Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Really, how pathetic do you have to be to lie about what happened at a parade? At Waukesha’s Independence Day Parade on July 4th, former town of Waukesha supervisor Joe Banske managed to weasel his campaign into the lineup. While other non-office holders were relegated to working the crowd from the side, and the office […]

From Christopher Hitchens’ memoir, Hitch -22 I can identify the moment when I decided to come off the fence and to admit that I felt that I had been cheating on my dues. One night I was coming back from a TV debate and talking to my Bosnian-Muslim driver, who considered his own country of […]

My usual plan of taking time off from updating the website during the summer is just not going to happen this year. I usually like to take a month away or so just to catch up on everything else. However, it loooks like circumstances this year are going to prevent it. However, I need a […]

Took the kids downtown Sunday to see Waukesha’s Independence Day parade. Got a great spot. I’d tell you where but I might use it again next year. You’ll just have to guess from the photos. Give the mayor credit. That’s a healthy walk, especially when it’s hot out. (Yes, he saw me and came over […]

If you’re paying attention to the flags this Independence Day weekend, you might notice the flags are going up and down like yo-yos. It’s the result of the lowering of the flag to honor Senator Robert Byrd. President Barack Obama this week ordered that flags at federal buildings across the nation be flown at half-staff […]

Publication:Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:Jul 2, 2009; Section:Opinion; Page Number:8A Celebrate flag, freedom it representsLiberties taken for granted shouldn’t be given up easily (James Wigderson is a blogger publishing at http://wigdersonlibrarypub.blogspot.com and a Waukesha resident. His column runs Thursdays in The Freeman.) I had the honor recently of attending a flag retirement ceremony. Before the flags […]

Happy Independence Day! I hope you like the special background to celebrate the holiday. And as a public service to you flag-burning hippies, you can burn your computers and burn the flag at the same time! Find classic movies at Amazon.com Print this entry

Happy Independence Day! I hope you like the special background to celebrate the holiday. And as a public service to you flag-burning hippies, you can burn your computers and burn the flag at the same time! Find classic movies at Amazon.com Print this entry