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Bob McBride July 09, 2014 at 07:25 PM
Good idea, Tyrone. It appears you'll have your pick of a minimum of 3 locations.
Bob McBride July 09, 2014 at 07:27 PM
I don't see any in the picture, Jay. If they do have them, I think it's safe to assume they won'tRead Moreb e carrying them at the Mequon location.
Randy1949 July 10, 2014 at 06:20 PM
The video footage would be worth more than the potential damage. A very discreet fine-print signRead Moresa ying that all copyright is automatically owned by Penny Mustard and release is implied ought to cover the legal bases. Waterbeds? Ain't no way Mother's ready for that!
Bob McBride July 08, 2014 at 03:55 PM
CD, my understanding of the issue from my discussion as mentioned above was not so much the viewRead Morefro m Bartlett as the shadow cast and obstruction of sunlight by a 6 versus a 4 story building. I would imagine the residents on Bartlett, if they could, would much prefer a 2 story building, but I'm sure they realize that's an impossibility. The woman I talked to pointed to the construction on Lexington and Oakland as being of a variety they'd find more fitting for the area as a whole. The other concerns mentioned were increased population density and traffic issues. I don't recall mention of the view from Bartlett, aside from something about a 40 foot solid wall on one of the structures and claims by the developer that they could grow vines up to that height to make it less bleak and oppressive looking - something viewed with extreme skepticism.
CowDung July 08, 2014 at 04:31 PM
I was going by the diagram on the bottom of the flyer they left on my doorstep last week. They hadRead Morea row of 2 story houses drawn in behind the proposed 6 story buildings with a caption along the lines of 'this is what the residents of Bartlett drive will see if this plan is approved.' To me, their view was pretty much the same once the buildings hit 3 stories... ____________________________________________________________ With two more floors of what I assume will be residential living space, there certainly will be increased population density. Not sure about the increased traffic issues--trucks making deliveries are a pretty common problem throughout the village, and I'm not sure that the 4 or 6 story question really affects that.
Bob McBride July 08, 2014 at 06:47 PM
My comment regarding traffic was, primarily, in terms of the anticipated draw of the "MetroRead MoreMar t" and other retail establishments that will be a part of the development. Unless one assumes that all tenants on the 2 additional floors will be walkers or public transportation users, there will be a marginal addition associated with that as well. Currently, at times, the traffic gets pretty deep around the corner of Oakland and Capital. I guess it depends if having to sit through an entire light change or two before being able to proceed (it's happened to me on occasion - may happen more with increased traffic drawn from other areas) or having to park in a structure as opposed to in front of the place you want to go to represents a significant increase in traffic.
Hydra July 11, 2014 at 09:23 AM
Wisconsin doesn't even make the top 10 :(. Read Morehttp://247wallst.com/economy/2013/07/25/states-sending-t he-most-people-to-prison/2/
Bob McBride July 11, 2014 at 10:02 AM
While none of this really has anything to do with the shooting issue, let's look at a couple ofRead Moreeffo rts put forth by the Democratic leadership in Milwaukee. The NW Industrial Park, which syphoned jobs out of the inner city. SDC, rife with corruption, unable to hang on to certain contracts because it couldn't provide the bare minimum of accountability. John Norquist's "new urbanism" which essentially chased most of the remaining urban manufacturing concerns out of areas that were still suffering the effects of the creation of the NW Industrial Park - with the added kicker of most of those chased out relocating outside the city or county. And finally, SteelTech, a partnership between a liberal business owner and government that failed under the weight of the ineptitude of the unqualified people it put into positions of power and responsibility. :::::::: I could go on, but I figure that's enough for you to chew on right now Lyle.
Lyle Ruble July 11, 2014 at 10:17 AM
@Hydra ...... You're correct and I apologize for the incorrect data.
Bob McBride July 06, 2014 at 04:09 PM
It's more than just the wars, Lyle. To the extent that we feel the need to toppleRead More"tyrants&quo t;, whether directly or through surrogates, we do so, often, without properly factoring in the part they play in providing a degree of balance in the areas where they rule. In truth, as far as war goes, there's never any "end game" other than defeating the enemy and enforcing surrender, followed by occupation with the hope of complete withdrawal coming at some point in the near future. That's what happened in WWII to the best possible effect. Virtually all wars we've involved ourselves in following that one were either less successful variants or draws. Taken in the context of what constitutes and "end game" (by my definition), Iraq pretty much followed suit (overall outcome aside). Unsuccessful forays are not solely USA endeavors. The USSR was essentially undone in large part due to its involvement in Afghanistan as well. Obviously there are other examples as well.
Bob McBride July 06, 2014 at 04:12 PM
It's more than just the wars, Lyle. To the extent that we feel the need to toppleRead More"tyrants&quot ;, whether directly or through surrogates, we do so, often, without properly factoring in the part they play in providing a degree of balance in the areas where they rule. In truth, as far as war goes, there's never any "end game" other than defeating the enemy and enforcing surrender, followed by occupation with the hope of complete withdrawal coming at some point in the near future. That's what happened in WWII to the best possible effect. Virtually all wars we've involved ourselves in following that one were either less successful variants or draws or defeats (if we're honest about it). Taken in the context of what constitutes an "end game" (by my definition), Iraq pretty much followed suit (overall outcome aside). Unsuccessful forays are not solely USA endeavors. The USSR was essentially undone in large part due to its involvement in Afghanistan as well. Obviously there are other examples, but nothing's coming to mind at the moment...
