This Side of Town

Another Police Blacklisting Project?

Posted March 6th, 2015 @ 8:59 AM by

I missed this one, but now there are at least 3 “collective community bans” the police department has initiated, the one on State St. (Cap Times), the one with the north and east side hotels and one at E. Wash and E. Johnson at the Hawthorne Library area.

WTF? Madison has a 9.5:1 Arrest Ratio

Posted March 5th, 2015 @ 11:49 AM by

That means blacks are 9..5 times more likely to be arrested than whites. Dane County average is 8:1. Ferguson 2.8. WTF? (sorry chief, if deserves an f-bomb!)

Dane Dems Mayoral Forum

Posted March 5th, 2015 @ 10:17 AM by

And the other three, all in one post.

Mo’ Meetings!

Posted March 4th, 2015 @ 2:14 PM by

Yeah, its Wednesday, not much of the week left, but here’s 2 more, that makes 9 this week, which might be a new record, a full 31% of the meetings this week!!! Grrrrrrrrr.

Hostile Workplace & Discrimination in the Construction Trades/Businesses

Posted March 4th, 2015 @ 1:06 PM by

This is a quick hack job, but its extremely timely with meetings tonight and it was so appalling, it needed to be out there.

Cap Times Mayoral Debate

Posted March 4th, 2015 @ 9:04 AM by

Video, recap, scores . . . by now you probably know how this is going to turn out, but I found myself being more critical on these answers and disappointed in things that they failed to mention.

City Council Recap

Posted March 3rd, 2015 @ 7:17 PM by

Sorta live blogged. Lazy blogged? Not sure which.

What will the council talk about tonight?

Posted March 3rd, 2015 @ 4:23 PM by

2 items, Olbrich catering and #13M TIF for Anchor Bank.

Mo’ city meetings!

Posted March 3rd, 2015 @ 3:59 PM by

3 more, that makes 7 extras this week, so far. And, no consent agenda for the council meeting in 2.5 hours . . .

East Side Progressives Mayoral Forum

Posted March 3rd, 2015 @ 10:56 AM by

This one is from Sunday night. There’s video, a recap and comments and scoring.

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