Saturday, July 20th, 2019

At a hearing today, State Sen Van Wanggaard confirmed he has something in his pocket (or on his hip). He was running a public hearing in the state Capitol on Tuesday on a bill he wrote that would let off-duty and retired police officers carry concealed weapons on school property when he announced he had […]

Ashley Schultz and my old friend Santo Ingrilli recently expressed some frustration with the conservative organization Media Trackers. I think they’re echoing some of the frustration I’m hearing behind the scenes as well. In the 21st Senate District, I do think there is room for conservatives to criticize Van Wanggaard just as I think there […]

Perhaps a sign that former State Senator Van Wanggaard is feeling the heat in the Republican primary for state senate in the 21st Senate District. (see update below) (see update 2 below) Update! 4:26 PM Ashley Schultz says State Rep Samantha Kerkman asked Wanggaard to join the photo. Update 2! 9:36 PM Thanks guys for […]

Mistakes happen by clerks all the time. The good thing is that both parties are so data driven that it’s nearly impossible to steal an election. Unless we can prove errors are purposeful, we look foolish screaming about fraud. – Jeff Christensen, Democratic Party of Wisconsin Something for both parties to remember. I do think […]

The MacIver Institute posted this photo and comment on their Facebook page: Brian Fraley wrote about the 21st Senate District recall recount: As the MacIver News Service has noted: The Racine County Sherrif’s department is investigating the discovery of some election documents found in a dumpster outside a City of Racine polling place; Many voters may bave been mistakenly given […]

Publication:Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:Jun 28, 2012; Section:Opinion; Page Number:8A Dealing with thugs at the library Is Milwaukee all wet on water? I’m back from my travels and about to get into my summer reading. Time to clear the desk and get rid of a few pesky items that have accumulated. * * * On Tuesday […]

As the recount goes on in the 21st state senate district, it just looks uglier and uglier in Racine. This is from a press release from the Van Wanggaard campaign: Today, Recount observers in Racine discovered that ballot bags for 9 of the 36 city of Racine wards were sealed on election night, reopened, and […]

Kevin Binversie took a longer view at the Daily Kos poll numbers in the Wisconsin Senate districts that are up for recall. The news isn’t good for Democrats. The only close race so far is in Racine, the rematch between former Senator John Lehman (D) (46%) and current Senator Van Wang­gaard (R) (48%). This isn’t […]

Publication:Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:Jan 19, 2012; Section:Opinion; Page Number:6A     Winter of discontent   No case for the Walker recall   (James Wigderson is a blogger publishing at and a Waukesha resident. His column runs Thursdays in The Freeman.)     Now is the winter of our discontent, as Shakespeare wrote. With the falling snow […]