Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

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. […]

If I ever feel depressed about Wisconsin politics, all I need to do is take a trip south of the border. Not to Mexico, but to Illinois. Last weekend I was in Chicago at a conference, Amplify School Choice, sponsored by the Franklin Center*. After a tour of Leo High School, a small Catholic school on […]

Good lord. Somebody else in Illinois politics thinks former Democratic Party of Wisconsin spokesman Graeme Zielinski is worth putting on the payroll. Collin Roth at RightWisconsin discovered a Chicago Sun-Times report of Zielinski’s new job, the spokesman for United Working Families. Like Crowell, Zielinski previously worked in Wisconsin, as spokesman for the state’s Democratic Party. […]

Even if the two sides come to an agreement, Chicago Public Schools’ financial situation means that the contract negotiated today may only contribute to the disaster tomorrow: Print this entry

Anti-Nato protestors refuse to end their protest when scheduled, and instead decide to pelt the police with sticks and bottles. A few more pick fights with the cops. And, of course, locally the former* chairman of the Waukesha Democratic Party blames the cops. Just in case you want to understand why the Democrats are unpopular […]

Tonight the Lovely Doreen from Waukesha and I went to dinner at Art Smith’s Table 52 in Chicago.  Art was at the Oscars hanging out with Elton John. Dinner was excellent, and so was the service.  Our waiter, Justin, was great at explaining the menu and in making sure our experience was enjoyable.  The atmosphere […]

The nine people and events in 2009 that most shaped Waukesha and Wisconsin. Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle’s announcement that he will not seek re-election. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett getting attacked outside State Fair turns him into a hero. State Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson wins re-election. Passage of a state budget built largely upon […]

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Chicagoans rejoice. Your menu choices have been restored, and foie gras is back on the menu. The City Council on Wednesday repealed its two-year-old ban on the gourmet dish, drawing dissent from animal rights activists who consider foie gras cruel because the birds are force-fed to make their livers bigger. But there were no worries […]

I found this recipe on the web: 2 T salad oil 2 lbs. cubed goat meat 1 tsp. salt 1.2 tap. garlic powder 1/4 tsp. oregano 1/8 tsp. ground cumin 1 large onion, chopped 1 T flour 1 10-oz. can Rotel tomatoes and green chiles 1 10-oz can water Brown meat in hot oil. Add […]