Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

Waukesha Freeman 4/24/14 Page A5 Opinion New Bucks owners don’t change debate Suburbs still won’t pay for arena “Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth,” we’re told. Why shouldn’t we look a gift horse in the mouth? If the Trojans had checked the gift horse they received, the Greeks would not have sacked their […]

Each year I consult the magic martini shaker to make a list of predictions and then, because I’m a masochist, I revisit them at the end of the year to see how well I did. This year I did better than most. Any better, and TLC channel will offer me a reality television show as […]

From the Waukesha Freeman police report for October 10th: 11:40 a.m. – A caller in the 1900 block of Kensington Drive reported that someone stole some blueprints and architecture paperwork from his residence. He said he has no suspects other than former Sen. Herb Kohl. Police found no signs of forced entry and no report […]

Trying to remember Kohl List of Senate achievements not exactly long Waukesha Freeman, Page A6 Opinion, 12/27/12 Is there an award for the least interesting development of 2012? The retirement of Herb Kohl from the Senate prompts the question, who will notice? Kohl was elected in 1988 largely on the strength of his personal wealth […]

The state of Wisconsin gave the Bradley Center $5 million for renovations in the last budget. From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: The suites have been completely redone for the first time in the arena’s history. The glass doors that used to separate the suite from the viewing area are gone, giving fans the sense of […]

Every year I make a list of predictions, and every year we check last year’s predictions. This year I consulted my spirit guide Joan, a bartender I knew in a previous life, to help me see deep into the future (or at least the next few months). After rubbing the magic martini shaker, I began […]

Publication:Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:Jul 5, 2012; Section:Opinion; Page Number:8A Right message, right opportunity for Hovde A businessman alternative to Tommy Thompson JAMES WIGDERSON For those of you looking for a secret to Eric Hovde’s high energy, I have bad news for you. He says it’s genetic. “My mom would take two to three walks when […]

Democratic Senator Herb Kohl is crossing party lines today to endorse Republican candidate Eric Hovde for Senate. Kohl admitted that the endorsement of a possible successor from another party was highly unusual. “The other day I was trying to express solidarity with my players and I told them, ‘Black or white, tall or short, Jewish, […]

I mentioned before about Democratic spokesman Graeme Zielinski wanting to use Eric Hovde’s personal wealth as an issue. Now it’s being echoed in the blogosphere. Seriously, Democrats, are you going to really try to use this as an issue in the race to succeed Senator Herb Kohl, one of the richest men in the Senate? […]

The problem with doing fifty predictions at the beginning of the year is checking them at the end of the year. Of course, I could be like every other pundit that makes predictions and then ignores them. That’s just not my style. Besides, it’s fun for me, too, to see just how badly I did. […]