Monday, October 24th, 2016

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 […]

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 […]

Okay, more predictions. House of Representatives Quick! Name Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner’s opponent! That’s what I thought. Sensenbrenner won’t even have to spend the spare change in his pocket to win re-election this year. Congressman Tom Petri will still be able to build more bicycle paths (if congress lets him). Congressman Reid Ribble’s opponent Jamie Wall […]

In what can only be described as a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence, Democratic Party spokesman and straitjacket model Graeme Zielinski was a runaway winner this past holiday weekend. Zielinski was picked in the Wiggy poll as the one you readers most wanted to see speak at this week’s Democratic National Convention. (Or, as Rush Limbaugh has been […]

President Barack Obama is coming back to Wisconsin for Labor Day. I notice that he’s not going to Green Bay, where Congressman Steve Kagen is in trouble. He’s not going up north, where State Sen. Julie Lassa is in real danger of losing Congressman Obey’s seat to Sean Duffy. He’s coming to the Summerfest grounds […]

Publication: Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date: Aug 12, 2010; Section: Opinion; Page: 8A Wisconsin Dems trying to change rules as they’re losing the game (James Wigderson is a blogger publishing at and a Waukesha resident. His column runs Thursdays in The Freeman.) If you’re wondering which party is going to do well in Wisconsin’s elections […]

So let me see if I understand this. Former Congressman Mark Neumann delivered 5000 signatures on a petition opposed to the federal health care bill to the office of current Congressman Gwen Moore*. He also released a new radio ad today highlighting how he fought at the federal level in the 1990s to balance the […]

Publication: Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:2010 Jan 07; Section:Opinion; Page Number: 8A Listecki faces challenges as archbishop The Milwaukee Archdiocese is blessed with another archbishop. As Jerome Listecki was installed as archbishop of Milwaukee at St. John’s Cathedral in Milwaukee on Monday, he must have wondered if some of the challenges facing him were right in […]