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.
“Get me on the stage and get your popcorn ready.” — Chris Christie
Don’t sell Chris Christie short
Peggy Noonan calls him “a wholly undervalued executive talent.”
“People forget what a good governor he was …. In eight years (2010-18) in deep blue New Jersey he capped property taxes, used the line-item veto to limit spending, increased school funding, got more charter schools, and got the state through the true disaster of superstorm Sandy.
“… He won public-employee pension reform … despite huge and intense public union opposition.”
And reformed Camden police: “Ten years later murder is down 63%, shootings down 68%, and robbery down 70%. No violence after George Floyd.”
11 killed, 46 wounded Memorial Day in Chicago
Deadliest Memorial Day weekend there in eight years.
It is to laugh
“The racist, insulting resurgence of work requirements.”
— Where else but in The Nation.
Category Archives: Harry and Meghan
Much pomp and a crowning glory
Does the USA miss the mysticism of monarchy? It is another character fault: The Head Groundskeeper is a monarchist. The Stately Manor’s b&w Philco broadcast all four hours of the coronation of King Charles v3.0 Saturday 05-06-23. Made America’s presidential … Continue reading
Liz Truss, we hardly knew ye! Some of the most enjoyable television can be found on C-Span. The indentured servants at the Stately Manor leave their looms unattended whenever Mitch McConnell spars with Chuck Schumer on our b&w Philco. They … Continue reading
And another thing!
Firing random synapses today! 3.4 inches of moisture fell at the Blaska Experimental Work Farm over the weekend. Speaking of dark clouds: is it too difficult for the auto industry to hard-wire daytime running lights into their vehicles? People! Headlights … Continue reading
France’s Charlie Hebdo strikes again!
Quelle cheek! Does anyone in the media afflict the comfortable, any more? By “the comfortable,” we mean the faculty lounge, the city newsrooms, and the joggers wearing face masks. Could Hollywood today make Animal House, the movie that parodied fat, stupid … Continue reading
Queen for our day, victims for our times
Harry & Meghan’s upper lips — very un-stiff! The groundlings at Stately Blaska Manor are catching up with the exquisitely produced series The Crown on Netflix. The series portrays Elizabeth II as colder than frozen nitrogen. In Season #3, young Prince Charles … Continue reading
Faking a hate crime is a hate crime
Progressives wrote Althea Bernstein’s lie. One of life’s enduring mysteries is how a con artist like Al Sharpton gets a news and commentary program on cable television (albeit MSNBC). Sharpton promoted the Tawana Brawley hoax, which destroyed careers and prompted … Continue reading