Monday, December 5th, 2016

So the other day I was at Walmart and I was buying fish sticks. The kids like ’em. Walmart was completely out of Tartar sauce. I don’t know of any actual Tartars that use mayonnaise products with pickle relish, but if I am going to eat fish and the box refuses to tell me what species, I […]

Cory Liebmann, formerly of the self-described “partisan” organization One Wisconsin Now, has sent an unbelievably large open records request to State Representative Leah Vukmir’s office. Among the targets of this fishing expedition is, well, me. 1. All email from 7/1/08 through 1/20/10 for Rep. Vukmir, Dean Cady and Matthew Adamczyk (only in his capacity working […]

Black Friday is almost upon us. Retailers are already advertising specials on the internet, and there are websites dedicated to finding the best deals. Unfortunately for Wisconsinites, the best deals may be over the border in Illinois because of Wisconsin’s minimum mark-up law, still in effect. In an article I wrote for the MacIver Institute, […]

There will be a record eight ribbon-cutting ceremonies downtown this Saturday. The mayor is really going to have to burn rubber on his Crocs to keep this schedule: •11:00 a.m Beyond Studio and Publishing, 131 W. Broadway; Specializes in fine art reproduction •11:30 a.m Poppin on Broadway, 260 W. Broadway; Gourmet popcorn shop •12:00 p.m. […]

How did you spend your weekend? Local liberal blogger Jay Bullock apent his holiday weekend charring animal flesh over an environmentally-damaging natural-gas-wasting device. Worse still, he bought it from politically incorrect Menards, the company whose new warehose was such an issue in the last election for governor. Next we’ll hear from the center square Bullock […]

Time for another installment of Idiot Politician of the Week. I didn’t want to, but I felt I owed it to them somehow. Welcome to Cudahy where the mating call is, “I’m so drunk.” Yes, the punch line of Milwaukee County is too good for Wal-Mart. Casting the deciding vote was Mayor Ryan McCue. You […]

Wal-Mart and other corporations exploiting “loopholes” and technicalities to avoid paying excessive taxes are bad. Judges exploiting “loopholes” and technicalities to let killers and rapists on the street are good. Print this entry

State Representatives Bill Kramer and Leah Vukmir are proposing a repeal of the minimum mark up law. Their press release:Legislators propose repeal of Depression-era Unfair Sales Act Competitive Marketplace Act will reinvigorate marketplace, enhance competitionMadison – Today, Representative Leah Vukmir (R-Wauwatosa) and Representative Bill Kramer (R-Waukesha) unveiled legislation that will repeal Wisconsin’s archaic Unfair Sales […]

State Representatives Bill Kramer and Leah Vukmir are proposing a repeal of the minimum mark up law. Their press release:Legislators propose repeal of Depression-era Unfair Sales Act Competitive Marketplace Act will reinvigorate marketplace, enhance competitionMadison – Today, Representative Leah Vukmir (R-Wauwatosa) and Representative Bill Kramer (R-Waukesha) unveiled legislation that will repeal Wisconsin’s archaic Unfair Sales […]

Christmas is in the air. Wal-Mart has already started selling Christmas lawn decorations. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel columnist Joanne Weintraub is already wishing former staff members a “Merry Christmas!” The indispensible Tom McMahon is already putting up his Irish Santa Claus. Invincible Armor has advice on avoiding the Christmas rush. Lawyers are advising about suing over […]