Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

I doubt there’s a picture of Waukesha Mayor Shawn Reilly getting the key to the city in Havana and posing with Fidel Castro. But in Madison, it’s apparently a requirement of office, and the profile picture on Mayor Paul Soglin’s Facebook page. One comment on the photo, but typical of the other comments: One of […]

Madison – AFD News – Less than a week before Election Day, Madison Mayor Paul Soglin made a startling admission in an exclusive interview with AFD News. Soglin said, “I am sick and tired of the whiny protesters. Sick, sick, sick. Why don’t all of the stupid hippies just move to Portland?” For Soglin, the […]

Not that you need reminding, but astrology is a complete waste of time. But if you need proof, consider Brett Healy of the MacIver Institute and Madison Mayor Paul Soglin are both celebrating birthdays today. Yeah, explain that, astrology fans. Print this entry

Publication:Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:May 3, 2012; Section:Opinion; Page Number:8A A tale of two protests Occupiers in Madison as May Day marchers rally in Milwaukee Madison Mayor Paul Soglin is no stranger to protesting. He made a name for himself protesting in his adopted city. He’s been arrested and beaten during demonstrations. He even led a […]

The problem with doing fifty predictions at the beginning of the year is checking them at the end of the year. Of course, I could be like every other pundit that makes predictions and then ignores them. That’s just not my style. Besides, it’s fun for me, too, to see just how badly I did. […]

Madison Mayor Paul Soglin reveals he is an anti-bicyclist, a secret agent of capitalism, possibly even *gasp* pro-automobile. Madison’s Ride the Drive will roll on as scheduled on Sunday, but Mayor Paul Soglin is canceling a second event that was to take place later this year over concern about the impact on businesses. Ride the […]

Former Madison Mayor Paul Soglin may be making a return. I’m supportive of the effort purely from an entertainment standpoint, of course. I can’t wait for the campaign promise to ban winter bicycling. Soglin is making an announcement on Wednesday, December 22nd, 1968, at 11:00 AM at Warner Park. The announcement is tie-dye optional. Print […]

A little furor today over my latest perspective piece at the MacIver Institute on the proposed bike path plan for Milwaukee, Milwaukee by Bike. An excerpt: Milwaukeeans may soon have a plan to allow them to bicycle just about everywhere on even the most crime-ridden streets. Mayor Barrett’s city may have cut back on the […]

Former Madison Mayor Paul Soglin has been enduring the failure of his city to clean up after a snow storm. He offers advice to Madison’s current city leadership on what went wrong during the storm and the real cost of failure. Of the real costs, Soglin writes, A group of environmentalists and business leaders in […]

Such is the state of the Democratic Party in this state that even former mayors are declining to run for governor. It’s gotten so bad, Republicans are taking out ads begging for an opponent. Democrats are even floating the idea to Dan “Peephole” Bice of Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett serving as governor while living in […]