Category: Comments

Vicki McKenna Banned in Cottage Grove!!

Posted December 5th, 2011 @ 7:12 AM by

Recently, the Cottage Grove village board passed a resolution calling for civil public discourse. Their resolution no. 2011-07, A Resolution Promoting Civil Public Discourse. One line of this resolution is Whereas, the principle of civility is the foundation of this republic and the rule of law: … While we are not a republic, civility is […]

Maybe I am divisive….

Posted May 25th, 2011 @ 10:26 AM by

Showing a case of Sour Grapes, former appointed Cottage Grove Village President Mike Mikalsen, submitted a LTE to our local paper attacking me. Last week, the newspaper printed two letters containing personal attacks on Trustee Paula Severson. The letter writ¬¨ers, Mr. Jeff Simpson and Mr. Ed Lemay, are two of our community’s most divisive participants […]

The Great Cookie Caper!

Posted April 3rd, 2011 @ 6:41 PM by

I received this email from a local Village resident(thanks for putting me on the mailing list). While I am not surprised that one side is party to negative campaigning(when there are no positives, negatives are all that is left). I think it is only appropriate to look at some of these claims. The following un-edited […]

Republican Bully’s

Posted March 25th, 2011 @ 8:11 AM by

H/T to Jay Bullock for catching this. Last week UW-Madison’s own professor of history, geography and environmental studies penned this op-ed in the NY Times. This op-ed on the history of collective bargaining in Wisconsin was very well written and extremely neutral. Wisconsin was at the forefront of the progressive reform movement in the early […]