Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Milwaukee Magazine is ready to turn New Berlin Mayor Jack Chiovatero into a martyr. In an article titled, “The Sad Story of Jack Chiovatero,” Matt Hrodey writes, New Berlin mayor Jack Chiovatero lost last night, and maybe we shouldn’t be surprised seeing as the local businessman once sent an email to a constituent alleging that […]

Two of the three candidates that I endorsed in my Waukesha Freeman column won. John Marek replaces Angie Van Scyoc in the town of Waukesha as the board chairman. Hopefully for those residents that menas they will reverse the decision on whether to be include in the city’s water service area. It should also end […]

Which candidates will Easter Bunny reward? Waukesha Freeman March 28, 2013 Page A8 Opinion  Don’t tell me you don’t believe in the Easter Bunny. After what I’ve seen for local politicians, I’m ready to believe almost anything. Locally our attention is drawn to the New Berlin race for mayor. New Berlin is the gold standard […]

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel finally caught up. After reporting the wrong result of the election from the 84th Assembly District, they reported today that there will be a recount tomorrow. General contractor and real-estate investor John Marek requested the recount after unofficial results showed him trailing Mike Kuglitsch by 173 votes out of 8,819 cast. […]

I wonder when the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel will get around to making this correction: Congratulations to Mike Kuglitsch on his come-from-behind victory. I’m sure the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel will figure it out the moment Kuglitsch casts his first vote. Maybe. Print this entry

Is this the City of Waukesha, Money Magazine’s 50th Best Small City in America?  Or is this the Town of Rock Ridge, and the Johnsons are in charge. From today’s Sound Off in the Waukesha Freeman: I’d like to mention about the water situation in the city of Waukesha. I think that Mayor Scrima is […]

This is when most bloggers put out their endorsements, something from which I abstain for the most part. Still, some races are worth last-minute commentary. Out of personal friendship I wish Mike Mathias well tomorrow in his race for Milwaukee School Board. While Mike and I rarely agree politically, Mike is a very thoughtful person […]

I’d like to thank the many people who offered kind words while my wife recovered from minor surgery last week. She’s getting better all the time, and it’s times like these that are gentle reminders how much I depend upon her and how much the family and I love her. I would also really like […]

Boots and Sabers has been blogging lately about the West Bend School District and the possibility that its school board will try to saddle its taxpayers with another huge tax increase referendum to replace the failed $119 million referendum from last fall. What’s wrong with West Bend? Mark Belling has often asked his callers to […]

As I mentioned before, I’m taking a blogging vacation this week. But I leave you in more than capable hands: Deb Jordahl is a Conservative strategist and consultant. Among her many activities, Jordahl is with Club for Growth, panelist on Sunday Insight with Charlie Sykes and a regular commentator for Wisconsin Policy Research Institute. Jordahl […]