Okaaaay, a rushed brunch links today because I have to get to my earliest class of the week (9:55). Yes, my life is very hard. I finished writing a paper about evolution from the perspective of a 19th century butcher. Only one month left of this. High of 66, low of 46 today in Madison. A modest BLT from Lazy Oaf Lounge.
Tax Day is coming up. Remember to pay your taxes, but most importantly, get ready for the day-of Tea Party Parade at the Capitol!
Did you have a good weekend? The members of the ALRC did they went on another bar crawl to "understand" what students do on the weekend. Is this field work or do these people just want to party with a police escort?
The line-item veto is beautiful. According to the Legislative Audit Bureau, Doyle could create universal health care in Wisconsin by using it.
Beautiful. Hopefully this gets some national headlines. UW ends contract with Nike after it fails to resolve workers' rights issues in Honduras.
Badger Herald ed board on new gym: "Nat so fast."
Cardinal ed board is not impressed either.
Thank God. New UW rule requires 15% turnout on referenda to raise tuition, excuse me, segregated fees.
"I am frustrated by what I see as a leadership that doesn't serve the council's needs," said Marsha Rummel, who may run for Council president! Larry Palm is also a possible candidate. They will face off against Mark Clear, a Sconz commenter who has been accused of being too close to he mayor.
State Journal endorses library renovation plan. Just get it done, they say.
Just in case Bret Hulsey (who had a "Bret Hulsey" FBI-style windbreaker on last Tuesday) needs his ego massaged any more, John Nichols is there.
Is Wisconsin still a tax hell, asks the Journal Sentinel.
Six-lane freeway between Madison and Beloit. Now that's the type of transit reform Republicans can get behind!
The guy who kicked Tom Barrett's ass into the state consciousness last summer has a hearing today. He is entering four insanity pleas.
The Senate is finally going to take up a bill to effectively prohibit "racial" high school mascots.
UW Madison School of Social Work will hold fair at Library Mall to promote awareness of domestic violence and violence against women in relationships from noon to 3 today.