Friday, October 20th, 2017

Where did you go, Joe McCarthy? We need you now. Seriously, it’s just un-American to name a restaurant “Beefsteak” when its focus is on vegetables. Vegetables are undeniably the star here, unleashed to showcase their full potential and create a wildly flavorful, nourishing meal — composed just the way you like it. Simple yet crave-worthy […]

Congressman Paul Ryan spoke at Georgetown University today to address the attacks made on his proposed plan for preventing the United States from going into a debt crisis. Surprisingly, protestors were scarce at the event today, a truly pathetic turnout. If you want to watch the whole Ryan speech, the captured the entire speech: […]

President Barack Obama may be in charge of the White House, but the city surrounding him just got new leadership. Local liberals won’t be happy. The elections last night didn’t just send Gray officially to the Wilson Building and give the United States its first-ever orange presumptive speaker of the House—they also left Utah Republican […]

Waukesha Freeman columnist Pete Kennedy took a moment out of this busy election season to go deep into the heart of darkness, Washington D.C., to see a football game. Your mother can still protect you. I went to the game with my mother and my sister. I believe my mother’s presence dissuaded a lot of […]

I’ve been too ill recently to watch too much news, so I completely missed the coverage of Glenn Beck’s rally on the Washington Mall. Fortunately, Robert Costa of National Review was among the 100,000 to 300,000 people in attendance. In a surprise appearance at the FreedomWorks conference in Washington on Friday, Beck had explained why […]

Final score from a D.C. softball game, Cato Institute 9, SEIU 7. Print this entry

So who were the winners in the Department of Education’s Race to the Top? The Foundry at the Heritage Foundation says that nearly one-third of all state applicants made it to the next round, hardly an elite group. (Boy, does that make WIsconsin look even worse.) What’s interesting, as Andy Smarick of Fordham points out, […]

Because of a new law in Washington D.C. making homosexual marriage legal that does not make any provision for religions that believe differently, Catholic Charities will stop offering health care benefits to spouses of new employees in the district. Rather than cancel its partnerships with the District of Columbia, Catholic Charities of Washington, D.C. has […]

Our friend Huckleberry Dumbell passes along this photo as proof of what is wrong with Washington D.C.: “Always picking the wrong tool to fix a problem.” By the way, the next time someone like Jim Rowen suggests that the best way to avoid long commute times in the winter weather is to build more trains, […]

(Note: I’m behind on posting my newspaper column here, so I am catching up this week. Here is the Waukesha Freeman column from August 13th.)Publication:Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:Aug 13, 2009; Section:Opinion; Page Number:10A What I learned on summer vacationGovernment’s failings evident in capital city (James Wigderson is a blogger publishing at and a Waukesha […]