Tag Archives: Marsha Rummel

Maybe now the dead Confederates will be left to rest in peace

Catching up with history We think the Madison Council will move on Sorry to break this to you, but Blaska does not possess every super power. Yes, he has the amazing ability to look into the past. He possesses an … Continue reading

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Tell the 14 Madison alders how much you appreciate their historical cleansing

We present to you the 14 alders who voted May 1, 2018 to uproot the memorial stone commissioned by Madison’s veterans of the Union cause in the Civil War. Men who shed their own blood to fight slavery and preserve … Continue reading

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Madison alders get two more kicks at the cops

Ald. Paul Skidmore just introduced a measure to add eight Madison police officers at  $416,385 (including fringe benefits, uniforms, etc.) and three more marked squad cars for $163,530. Unfortunately, the measure needs 15 votes from the 20 alders because it amends … Continue reading

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No money for more Madison police but plenty for Common Council staff

UPDATE: Was there a roll call on approving the contract for the hiring of a Common Council chief of staff? No there was not. The voice vote in favor was declared unanimous. I am put in mind of my old … Continue reading

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