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Madison WI

Only ‘haters’ disagree with progressive Madison alders

The Emerald City has a bad case of progressive envy. If Berkeley shouts down a conservative speaker one can be certain the hecklers will heckle at UW-Madison. After Ferguson, the local Black reparations movement signed its e-mails “Ferguson to Madison.” … Continue reading

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Booze, cocaine, and a cocked and loaded firearm taken off the streets

Bad boys, bad boys, whatcha gonna do …? Part 2: From Police Chief Mike Koval’s daily blog for this Sunday, August 13 (days are not individually linked): 8)  EAST:  Adult Arrested Person – 8:23 p.m.  Team of MPD officers assigned … Continue reading

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Let the police round-up begin!

Bad boys, bad boys Whatcha gonna do, whatcha gonna do When they come for you? Madison, be prepared to sing along as we welcome the blue surge. Police Chief Mike Koval announced today a round-up of up to 60 people … Continue reading

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Can ‘Cross Plains Woman’ save Wisconsin Democrats?

Who says Wisconsin Democrats don’t have a deep bench? Dane County Exec Joe Parisi begged off. State Sen. Tim Cullen backed away. U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, out. State Sen. Jennifer Schilling, another no. While Kathleen Vinehout, Tony Evers, and Paul … Continue reading

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Faced with Foxconn and 13,000 jobs, Democrats erect suicide nets around party

Wrapped around a brick, a missive from Sen. Tammy Baldwin came crashing through the transom here the Stately Manor, informing the Squire and his minions that “working families in Wisconsin and across the country are getting a raw deal.” If … Continue reading

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Alder Rummel is ‘thinking deeply’ about gun violence

Did we say the worm has turned? (Oh yes we did!) Madison alders and their enablers are turning away from harassing Police Chief Mike Koval, suspending the micro-managing and second-guessing of his sworn police officers, and toning down accusations of … Continue reading

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