Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

Donald Trump is going to build a wall, it will be yuuge, he’ll get Mexico to pay for it, and it will be a beautiful thing, just magnificent. Before Wisconsin voters go to the polls on April 5th, let’s see what is entailed in building this wall.The Arizona Republic looked at the wall, how the […]

Waukesha Freeman 11/25/15 Page A10 Opinion Turkey with a side of politics Melting pot debate simmers through Thanksgiving holiday One of the unfortunate traditions of Thanksgiving in recent years is the attempt to politicize the classic American holiday. I am not one of those who lament that the stores are open and the Internet is […]

Waukesha Freeman Page A6 Opinion 11/12/15 Republicans had serious debate Process separating grown-ups from amateurs The Republican Party came home to Wisconsin Tuesday night. The Republican candidates running for president participated in the fourth debate. Watching the introduction on the Fox Business News channel, the presidential candidates appearing at the debate were risking getting shot […]

Governor Scott Walker needs to learn the only way to get off the tightrope is to walk in a single direction. If you keep reversing yourself, the only way off is to fall. Troy Senik in the Ricochet newsletter The Daily Shot lists all the maybes it would take for Walker to be consistent on immigration: […]

It’s not right when campus leftists shut down speeches, and it’s not right when “our side” does it. Incensed that the talk was being held in Spanish (English speakers were offered headphones), anti-amnesty activists in the crowd refused to allow Gutiérrez to speak. “U-S-A, U-S-A!” they chanted, while Bass’s staff vainly tried to restore order. […]

“President Obama, we’re told, is on the precipice of the precipice of issuing some kind of executive order about immigration. No word yet on whether this will come before or after he makes his horse a consul.” – The Daily Shot from Ricochet Print this entry

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost in the Republican primary in his district tonight. Most observers seem to be blaming the immigration issue. How big of an upset was it? His defeat came as a huge surprise, given how a Washington Post article today led with “A conservative challenger is expected to fall far short […]

Governor Scott Walker fired Department of Transportation official Steven Krieser after he compared illegal immigrants to Satan on Facebook. If this is what it takes, why haven’t we combed through the Facebook postings of some other Walker Administration officials that have caused Walker embarrassment? I often hear how the immigration issue isn’t that important to […]

New AP style book ban on “illegal immigrant” probably couldn’t be announced yesterday on account of April Fool’s. — Jonah Goldberg (@JonahNRO) April 2, 2013 Print this entry

Nullification stance will haunt Pridemore campaign Waukesha Freeman, Opinion 12/6/2012 Page A6   Last week, I mentioned State Rep. Don Pridemore, R-Hartford, in my Waukesha Freeman column as one of the Republican legislators who actually endorsed the idea of arresting federal officials attempting to implement Obamacare in Wisconsin. This issue will follow Pridemore in the […]