Category Archives: Progressives

Why ‘progressive’ is a dirty word

“Progressive” has become a dirty word to many Americans, more closely associated with intolerance and double standards than with free thought and due process. — A self-described liberal Trump hater in the Wall Street Journal. The abashed progressive writes: To … Continue reading

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Madison seeks felons, squatters, illegal aliens, and addicts to judge the police

Just jonesing to recommend Chief Koval’s dismissal The War on Cops continues apace in the Emerald City, Madison WI. Two developments: First, two excellent sources tell us that Brenda Konkel is about to be named to the nine-member Public Safety … Continue reading

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Shooting at Madison’s Shake the Lake? It’s Scott Walker’s fault

… and his darn CCW criminal background checks! Shake the Lake was even posted with ‘No Firearms!’ signs Say this about Pete Buttigieg at last week’s Democrat(ic) presidential debate: at least he took responsibility. “I didn’t get it done,” the … Continue reading

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‘No surprise the school behavior plan failed’

A young man reached out to the Policy Werkes to relate his involvement in crafting the Madison school district’s Behavioral Education Plan. He asked that his name not be published as he wishes to have a career someday in Madison. … Continue reading

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Stu Levitan, you’re making me cry

When the WI State Journal’s remarkable cartoonist, Phil Hands, draws the prototypical Madison liberal, it sure looks like Stu Levitan. Which is only fair because Stu IS the prototypical Madison liberal. A reliable Democrat, progressive propagandist, city government insider, and … Continue reading

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Cursing in Madison schools: level 2, 3, or 4? — D*#*’d if we know!

How many bottoms can little Johnny touch before he gets ‘restored’? Restorative justice.  Got to admit, it sounds good, doesn’t it? Kind of like “each according to his need.” “Social justice.” The Sacagawea dollar coin. ABC-TV cancelling Last Man Standing. Or … Continue reading

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