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Run for Madison city council and school board
You need only to file out three brief forms and get 20 signatures to get on the April 6 ballot.
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.
Tag Archives: Chris Rickert
A never-ending search for root causes Can’t we blame Scott Walker? Madison Wi does not need A.O.C., Bernie, or Elizabeth Sanders to calibrate the breakdown of the civic public square in America. We’ve got Mayor Satya Conway-Rhodes and Jennifer Cheatham, superintendent of schools. … Continue reading
$15 million gets you more classroom chaos and identity politics warm fuzzies None of that nonsense at Ms. Hicks’ middle school! Your reading assignment today, class — YOU THERE IN THE BACK ROW! DON’T MAKE ME GO OVER OVER THERE! … Continue reading
Who wants to know? Not the Dane County Board Chris Rickert has committed some real journalism. Demanding answers to tough questions. The tough question: All those jail diversion programs, are they actually, you know, working? The answer: Who (the hell) … Continue reading
Our liberal-progressive-socialist acquaintances are in high dudgeon over A.G. Brad Schimel’s unmasking of the star chamber suppression of political speech in Wisconsin, particularly by the Government Accountability Board (GAB). (His report here.) Our acquaintances are baying for the hides of … Continue reading