Category Archives: identity politics

Lighten up, guilty white liberal

The joke is on you! Heard that canard about our liberal-progressive-socialist acquaintances having no sense of humor. That canard happens to be true. As proof, we present Carousel Andrea Bayrd, county supervisor from Madison’s West side and aggrieved white liberal. … Continue reading

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NY Times makes sow’s ear out of Diamond and Silk

Always hostile to conservatives, the New York Times is so besotted with Trump hate that it is resorts to reverse racism. How then, to treat the Facebook censorship of two conservative black women who support Trump? With disdain, of course. … Continue reading

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Veteran of Wisconsin’s Iron Brigade asked former Confederates to fund monument at Forest Hills

After the death of Alice Whiting Waterman in 1897, Madison resident Hugh M. Lewis, who had been a captain in Company A of Wisconsin’s famed Iron Brigade, appealed to his Southern counterparts in Washington D.C., to raise money for a … Continue reading

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Has the race card been revoked in Madison schools?

Madison schools boss admits race-based discipline isn’t working Young people from Madison are marching on Janesville to the home of Speaker Paul Ryan to protest school shooting deaths. It’s not quite marching on Selma, Alabama, for Civil Rights. Or the Mobe … Continue reading

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Reliving the past in Charleston, S.C.

[UPDATED with new photos] Researchers from the Blaska Policy Werkes are on the ground here in Charleston, South Carolina, birthplace of the Confederacy (1860-1865). This is an old city —  ancient by American standards — founded at the behest of the … Continue reading

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Imagine there are no races

It’s easy if you try … and the world will be as one Not enough homeless people are showing up to testify at Common Council meetings. Some people are “under-served” and “under-represented.” Who knew? And, more to the point, how do … Continue reading

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