Category: Solidarity

Make The Magic

Posted April 14th, 2014 @ 7:32 AM by

One of my favorite charities – Camp Kesem – UW Madison, is having their annual fundraiser – Make the Magic. Make the Magic is our only annual fundraising event. At this event, we also hope to spread the word throughout our community to tell more people about Camp Kesem! When? Saturday, April 26, 2014 from […]

Singing for the 1st

Posted August 27th, 2013 @ 11:47 AM by

Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper. ~Thomas Jefferson, letter to Nathaniel Macon One thing that is common place in today’s society is the ability of people to have access to something and want no one else to also have that same thing. That being said, it amazes me that […]

Local Progressive Talk

Posted November 27th, 2012 @ 8:25 AM by

We all know by now that Sly in the Morning and the local news team, on 1670 WTDY was ambushed and fired the day before Thanksgiving by new General Manager Rick Mccoy. Thus effectively ending any local voice that progressives have. Also ending any chance that people have of actual real time news coverage. With […]

Wisconsin Uprising – The Art Show!

Posted February 27th, 2012 @ 11:57 PM by

Recently, Steve Nass and his spokesman got wind that the UW School for workers was putting on an art show. They then went into their extreme partisan frenzy and went there, and after some threats of pulling funding, made them cancel the show. The University of Wisconsin’s School for Workers was planning on hosting an […]

Teacher Appreciation

Posted September 14th, 2011 @ 12:13 PM by

From My email inbox: If you love to cook/bake you may already know Penzeys, the wonderful Wisc-based spice and herb store. Their newest catalog has a coupon for a “free Teachers Gift Box” (free with a purchase, that is), and owner Bill Penzey’s ‘note from Bill’ section has a lovely message of respect for and […]

Some Light Shed on Sunny’s Numbers

Posted September 6th, 2011 @ 6:14 AM by

Recently The Herald-Independent columnist and writer for the right-wing \"think tank\" WPRI, recently “reported” on the state of the Monona Grove School District. You may have read some news stories lately about how some school districts are doing quite well under Gov. Scott Walker’s budget, despite a drastic decline in school aid. Monona Grove is […]

Wisconsin Professional Police Association Endorses Vicky

Posted June 17th, 2011 @ 10:31 PM by

Recently the Wisconsin Professional Police Association Endorsed Vicky Selkowe “In a crowded field of outstanding candidates, Vicky Selkowe’s experience and expertise are second-to-none,” said WPPA Executive Director, Jim Palmer. “Vicky will hit the ground running on day one. She is the best candidate to protect and promote public safety, and she will be a leader […]

Show me what democracy looks like….

Posted May 3rd, 2011 @ 9:54 PM by

PLEASE!!! Here in cottage grove, we found out last night, that we have a royal family and no one is allowed in and no one can be voted out. As I wrote yesterday the Village Board was getting ready to appoint registered (secret) lobbyist Paula Severson to fill out a one year term that was […]


Posted April 11th, 2011 @ 11:16 PM by

I received this in my email today and wanted to share it for a couple of reasons. The first is do not get too down or too up, whatever finally happens in the Kloppenburg race. Secondly, Cottage Grove got a mention, and I take some pride in that! Because of our protesting, calling, writing, knocking […]

Spring 2011 Election Endorsements

Posted March 30th, 2011 @ 2:46 PM by

The Spring 2011 sample Ballot is out and its time for my spring endorsements for the local election. 1. Wisconsin State Supreme Court – JoAnne Kloppenburg Plenty more about this race can be read here! 2. Circuit Court Judges: * Paul Higginbotham * Maryann Sumi * Richard Niess 3. Dane County Executive: Joe Parisi. All […]

Dane County Education Meeting

Posted March 28th, 2011 @ 3:18 PM by

The community wide education meeting was very much a success. With a solid crowd and great speakers, the Sunday afternoon meeting was very much a success. Some of the highlights(as I saw them) for those who missed it(forgive any misspellings as names were not written anywhere to check): * The number one highlight of the […]