Tag Archives: Matt Phair

On Starbucks and Meadowood Library

The Stately Manor is open to customers only A few years back, drunken bums set up housekeeping at a Brittingham Park shelter. Comfy on sofas discarded on curbside, they blasted tunes on boom boxes as they got their jones on … Continue reading

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Brave cops stepped up to the plate at Texas school shooting

Puts crimp in Madison’s ‘Cops Out of Our Schools’ movement Police advocates last week presented each of 20 alders and Mayor Soglin with copies of Heather Mac Donald’s book, War on Cops. The gift is intended as a corrective to … Continue reading

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Don’t know much about (police) history

Their minds are closed; don’t confuse them with facts The Madison Common Council did something good Tuesday 05-15-18 and they will get some credit for it: they expressed their appreciation for police during National Police Week. Unanimously. (Their resolution.) Mayor … Continue reading

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You’re invited for punch and munchies after Confederate Rest removal ceremony

More likely to be spirited away in the dead of night It seemed like a reasonable question. Would Madison city government hold a ceremony when the forklift yanks the memorial stone from Confederate Rest cemetery?  Mayor Soglin at the controls. … Continue reading

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Striking the Confederate Rest stone is cheap moral preening

Madison’s Me-Too movement The board of directors here at the Blaska Policy Werkes unceremoniously demoted the chief fact-checker here at the Manor, stripped off his epaulets, and canceled his subscription to Guns and Garden magazine. For the first time in … Continue reading

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Madison Ald. Matt Phair: ‘Whatever’

Ald. Phair’s virtue is far superior to the one-armed veterans of the Union cause who shed blood so that all Americans could be free A Madison citizen e-mailed Ald. Matt Phair, urging that the memorial stone to the Madison woman who cared … Continue reading

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