Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

I never know which of the things I write will generate the most interesting buzz. So far, this piece I wrote for the MacIver Institute on a proposed constitutional amendment to make it easier for local government units to merge is getting the year off to a good start. One proposal that has been languishing […]

Erik Gunn e-mailed me last night for an on-the record statement regarding my blog post concerning WTAQ radio personality Jerry Bader’s now-retracted statements about Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton.  I responded and offered to answer additional questions by phone if he desired.  Gunn was apparently satisfied and quotes me in his article for Wispolitics.com.  Here is my […]

Different takes on Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana:I’m guessing Dad29 and Kelin Olson will get the biggest kicks out of this. And I thought this film adaptation of In Taberna was interesting. Print this entry

Dad29 reports on the controversial State Senator Luther Olsen and the family business. The ethanol plant and the related Olsen’s Mills are in dire financial shape. With all the government subsidy and support, ethanol is still an economic loser. We might as well just burn money for fuel. Print this entry

Conservative blogger Dad29 is endorsing the upcoming Elmbrook school referendum for $62 million. The referendum has also been endorsed by Brookfield’s mayor and much of the city council. The current question is a much different one. The Administration found a group of “no”-voters, who gave up an enormous amount of their personal and professional time […]

In re: “I have a new rule“ This is hitting me right in the belly. They’ll take away my Double Quarter Pounder with Cheese when they pry it out of my cold, dead fingers. Update! Tom McMahon was the author, perhaps the one time he wasn’t so indispensible. 🙂 Print this entry

In re: “I have a new rule“ This is hitting me right in the belly. They’ll take away my Double Quarter Pounder with Cheese when they pry it out of my cold, dead fingers. Update! Tom McMahon was the author, perhaps the one time he wasn’t so indispensible. 🙂 Print this entry

Fr. Mich of Good Shepherd Parish of Menomonee Falls pens a letter to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel in support of a lawsuit to overturn the ban on gay marriage – never mind that it is contrary to what he is supposed to teach as church doctrine on any given Sunday. Fr. Mich’s objection to the […]

Fr. Mich of Good Shepherd Parish of Menomonee Falls pens a letter to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel in support of a lawsuit to overturn the ban on gay marriage – never mind that it is contrary to what he is supposed to teach as church doctrine on any given Sunday. Fr. Mich’s objection to the […]

Blog Net News came out with the list of the most influential blogs in Wisconsin. We can disagree with a ranking here or there, but it’s nice to be considered near the top. By the way, I agree with their number one. Patrick at Badger Blogger has certainly built the most influential local blog in […]