Monday, October 24th, 2016

At a hearing today, State Sen Van Wanggaard confirmed he has something in his pocket (or on his hip). He was running a public hearing in the state Capitol on Tuesday on a bill he wrote that would let off-duty and retired police officers carry concealed weapons on school property when he announced he had […]

Having met and talked with State Representative Bill Kramer more than a few times, one word springs to mind, unperturbed. The sky is rarely falling, the sun will rise tomorrow, and life at the legislature goes on. He has his issues of special concern, of course, but there is a certain amount of perspective in […]

The city of Waukesha just voted to allow guns to be carried in city buildings by concealed carry permit holders. After a rather calm debate, on both sides, the council voted overwhelmingly in favor of allowing concealed carry in city buildings. Bunch of Commies. Print this entry

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Before we rush to criticize local governments like the cities of Waukesha and Milwaukee for banning guns in city buildings, let’s try to put ourselves in their shoes. I think most of us would cringe at the thought of Miles Kristan, or any of his companions, having a concealed weapons permit. I’m sure if we […]

This has the look of a major controversy but it won’t be one. Alderman Paul Ybarra has asked the city to consider banning concealed weapons from city hall and other city facilities. Mayor Jeff Scrima has already said he agrees with Ybarra, which might be a sign of the Apocalypse. Outside of a few die-hards, […]

Jessica McBride’s column this week in the Waukesha Freeman (still less than a Snickers bar on Saturday, and better for you) did an excellent job of exploring the questions regarding the decision by Waukesha County District Attorney Brad Schimel to not prosecute Krysta Sutterfield. So often, when it comes to gun issues, especially in this […]