Tag Archives: Madison

Dane County is building a jail through a ‘racial equity lens’

Part #4: The myth of ‘institutional racism’ What does a progressive jail look like? Dane County is about to find out. A progressive jail would treat mental illness, avoid solitary confinement, train and educate as much as incarcerate. Fair enough. … Continue reading

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Two monuments defaced in Madison: one gets big media play, the vandalism to the police memorial, not so much

False flag operation? A reporter from Wisconsin Public Radio reached out Wednesday (9-20-17) to the Blaska Policy Werkes for a statement on the vandalism done to the Voluntarios Internacionales monument in James Madison Park. The reporter noted that just one … Continue reading

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Build a big and beautiful jail, Dane County!

As The Donald might say The Squire lends the keys to the Stately Manor to my friend and former colleague, County Board Supervisor Mike Willett of Verona. Your Humble Bloggeur’s last great cause on the county board — back in … 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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