Friday, October 28th, 2016

If I ever feel depressed about Wisconsin politics, all I need to do is take a trip south of the border. Not to Mexico, but to Illinois. Last weekend I was in Chicago at a conference, Amplify School Choice, sponsored by the Franklin Center*. After a tour of Leo High School, a small Catholic school on […]

#BlogConClt So I’m in Charlotte, North Carolina, this morning and for the next couple of days at “BlogCon,” a conference of conservative bloggers. This morning we’re learning about how companies like Journal Communications are shedding local reporters like water off a duck’s back. Because I’ll actually be paying attention blogging will be light the next […]

Recorded live in front of a Expo center audience in Waukesha, tonight’s Senate debate between Assembly Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald, former Congressman Mark Neumann, Kip Smith, and Eric Hovde. Watching the entire thing, I think all of the candidates did well and nobody made a major gaffe. In that sense, both Fitzgerald and Hovde won because […]

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The organizers of Wednesday night’s US Senate debate want your participation. Citizens can submit their questions in the following ways: -E-mail questions to -Tweet questions on Twitter using the hash tag #WIDebate -Post questions on the Facebook pages of Wisconsin Reporter or Franklin Center -Submit a YouTube video (via e-mail or Facebook) for a […]

Next Wednesday at the Waukesha Expo Center, Eric Hovde, former Congressman* Mark Neumann, Kip Smith and Assembly Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald will participate in a Senate debate hosted by Wisconsin Reporter and the Republican Party of Waukesha County. Former Governor Tommy Thompson has decided to skip the event even though Waukesha County is key to winning […]