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Begin circulating nominating petition December 1; papers due January 5. Alder candidates only need 20 signatures of eligible voters; school board 100. (Get more to be safe.)
What we’re reading
Why Democrats keep losing rural counties like Dunn County
“I’m the chair of the local Democratic Party in a Wisconsin county that Donald Trump won. It wasn’t for a lack of progressive organizing. It was because national Democrats have failed communities like mine.” — Politico.
Actually, I don’t think this guy gets it. He wants more federal spending — a typical Democrat(ic) response. Misses the whole “values thing.”
only a Progressive could believe!
Hey kids! What time is it? Headline in the current Nation magazine:
Didn’t LBJ declare war on poverty? Making the Democrat the only President to lose two wars, the other being Vietnam.
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Game on! That’s the rumor: That BLM agitator Brandi Grayson is running against Madison Common Council president Sheri Carter. Brandi Grayson runs Urban Triage. She led the Derail the Jail demonstrations several years ago. Runs in the same circles as … Continue reading
Could have fooled us! We inquired of the editor and publisher of The Capital Times whether he personally knew any Republicans. Had ever conversed with a conservative? Hobnobbed with a Deplorable? Paul Fanlund has not responded. Do Not Disturb the man’s … Continue reading
One of most progressive Highly influential alder, more progressive than a Department of Sociology hunger strike, Ald. Shiva Bidar is calling it quits, won’t seek re-election. So, too, unfortunately, is Ald. Michael Tierney — one of the good guys. Ald. … Continue reading
Want to take away another tool. Madison alders aren’t finished with handcuffing the police. Progressive Dane alders propose ordinance #62413, which would ban facial recognition software, with some exceptions. Sponsors are Mad Max Prestigiacomo, Rebecca Kemble, Tag Evers (all PD), plus … Continue reading
We are losing law enforcement officers at an unsustainable rate. Officers have left or are leaving the profession in significant numbers. Milwaukee police say they experienced a spike in retirements over the summer and early fall. Madison’s acting Chief of Police Vic … Continue reading