Unconditional surrender would be a good start

Hand over Putin and the dog doesn’t get hurt!

Joe Biden was right. Yes to regime change. Walk away from the peace talks. Use Ronald Reagan’s playbook: “My strategy? We win; they lose.” Vladimir Putin must go, Russia must vacate and pay reparations.

The WW2 Allies at Casablanca insisted on unconditional surrender. It is a matter of time before Poland, say, joins their cousins in Ukraine to fight their common enemy — a Russia that helped obliterate Poland in the 18th Century, made a pact with Hitler to do the same in the 20th Century, committed the Katyn Forest massacre, and kept Poland prisoner behind its iron curtain for 45 years. The Czechs also suffered Russian tanks; they are returning the favor on behalf of Ukraine. Send air cover, too.

The West has a profound interest in seeing Russia lose decisively. It would salvage the principle that sovereign borders cannot be changed by force. It would deter similar forms of adventurism, above all a Chinese attempt to take Taiwan. — Bret Stephens in the New York Times.

Apologize, liberal news media

Apologize to U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-WI, Kimberley Strassel demands. “Smeared as stooges for Russia in 2020, Ron Johnson and Chuck Grassley can claim vindication in 2022.”

“Only now — 18 months late — are mainstream media outlets grudgingly confirming the truth of [Johnson and Grassley’s] Senate report” detailing Hunter Biden’s multi-million-dollar deals with a Chinese energy company. “Reporters acknowledge that many aspects of their account of Hunter’s business dealings with CEFC China Energy were included in a Republican-led Senate report from 2020,” Strassel reports. Upon the report’s release on Sept. 23, the liar Adam Schiff issued a statement saying: “the Kremlin must be very pleased.”


Laura Simkin wants to revisit Behavior Education Plan

A key plank in the Blaska platform! Did Laura Simkin get blowback from her mealy mouthed quote after getting elected to the Madison school board Tuesday 04-05-22? She writes in today’s WI State Journal:

My position on school resource [police] officers is well documented and has not changed. I believe we should return the SROs to our schools at this time. It was a mistake to remove them without a strong, effective plan already in place …. It would take a majority of the seven-person school board to return SROs, and right now that majority does not exist. The safety of our students cannot wait for that majority to form. That is why I am going to focus on … immediate steps that can be taken to increase safety now and … a long-term approach to develop a culture and expectation of safe behavior in our district. 


Restorative nonsense — Police arrested a Madison Memorial high school student arrested for arson Tuesday 04-05-22  … while “staff were working to determine consequences” through the Behavior Education Plan for a previous arson the month before. Told you the BEP was inscrutable. Is no one interested in how restorative justice works? Or if it does at all?

Open the drapes. As to another Madison high school product, the West high school accused of the cold-blooded execution of Dr. Potter and Mr. Carre, we demand the trial be streamed live and in color. Because the case is so depraved is no reason to administer justice behind closed doors. Don’t worry, MSNBC won’t hound the Khari Sanford jurors like they did in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial. 

Blaska’s Bottom Line: Because NATO does not require Poland to act does not mean it can not.

Into what zones will the European allies
divide conquered Russia?

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27 Responses to Unconditional surrender would be a good start

  1. Russian-Ukrainian war…

    Remember what I wrote a while back on March 16th

    Screw Putin and his feckless nuclear threats. I’d make a public proclamation to Russia, “either you get your military out of Ukraine right now or they all die where they stand!” Put the entire active duty United States Military on high alert, activate all the Reserves and National guard, and then drop in the 82nd and the 101st Airborne, by air, with all the air power support they can muster into Ukraine and put a swift stop to Putin’s WWII style scorched earth destruction of a sovereign nation and watch Putin’s military in Ukraine try to run for the border with their tails between their legs to escape obliteration. People like Putin understand one thing, absolute force and the complete willingness to employ that force to annihilate him and his military!

    …and…

    Either the United States of America is going to have the balls to stand against an illegally perpetuated war or they’re not. Putin is an international bully, you either stand up to bullies or they dominate you.

    I stand by my opinion.

    I’ve written and said similar things elsewhere and been tarred as a war monger that want’s nuclear war with Russia.

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    • sentient7 says:

      Correct. You are a war monger! Do you really believe Putin would admit defeat? I don’t share that insane assumption.

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      • Balboa says:

        When is a war actually legal? Who declares a legal war? So who does Putin go to declare a legal war? Please take a number Vlad and fill out the proper forms and be sure to get them notarized and drop them off at Window 10.

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      • sentient7 wrote, “Correct. You are a war monger! Do you really believe Putin would admit defeat? I don’t share that insane assumption.”

        Spoken like a trolling imbecile.

