Monthly Archives: September 2017

Wisconsin’s economy, arts, sports, and nature are booming

my golf game, not so much Great to be alive in Wisconsin this second week of September 2017. First the weather: September-October weather is Wisconsin’s best. Low humidity, high blue skies and near 80-degree temps this week. No hurricanes! Yowzah! … Continue reading

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Madison alders feather their own nest but allow police to twist slowly …

The Squire can countenance the name-calling that comes with being a Reagan-Tommy Thompson-Act 10-supporting conservative in The Emerald City. He will suffer the credulous whose answer to every ill is blame white privilege, take away the guns, and demand More … Continue reading

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Shots fired; a report from the front lines of street crime and Madison politics

Wednesday, September 6. Your Humble Squire came, he listened, he spoke, he went home and deadbolt-locked the doors. It was the first of two budget listening sessions scheduled by Madison alders Matt Phair and Mo Cheeks, who operate as a … Continue reading

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Build a big and beautiful jail, Dane County!

As The Donald might say The Squire lends the keys to the Stately Manor to my friend and former colleague, County Board Supervisor Mike Willett of Verona. Your Humble Bloggeur’s last great cause on the county board — back in … Continue reading

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Houston, thank you for your example of America at its best

There are folks for whom government is the question, the answer, and the explanation. Our liberal-progressive-socialist acquaintances measure good intentions rather than results. They measure inputs — preferably in the billions of dollars, not millions — rather than outcomes. It … Continue reading

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