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“Mo Cheeks joins Satya Rhodes Conway as announced candidates for mayor. Now we’re hearing that Brenda Konkel and Bridget Maniaci may join them. All former alders. As for the incumbent, Paul Soglin is sounding tired of fighting the council. Cheeks, in particular, is part of the anti-Soglin cabal on the Council. — Thursday, July 12.
“We finally have indictments in the Mueller investigation related to meddling in the 2016 election — and the only ones being charged are Russians.” — Laura Ingraham
“You’ve embarrassed the FBI, you’ve embarrassed yourself and I can’t help but wonder when I see you there with that little smirk how many times did you look so innocent into your wife’s eyes and lie to her about Lisa Page?” — U.S. Rep. Louis Gohmert to FBI agent Peter Strzok.
Asked why she never remarried after their divorce in 1951, Nancy Barbato Sinatra answered, “After Sinatra?”
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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
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
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
Madison’s Me-Too movement The board of directors here at the Blaska Policy Werkes unceremoniously demoted the chief fact-checker here at the Manor, stripped off his epaulets, and canceled his subscription to Guns and Garden magazine. For the first time in … Continue reading
The band played ‘Dixie’ as Confederate POWs were marched to Camp Randall What a spectacle it must have been that Sunday, April 20, 1862! The Civil War had been raging for a full year, Wisconsin boys had mustered out of Camp Randall … Continue reading
David Muskat over at Historic Madison has uncovered the newspaper story advancing the June 15, 1906 unveiling of the cenotaph (or monument) at Confederate Rest. You will note that two Union veterans unveiled the cenotaph, Captain Hugh Lewis (whom we know lost … Continue reading