Author Archives: David Blaska

About David Blaska

Madison WI

Madison school board to be advised: kick police out of schools

Madison should kick police officers out of its public high schools, a school board committee is poised to recommend. Instead, they would be replaced by 20 more so “liaison” officers who would be called into the schools only as needed.  … Continue reading

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What’s this? Democrats oppose school reform, embrace socialism?

Ye olde centrally directed command and control Surprise, surprise: The Democrat(ic) candidates for governor are kowtowing to the teachers union. All four participating in a Capital Times forum — Kelda Roys, Mahlon Mitchell, Mike McCabe, and Kathleen Vinehout — would … Continue reading

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Democrats should blame Mark Pocan, not the Koch Brothers

In Wisconsin’s fall they’ve sinned all. If our liberal-progressive-socialist acquaintances ever overcome their obsession with convuluted conspiracy theories they might actually get somewhere at the ballot box. Which is unlikely, now that the Madison Common Council has banned conversion therapy. … Continue reading

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Trust us, we’re professionally trained journalists

“Unbiased news does not exist.” The editor of Your Progressive Voice (the corporation that speaks as if it were a person) is up today with a plea to “main street Republicans”  This, alone, is progress of a sort. Usually The … Continue reading

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Mo Cheeks, champion of street corner scammers, running for mayor

Identity politics will be on the ballot next spring Stopping at the corner of Whitney Way and Odana Road, the Squire had a flashback. (No, not from the orange sunshine back in the day.) Just a year ago, motorists at … Continue reading

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Sun Prairie, we’re hoping for the best

One firefighter killed; several more people injured Downtown a disaster area  Huge fire and explosion just after dinner / supper hour at 7 Tuesday evening (07-10-18) in Sun Prairie, the Squire’s old stomping grounds. Main and Bristol Streets are the … Continue reading

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