Monthly Archives: June 2018

The curse of Madison’s ‘digital divide’ remains unbridged for the unlucky 19

Alack and also, alas! Madison’s low-cost internet pilot program is finito. Done. The great dream of bridging the digital divide, of bringing high-speed internet to the helpless victims of the Trump full-employment economy is, sadly, over. A noble experiment, worthy … Continue reading

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Blocking traffic — and jobs — feels like progress to liberals

[ UPDATE: “The shooter’s identity had not even been released when many prominent voices on the left began blaming Trump for the attack.” — National Review. As long as we’re talking about “predictable.” ] Did that Annapolis newspaper forget to … Continue reading

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After Anthony Kennedy, we are about to find out how bad it will get

Chased out of the Red Hen? Just the opening salvo May have been in the New Yorker, a cartoon depicting a highway with the road sign reading “Schadenfreude Next 20 Miles.” This has been a very good week for the … Continue reading

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Perking up and paying heed of socialists while ordering take out at the Red Hen

We know a thing or two because we’ve seen a thing or two Cue John Nichols in 5 … 4 … 3 … Too late! An avowed socialist has beaten (like a rented mule) the #4 Democrat in the U.S. House … Continue reading

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Who is killing all the young black men of Madison?

The inconvenient truth that dare not speak its name The Capital Times discovers another racial disparity and it is worse than Cops in Schools. “African-Americans increasingly targeted as gun homicides spike.” Given the headline’s passive voice, it is fair to … Continue reading

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The Soup Nazis are banging their spoons

Everyone they don’t like is Hitler There is a social media meme that holds that everyone you don’t like is Hitler. We’re at that point in hyperbole U.S.A.  Maybe Trump did start it. Mocking Carly Fiorina’s appearance and the disabled reporter … Continue reading

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