Jefferson student hospitalized after attack by school bullyA Jefferson middle school student was taken to a hospital with a concussion after being punched by a classmate Wednesday afternoon (01-15-2020).The victim told police he had been bullied for some time by the boy who hit him. A school staff member said the victim fell to the floor after the initial blow, and was then punched a couple of more times. The employee said the suspect was screaming and knocking over chairs.He was removed from the classroom and later taken to the Juvenile Reception Center on tentative charges of substantial battery and disorderly conduct.
Wayne Strong is sort of back in!
I read it here
That’s our Bernie!
Bernie is not normal
Rich Lowry in National Review:
The same people who have spent years worrying about norms — by which they usually mean things President Donald Trump says and tweets — express little alarm about Bernie’s campaign of jaw-dropping radicalism.
If he had his way, he’d fundamentally change the character of the country. He’d make the United States an outlier in the Western world, not in terms of its relatively limited government, but its sweeping activism. A Hellfire missile aimed right at the federal fisc, Sanders would make Barack Obama’s economic agenda look like the work of a moderate Republican.
In foreign affairs, he’d bring to the Oval Office a sympathy for America’s enemies not often heard outside academia or Noam Chomsky reading groups.
He’s the American Jeremy Corbyn, a socialist true believer whose fantastical agenda reflects the dictates of dogma.
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: March 2019
Retired MMSD educator Jo Day tells me: Here is a screen shot of what is left of Rob Muller-Owens page at Whitehorse. So sad that he was made the scapegoat. He did nothing wrong and was penalized for DOING HIS … Continue reading
Changing his appearance because of tolerant Madison’s hate Kudos to the Madison Capital Times for getting Whitehorse middle school positive behavior coach Rob Mueller-Owens on the record. “Mr. Rob”had already e-mailed Blaska for Safer Schools on Tuesday: Thank you for … Continue reading
David Blaska began his candidacy for Madison school board to open up a long-needed debate. My message is that we help no one by playing identity politics at the expense of expecting behavior and performance of all our students Some of … Continue reading
When the WI State Journal’s remarkable cartoonist, Phil Hands, draws the prototypical Madison liberal, it sure looks like Stu Levitan. Which is only fair because Stu IS the prototypical Madison liberal. A reliable Democrat, progressive propagandist, city government insider, and … Continue reading
I, David Blaska, candidate for Madison Board of Education, do hereby apologize for over-dramatizing the difficulties our public schools face every day. Sure, kids are beating on teachers, even on the school resource officers and “positive behavior coaches.” Sure, kids … Continue reading