Saturday, November 18th, 2017

Not that long ago, a local public official complained that I was bringing up something from the past. That prompted a response from me to the effect that the oracular function of the newspaper is usually restricted to the horoscopes, and that most of what appeared in a newspaper occurred in the past. I should […]

Publication: Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date: Feb 25, 2010; Section: Opinion; Page: 8A Newcomer’s flip-flop Rep. co-sponsors but now against bill on electoral votes (James Wigderson is a blogger publishing at and a Waukesha resident. His column runs Thursdays in The Freeman.) If it seems silly to be talking about the 2012 presidential elections now, […]

As we noted previously, State Representative Scott Newcomer reversed himself on supporting AB751, the bill to throw Wisconsin’s electors at the winner of the national popular vote regardless of the voter preference of Wisconsinites. Newcomer claimed he did not understand the bill when he agreed to co-sponsor it. Local blogger Silent E commented on the […]

This will only add to the perception that State Representative Scott Newcomer’s personal life is distracting him from his responsibilities at the legislature. Newcomer actually signed on as a sponsor of the bill to surrender Wisconsin’s electoral college votes to whichever presidential candidate wins the popular vote nationwide regardless of the preference of Wisconsin voters. […]