Category Archives: Madison city government

Could Madison go up, up and away?

“Make no little plans … … they have no magic to stir men’s blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope …” — Daniel Burnham 1864-1912.  Every once in awhile, Madison thinks big. The … Continue reading

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Ald. Benford is not reconciled to the truth

Climbing the Tower of Babel  A follow-up to “Guilt-ridden Madison …”: Madison’s Equal Opportunities Commission Thursday evening 01-13-22 postponed acting on Ald. Brian Benford’s “Truth and Reconciliation process” — a thinly veiling trojan horse for reparations. His proposed ordinance is so … Continue reading

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Lawsuit seeks return of Confederate Rest monument

Did not glorify the South’s Lost Cause.  A Madison attorney is contesting the City of Madison’s removal of the memorial stone at Confederate Rest cemetery on 04-10-2018 (and reaffirmed on 05-11-2018) as a “desecration.” It was one of the city’s … Continue reading

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Guilt-ridden Madison explores reparations

Name your ‘historic wrong’ for cash and prizes! Woke progressivism, like rust, never sleeps. Madison city government now wants to invite “BIPOC” people to kvetch about how Madison was mean to them. The city’s Equal Opportunities Commission, trying to justify … Continue reading

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School board president is proud of school board

She’s proud … of herself? The Capital Times is up with a puff piece on school board president Ali Muldrow a week before candidate filing deadline (she is unopposed for re-election). “She’s proud of how far they [meaning the school … Continue reading

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‘No more pigs in our community!’

A record high of 65° predicted for today — mid-December! Madison’s opinion leaders — particularly, the WI State Journal — ought to be calling for Ananda Deacon’s resignation. She sits on the Civilian Police Oversight Board. Unfortunately, Ms. Deacon is … Continue reading

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