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Madison WI

Paul Ryan: A smart and decent public servant

“What I realize is, if I am here for one more term, my kids will only have ever known me as a weekend dad,” Ryan said. “I just can’t let that happen.” — Paul Ryan Our acquaintances on the Left … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan’s goodbye spells trouble

A decent man steps aside in the tradition of a citizen legislator The Paul Nehlen wing of the Republican party should be happy. To this noisy group of never-satisfieds, Paul Ryan was the problem, not the answer. Their reward could very … Continue reading

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Madison alders erase history

Madison should rename Wilson Street For 112 years, a large stone monument has stood at the entrance to Confederates Rest, in Madison’s Forest Hill Cemetery.  In its long history, the stone was garlanded by aging survivors of the horrors of … Continue reading

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Arrest the mother, too

There would be no demands for “cops out of our neighborhoods” if there were parents IN those neighborhoods!  Ald. Skidmore tells me the police who investigated the incident have been traumatized. They were called to the apartment in the 1700 … Continue reading

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Playing head games with Sergio Garcia

Sergio Garcia is why I love golf. Sergio Garcia is why I hate golf. Here’s a guy who won the Masters golf tournament last year. A sentimental favorite who had never won one of golf’s four “major” events despite years … Continue reading

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We can win this thing

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