Friday, October 28th, 2016

Since the Republican candidate for President Donald Trump is obsessed with a non-existent sex tape of Alicia Machado, the former Miss Universe from Venezuela, we thought we would share his obsession by celebrating with the favorite alcoholic beverage of her native land, the Cuba Libre. For the ill-informed, it’s a rum and Coca-Cola. Esquire informs […]

Over at RightWisconsin, the contributors (including moi) were asked to give our preview of tonight’s Republican debate. Of course, we all said that this debate will rank up there with the Lincoln-Douglas debates and the Buckley-Reagan debate on the Panama Canal. Well, actually, we said quite the opposite, as you can imagine. It has the […]

One of the most annoying complaints about “Never Trump” position is that somehow those who said they would never support Donald Trump are somehow responsible if he loses. If we say we’re never voting for Trump, and the Republicans nominate Trump, then surely the Republican voters took into account that we would never, ever vote […]

Waukesha Freeman 9/22/2016 Page A6 Opinion Reince, Never means Never Trump Conservatives will be in opposition if Trump wins One of the advantages of living in Wisconsin is that the outcome of the presidential campaign is relatively predetermined. A Republican has not won our state’s electoral votes since 1984. Unless Hillary Clinton’s prevarications begin to […]

So much for voting your conscience, or not letting an insult of your wife and father slide. This is Texas Senator Ted Cruz’s endorsement of Donald Trump: Update🚨Here is Ted Cruz's official endorsement of Donald Trump. — Tennessee GOP (@TEN_GOP) September 23, 2016 This is me heading to the bar. Look, I get it. […]

Remind me again why some Republicans were not enthusiastic about Mitt Romney? The health care issue? Just prior to the Wisconsin primary, I wrote for MacIver: The most interesting aspect of the Trump plan is call to make Medicaid a block grant program. What the Trump campaign means by block grant is not really a […]

Waukesha Freeman Thursday, 09/01/2016 Page A06 Opinion Saving Johnson Long odds for incumbent in important race In every ranking of U.S. Senate races, Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson is at the top of the vulnerable incumbent list. Larry Sabato of the University of Virginia puts Johnson’s seat as a “leans” Democrat-to-Republican switch, and he’s hardly alone. […]

Well, sometimes even Ann Coulter gets something right, albeit unintentionally. “Trump wasn’t hatched in an incubator of great ideas.” “In Trump We Trust” pg 20.   Print this entry

Waukesha Freeman Thursday, 08/18/2016 Pag.A06 Opinion Trump will be Trump West Bend speech end of rational campaign As if southeastern Wisconsin hasn’t suffered enough in recent days, Sean Hannity of Fox News held a “town hall” event in Milwaukee Tuesday night with presidential candidate Donald Trump. It was probably modeled after the presenting of a […]

Waukesha Freeman Thursday, 08/11/2016 Page A06 Opinion Wisconsin GOP is the Ryan Party Bad night for Chris Larson Any discussion of Tuesday night’s election results has to begin with House Speaker Paul Ryan’s victory over recent transplant and alt-Right favorite Paul Nehlen. In the closing days of Nehlen’s campaign he even said there should be […]