Lyle Ruble July 06, 2014 at 07:17 PM
@Bob McBride ...... I couldn't agree more with your comment.
Bob McBride July 04, 2014 at 09:29 AM
And a happy 4th of July to all.
Hydra July 04, 2014 at 09:55 AM
Happy independence day.
® Steve July 05, 2014 at 04:21 PM
Happy 4th!! It was great to see Walker in the MF parade, again. Did you hear about the Obama voterRead Moret hat ran over a kid on the parade route before it started? Terrible.
® Steve June 30, 2014 at 09:31 PM
It is scary that one more liberal on the court will hand complete control of all lives over to theRead Moreg ubmient
Bob McBride July 01, 2014 at 12:17 AM
Next time you hear Democrats complaining about Republicans being "obstructionists" andRead Moreunw illing to compromise, here's an example of what they mean :::: I heard an advocate for birth control coverage state today that they, essentially, won't be satisfied until all forms of birth control are covered by insurance, without copay. So not only must every kind of birth control be available and covered, the person desirous of any form of birth control, from the least expensive to the most, shouldn't have to shell out one cent from their own pockets in order to get it. We don't do that for drugs people have to take because of medical conditions over which they have no control :::::::::: As usual, this isn't really about equal treatment or, really, healthcare. It's about extraordinary treatment demanded as validation of a behavior and as retaliation against those who dare not support coverage of all forms of birth control, whether they be of the pre- or post-conception variety. :::::::::::: These are the "reasonable" kinds of compromises Republicans are supposed to make in the interest of bipartisanship. Even a person who's willing to go along with coverage for birth control, but suggests there should be a copay comparable to any other prescription medicine or treatment is an "obstructionist" in the eyes of people like this advocate, who was a representative of one of the two organizations (the other being Planned Parenthood) leading the fight for full birth control coverage. They were not affiliated with some outrider extremist group. They were very much part of the Democratic mainstream.
Bob McBride July 01, 2014 at 12:21 AM
Next time you hear Democrats complaining about Republicans being "obstructionists" andRead Moreunw illing to compromise, here's an example of what they mean :::: I heard an advocate for birth control coverage state today that they, essentially, won't be satisfied until all forms of birth control are covered by insurance, without copay. So not only must every kind of birth control be available and covered, the person desirous of any form of birth control, from the least expensive to the most, shouldn't have to shell out one cent from their own pockets in order to get it. We don't do that for drugs people have to take because of medical conditions over which they have no control :::::::::: As usual, this isn't really about equal treatment or, really, healthcare. It's about extraordinary treatment demanded as validation of a behavior and as retaliation against those who refuse to endorse and celebrate that behavior. It's an example of one of the "reasonable" kinds of compromises Republicans are supposed to make in the interest of bipartisanship. Even a person who's willing to go along with coverage for birth control, but who suggests there should be a copay comparable to any other prescription medicine or treatment is an "obstructionist" in the eyes of people like this advocate, who was a representative of one of the two organizations (the other being Planned Parenthood) leading the fight for full birth control coverage. They were not affiliated with some outrider extremist group. They were very much part of the Democratic mainstream.
Hydra July 02, 2014 at 10:17 AM
This is disgusting. Some silver spoon rich kid forces a business to close so he can open up aRead Morestupid shop that will never work with tax dollars. Shorewood CDA and Village board WAKE THE HELL UP!!! THIS STUPID ASS BUSINESS IS DESTINE TO FAIL AND YOU ARE THROWING AWAY MONEY.
Sam Greene July 02, 2014 at 08:39 PM
Property records seem to indicate that while Devauer lives in Shorewood, he owns a condo in Madison Read More(Parcel Number - 251/0709-124-4603-0). Rather than put the taxpayer on the hook, why doesn't he risk his own property?
Bob McBride July 04, 2014 at 10:14 AM
It would be interesting to know what he was charging Joe for rent. He's going to have to clearRead Morethat in addition to making his nut monthly just to break even on this venture.
Tass Kandle July 06, 2014 at 12:11 PM
If I read that article correctly, spending on health care fell. Isn't that what Obamacare wasRead Moresuppos ed to do? Is this post attacking huffington post for their faulty numbers they were given by the BEA? Or is it attacking Obamacare for bringing down the total amount of money spent on healthcare?
Bob McBride July 06, 2014 at 10:21 PM
No.
Jay Sykes July 07, 2014 at 12:26 PM
The ACA (Obamacare) lowing the cost of healthcare? Have major employers announced, that HealthRead MoreInsu rance Premiums are being reduced? Medicare Payroll Tax being Lowered? Wisconsin/federal government spending less for Medicaid on a participant basis?
Hydra June 25, 2014 at 08:25 PM
Deb I have sent you 75 emails and you haven't responded! This is NOT how I like to do business .
Deb Torbica June 26, 2014 at 12:34 PM
debtorbica@att.net
Bob McBride June 30, 2014 at 02:04 PM
You're welcome.
Bob McBride June 25, 2014 at 04:23 PM
With all the information provided in this listing I'll be shocked if it doesn't sell immediately.
® Steve June 26, 2014 at 01:43 PM
nom nom nom Apple compuder
Hydra June 30, 2014 at 03:08 PM
Will this device compute calculations for things other then apples?
CowDung June 16, 2014 at 03:31 PM
Thanks for posting this, Bob. Good to know that we still have a source for local news coverage...
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