Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

(Note: Headline updated to note State Rep Dave Craig is running to replace Lazich. See below.) One of the most frustrating disappointments in the state senate, Mary Lazich, has decided not to run for re-election: Today I am announcing that I am not seeking re-election. It has been an immense honor and pleasure to serve the […]

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel missed the rally of approximately 300 people at Serb Hall who were demanding reform of Milwaukee County government. However, their Page Six columnist Dan Bice filled the void today with a report of where the guest list came from. Tomorrow, look for an exclusive Dan Bice report on the hors d’oeuvres […]

Democratic State Senator Dave Hansen may also be in recall trouble, as 350 people showed up for tonight’s recall meeting. The meeting was organized by Green Bay resident David VanderLeest, who filed the recall effort against Hansen. CRG Network, a Milwaukee-based organization that advises on about a dozen recall efforts a year around the state, […]

Hey, I’ve seen ugly Ugly is the Detroit Airport. Ugly is the recent behavior by the Left in Pittsburgh. I wouldn’t exactly call what happened on Sunday at Serb Hall “ugly.” How about, not pretty, and really stupid? Citizens for Responsible Government held a public meeting on Sunday at Serb Hall to cheerlead Milwaukee County […]

State Senator Jim Sullivan was the lone State Senate Democrat to vote against the state budget. The budget passed anyway. If there wasn’t already pressure on him because of the recall effort, would he have voted for the budget? And would that have made him easier to defeat next year? We may never know. I […]

I know the frustration out there, and I understand that Governor Doyle has just proposed the most radical state budget in Wisconsin history. But CRG Network’s plan to gather 500,000 signatures in 60 days to recall the governor is a waste of energy and is without sufficient cause. I would far rather see that energy, […]

Just before lunch, Orville Seymer of the CRG Network announced an effort to recall Governor Jim Doyle. At lunch, many of the attendees took a look out the window at the protestors, all 20 of them. Pretty pathetic. They can get 20 protestors to protest a veal sandwich. With this much notice, they should have […]

At least the state DPI race is being fought over the issues, albeit a trifle one-sided. Candidate Rose Fernandez is challenging the educational establishment again, this time over standards: There is no doubt that Wisconsin has some great public schools. But without solid standards and the ability to accurately measure student performance we will never […]

In this week’s column for the Waukesha Freeman, I looked into the fun debate surrounding a new Super Wal-Mart in Muskego. I talked to the players involved and rendered my verdict on whether a recall campaign is warranted. Look, for 50 cents you could have bought the newspaper when you bought your coffee and donut […]

The City of Muskego voted to allow a Super Wal-mart into their community, prompting outrage from the usual suspects. Helping a group known as “Muskego First” is left-wing lawyer and failed political candidate Ed Garvey. As a result of Muskego’s decision, a recall effort is now underway against Alderman Noah Fiedler with help from Citizens […]