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Hastily approved wheel tax could go to voter referendum after all

State bill would require retroactive referendum [ UPDATE: I appreciate The Capital Times referencing my work at this roadside stand. I tried to write this report down the middle (for once). I have not endorsed the bill. I believe the … Continue reading

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Your embattled Squire endures a Sunday morning confrontation in a Madison coffee house

So I’m reading the Wisconsin State Journal at the Collectivo coffee shop on Monroe Street in the bleeding heart of liberal Madison. I am slurping extra-dark, dangerously caffeinated brews between bites of a nutritious, life-sustaining cowboy cookie. (They wouldn’t make … Continue reading

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Remember these names in the Spring election

Here is the roll call on the vote to impose a $28 annual vehicle registration fee for Dane County residents on top of existing state fees: IN FAVOR 27: BAYRD, BOLLIG, CHENOWETH, CORRIGAN, DYE, ERICKSON, GILLIS, HENDRICK, KOLAR, KRAUSE, LEVIN, MATANO, … Continue reading

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Beauty and terror on a mid-November Madison WI weekend

On this bright and warmish Monday, the unlettered field hands are singing their folk songs from the AC/DC catalog in memory of its late co-founder as they prepare the Experimental Work Farm & Penal Colony for the onset of winter. … Continue reading

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Al Franken learns ‘comedy’ ain’t always pretty

The white lab coats here at the Policy Werkes are examining the photograph of Al Franken giving a sleeping young lady’s boobs a good working over while grinning at the camera like a college freshman at a wapatoolie party. Or … Continue reading

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Madison police supporters: tonight’s the night!

  UPDATE: Folks, we did it! Early this morning (11-14-17) Ald. Skidmore’s Amendment for 15 more police officers succeeded. The Kemble Krew’s attempt to zero out police failed. Body camera pilot defeated. We’ll get you the roll calls soon. The Madison Common … Continue reading

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