Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

Yeah, those protesters were really peaceful: I wonder if they’re proud of themselves now. So many of the protests, when they weren’t cover for criminal activity, have been just tantrum throwing, self-aggrandizement and attention seeking. Since the left’s favorite tactic is shock the chants for calling for cops to die are not surprising. Two New […]

Former Milwaukee County Executive Tom Ament died earlier this week and there was plenty of reliving the pension scandal and the aftermath. As I explain in an article for RightWisconsin, the lasting effects of the Milwaukee County pension scandal go far beyond the impact it had on Milwaukee County government. Ament will be remembered not […]

The Milwaukee County Board Finance, Personnel and Audit Committee will be discussing a Living wage proposal today that will affect not only what Milwaukee County pays its employees, it will also affect businesses that do contract work for the county. As I write over at the MacIver Institute, this will have a devastating effect on […]

Liberal blogger Lisa Mux has decided to discontinue her blog, Waukesha Wonk. She wrote, The reason is simple: political blogging has ceased to bring me joy. Life is too short to spend your free time doing things that don’t bring about some level of joy. Additionally, I find the tone of the political discourse of […]

Milwaukee County Supervisor David Bowen’s proposal to create “a living wage” requirement for contractors and subcontractors that do business with the county is bad for workers, bad for employers, and bad for taxpayers. Over at the MacIver Institute, I explain why. Here is an excerpt: Bowen’s proposal for county contractors and subcontractors promises to “end […]

The “howdy, sheriff” edition: Our friend Dad29 thinks I’m only half right, although I’m not sure which half he means. I had a conversation today with a well-connected individual who related to me that many municipal police and fire departments were on a path toward absorption by other, larger departments. In the case of law […]

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is reporting that Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele will again propose allowing the Milwaukee Police Department to patrol Milwaukee County Parks: Abele also said he’ll include a revised version of his plan to have city cops take over lakefront and other park patrols, a move rejected for 2013 by the County […]

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is reporting a former street gang member only got six years in prison for killing a 2-year-old child. Desmond Maurice Cornelius, 27, beat the little girl repeatedly. When she died in 2011 at the age of 2, she had three fractured ribs, a broken left hand, a perforated intestine, multiple bruises. […]

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel missed the rally of approximately 300 people at Serb Hall who were demanding reform of Milwaukee County government. However, their Page Six columnist Dan Bice filled the void today with a report of where the guest list came from. Tomorrow, look for an exclusive Dan Bice report on the hors d’oeuvres […]

I kept checking the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel website Tuesday and never saw a report on the rally at Serb Hall to support reforming the Milwaukee County Board. According to Patti Breitigam-Wenzel in Right Wisconsin there were around 300 people in attendance, but somehow Steve Schulze and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel missed the story. I e-mailed […]