Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

I have more information on Thursday morning’s 97th Assembly candidate forum on drug and alcohol issues. The forum is from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM. From the organizers: 7:30 – 8:00 AM Arrival & Breakfast Served 8:00 – 9:30 AM Candidate Forum Out of the 6 candidates that are running, we have confirmed 4 that […]

Joining the drama club Personal attacks won’t help Scrima The city of Waukesha Common Council decided to put off again tackling the thorny issue of consolidating the emergency services dispatch with the county’s dispatch operations. Unfortunately, the decision to make no decision was not free of drama. Such is the life of the city under […]

Publication: Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date: May 27, 2010; Section: Opinion; Page: 8A Mayor not the only one allowed to talk to strangers (James Wigderson is a blogger publishing at and a Waukesha resident. His column runs Thursdays in The Freeman.) I have a confession to make. Last Saturday I attended the Republican Party of […]

Each year at this time I peer into the magic crystal ball, and each year I just see my reflection. But I still make predictions. Using the typical sportswriter’s accuracy for predicting NFL games as my benchmark, I don’t do half badly. On the other hand, have you noticed how few sportswriters chuck the job […]

Spent last evening at the meeting of the Waukesha Common Council to hear the presentation by the Northwoods baseball league for the proposed expansion franchise. Without giving too much away about tomorrow’s column in the Waukesha Freeman (a bargain at 50 cents), here are some observations: 1. Of the 30-plus people in the room that […]

This week we look for the Idiot Politician of the Week with a surgeon’s precision. Can we ask for a local? How about a Coggs? Milwaukee County Supervisor Elizabeth Coggs? Because nothing puts the loco in local politics like a Coggs. Having learned about Milwaukee Alderman Mike McGee Jr. receiving a transportation allowance while sitting […]