Friday, October 21st, 2016

Waukesha Freeman December 12, 2013 Page A4 Opinion No bucks for the Bucks Life goes on even if team leaves city  If some leaders in the Milwaukee area have their way, residents of the surrounding counties will pay an additional sales tax to fund an arena for the Milwaukee Bucks. It will be up to […]

Special Interests Unite on New Bucks Arena November 14, 2013 by James Wigderson Special Guest Perspective for the MacIver Institute We’re told, if we’re not entirely convinced, the Milwaukee Bucks need a new arena. The BMO Harris Bradley Center in downtown Milwaukee is twenty-five years old this year. While it still stands in pretty good […]

As I’m watching the Brewers play Arizona. I can’t help but think of the man who made all of this possible. Former State Senator George Petak. If it wasn’t for George, the Brewers would not be here. I know this first hand. One of the club’s owners had come to my firm to ask if […]

Publication:Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:Aug 4, 2011; Section:Opinion; Page Number:8A Dems using recalls to try to regain Senate Word Thompson running for U.S. Senate indicates end of recall season in sight We are finally getting to the end of the recall election season. How do I know? Dave Blaska in Isthmus wrote, “Tommy Thompson is IN. […]

The splash pool isn’t bad to start. But this isn’t “Kalahari Park”. It’s Miller Park, as in Miller Beer. And they’re not the Milwaukee Sliders. They’re the Milwaukee Brewers. Maybe the Milwaukee Brewers should go with something a little more appropriately themed. How about having Bernie Brewer slide into a giant beer mug?I understand there […]

Former State Senator Kim Plache was elected to a school board seat she didn’t even want in Racine. She wanted to be mayor but the residents of Racine avoided that at least. Plache, you may remember, beat State Senator George Petak in a recall election after he voted for the tax to build Miller Park. […]