Monday, December 5th, 2016

Why isn’t a prevailing wage bill passing? I asked and answered that question at RightWisconsin. To understand the Republicans, we need to understand the French. No, not the Marquis de Lafayette. The French soldiers waving the white flag in 1917. Print this entry

Eddie Rickenbacker – America’s “Ace of Aces”   (The U.S. Centennial Of Flight Commission) When the United States entered World War I in April 1917, Rickenbacker decided to apply for flight school with the U.S. Army Air Service. He was rejected because he was too old and did not have a college education. Instead, he joined […]

In a guest op-ed in yesterday’s Waukesha Freeman, Robert Latta comes up with a solution to the city of Waukesha’s future water needs. It’s a solution that only an engineer could love, and I say that with nothing but affection for engineers. Latta wants us all to start digging trenches. I checked the going rate […]

In the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918, “the war to end all wars” came to an end. Brave men on both sides fought and died in unprecedented numbers. Eastern Europe fragmented and faced the grim spectres of Bolshevism and a resentful Germany. National aspirations across the globe went […]

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In the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918, “the war to end all wars” came to an end. Brave men on both sides fought and died in unprecedented numbers. Eastern Europe fragmented and faced the grim spectres of Bolshevism and a resentful Germany. National aspirations across the globe went […]

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