Just received word that Amos Roe, an active member of the Policy Werkes, passed away last night 11-28-2020 of an apparent heart attack. He and Blaska ran for Madison school board last year.
We also mourn the passing of a long-time colleague of ours at The Capital Times, Rosemary Kendrick. We knew Rosemary as the chief of the copy desk. Our friend was 80 years of age. Full Obiturary.
We need better alders!
Run for Madison city council and school board
You need only to file out three brief forms and get 20 signatures to get on the April 6 ballot.
Begin circulating nominating petition December 1; papers due January 5. Alder candidates only need 20 signatures of eligible voters; school board 100. (Get more to be safe.)
What we’re reading
Durham appointed special prosecutor
So he can continue probe under Biden presidency. More here.
only a Progressive could believe!
Hey kids! What time is it? Headline in the current Nation magazine:
Didn’t LBJ declare war on poverty? Making the Democrat the only President to lose two wars, the other being Vietnam.
Author Archives: David Blaska
The progressive board of police inquisition. We learn, from an incisive news story in today’s (12-01-20) Wisconsin State Journal, that the 13-member Police Civilian Oversight Board is one expensive clusterf*k. In three hours, 13 minutes of hair twisting, this gaggle … Continue reading
One of most progressive Highly influential alder, more progressive than a Department of Sociology hunger strike, Ald. Shiva Bidar is calling it quits, won’t seek re-election. So, too, unfortunately, is Ald. Michael Tierney — one of the good guys. Ald. … Continue reading
Want to take away another tool. Madison alders aren’t finished with handcuffing the police. Progressive Dane alders propose ordinance #62413, which would ban facial recognition software, with some exceptions. Sponsors are Mad Max Prestigiacomo, Rebecca Kemble, Tag Evers (all PD), plus … Continue reading
We are losing law enforcement officers at an unsustainable rate. Officers have left or are leaving the profession in significant numbers. Milwaukee police say they experienced a spike in retirements over the summer and early fall. Madison’s acting Chief of Police Vic … Continue reading
Don’t mind all the cars out front, they’re stolen. When down in the basement there arose such a clatter, the gray lab coats at Blaska Policy Werkes awoke to see what was the matter. What to their wondrous eyes did appear, … Continue reading
Peace & safety loses out to virtue signaling Angela Jackson is president of Allied/Dunn’s Marsh neighborhood association. She and her board of directors asked for a ban on alcohol consumption at 1.2-acre Allied Park after several shootings. “I support the … Continue reading