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I am a geek, but I do have some redeeming social skills. I love other people's dogs, cats, and kids. Snow sucks, but I'm willing to put up with it just to live in Madison.

Monday, February 28, 2011

Wisconsin Tragedies

Wisconsin Tragedies
by Richard S. Russell

Here’s the countdown of the top half-dozen tragedies in Wisconsin history, 1 of which has a bullet:

 (6) Super Bowl 32, 1998 Jan. 25
 (5) Kohler Company strike, 1954–1965
•(4) Gov. Scott Walker, 2011–?
 (3) Black Hawk massacre, 1832 Aug. 1–2
 (2) Sen. Joe McCarthy, 1947–1957
 (1) Great Peshtigo fire, 1871 Oct. 8

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If there is hope, wrote Winston, it lies in the proles.

-- George Orwell, 1984, Part 1 Chapter 7


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