Friday, October 28th, 2016

My piece on violence at Trump rallies for RightWisconsin was written before the violence at the Donald Trump rally in Chicago. While we should all condemn the violent tactics of the political left that shut down the Trump rally, we should also recognize Trump’s responsibility in escalating the tension. If anything, Trump’s rhetoric denying any […]

“Depart, I say; and let us be done with you. In the name of God, go!” – Oliver Cromwell   Politico is again reporting that Donald Trump is threatening to leave the Republican Party and run as an independent. “I am watching television — and I am seeing ad, after ad, after ad put in by […]

Whereas if I’m the one to do it They’ll run their quill pens through it I’m obnoxious and disliked, you know that, sir – “But, Mr. Adams” 1776 Is it time for Senator Ted Cruz to drop out of the race? Larry Sabato, guru of the Crystal Ball report, says “the hour is growing late” […]

Cue claims of Microsoft rigging the vote in 10… 9… 8… 7… — jimgeraghty (@jimgeraghty) February 2, 2016 Yep, it’s a conspiracy. The Microsoft app is apparently using Common Core Math to count the votes: Maybe Zuckerberg has some new vote-counting software he’ll provide 4 free too!/’Zuckerberg Warns Iowa 2 RejectTrump’ — Mickey Kaus […]

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 […]

Waukesha Freeman 9/24/2015 Page A6 Opinion What caused Walker to fail? GOP needs serious candidate to lead party Gov. Scott Walker dropped out of the presidential race on Monday. He returns to a state that is as divided over his presidential campaign as it was over his policies. Trying to analyze the end of the […]

“Gambling is illegal at Bushwood sir, and I never slice.” – Judge Elihu Smails Over at OddsChecker, the line on Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker ranges between 7/2 to 5/1, with the average around 4/1. You can’t even get 2/1 on former Florida Governor Jeb Bush so don’t bet him. Senator Marco Rubio is 7/2. The […]

The good folks at (subscription required) asked a number of Wisconsin conservatives to discuss the presidential buzz regarding Governor Scott Walker. If you respond the fastest, your answer gets posted first, and I start the discussion by being something of a killjoy. Here’s part of what I wrote: In politics, timing is everything. Walker’s […]

Senator Rand Paul won the CPAC presidential straw poll. The Washington Post reminds us, The first-term senator’s win was widely expected, especially given his father’s past successes in the CPAC straw poll. Rep. Ron Paul (R-Tex.) regularly attracted huge crowds of devoted supporters at CPAC and won the straw poll in 2010 and 2011. Mitt […]

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