Category Archives: Madison city government

On Starbucks and Meadowood Library

The Stately Manor is open to customers only A few years back, drunken bums set up housekeeping at a Brittingham Park shelter. Comfy on sofas discarded on curbside, they blasted tunes on boom boxes as they got their jones on … Continue reading

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Brave cops stepped up to the plate at Texas school shooting

Puts crimp in Madison’s ‘Cops Out of Our Schools’ movement Police advocates last week presented each of 20 alders and Mayor Soglin with copies of Heather Mac Donald’s book, War on Cops. The gift is intended as a corrective to … Continue reading

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Don’t know much about (police) history

Their minds are closed; don’t confuse them with facts The Madison Common Council did something good Tuesday 05-15-18 and they will get some credit for it: they expressed their appreciation for police during National Police Week. Unanimously. (Their resolution.) Mayor … Continue reading

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Will government’s guardians of history overturn Madison alders’ grave desecration?

Could the feds take over Confederate Rest? It ain’t over ‘till it’s over — this being The Emerald City. We last reported that the all-powerful (perhaps too powerful) Landmarks Commission would need to weigh in once again on the shameful … Continue reading

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Tell the 14 Madison alders how much you appreciate their historical cleansing

We present to you the 14 alders who voted May 1, 2018 to uproot the memorial stone commissioned by Madison’s veterans of the Union cause in the Civil War. Men who shed their own blood to fight slavery and preserve … Continue reading

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You’re invited for punch and munchies after Confederate Rest removal ceremony

More likely to be spirited away in the dead of night It seemed like a reasonable question. Would Madison city government hold a ceremony when the forklift yanks the memorial stone from Confederate Rest cemetery?  Mayor Soglin at the controls. … Continue reading

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