Monday, August 26th, 2019

Good to see the National Club for Growth burning through money like it’s kindling. National Tea party groups took one on the chin Tuesday night as Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran survived a primary challenge from Chris McDaniel. Despite a 6,400 vote difference, McDaniel is refusing to concede the election. Ed Morrissey at Hot Air reports […]

Former Milwaukee County Executive Tom Ament died earlier this week and there was plenty of reliving the pension scandal and the aftermath. As I explain in an article for RightWisconsin, the lasting effects of the Milwaukee County pension scandal go far beyond the impact it had on Milwaukee County government. Ament will be remembered not […]

If I write a column saying some Tea Partiers are overly emotional re politics and you email me damning me to hell you’re making my point. — John Podhoretz (@jpodhoretz) November 7, 2013 Print this entry

Congressman Michele Bachmann (R-Minnesota), a popular figure in the Tea Party movement and a one-time candidate for president, announced today she will not seek re-election. This comes at a time when I have finally remembered how to spell her first name correctly (which is incorrectly). I’m reluctant to write her political obituary as she is […]

The Racine Tea Party organized a large rally for Governor Scott Walker who is facing a recall election on Tuesday. The tea party organization drew 4,000 people to Caledonia for the rally. Racine County is also where former Democratic State Senator John Lehman, a draft dodger, is taking on Republican State Senator Van Wanggaard in […]

Publication:Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:May 3, 2012; Section:Opinion; Page Number:8A A tale of two protests Occupiers in Madison as May Day marchers rally in Milwaukee Madison Mayor Paul Soglin is no stranger to protesting. He made a name for himself protesting in his adopted city. He’s been arrested and beaten during demonstrations. He even led a […]

The president of a civility project for editorial writers explains the civility of calling Tea Party activists “terrorists” on the Daily Show. The Daily ShowGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook (Thanks: Hot Air) Print this entry

The straw poll at last weekend’s Republican Party of Wisconsin convention sent a strong message to the candidates considering running for Senate. Former State Senator Ted Kanavas won the poll with 73 votes. Former Governor Tommy Thompson finished a distant second at 61 votes. Attorney General JB Van Hollen, an unlikely candidate at this point, […]

Publication:Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:Apr 21, 2011; Section:Opinion; Page Number:8A The politics of shouting Rights of others subject to left’s veto It’s an old, old lesson of politics. If you control the debate, you control the election. The fairest way to control the debate is to make your arguments in the clearest and most convincing way. […]

(Breitbart link went dead but I found this YouTube video.) Print this entry