Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

Alba’s scarlet letter City adds adultery charge against chief Waukesha Freeman Page A6 Opinion 9/19/13  The problem is sex, as in too many of us are obsessed with it. When we’re not obsessed with our own sex lives, we have the sex lives of public figures to fill the time. The city of Waukesha Fire […]

Interesting reaction to my column last Thursday in the Waukesha Freeman, “Who is really hurting marriage?” I’ll probably re-visit the topic in the near future. The following is a letter to the editor that appeared in today’s Waukesha Freeman: Putting family ahead of self will strengthen marriage To the editor: I totally agree with James […]

Who is really hurting marriage? Taking marriage vows seriously Waukesha Freeman August 8, 2013 Page A6 Opinion During the gay marriage debate in Wisconsin, there was one complaint by the prolegalized gay marriage side that I thought had some merit, and it’s worth revisiting in light of recent events. Homosexuals are not wrecking marriage, heterosexuals […]

When asked by Rolling Stone who he likes to read, President Barack Obama praised conspiracy-theorist Andrew Sullivan: There are a handful of blogs, Andrew Sullivan’s on the Daily Beast being an example, that combine thoughtful analysis with a sampling of lots of essays that are out there. I’ve written about Sullivan before in this space. […]

The Las Vegas Badger and Boots and Sabers are wondering, has Shirley gone squirrelly? From the LVB: In a pretty straight forward case involving a dead end road, Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson tried to decide a case by not using past court decisions, state law or anything judicial. Instead, she tried to rule on a […]

Somebody should have stopped this idiot, and if she had any self-respect she would have said no. Of course, I’m the type that yells “Don’t do it!” when I see marriage proposals on the scoreboard at Miller Park. By the way, why do the guys who propose on the scoreboard often sit in the cheap […]

Most of us are familiar enough with US Senate candidate Ron Johnson’s biography to know that he’s a successful businessman who helped make Pacur into a thriving plastics company in Wisconsin. Unfortunately the scorn of the political left knows no bounds, and they’re even accusing Johnson of marrying into his fortune (never mind the growth […]

Because of a new law in Washington D.C. making homosexual marriage legal that does not make any provision for religions that believe differently, Catholic Charities will stop offering health care benefits to spouses of new employees in the district. Rather than cancel its partnerships with the District of Columbia, Catholic Charities of Washington, D.C. has […]

(Note: I am behind on posting my newspaper column here. Here is my column from August 6th, the week that Doyle’s domestic partner registry went into effect.)Publication:Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:Aug 6, 2009; Section:Opinion; Page Number:10AStrike down domestic partnerships (James Wigderson is a blogger publishing at and a Waukesha resident. His column runs Thursdays in […]

One of the admittedly recurring themes around here is the need to protect political speech, and that includes anonymous political speech. In California, supporters of Proposition 8 overturning the State Supreme Court’s overreach to impose gay marriage are experiencing harrassment and threats, and have gone to court to remove their donors’ names from the public […]