Democrats demand ‘free’ (but paid) child care“[None of the presidential debaters] noted we don’t give any particular honor to those who stay home, even though our culture depends on them.“What seemed to guide all the answers was a technocratic assumption that it’s best for little children to be raised by well-compensated strangers as mom is absorbed into the workforce, where she’ll finally achieve full self-actualization.
“It was all so . . . cold. And detached from real life as many live it.”
James Comey under criminal investigation
Federal prosecutors in Washington are investigating a years-old leak of classified information about a Russian intelligence document, and they appear to be focusing on whether the former F.B.I. director James B. Comey illegally provided details to reporters, according to people familiar with the inquiry.
The case is the second time the Justice Department has investigated leaks potentially involving Mr. Comey, a frequent target of President Trump, who has repeatedly called him a “leaker.” …The document played a key role in Mr. Comey’s decision to sideline the Justice Department and announce in July 2016 that the F.B.I. would not recommend that Hillary Clinton face charges in her use of a private email server to conduct government business while secretary of state….
The Justice Department’s inspector general, who had examined Mr. Comey’s conduct and referred his findings to prosecutors in New York, concluded that Mr. Comey violated F.B.I. policy. …
Whether the document was fake remains an open question.
Wayne Strong is sort of back in!
I read it here
School-to-prison pipeline is back in session
While taking groceries in
3:41 p.m. Tuesday 01-14-2020 — Officers responded to a west side residence reference a report of a stolen auto. The victim explained that they were unloading their vehicle after shopping and left the garage door open with their keys and personal belongings inside the vehicle. Approximately thirty minutes later the spouse arrived home and noted that the vehicle was missing. The suspects (two males) attempted to use the victim’s credit cards at a local shopping mall. Investigation continuing.
Car thieves up bright and early
7:56 AM Saturday 01/11/2020 – 3500 block Manchester Rd.An unlocked SUV with garage door opener inside was parked in the driveway of a Manchester Rd. home Saturday morning. The door from the attached garage into the house was also unlocked.
When family members awoke, the SUV was gone as were several wallets that had been inside the home. The father quickly canceled credit cards after learning the burglar (s) had already been using them to make, or attempt to make, purchases.
The stolen SUV was located Saturday night in a Brittany Place parking lot.
15 kids arrested in DecemberLast month, 56 were reported stolen. Of that number, 54 had keys in them, or had keys easily accessible to criminals. There were 29 (of the 56) that were unlocked and running at the time they were taken.In December, the MPD arrested 13 juveniles, two 17-year-olds, and three adults on tentative auto theft related charges.
Monthly Archives: January 2018
When Democrats acted like spoiled teenagers at the State of the Union address, is how. The TV camera’s cutaway reaction shots were devastating. Democrats sat on their hands like they were muffin warmers. They helped make Donald Trump (the TelePrompTer … Continue reading
Your Humble Squire shared his wisdom with three Madison agencies meeting jointly Tuesday night over the Confederate Rest monument issue at Forest Hill Cemetery. Those being the Park Commissioners, Landmark Commission, and Equal Opportunity Commission. They will ultimately decide the … Continue reading
No official position on independent police auditor, but many problems cited The Madison Police Department this morning (01-31-18) responded point-by-point to the 146 recommendations contained in the Berkeley California police consultant’s $372,000 report. The Blaska Policy Werkes has culled the … Continue reading
Read it and weep: Madison’s high schools should keep their cops Amelia Royko Maurer appears to have some anger issues. I don’t know if her cop hate originated with or precedes the death of her friend Paul Heenan* in November … Continue reading
The loss of the 10th Senate district may have more to do with local politics than any statewide disenchantment with the Republicans in Madison or, for that matter, Trump fatigue. But the January 16 defeat of sitting state rep Adam … Continue reading
“Racial equity” has become the all-purpose justification for dubious educational policies. Equity proponents view “disparate impact”—when the same policies yield different outcomes among demographic groups—as conclusive proof of discrimination. On the education front, “equity” does not seek equal treatment for … Continue reading