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Run for Madison city council and school board
You need only to file out three brief forms and get 20 signatures to get on the April 6 ballot.
Begin circulating nominating petition December 1; papers due January 5. Alder candidates only need 20 signatures of eligible voters; school board 100. (Get more to be safe.)
What we’re reading
Why Democrats keep losing rural counties like Dunn County
“I’m the chair of the local Democratic Party in a Wisconsin county that Donald Trump won. It wasn’t for a lack of progressive organizing. It was because national Democrats have failed communities like mine.” — Politico.
Actually, I don’t think this guy gets it. He wants more federal spending — a typical Democrat(ic) response. Misses the whole “values thing.”
only a Progressive could believe!
Hey kids! What time is it? Headline in the current Nation magazine:
Didn’t LBJ declare war on poverty? Making the Democrat the only President to lose two wars, the other being Vietnam.
Category Archives: Madison city government
The progressive board of police inquisition. We learn, from an incisive news story in today’s (12-01-20) Wisconsin State Journal, that the 13-member Police Civilian Oversight Board is one expensive clusterf*k. In three hours, 13 minutes of hair twisting, this gaggle … Continue reading
Peace & safety loses out to virtue signaling Angela Jackson is president of Allied/Dunn’s Marsh neighborhood association. She and her board of directors asked for a ban on alcohol consumption at 1.2-acre Allied Park after several shootings. “I support the … Continue reading
Madison is awakening! It is a beautiful day in Madison and not only for the season’s first meaningful snowfall. Hope is in the air along with big fat snowflakes. Hope for a responsible Madison Common Council. The promise of a … Continue reading
Blaska Policy Werkes is 94.5% effective. Job security, a decent pension, no heavy lifting. Nevertheless, we do pity managers at Madison city hall. For they must kowtow to the progressive party line, lest they incur the displeasure of Mayor Satya’s … Continue reading
Elect a new Common Council this spring! Didn’t we just suffer through one election? (What? It’s not over yet? Puerto Rico is still out?) Now another one looms on the horizon — one that will have a more immediate effect … Continue reading