Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Why isn’t a prevailing wage bill passing? I asked and answered that question at RightWisconsin. To understand the Republicans, we need to understand the French. No, not the Marquis de Lafayette. The French soldiers waving the white flag in 1917. Print this entry

At the RightWisconsin site (subscription required) this week, I explain my opposition to making English Wisconsin’s official language. Here’s an excerpt: What does Jacque hope to accomplish with this bill other than annoying minorities? The bill will not affect the lives of anyone who does speak English. If the bill passes both legislative chambers and […]

Congratulations to WTMJ’s Charlie Sykes on the birth of his grandson. But, Mon Dieu! Ze child is French! Perhaps the child will bring some optimism to that unhappy corner of the world: A Harris poll for the Financial Times asked people in Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the US whether they felt they were […]

France finally figured out a way to win a war. Lions officials are reeling today after a surprise attack by France, in which French forces besieged and captured all Lions property within the city of Detroit. French paratroopers landed at team headquarters at around 2:30 a.m. local time. After initial resistance, French heavy armor was […]

Chicagoans rejoice. Your menu choices have been restored, and foie gras is back on the menu. The City Council on Wednesday repealed its two-year-old ban on the gourmet dish, drawing dissent from animal rights activists who consider foie gras cruel because the birds are force-fed to make their livers bigger. But there were no worries […]

Saturday* was the last day for the regularly printed version of the Capital Times. From here on out Madison’s Progressive newspaper will be pixels and bytes. Ed Garvey will miss it. After all, they gave him a lifetime achievement award. Ann Althouse will not, having been the target of its tolerance of low-minded conspiracy theorists. […]

Inciting unhealthy thinness may become punishable in France. PARIS (AP) — The French parliament’s lower house adopted a groundbreaking bill Tuesday that would make it illegal for anyone – including fashion magazines, advertisers and Web sites – to publicly incite extreme thinness. The National Assembly approved the bill in a series of votes Tuesday, after […]

French protests disrupt the Olympic torch relay through Paris on the way to Beijing. At the start of the relay, on the Eiffel Tower’s first floor, Green Party activist Sylvain Garel lunged for the first torchbearer, former hurdler Stephane Diagana, shouting “Freedom for the Chinese!” Security officials pulled Garel back. “It is inadmissible that the […]

The French today chose to elect a pro-American candidate President. Congratulations to France and we pray for a successful term in office for Nicolas Sarkozy. With his election, France now becomes a more reliable ally in the War on Terror than Congress. The other big news from France, Greenpeace has moved all it’s yachts to […]

The French today chose to elect a pro-American candidate President. Congratulations to France and we pray for a successful term in office for Nicolas Sarkozy. With his election, France now becomes a more reliable ally in the War on Terror than Congress. The other big news from France, Greenpeace has moved all it’s yachts to […]