Category: Event

Good Meeting Tweet, Brings Bad Journalism

Posted June 20th, 2013 @ 2:36 PM by

Apparently in today’s Wisconsin, random “tweets” are now what is classified as news! We have one of the most extreme budgets in our history being passed quickly through the Wisconsin statehouse, major cuts to education, an abysmal 2 + year Abysmal economy in Wisconsin and our paper of record is combing through random tweets! Honestly! […]

School Board Forums – The Isthmus, Sustain Dane and Ex-Mayor Dave Redefine “Fairness”

Posted February 29th, 2012 @ 7:50 PM by

It is Board of Education candidate forum season and everyone is getting into the act (full list at the bottom).  That includes Sustain Dane and the Isthmus, who are co-sponsoring a forum.  All good, except they have chosen Dave Cieslewicz as one of the moderators and today our ex-Mayor endorsed two of the candidates.  Nice […]

Recall Observations

Posted January 17th, 2012 @ 10:19 AM by

Here is My Letter to The Editor regarding my observations from collecting signatures. Congratulations to everyone who collected signatures for the recall effort of Scott Walker and Rebecca Kleefisch (and all four republican senators) whether you collected 1 or 1500 or anywhere in between. Thank you! I recently spent a Saturday morning collecting signatures for […]

The Purpose of Ride the Drive

Posted June 27th, 2011 @ 3:58 PM by

I have a problem with the way Mayor Soglin seems to be framing the issue of how to improve Ride the Drive.  When the Mayor talks about the situation, he portrays it as a tension between the fun of the ride and a 20-45% loss in parking ramp revenue and business.  But Ride the Drive […]

Are you kidding?

Posted March 18th, 2011 @ 1:20 PM by

The members of the Dane County School Board Consortium and WAES (Wisconsin Alliance for Excellent Schools) have gotten together to sponsor a public meeting to discuss walkers $900 million dollar cut to public schools. In Monona Grove(probably like other school districts) we get an automated mass email with school events(infinite campus). My son was sent […]

How you can make a HUGE difference!

Posted March 8th, 2011 @ 5:17 PM by

I saw it posted on a few different blogs, people asking the author (how can I make a difference?). h/t Jessica Ace and Ever Onward. I sat down and started writing and this is the list I came up with(some is localized). It was too controversial for this blog, as it was removed almost as […]

Obama Visits Tomorrow Round Up

Posted September 27th, 2010 @ 6:06 AM by

A round-up of articles covering President Obama’s visit this Tuesday…

Primary Election Day Open Thread

Posted September 14th, 2010 @ 1:01 AM by

You know you got something to say about the elections today. Got any predictions? Any onsite reporting like how crowded the polls are or what number voter you were? Who are you cheering for?

RTA Meeting Today

Posted August 25th, 2010 @ 5:05 AM by

Reminder: RTA Committee: Wednesday, August 25, 5:00 p.m., Shorewood Hills Village Hall

Help Get Move To Amend on the Madison Ballot!

Posted August 17th, 2010 @ 11:20 AM by

Corporations are not people, money is not speech and corporate contributions to the political process do not violate the 1st Amendment!

Dem Lt. Governor Forum

Posted August 9th, 2010 @ 4:00 AM by

This is on the Forward Lookout Event Calendar already, but just in case you missed it, the Dane Democrats are hosting a Lt. Governor candidate forum at their August meeting. From the e-mail: At the next Dane Dems meeting on Wednesday, August 11th, we’ll be hosting a forum with the Democratic candidates for Lieutenant Governor. […]