Author Archives: David Blaska

About David Blaska

Madison WI

Blaska is unimpeachable

Random short-circuits from Ol’ Sparky Adam Schiff was powerful in opening the Senate impeachment trial Tuesday (01-21-2020). Give the man his due. Instead of merely arguing the rules of procedures, he used his time to lay out his case, rightly … Continue reading

Posted in Election 2020, Impeachment | 9 Comments

School cop at West high seizes student’s loaded gun

A Madison West High School student was arrested after a loaded gun was found in his backpack, says Madison Police. Tyrese T. Williams was arrested on Jan. 21 after police say a loaded gun was in his backpack. (Source: Dane … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 16 Comments

Madison’s war on police on tonight’s agenda

It’s all over but the shouting. The Madison Common Council is poised tonight (01-21-2020) to endorse the 180-page (!!!) report of its Police Policy & Procedure Review ad hoc committee. (The Council agenda here.) That committee began picking nits three-plus … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom Inc., identity politics, Mike Koval, Progressives, Race, War on Police | 9 Comments

What the hell was going on out there?

… in San Francisco (actually Santa Clara) Sunday? Everybody’s grabbing, no one tackling! Sunday’s NFC championship game was painful to watch. Not as close as the 37-20 score might indicate years from now. About the 2019 Packers we can only … Continue reading

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Shame is a many splendored thing

‘Senate Republicans are bathed in shame’  Or, so writes New York Times columnist Frank Bruni. How in God’s name — and it was in God’s name — can the Republicans who have already decided to acquit President Trump take a … Continue reading

Posted in Impeachment | 8 Comments

Trump stumbles to victory

‘Few thought it possible’ A truism of the mainstream news media: If you are forced to admit that Donald Trump may have succeeded, you must attribute it to pure, feckless happenstance. Because all right-thinking progressives know — it is received … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, Iran Middle East, Uncategorized | 6 Comments