Brunch Links

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Well, well, well. That’s city politics for you. There’s only one thing you can do: Drink it down with an apple pie shot, as we did last night at Amy’s.

EDGEWATER VOTED DOWN. Project likely dead. Had Schumacher and Compton been present the $93 million project would have passed. I can’t make this stuff up. Verveer, Rummel, Rhodes-Conway, Soloman and Cnare were the five votes that killed it.

Kristin Czubkowski live-blogged the proceedings.

Brenda Konkel shares some stunning statistics about the Council meeting.

More importantly, however, the Edgewater Drinking Game was a great success. Bridget Maniaci spoke about her neighborhood and some Council members fell asleep. So nobody was thirsty.

Any predictions on the future of the project? Anybody think it’s anything but dead?

And on to something that is already built: the Overture Center. But it’s in danger nonetheless.

Cap Times editorial: Legislature right to snub Doyle’s school control scheme. Marquette Law blog agrees.

John Nichols: Neumann ain’t shit. But he could still be a pain in the ass to Scott Walker and a help to Democrats.

Dan Sully tells what’s wrong with Badger Herald’s top 50 movies of the 2000s. I’m not a film buff but

Why does Scott Walker still publish a column at the BizTimes? As James Rowen points out, it’s great to have a politician writing a business column – his suggestion for economic improvement is always going to relatively simple for the reader to understand.

State Journal: We need more candidates for Dane County Board.

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4 Responses to “Brunch Links”

  1. Gerald Cox Says:

    It’s coming back.
    http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/govt_and_politics/article_01d86014-ea6e-11de-9724-001cc4c03286.html

  2. Todd Stevens Says:

    “You’re not a film buff but”

    The suspense is killing me, I need to hear the rest of this thought!

  3. Emma R. Says:

    here’s the link to D-Sul’s critique: http://sullivandaniel.wordpress.com/2009/12/15/listmania-and-american-solipsism/

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