Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

Chaos? What chaos? “Throwing ‘chaos’ around shows not enough people in DC have three teenagers.” – Rose Fernandez Print this entry

If you were at the 2014 RightWomen Awards Dinner, you either had a really good time or you tried desperately hard not to. Hosted by RightWisconsin (where I am a contributor, of course), the party at the Pfister was a great evening for Wisconsin conservatives. The announced honoree for the evening was Wisconsin’s First Lady […]

Time once again to look back at the predictions of last January.  Robert Heinlein’s character Lazarus Long said that Cassandra did not get nearly the kicking she deserved.  Well, I hope I deserve better. My predictions, 29 for 2009, are below, and the results are in italics. 1. Beer and alcohol prices will increase substantially […]

At the Country Springs Hotel tonight in Pewaukee: Thank you….Thank you… Well, while tonight did not end as we had planned, I hope all of youjoin me in holding your head up high. We brought important issues to the table during this race. I have no doubt that Merit Pay, substantial MPS reform and the […]

This is when most bloggers put out their endorsements, something from which I abstain for the most part. Still, some races are worth last-minute commentary. Out of personal friendship I wish Mike Mathias well tomorrow in his race for Milwaukee School Board. While Mike and I rarely agree politically, Mike is a very thoughtful person […]

Election day is tomorrow, and in my latest column for the Waukesha Freeman I looked at the twists and turns of the Fernandez-Evers race for state superintendent of public instruction. I conclude, There are, of course, serious issues in the campaign. As an employee of the state Department of Public Instruction, Evers spearheaded the effort […]

Candidate for State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers admitted today that he did something without asking the permission of WEAC first. “I chewed chewing gum. Bubble gum, actually, although I did not blow any bubbles because I was hoping not to get caught.” WEAC President Mary Bell was not amused by what she characterized […]

President Obama’s Education Secretary says urban mayors should take control of bad inner-city schools. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Tuesday that mayors should take control of big-city school districts where academic performance is suffering. Duncan said mayoral control provides the strong leadership and stability needed to overhaul urban schools. Mayors run the schools in fewer […]

WEAC has surrendered control to their baser instincts in the campaign for Superintendent of the Department of Public Instruction. Their candidate, Tony Evers, must not be inspiring too much confidence at WEAC headquarters for them to sink so low as to actually photo shop a picture of Evers’ opponent, Rose Fernandez, to make her appear […]

Statement from Rose Fernandez: “This is exactly why we need to change DPI. “I was dismayed to hear that my opponent may have broken state law by soliciting campaign funds and other forms of support from a public official via taxpayer-funded resources; and, that he apparently asked that same official to use his position and […]