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Madison alder races shaping up wet and wild

A comeback for Marsha Rummel and Nino Amato? If The Werkes were conspiratorially minded, we would wonder why two of the Madison Common Council’s few moderate (not conservative!) alders were being moved into new districts. If our tinfoil hat didn’t … Continue reading

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Madison council president picks anti-cop leadership

All voted against police body cameras. New Madison Common Council president Keith Furman put the wood to moderate alders. He and council vice president Jael Currie — also a leftist — picked the five most radical left alders to serve … Continue reading

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‘A lot of disappointment for Madison’s left.’

Yeah, April 6 could have been a lot worse. Despite the loss of Paul Skidmore, the Werkes is on record saying the April 6 city election was not a total wash. An ethereal publication called Tone agrees. Even more than … Continue reading

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Madison alder elections tread water

All is not lost Win some, lose some. It’s Madison’s loss that Paul Skidmore was defeated on the far west side. It is about to get real for new police chief Shon Barnes. Paul’s successor, Nikki Conklin, is a social justice … Continue reading

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Paul Soglin endorses Ald. Skidmore

A ray of hope for Madison! What a strange trip this has been! Havana Paul is now the voice of reason! We have to think that a majority of Madison wishes they had voted Paul Soglin in 2019, not Satya. This … Continue reading

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Dave Cieslewicz goes rogue

“Critical race theory is ‘nonsense posing as wisdom.’” Damn! Dave Cieslewicz is just killing it over at his blog. (No wonder the armadillos are dead.) In today’s installment, he deconstructs the faith-based progressive dogma of Critical Race Theory.  Not just … Continue reading

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