Friday, December 9th, 2016

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 […]

I was on At Issue with Ben Merens on Wisconsin Public Radio Wednesday afternoon. If you did not get a chance to listen, the podcast is now online at the WPR website. Or just follow the link. I don’t think it went too badly but I’m not a good judge of these things. I had […]

Just about everybody is laughing at Mark Neumann’s statement that, if anybody can prove he was wrong about Scott Walker spending more than Jim Doyle, Neumann will literally eat his hat.  It didn’t take long for someone to step forward with the evidence.  Former Department of Administration Secretary Jim Klauser, the person responsible for making […]

Blogger Owen Robinson sat in during the last hour of the Mark Belling show yesterday while Belling was on vacation. You can listen to the podcast part 1 and part 2. If I had known WISN was looking for a Dallas Cowboy fan to fill in as Bott’s sidekick while Belling is traveling, I would […]

Radio talk show host Vicki McKenna is going to find out the hard way on Monday if liberals have a sense of humor.  According to her Facebook page, one of the topics of her show will be, “101 uses for a dead liberal.” I wonder how many liberals it takes to screw in a light […]

Video pulled due to error to site. Actually, it was just one condition: Jim Doyle keeps to his word not to raise taxes. Mark Belling was obviously joking when he made his comments about Mine That Bird. Was Doyle joking when he said he would not consider raising taxes? Or just lying? Print this entry

I learned from him the bearing of a true professional man, the respect for opposing views, the value of informed argument and fair play. Mike Plaisted, April 2nd The classless, gloating radio and blog wing-nuts are having great fun this week grinding the salt of Louis Butler’s defeat into the open wounds of Wisconsin’s lost […]

Radio talk show host Michael Savage is under fire for suggesting some hunger strikers should starve themselves to death. Of course, isn’t that what hunger strikers are there for? To starve themselves to death if they don’t get their way? And if that isn’t why they are there, then whats the point? Yet somehow suggesting […]

Radio talk show host Michael Savage is under fire for suggesting some hunger strikers should starve themselves to death. Of course, isn’t that what hunger strikers are there for? To starve themselves to death if they don’t get their way? And if that isn’t why they are there, then whats the point? Yet somehow suggesting […]

In a preview of (if I’m keeping track right) the summer issue of the Wisconsin Interest, Charlie Sykes looks at the proposed re-instating of the “Fairness Doctrine” and comments, Supporters of the Fairness Doctrine argued then, and now, that broadcast speech is uniquely subject to government regulation because it is carried over the “publicly owned […]