Category Archives: Madison city government

Meet Scott Kerr

Some guy who is running for mayor of Madison. It’s hard to screw up a city like Madison WI. Not that we don’t keep trying.  Beautiful setting between two large lakes amidst fertile farmland. Hometown of state government and a … Continue reading

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Madison alder races shaping up wet and wild

A comeback for Marsha Rummel and Nino Amato? If The Werkes were conspiratorially minded, we would wonder why two of the Madison Common Council’s few moderate (not conservative!) alders were being moved into new districts. If our tinfoil hat didn’t … Continue reading

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The case against Madison racial reparations

We gave at the office! The history of reparations is mostly open sores and weeping blisters. France wanted reparations — deep and punishing — from the Kaiser’s Germany. Fueled Hitler’s rise to power. President Reagan approved paying $20,000 to Japanese-Americans … Continue reading

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A tale of two moralities

Let’s forgive mistakes except when the wrong people apologize for them! The indentured servants at the Werkes take a blood oath to oppose hyper-partisan, situational ethics wherever they may find it, cross their hearts and hope to die. Regrettably, The … Continue reading

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Madison black leaders support our police

Not that you would know it from the noise makers! The dirty little secret that Brandi Grayson, Freedom Inc., the Socialists Workers, and Progressive Dane don’t want you to know is that Madison’s black community — the actual people who … Continue reading

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Madison alders: defund the police, double their own paychecks

It’s what progressives do. Madison’s Defund the Police crowd remains unbowed. Ald. Keith Furman, president of the Common Council, wants to reject funding for six new police officers who would work to build trust with at-risk youth. The alder for … Continue reading

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