Just received word that Amos Roe, an active member of the Policy Werkes, passed away last night 11-28-2020 of an apparent heart attack. He and Blaska ran for Madison school board last year.
We also mourn the passing of a long-time colleague of ours at The Capital Times, Rosemary Kendrick. We knew Rosemary as the chief of the copy desk. Our friend was 80 years of age. Full Obiturary.
We need better alders!
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
Durham appointed special prosecutor
So he can continue probe under Biden presidency. More here.
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: Matt Phair
Man that sunshine sure feels good today! Disasters are something that happens elsewhere until it happens here. The Stately Manor and its denizens were lucky. Our basement drain actually drained once the crud was scraped off! Except for a few … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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