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School Board needs Blaska’s voice
It appears we are headed toward a School Board election that promises something new: a candidate whose voice will do more than add sound and fury to the liberal echo chamber that is Madison politics.
David Blaska has the background, experience and most importantly the courage to expose the abuses and neglect of those in charge of our schools.
Having been shouted down and bullied at several meetings of the Madison School Board over the past several months, Blaska is uniquely qualified to expose the pusillanimous hand-wringing that passes for decision-making by those who shape educational policy in this city. He has seen firsthand how a small cadre of vocal extremists, called Freedom Inc., have cowed the current School Board with their unique brand of cop-hating venom.
When ordinary citizens are afraid to attend meetings for fear of being harassed by a mob of fanatical ideologues, we are witnessing a system that has shamelessly abandoned its mandate.
If elected, Blaska may be a lone voice crying in the wilderness, but at least it will be a voice unafraid of speaking truth to power.
— Gary L. Kriewald of Madison in the WI State Journal
Kids these days!
Tuesday 12/11/18 10:17 a.m. (school hours!) – Officers responded to a residence on Trailsway for a disturbance involving a juvenile (14-year-old AAF) threatening a subject (33-year-old WF). The juvenile was arrested for disorderly conduct while armed and conveyed to the Juvenile Reception Center due to a guardian/parent not being able to be located/contacted.
A group of masked male teens robbed a North Side McDonald’s at gunpoint Monday night, with nobody hurt in the robbery.
The robbery was reported at about 10 p.m. at the restaurant at 3709 Kinsman Blvd., Madison police said.“While closing up, one of the employees reported a group of teenaged black males wearing all black and ski masks displayed a gun and demanded money,” said Sgt. Kurt Wege.
The wonderful world of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Category Archives: Madison schools
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