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  2. One eye says:

    Simkin is smart. There is no way SROs are going to be returned with the current board. If DB had won it would still be highly unlikely that he would have had “the muscle” to return SROs. I always thought that goal was “aspirational”. Unfortunately too many voters thought a DB win would usher in an era of a conservative school board. Not a chance!

    Why disparage Simkin for something that is impossible to accomplish? I’d like.to think she is boning up on SunTzu’s “The Art of War” and Robert Greene’s “The 48 Laws of Power”.

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    • David Blaska says:

      Blaska can count heads, One Eye. Applaud Simkin for doing what she is. It’s a start. Nothing to stop her from moving to restore cops and taking the roll call.

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  3. sentient7 says:

    Unconditional surrender? Why should or why would Putin consider that option any more than the US would consider a simple statement: Ukraine cannot join NATO?
    Had the US said that, consider how many lives would have been saved?

    Second, what if Putin takes out one major Western city with a nuclear/hydrogen bomb? Would we give in?

    Why should we assume “they” will give in? WWI’s death trenches should be instructive.

    You should refresh your memory about all the border “revisions” in Eastern Europe since 1914. What did Russian interests claim as borders were adjusted at Versailles? Ya….right. Russia was excluded from Versailles and had no input. Please review the history of Ukrainian Nazi forces that killed Russians in WWII. What of the Ukrainian forces that still display the swastika?

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    • Gary L. Kriewald says:

      Amen, brother. Amen! A little historical detail that’s seldom mentioned these days is that back when the Soviet Union was imploding in the late 80s and early 90s, then Secretary of State Jim Baker, acting on behalf of Pres. George H. W. Bush (the last grown-up to serve in that office), made solemn guarantees to Gorbachev and Yeltsin that no former Warsaw Pact nation (and later no former Soviet republic) would be allowed to join NATO. Had those guarantees been honored, there’s a good chance we wouldn’t be witnessing the daily barbarity being perpetrated in Ukraine. And exactly what benefit to NATO results from allowing Ukraine into the club? Besides poking a thumb in Putin’s eye? Instead of gloating over the fall of the Soviet Union the West should have been pursuing ways to peacefully integrate Russia into Europe, not grabbing every opportunity to isolate and provoke it. And now, predictably, we’re paying the price of this short-sighted fecklessness.

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    • David Blaska says:

      Henceforth, ye shall be known as “Barely” Sentient7. Russia was excluded from Versailles because they had made a separate peace with Germany before war’s end in the treaty of Brest-Litovsk.

      Question, if you’re up to it: Did Russia invade Ukraine or did Ukraine invade Russia? Because if Russia had befriended Ukraine, NATO would not be an issue.

      In any event, Vladimir Putin salutes you.
      Vladimir Putin

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      • sentient7 says:

        Dave, As a liberal, your McCarthyist smear was somewhat unexpected. Did you employ the same tactic as a Scoop Democrat for opposing protests against the war in Vietnam ? I assumed you had the ability for detached, dispassionate analysis, as uncomfortable as it is. Brest-Litovsk? I don’t care if Lenin made a separate peace with the Germans. How did that justify the US military expedition to fight against “revolutionary Russia” in the North, the historical precedent of our direct imperialism against Russia that you ignore.

        What court of the world gave the power to define national borders to the US and the Big Three? By whose authority, other than the sword, did the US imperial vision of Wilson determine the borders of Eastern Europeans and later, the colonial areas, either as Mandates, or as reifications of the old colonial systems? Indochine Française- India, etc.

        You made a rational case for not removing Confederate grave markers, even though I gathered your sympathy was with the Union. Yes, a solid example of detached analysis. Putin (Russia) does have standing about the control of Ukraine under its national control………..just as Lincoln claimed the same as his rationale for his brutal war to “save the Union.” The Confederate States simply wanted to leave the “united states,” a free choice that Lincoln denied. That Putin should NOT have invaded is a separate question from how the US/NATO share the responsibility for the death and destruction that we have seen.

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        • David Blaska says:

          “MvCarthyite smear”? We’ll put it to the Peanut Gallery whether your (now banned) post is racist. You posted 04-07-22:

          “Let the PoColor manage their African tribal virtues. Song and dance. Jump around! No accountability. … For whatever host of causes, visible minorities will soon discover that the NPR point of view is lesson 45441 about how to see and understand how black crime and pathological behavior continues to destroy the local way of life of the last century. Get down wid dat, Dane County. No need for intellectual standards. Speak Black, den you know a higher trufff.”

          Somewhere, Saul Alinsky and Joseph Goebbels are high-fiving!: sentient7 actually likens Putin to Abraham Lincoln!!! Unbelievable! (semi)sentient7 contends:

          “Putin (Russia) does have standing about the control of Ukraine under its national control………..just as Lincoln claimed the same as his rationale for his brutal war to “save the Union.”

