Monday, October 24th, 2016

Waukesha Freeman 4/21/16 Page A06 Opinion Jesus lunch more than free food Protests cannot silence the message As legend has it, Justin Hayward of the Moody Blues just sat in a field and composed “Tuesday Afternoon,” inspired by the day. “Tuesday, afternoon. I’m just beginning to see, Now I’m on my way … .” On […]

Waukesha Freeman Page A6 Opinion Room in public square for message of love Allen’s Christmas message riles atheists Get the smelling salts and the fainting couch. The atheists in Madison are having a case of the vapors. They don’t know whether to be angry or extremely angry, but they know they do not like state […]

Your tax dollars at work. The UW System reminds us again they have no understanding what a university is for. I’m not the type that worries too much about liberalism on campus. But I do worry when political correctness becomes an authoritarian regime and starts banning discussion or even books on campus. Surely if there […]

Each year I make a list of predictions, and each year we examine where I went wrong. Unfortunately the end of the Mayan calendar did not mean the end of the world, so we have 50 predictions to sort through. It might be easier to don the sackcloth and walk barefoot through Canterbury while being […]

Publication:Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:Sep 13, 2012; Section:Opinion; Page Number:8A Basic freedoms under attack Freedom should be defended in Madison and Cairo We are all understandably upset and angry at the news that Libyan protesters killed Ambassador John Christopher Stevens. An attack on our ambassador is an attack on our nation’s sovereignty, and it is my […]

Time for predictions. Every year I make them and then (unlike  most other pundits) we check them again at the end of the year to see just how good they were. It’s hard to imagine a year more fraught with peril for prognosticators than 2012. The good news is the world is going to end […]

Publication:Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:Dec 22, 2011; Section:Opinion; Page Number:8A     What’s that tree doing there? The holiday display that shocked Madison      What do you want for Christmas? I keep hoping Sally Forth and her family will stop fighting on the comics page. Reading about their ongoing family dysfunction reminds me too much of what […]

With passage by the State Senate of a ban on offensive Native American nicknames for Wisconsin’s Public Schools, the state legislature is a step closer to finally restoring peace between Native Americans and the White Devil.  On to the Assembly to rescue us from naming anything even remotely after Native Americans – except for casinos. […]

A monument to a police officer who was killed in the line of duty is inscribed with his final words.  The Freedom from Religion Foundation is objecting:  Jason Zunker left two letters to be opened in case he died.  After the Chippewa County sheriff’s deputy was killed while directing traffic last year, his family and […]