Thursday, October 27th, 2016

I understand the Huelsmans’ frustrations regarding the downtown Waukesha site that they want to develop into a convention center, but this time Waukesha Mayor Jeff Scrima is right.  A pay-as-you-go TIF is all the support (more, really) that a convention center in downtown Waukesha can ask for. Better that the Hueslmans’ lot remain vacant rather […]

Professor William Jacobson discovers the meaning of Kloppenburg and adds, In other news, did you hear the one about the wide open ballot bags in the city of Brookfield that are so troubling even though the recount vote matched election night and canvass numbers almost precisely? And in Milwaukee County too. I get it now. […]

By the way, you’ll want to catch the first hour of Charlie Sykes’ podcast from Thursday’s show discussing this issue, including a reading of my column at the 48:20 mark. Publication:Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:May 12, 2011; Section:Opinion; Page Number:8A   Recount not about counting the votes Objections set stage for court fight (James Wigderson is […]

Will the town of Brookfield become a village? Will the villagers carry pitchforks and torches? Will the new shopping mall sell them? Will the new community be named after me? Will I be able to sell t-shorts and coffee mugs? For the MacIver Institute, I looked at why town of Brookfield residents are building a […]

I wish I could say that I was the first to catch this. A statement was issued in the name of Democratic poll observer Ramona Kitzenger supposedly explaining when she was told about the discrepency between the vote numbers originally reported by the city of Brookfield on election night and Waukesha County on election night. […]

Liberals in Wisconsin are such gracious losers on Twitter: From @slouch2geneva I am a horrible person but I wouldn’t be too broken up if a tornado hit Brookfield. From @meimichan @slouch2geneva I damn near spit my wine out upon reading that. =P But umm….probably no luck, they’re going north of us in Madison. From @slouch2geneva […]

Ann Althouse took a photo-walk of the UW-Madison campus and came across the following sign, Althouse, calling the sign, “horrifying,” comments, “Fast Trains Are Cool.” As if the government should provide us with everything, even coolness. Big Brother loves you, and Big Brother will also supply the coolness that’s currently missing in your gray little life. Wow! […]

Just a reminder that the City of Brookfield Common Council is having a public meeting tomorrow (Tuesday) night to discuss the proposed high-speed rail station. Brookfield-Tuesday, August 17, 2010 Common Council Meeting- Meeting starts at 7:45. Public comment is the first item on the agenda at 7:45. 2000 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield, WI If you […]