I hope I'm not the only one digging these temperate temperatures. I'm usually a sunny-as-can-be kind of guy, but some of the sleepless nights that last heat wave (almost) caused have left me looking for opportunities to wear long sleeves and long pants again. Apparently the rain is coming, followed by a beautiful weekend.
The Sconz recently reached 200 friends on facebook. I believe the lucky 200th was State Sen. Jon Erpenbach. As a result he will get free a Sconz Platinum Membership. I can't tell you what that entails, but if you wire me $100, you'll find out.
Fiesta 38 baby. Linda Falkenstein calls it "yet another unique food stop on S. Park St." Is that a good thing or not?
Hysterical: English professor forcibly removed from a New York Starbucks after she refuses to play by the coffee chain's linguistics.
Noble Wray wants 20 more full-time cops in the next budget.
Doyle looks to appeal FEMA's rejection of individual aid to flood victims in Milwaukee area.
Sen. Kathleen Vinehout, one of the most vulnerable Dem senators this year, writes a column at Uppity Wisconsin about local government's response to flooding.
High prices are driving residents out of veterans home.
State Journal on science: It says wind power is safe!
Doyle announces the details of his 8th "Up North" trip. How does Doyle promote Wisconsin tourism if he doesn't drink? I think Barbara Lawton would be a more appropriate salesperson.
What are the jobs that stick in Madison? How can the city become the regional economic engine?
Interesting: Dean Robbins has his own Wisconsin ad watch. The first review is of Russ Feingold's Great Lakes ad, in which he alleges that Johnson will hand over the lakes to oil companies.
LOL. Wisconsin average ACT score third highest in the nation. Take that stat with a grain of salt. In most states, students don't take the ACT.
In the Milwaukee area? Go to "Drinking Liberally" tonight with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tim John, Dem Lt. Gov. candidate Tom Nelson and...wait for it...Republican Senate candidate Dave Westlake. It's not his first time.