          But Ukraine was never a part of Russia, never petitioned for statehood like Mississippi or membership in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics but was, instead, kidnapped.

          Get your history straight if you can’t get your mind right. The Confederacy fired on Fort Sumter; Germany invaded France in both World Wars, Japan bombed the U.S. Russia invaded Ukraine.

          Fort Sumter did NOT fire on Charleston, France did not invade Germany in both world war, the U.S. did not mount a sneak attack on Japan. Ukraine did not invade Russia.

          Lincoln fought slavery in the cause of freedom. Putin, like Stalin and his successors, fought freedom to impose slavery. Putin need not fear NATO if his intentions were peaceful, if he was a good neighbor to Ukraine and not a threat. There’s a reason why Poland, Lithuania, et cetera prize their NATO membership. They well remember suffering under the yoke of Russian dictatorship.

          Like Alinsky, you blame the other for that of which you are guilty. You are a clown show, sentient7. This was your last hurrah. If you want back on, you will use your real name as I use mine.

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        • I agree that the comment starting with “Let the PoColor manage their African tribal virtues…” was classic bigoted racism. You certainly don’t want people that spew such things on your blog, there are acceptability standards when exercising “free speech” on someone’s blog.

          Bigoted: adjective, obstinately or unreasonably attached to a belief, opinion, or faction, in particular prejudiced against or antagonistic toward a person or people on the basis of their membership of a particular group.

          Racism: noun, prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against a person or people on the basis of their membership in a particular racial or ethnic group, typically one that is a minority or marginalized.

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  4. David Gerard says:

    You insist that the liberal media apologize to U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson because the Senate report details Hunter Biden’s multi-million-dollar deals with a Chinese energy company.

    You ignore his sordid, treasonous behavior as it relates to Ukraine and Russia (including his infamous July 4th meeting in Moscow). Fellow Republican Senators (Kennedy, Shelby and the previous and current Chairs of the Senate Intelligence Committee Burr and Rubio) along with the FBI — warned Johnson that his Ukraine investigations would aid the Kremlin.

    In other words, the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee (Johnson) was targeted by the Kremlin, while the senator was seeking dirt on the future American president, and when the FBI warned him directly about what was transpiring, Ron Johnson thought the smart thing to do would be to blow off the FBI’s and Chairs of the Intelligence Committee concerns.

    A Russian tool became a Russian asset.

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  5. One eye says:

    In the future everyone will be a Russian asset for 15 minutes.

    Wait we’re already there. Chinese asset … in the future everyone will be a Chinese asset for 15 minutes.

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    • richard lesiak says:

      You have lost your mind. Go take a nap.

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      • richard lesiak wrote, “You have lost your mind.”

        That statement coming from you is quite rich.

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        • Cornelius_Gotchberg says:

          “That statement coming from you is quite rich.”

          And perfectly confirms: The Difference Between Genius And Stupidity Is That Genius Has Its Limits. A. Einstein

          The Gotch

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        • richard lesiak says:

          Maybe you should look at Onenut’s comment and not me. Still part of Blaska’s cancel culture I see Your Wokeness.

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      • One eye says:

        Gerard calls Johnson a Russian asset.
        Blaska (more or less) calls Sentient7 a Russian asset.
        Hillary called Tulsi Gabbard a Russian asset.

        Along similar lines just watched Jordan Peterson talk at Bitcoin conference. He had, predictably, a nuanced take on future of bitcoin. Afterward Uber bitcoin fanboy Michael Saylor mis-characterized Peterson as a bitcoin ” bear”. Pretty awful take that I was glad to see another panelist challenge.

        Anywho, “Russian asset” is the new “racist” or “Nazi”. Godwin’s law needs an update.

        It’s lazy thinking and makes it hard to have a nuanced discussion. And yeah that’s not why anyone comes here. Vos. Gableman. something something.

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  6. Madtownforsure says:

    Why isn’t that guy serving a life sentence behind bars for the murder of those two with 45 magnum gun?

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  7. AdamC says:

    Unconditional surrender to whom? The US and Biden?

    I must’ve missed the official declaration of war on Russia voted on and approved by the United States Congress and signed by the President.

    Are we now down the road to committing US troops’ lives to defend Ukraine’s borders. As alarming as that should be to anyone with half a brain it is nice to see us finally start to acknowledge the importance of borders (and flags, and anthems, and national sovereignty) although will that ever pertain to those of America?

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  8. georgessson says:

    Seems as tho Ukraine has been a constant and sad human rights battlefield for most of a century.

    Apropos to the Ukraine crisis in the 1930’s… The Holodomor: The expression moryty holodom means “to inflict death by hunger.” It’s popularly believed that in 1933 this program was promulgated by Stalin: Current scholarship range shows 3.5 to 5 million victims. 2,500 people were convicted of cannibalism during the Holodomor.

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