Monthly Archives: March 2020

American Gothic 03-31-2020

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Our news just got smaller

Madison and Milwaukee newspapers dim Will they go dark? Blaska is an old ink-stained wretch who believes, against some evidence, that a multitude of voices sustains our democracy and the economic ascendance of a free-market system. But this novel coronavirus … Continue reading

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Make yer own toilet paper

This just in: Gannett will furlough hundreds of newspaper employees across the nation including, according to Dan Bice, “every Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter whose work you read regularly, including all members of the political team — Bill Glauber, Molly Beck, Patrick … Continue reading

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Day #6 of the coronavirus lockdown

H/T to Chollie Esser

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Sunday on lock-down

Only another 31 days to go? Thinking of banning people from the Midvale Heights neighborhood from entering Orchard Ridge. Who’s with me! Ordered new batteries for our GPS ankle bracelets here at the Werkes. The Lovely Lisa’s iPhone went dead. … Continue reading

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Madison alders take up the crisis

The Air Force’s latest jets, that is Progressive Dane members of the Madison Common Council on Friday are sneaking onto Tuesday’s (03-31-2020) agenda a measure opposing the F-35A fighter jets at Truax Field. Here is the proposed resolution and  Tuesday’s agenda. … Continue reading

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