Friday, December 9th, 2016

Political pundits often make political predictions and are never held accountable for them. My predictions are often no better than anyone else’s predictions and they’re often made tongue-in-cheek. However, every year I review the previous year’s predictions because physical self-mortification in public is frowned upon while in it’s written form it is considered entertainment. At […]

Waukesha Freeman Page A6 Opinion 11/12/15 Republicans had serious debate Process separating grown-ups from amateurs The Republican Party came home to Wisconsin Tuesday night. The Republican candidates running for president participated in the fourth debate. Watching the introduction on the Fox Business News channel, the presidential candidates appearing at the debate were risking getting shot […]

Yesterday, we took down the illegal American spy state. Add your name to show your support! https://t.co/PlJol9FW9A — Dr. Rand Paul (@RandPaul) June 1, 2015 Rhetoric like this may win straw polls at CPAC but calling our country, “the illegal American spy state,” will not win Republican primaries. Print this entry

Waukesha Freeman 2/5/15 Page A6 Opinion IGNORE THE QUACKERY Get kids immunized now It should be inconceivable that children are still getting diseases like whooping cough and the measles. We have vaccines to take care of these diseases. All it takes is for responsible parents to have their children vaccinated. Yet all it took was […]

Earlier this week the Washington Post reported Sen Rand Paul hired Chip Englander to run his presidential campaign. Over at RightWisconsin, I noted Englander’s history in Wisconsin of running Mark Neumann’s campaigns, including the Republican gubernatorial primary in 2010. Walker supporters remember that Neumann effort for it’s dishonest and vile attacks.  Which prompted me to ask, In the […]

As I was polishing the family heirloom martini shaker, a genie appeared. “Master of the Martini, listen to me. You have freed me from the curse that trapped me in here lo these many millennia.” To which I replied, “I didn’t think they had stainless steel thousands of years ago.” “SILENCE! While I have been […]

I’m trying really, really hard. And don’t even try to sell raw milk without a license. #AiringOfGrievances — Senator Rand Paul (@SenRandPaul) December 23, 2014 I think a few unsuspecting raw milk drinkers would like to air their own grievances, doctor. A total of 38 people associated with the team, including many football players, were […]

Remember last fall when I wrote the GOP needs less crackpots? This is what I meant: A close aide to Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) who co-wrote the senator’s 2011 book spent years working as a pro-secessionist radio pundit and neo-Confederate activist, raising questions about whether Paul will be able to transcend the same fringe-figure […]

The good folks at RightWisconsin.com (subscription required) asked a number of Wisconsin conservatives to discuss the presidential buzz regarding Governor Scott Walker. If you respond the fastest, your answer gets posted first, and I start the discussion by being something of a killjoy. Here’s part of what I wrote: In politics, timing is everything. Walker’s […]

Senator Rand Paul won the CPAC presidential straw poll. The Washington Post reminds us, The first-term senator’s win was widely expected, especially given his father’s past successes in the CPAC straw poll. Rep. Ron Paul (R-Tex.) regularly attracted huge crowds of devoted supporters at CPAC and won the straw poll in 2010 and 2011. Mitt […]