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A rare weekend post about professors blogging

Are professors blogs a substitute for published academic scholarship? I say generally no. >More
 What should Democrats think of Russ Decker?

He bailed on the Clean Energy Jobs Act. But he probably did it because he knew they were going to lose on it. So should Democrats be grateful to Decker for sparing them political humiliation, or angry that he didn't give the party an opportunity to send a strong message to voters in favor of a progressive agenda? >More
 Ann Althouse responds to my article

Ann Althouse responds to my article on her and her blog. Read my article. Then read her response. Then read this response to her response. >More
 Brunch Links: April 23

A delicious burrito of local news items. And I'll give you the weather forecast. >More
 The Legislature: It's Ova Baby

And that's the end of the ball game. What did the Democrats do while they had control of both houses of the legislature? Was time well-spent? >More
 The new Common Council leadership

A brief, if superficial analysis of what Tuesday's leadership elections tell us about the Council and its aims for the next year. >More
 Drunk Driving in Wisconsin

Jeff Wood was not expelled after a conviction and multiple OWI arrests in the last year. Democrats didn't seem to lose any sleep supporting him. Why? Because when it comes down to it, millions of Wisconsinites still don't consider drunk driving a big deal. >More
 Brunch Links: April 22

You need some news, but you also need some nutrients. Both are found in brunch links. >More
 Brunch Links: April 21

Marathon sessions of the legislature, new Council president and a seafood buffet! >More
 Is secret ballot a good thing for Madison Common Council?

No the city council is not a union. But it is electing leadership, and it will do so secretly. Is that the way to go? I think so. >More
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