Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Sad news from the wacky world of Madison politics. Legalized marijuana advocate and general leftwing political gadfly Ben Masel is losing a battle with lung cancer. Masel, 56, was diagnosed with lung cancer in January and learned two weeks ago the cancer was stage IV, meaning it has spread beyond his lungs. Medical scans showed […]

Jack Craver, writing in The Isthmus, takes a moment to caution his fellow liberals about the polls.  Turns out they might be correct.  Ben Masel, marijuana’s answer to Robert Lorge, says that the polls must be wrong because the youth vote will turn out for the legalize medical pot referendum.  I’m not sure how many […]

Despite a rumor on Twitter, Texas has not been invaded by a small army of drug lords near Laredo. However, Madison is still occupied by potheads. Everybody sing with me, I was going to go vote but then I got high. I was going to vote in a referendum but then I got high. Madison […]

A Hartland couple is busted trying to find some organic tax relief: Adam Sellers told investigators he planted the marijuana in June after being approached by his friend. Adam Sellers estimated that the crop was worth $15,000, according to the complaint. Michelle and Adam Sellers told investigators that Michelle Sellers had asked Adam Sellers to […]

When is it enough?  State Representative Jeff Wood (I) was arrested again last night for driving under the influence.  I had to look twice to make sure that the Waukesha Freeman didn’t accidentally re-run the story from his last arrest. By the numbers: Fifth arrest for OWI. Second arrest within a month. Third arrest within […]

No, not the breast-feeding bill in the state senate, a drug bust. Members of the Dane County Narcotics and Gang Task Force intercepted a shipment of 70 pounds of marijuana as it arrived in Sun Prairie late last week, and that in turn led them to more marijuana in an east Madison apartment building, according […]

In light of the revelations in the Dan Bice column on State Representative Jeff Wood’s past troubles with alcohol, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reiterated their support for Wood’s resignation. This prompted a response from a reader, Jeff Wood should stay in office. Let he who is without sin throw the first stone. He stopped drinking. […]

You knew this was coming. The video has been released for State Representative Jeff Wood’s arrest on December 12. You can hear him deny to the officer that he hit anything before the officer caught up with him, and then you can watch the field sobriety test. Print this entry

Dan Bice of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel fills in the blanks on some of Wood’s history with alcohol. Among the incidents was an attempted theft of a leather jacket, passing out at a McDonald’s and then getting belligerent at a detox center, and the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl. In 1989, Wood and a […]

What were Jeff Wood’s first words when he got pulled over? Any donuts, officer? I got a serious case of the munchies. 8 (25%) Is this the way to the Bong Rec area? 8 (25%) I bet you never saw a 1998 Buick do that before. 10 (31%) I was at a biofuel meeting and […]