“I have been getting leaned on a bit by some of the Democratic Party elders. Their subtle, nuanced message amounts to: lay the hell off Tony Evers, you asshole. This has caused me to reflect on what it means to be a moderate.” — Former mayor Dave Cieslewicz.
What if UFOs are just billionaires from other planets?
Pretty soon you’re talking real money
The Dispatch adds up the trillions that congressional Democrats have spent or want to spend over the next decade:
- $3.5 trillion on “human infrastructure,”
- $600 billion in new spending on traditional infrastructure,
- $1 trillion on new discretionary spending,
- $1 trillion on programs with fake expiration dates, plus the COVID relief bill that passed in March.
“How much is $8 trillion? Enough for Washington to deposit $60,000 into each family’s bank account. … Instead, it would go to a grab bag of expensive government expansions.”
How progressives think
still another in a series!
“The first step of getting free is admitting you have a colonized mind. You have to accept that pretty much everything you come to understand about the human experience was taught to you from a white supremacist, capitalist, patriarchal frame of thinking.”
What are you doing to decolonize your mind?”
Always be blogging
— Glengarry Glen Blaska
“If you’re taking flak, you’re over the target.”
— anonymous WW2 bomber pilot.
“Diplomacy is often seen as an end rather than a means. We want diplomats to accomplish things, not to get along with each other just for the sake of getting along. For too long, Democrats have cottoned to a foreign policy that says it’s better to be wrong in a big group than to be right alone.” — Jonah Goldberg
The corrolary of Gresham’s Law is that bad information drives out good. — the Head Groundskeeper.
“Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.” – Voltaire
“Progressives’ great talent is policing — and they are always on patrol.” — Peggy Noonan
“Populism is best understood as the politics of the mob.” — Jonathan Goldberg.
‘Inside every Progressive is a totalitarian screaming to get out’ — David Horowitz
“The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to stop discriminating on the basis of race.”
— John Roberts, chief justice of the U.S., 2007.
Madison crime 2020
- Shots fired up 74%
- Burglaries up 21%
- Stolen Vehicles up 47%
- Theft from autos up 22%
- Homicides + 150% (10 compared to 4)
- Total offenses known to police down 5%
Crime raging in
Milwaukee homicides up 95%
Category Archives: Gun control
Damn, he’s good! Cannot do better than quote former mayor Dave Cieslewicz (pronounced exactly as spelled). Also, my North Korean scriveners walked off the job today so I’ve got to poach someone else’s work. Anyhoo, Dave C. writes: Madison is … Continue reading
… did it really happen? Seriously? Althea Bernstein led a march against racism? (Old-timers will remember when they were called “civil rights marches.”) There she is on the front page of our favorite Madison WI morning newspaper. Leading a “unity” … Continue reading
At least six other parishioners drew their guns but none fired, seeing that the attacker had been taken down On December 29, an armed gunman entered the West Freeway Church of Christ in Texas and shot two members of the … Continue reading
Clearing off the roll-top desk here at the Policy Werkes “California may have the toughest gun control laws in the nation,” The New York Times reports. “But that did not prevent the latest mass killing — a shooting on Wednesday … Continue reading
Who knew? The usual suspects are blaming Donald Trump for the synogogue shooting in Pittsburgh over the weekend. Suddenly, a man with Jewish grandchildren is an anti-Semite. Mid-term elections are a week away. Can you tell? “Ordinarily, a politician cannot be … Continue reading
The inconvenient truth that dare not speak its name The Capital Times discovers another racial disparity and it is worse than Cops in Schools. “African-Americans increasingly targeted as gun homicides spike.” Given the headline’s passive voice, it is fair to … Continue reading