Monthly Archives: May 2012

RPW predicts Barrett win

This release from the Republican Party of Wisconsin cleared my e-mail at 7:30 – a half hour before polls closed across Wisconsin. Republican Party of Wisconsin Communications Director Benjamin Sparks released the following statement regarding the results of today’s Democrat primary … Continue reading

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Mifflin Street recap

From the Madison Police Department’s incident report on this year’s Mifflin Street Block Party: Although significantly smaller, the level of intoxication and the number of attendees still far exceeds the capacity of the neighborhood. As of 7:00 p.m. there were 393 … Continue reading

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Falk wants to be Wisconsin’s mom

The most quotable quote from Friday’s debate between the four Democratic recall candidates has to belong to Kathleen Falk: It takes mom usually to get the folks together. She has the firm hand that knows how to get people together … Continue reading

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Mifflin Street drunk fest needs to go away

By this time Saturday, a two block stretch of mostly rundown student housing in downtown Madison will be the scene of the annual, inebriated excess known as the Mifflin Street Block Party. Last year’s party was a disaster, featuring stabbings, … Continue reading

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Must have been those fancy free range eggs

A couple of notes from WHBY’s Rick Schuh, covering New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s fundraising stop in Green Bay with Governor Scott Walker. At one point, Christie made a “hello, Milwaukee” shout-out. Oops. He and Walker were due to make … Continue reading

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Walker’s “gravy train” assertion found thin

Governor Scott Walker’s statement, posted here on April 10th, that a repealed worker discrimination law “was kind of a gravy train for the trial bar,” is Mostly False, according to PolitiFact.

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