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Why Wisconsin Is Going To Hell #2

Greenescapist

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I hope there are not many more reasons why Wisconsin is going to hell since I'm thinking of moving there to go to grad school at UW-Madison!
 

Greenescapist

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OK. I just read that article. I don't know anything about this guy. What makes him an environmental wacko? I took a quick look at the 1000 Friends of WI site to see what that was all about and it looks like it has noble goals. However, I know it's their own site and everything will be in their best light.

I'm very pro-environment and think greenspace conservation and ant-sprawl policies are good. Maybe you'd disagree with me. Or, is this new mayor just really anti-market and business. I'm definitely not that.
 

Repo Man

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1000 Friends isn't too highly regarded by Wisconsin Planners. They may have noble goals, but they are clueless on many land use/smart growth issues. I think I remember bturk mentioning this in an earlier thread.
 

Cardinal

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Exactly what jfortin said. The 1000 Friends are nothing but rhetoric that is not backed up by either good research or a practical understanding of the relationship between cities and the environment.
 

Habanero

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Greenescapist said:
I hope there are not many more reasons why Wisconsin is going to hell since I'm thinking of moving there to go to grad school at UW-Madison!
Oh, it's going to hell alright... and this guy is driving the bus! :)
 

giff57

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Greenescapist said:


Who is that creepy looking dude? And what does he have to do with WI?

Mopping water off of my desk yet again... I should know better by now

he he he creepy.... lol this is the best
 

NHPlanner

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TexasPlanner said:


Oh, it's going to hell alright... and this guy is driving the bus! :)
We really could have used those sticks in Denver....or at least some straws! ;)
 

Chet

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Greenescapist said:

Who is that creepy looking dude? And what does he have to do with WI?
Thanks dude. You'll fit right in in Madison - just never send your resume around these parts. ;)
 

Greenescapist

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Ah, don't take it personally - I had no idea that was one of the people here. Besides anyone wearing that get-up is just plain asking for it. :)
 

Habanero

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Greenescapist said:


Who is that creepy looking dude? And what does he have to do with WI?
*snarffed corona and lime*

That's my idol, bTurk.
 
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