Friday, December 9th, 2016

Michigan Democrats are complaining about the use of hidden cameras to spy on their candidate for governor. Apparently hidden cameras at private events should only be used to record Republicans like Mitt Romney. Glad we know the ground rules now. Print this entry

The police in Lansing are not saying, “pretty please with sugar on top,” when controlling the protesters at the Capitol. One protester decided to try to push a police officer and then grab the baton. Not a smart move. Good thing there is a list of union-made pain relievers. Print this entry

Michigan union protestors tore down a tent that was put up by Americans for Prosperity. I’m looking forward to reading on leftwing blogs a) it never happened, b) Americans for Prosperity deserved it, and c) the Koch brothers faked the whole thing to make unions look bad. Here’s a picture of the trampled tent. Print […]

I occasionally get asked how I can take certain positions on some issues even though I know they won’t be popular. That question was thrown at me again recently about another column I wrote and it got me thinking about the experience of former Michigan Governor John Engler. As I mulled it over, I started […]

John Nichols of the Capital Times, the online conspiracy newsletter, thinks he has found the perfect model for Democratic candidates in Wisconsin. In Michigan, a state that like Wisconsin has been ravaged by free trade policies, where it is hard to keep track of the factory closings and where the unemployment rate in a number […]

Publication:Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:Sep 24, 2009; Section:Opinion; Page Number:10A Hard at work Legislature busy with secondary issues The economy is in the tank. Wisconsin has lost 140,000 jobs since the recession began and unemployment is over 8.4 percent. The state treasurer’s office is a disaster area. The state crime lab can’t find 12,000 DNA samples […]

Senator McCain is pulling his campaign out of Michigan. Print this entry

Minnesota is now even between Barack Obama and John McCain. Minnesota has become a battleground in a presidential campaign that has dramatically tightened nationwide. A new Star Tribune Minnesota Poll shows that the race is now a dead heat between Barack Obama and John McCain, each supported by 45 percent of likely voters in the […]

Happy Birthday Wisconsin! Wisconsin TerritoryWisconsin Territory became an organized territory of the United States by an act of U.S. Congress passed on April 20, 1836 which went into effect on July 3, 1836. Belmont, Wisconsin was initially chosen as the capital of the territory, but this was changed in October 1836 to the current capital […]