Category Archives: Madison city government

Did you know? Historic preservation is racist!

A Madison alder told us so  One of the more stupid, only-in-Madison proposals was an alder’s motion to jigger ordinances governing the height of buildings in order to preserve the view of Lake Mendota from a privately owned dwelling. That … Continue reading

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Community organizers make early-morning house calls

Coming soon to your neighborhood The beneficiaries of Madison progressives’ War On Cops were doing some outreach work in Orchard Ridge early this morning. The police report: At 2:23 am 07-22-21, Madison Police were dispatched to a residence in the … Continue reading

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Ald. Myadze sets record straight on police body cameras

Won’t be played the race card Blaska Policy Werkes here reproduces the majority of the official City of Madison blog written by Ald. Charles Myadze, District 18. On a test vote last Tuesday 07-06-21, the Common Council barely defeated by … Continue reading

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Police body cameras barely survive test vote

Socialists and Progressives vote against Police body-worn cameras survived a test vote Tuesday 07-06-21 —  barely! The Madison Common Council voted 10-9 against an amendment expressing the Council’s opposition to that police reform measure. The Police Body-Worn Camera Feasibility Review … Continue reading

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Ald. Benford under-thinks policing

 More from ‘Madison’s token conservative’ (Does that make Blaska a protected class?) Madison is over-policing certain populations, according to the official progressive party line. You’ll have to take it on faith because that theorem has never been challenged — much less … Continue reading

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Who is driving this college town nuts?

How delusional? Counting flowers on the wall delusional! In his many years, your genial bloggeur has worked both sides of the journalism game. As an ink-stained wretch at The Capital Times we saw the corrosive effects of progressivism up close. … Continue reading

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