Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Good catch by RightWisconsin. The junior senator from Wisconsin Tammy Baldwin made an unintentional funny. It’s been 45 days since the Senate passed a budget but Republicans are standing in the way. It’s time to move fwd -TB twitter.com/SenatorBaldwin… — Sen. Tammy Baldwin (@SenatorBaldwin) May 7, 2013 Of course, it took over four years for […]

Darryl Enriquez in the Waukesha Freeman (two quarters and its yours) reported the irate reaction on WTMJ-AM Wednesday from the talk show callers. James T Harris, filling in for Charlie Sykes, was stoking the fires. Many callers were irate with the Republican Party and the office holders who let them down. Enriquez asked Don Taylor, […]

Vote for ‘fiscal cliff’ deal correct Congress must tackle spending Waukesha Freeman Opinion, Page A6, 1/3/13   It was inevitable some deal had to be reached, just as it was inevitable that some taxes were going up. Expectations by some conservatives that Republicans would somehow prevail and no taxes would go up were completely unrealistic. […]

Senator Marco Rubio fumbled his way through a question on evolution and the usual chattering erupted. Personally I don’t think it was that  bad of an answer. If you’re really looking for a president to answer the entire panoply of theological and metaphysical questions, don’t hold an election. Let the Cardinals in Rome send up […]

Waukesha Freeman 11/01/2012, Page A08 One more time Fight the fatigue and vote “Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more,” our friend Shakespeare wrote. Once more unto the breach this Tuesday to vote in an election. We’re to be forgiven a little election fatigue as the blast of politics blows in our ears. […]

Raising the debt ceiling is kind of like increasing blood alcohol levels to solve drunk driving. – Brian Fojtik, Brownstone Communications Print this entry

Over at the MacIver site yesterday, a column on the latest CBO report and Congressman Paul Ryan’s reaction. If Ryan sounds like a herald bringing news to Pharaoh of another plague upon Egypt, he has good cause. According to the CBO, public debt will be larger than the entire U.S. economy by 2023. The CBO’s […]