five cups per day. Print this entry

Time for this week’s Idiot Politician of the Week. Yep, we’re moving it to Friday to give them a chance to repent over the weekend. We have a few nominees this week that could win the prize almost any other week if we’re weren’t talking about politicians. We start this week with international affairs, specifically […]

Texas Governor Rick Perry issued an executive order requiring Merck’s cervical cancer vaccine, Gardasil, be administered to all girls entering the 6th grade beginning in September 2008. Perry’s bypassing of the state legislature has caused some to raise concerns about his ties to Merck Corporation, including campaign donations he received. Merck has a huge financial […]