Author Archives: David Blaska

About David Blaska

Madison WI

Got pronouns?

Mine are “Mr., Sir, Your Lordship,” and “Hey You.” Now buzz off! More proof that the City of Madison government is more Woke than an over-caffeinated insomniac at the dynamite factory. The Police Civilian Oversight Board is what we conservatives … Continue reading

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‘A lot of disappointment for Madison’s left.’

Yeah, April 6 could have been a lot worse. Despite the loss of Paul Skidmore, the Werkes is on record saying the April 6 city election was not a total wash. An ethereal publication called Tone agrees. Even more than … Continue reading

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Madison Common Council is majority minority

Got melanin? Vote for me because I am (pick one): ☑️ Black, ☑️ Hispanic, ☑️ Queer, ☑️ Transgender, ☑️ Disabled. But if you pitched your candidacy that your are 🔲 White you would be called a racist. You would, in fact, be racist. The Werkes longs … Continue reading

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Progressive Dane elects 7 Madison alders, down 2

Progressive Dane elected 7 alders in Tuesday’s 04-06-21 Madison Common Council election out of 13 the Hard Left party endorsed. That’s down from nine the council elected two years ago. Isthmus PD alder Marsha Rummel did not seek re-election and … Continue reading

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Madison alder elections tread water

All is not lost Win some, lose some. It’s Madison’s loss that Paul Skidmore was defeated on the far west side. It is about to get real for new police chief Shon Barnes. Paul’s successor, Nikki Conklin, is a social justice … Continue reading

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‘Finish the wall or the next Trump will!’

We’ll drink to that (but no Coke, pls) Twenty-five illegal Mexican immigrants crammed into a single SUV runs a stoplight; 13 are killed. Never Trumper Bret Stephens reacts in the New York Times: (Clutches heart; I’m coming, Elizabeth!). Those 13 people … Continue reading

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