and irascible head groundskeeper at the Policy Werkes is David Blaska, former has-been, 33-year card-carrying RINO, recovering know-it-all journalist. Holds the record for banishment on the NextDoor social media app. Aging gracelessly at Stately Blaska Manor on the SW side of Madison WI, the Emerald City.
My pronouns are “Sir” and “Your Lordship” but you dasn’t call me Late For Dinner.
→ “Why I’ll never vote for Trump again.” In Sunday’s 05-21-23 WI State Journal.
→ “Blaska & Me” by Dave Cieslewicz.
Why Mark Pocan, D-Madison, voted against the debt limit deal
“Forget the debt ceiling. The Biden-McCarthy compromise is a big deal because it is a spending compromise. An important provision of the deal is that if, by the end of the year, the House and Senate haven’t passed 12 appropriations bills (the long-forgotten way budgeting is supposed to work), all discretionary spending would become subject to an automatic 1% cut. This is what is known as a “sequester.” A sequester is to Democrats what garlic is to vampires. …
“The truth today is this: The modern Democratic Party — the party of Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and the House Squad — won’t cut or slow spending for any existing federal program, ever. Now, Mr. McCarthy’s negotiators have managed to create a wedge against the left’s massive opposition to spending reforms.”
— Daniel Henninger, Wall Street Journal.
11 killed, 46 wounded Memorial Day in Chicago
Deadliest Memorial Day weekend there in eight years.
It is to laugh
“The ‘Chaos’ at the border is by design”
“As a presidential candidate in 2020, Biden criticized Trump for “drastically” restricting access to asylum. Now he’s doing the very same thing.”
— Where else but in The Nation.
Question of the Day
What ‘Deep State’?
Rachael Rollins, the US attorney for Massachusetts, leaked sensitive Justice Department information to a journalist in an effort to influence a local election, lied to investigators and improperly attended a fundraiser with Jill Biden, according to two critical federal reports released Wednesday. (More here.)
How can anyone take them seriously?
Charles C.W. Cooke asks at National Review.
“Rachel Maddow made a career out of spreading lunatic conspiracy theories on MSNBC, as did Chris Hayes and Nicolle Wallace (who is still, today, rejecting all evidence that contradicts her fever dream). Adam Schiff lied relentlessly from his official perch on the United States House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and is now gearing up to run for the Senate.”
Category Archives: election challenges
The Fox and the voting machine
“We acknowledge the court’s rulings finding certain claimsabout Dominion to be false.” — Fox News. Back in our days as an ink-stained wretch for daily newspapers, we were sued for libel. Won the case, thanks to the legal gymnastics of … Continue reading
The Werkes surrenders
Can’t argue with hate and idiocy! It may well be true what they say. That Blaska can’t handle things and he’s not smart. Perhaps he really is dumb, like everyone says, and does not deserve respect. (I was the older … Continue reading
‘We’re coming for you, f-ing traitor’
You might know them as Mike Pence & Nancy Pelosi As supporters of President Donald Trump took part in a violent riot at the Capitol, users of the social media service Parler posted videos of themselves and others joining the … Continue reading
ChatGPT did not write this blogge
but may have coached the Badger basketball team last night! Wednesday night’s 03-08-23 one-and-done in the Big Fourteen tournament proves that the Badger men’s basketball team is only as good as Tyler Wahl. Sometimes he plays like a man carrying … Continue reading
Has Mayor Satya taken a position on police body cameras?
After four years of dithering? Bonnie Roe of Madison Area Safety Connection says so. She quotes Satya Rhodes Conway at Monday’s 02-27-23 candidate forum: “What can we as a community, as a city, as a police department do to prevent … Continue reading
Funnier than Night Court
Judge Judy in the sky with diamonds We live in strange times. The Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives turns over security footage taken of the J/6 insurrection to a cable TV entertainer. The foreperson of a grand jury … Continue reading