Thursday, October 27th, 2016

I have just started to follow the apparent suicide of Tom Schweich, a Republican candidate for governor in Missouri. The story is Schweich called a press conference to criticize Republican Party Chairman John Hancock for telling people Schweich was Jewish. Shortly afterwards, Schweich allegedly shot himself in the head, taking his own life. At his […]

It ain’t just in audio anymore. This week Senator Kit Bond of Missouri questions the Obama plan to close the detention center at Guantanamo. Nobody wants them here, but that seems to be part of the Obama Administration’s plan. And you can’t just release them to fight again.As Senator Bond points out, while the Obama […]

In this week’s column for the Waukesha Freeman, I suggest Senator Feingold may actually have hit upon a good idea: But letting voters choose replacement senators in a special election rather than letting the governors decide is consistent with our principles and our experience. With special elections we need not fear whether someone has paid […]