Monthly Archives: November 2012

Vos names JFC members

Speaker-elect Robin Vos has named the Assembly Republican members of the budget-writing Joint Committee on Finance for the upcoming legislative session.

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It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a news drone

On at least a couple of occasions during last year’s historic protests in Madison, I spotted TV news helicopters overhead. When fuel and pilot pay are factored in, putting a chopper in the air can be a pretty expensive proposition. … Continue reading

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RIP NewsTalk 1670

Midwest Family Broadcast Group’s seemingly abrupt decision to terminate news and talk programing on 1670 WTDY means that WRN affiliate WIBA is pretty much the sole remaining commercial news/talk station in the Madison market, at least on the AM dial.

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The sweet smell of secession

If you haven’t yet been to the White House We The People online petition site, you really ought to check it out. In addition to the petitions to allow individual states to secede from the union, there are also petitions … Continue reading

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The Boss is back. Hold me back.

I have about zero interest in popular music. The last concert I attended was sometime in the 1980s, and now the prospect of seeing large numbers of middle-aged people grooving to some awesome tunage fills me with dread.

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