Tag Archives: gunfire

Free speech and gun rights will collide Tuesday on the UW-Madison campus

UPDATE: Campus conservatives say UW stifling Right speech — again UPDATE #2: Two of the few conservative faculty step up. The University of Wisconsin’s commitment to the free exchange of ideas — you know, that “sifting and winnowing” thing — will … Continue reading

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Madison alders feather their own nest but allow police to twist slowly …

The Squire can countenance the name-calling that comes with being a Reagan-Tommy Thompson-Act 10-supporting conservative in The Emerald City. He will suffer the credulous whose answer to every ill is blame white privilege, take away the guns, and demand More … Continue reading

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Shots fired; a report from the front lines of street crime and Madison politics

Wednesday, September 6. Your Humble Squire came, he listened, he spoke, he went home and deadbolt-locked the doors. It was the first of two budget listening sessions scheduled by Madison alders Matt Phair and Mo Cheeks, who operate as a … Continue reading

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Let the police round-up begin!

Bad boys, bad boys Whatcha gonna do, whatcha gonna do When they come for you? Madison, be prepared to sing along as we welcome the blue surge. Police Chief Mike Koval announced today a round-up of up to 60 people … Continue reading

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Alder Rummel is ‘thinking deeply’ about gun violence

Did we say the worm has turned? (Oh yes we did!) Madison alders and their enablers are turning away from harassing Police Chief Mike Koval, suspending the micro-managing and second-guessing of his sworn police officers, and toning down accusations of … Continue reading

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From Ferguson to Madison: safe streets are a casualty of the War on Cops

The War on Cops is real. The victims of this war are more black men slaughtered on the mean streets of America as police pull back, hunker down, drive on by. It’s called the Ferguson Effect and it is being … Continue reading

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