Category Archives: Critical Race Theory / Identity politics

We dared speak out against the Madison consensus

In anno domini 2022! Honest to Smack, we were going to list our most-read blogges of this expiring year when, in a sure sign of senility, we erased the draft. Now we find that a certain former Madison mayor has … Continue reading

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The case against Madison racial reparations

We gave at the office! The history of reparations is mostly open sores and weeping blisters. France wanted reparations — deep and punishing — from the Kaiser’s Germany. Fueled Hitler’s rise to power. President Reagan approved paying $20,000 to Japanese-Americans … Continue reading

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Sennett’s principal does not need re-education

Jeffrey Copeland needs to be promoted to district superintendent! Riddle me this: What black educator would take a job with the Madison Metropolitan School District after it dragged Jeffrey Copeland through the muck? Why would any disciplinarian remain at MMSD? … Continue reading

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Can Jeffrey Copeland reform Madison public schools?

Can his case defeat the cancel culture? THIS JUST IN AT 7:25 P.M.: After two hours in closed session, the Madison Board of Education restored Jeffrey Copeland’s job BUT with a reprimand and three weeks lost pay and “undergo professional … Continue reading

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Don’t make Blaska do it again!

Rehire — and promote — school principal Jeffrey Copeland! Remember that notorious National Lampoon magazine cover? “Buy this magazine or we shoot this dog.” Swear to the Sweet Baby Jesus, Blaska will get back on the school board ballot this … Continue reading

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Democrats are avoiding the issues

For good reason! “Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.” — Samuel Johnson, 1775.“The race card is the last refuge of a scoundrel.” — David Blaska, 2022. The cover of Sunday’s New York Times Magazine features a young woman … Continue reading

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