Category Archives: Progressives

Hollywood depicts battle for Wisconsin Deplorables

Hearts, if not minds To hell with the ‘Soul of America’ Based on the 2 ½-minute trailer, a movie pitting Republicans versus Democrats in battleground Wisconsin 2020 looks like fun. Lead actors Steve Carell and Rose Byrne are master farceurs … Continue reading

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Smash patriarchy, pig man!

Apologize for not supporting Warren. ‘A good amount of crying’ Today’s Capital Times should have been bordered in black. Dane County WI’s “Progressive Voice” is mourning the loss of Elizabeth Warren. “Warren supporters in Madison grieve …” reports one of … Continue reading

Posted in Election 2020, identity politics, Progressives, War on Men | Tagged | 5 Comments

‘Bernie sees the good in murderous tyrants’

You say you want a revolution … But if you go carrying pictures of chairman Mao You ain’t going to make it with anyone anyhow Oh, this is delicious. We are Montgomery Burns, steepling our fingers and cooing, “Excellent!” We … Continue reading

Posted in Bernie Sanders, Election 2020, Progressives, Uncategorized | Tagged | 17 Comments

Don’t assume 5 teens running from wrecked car had stolen it!

Another in an unending series: How Madison progressives think The Policy Werkes presents for your edification this on-line, social-media colloquy between an alarmed citizen and your garden-variety, lily white, Madison WI social-justice scold. Ralph, of the Nakoma neighborhood: Don’t think … Continue reading

Posted in Progressives, Satya Rhodes-Conway, Tales from the front lines | 21 Comments

Madison’s war on police on tonight’s agenda

It’s all over but the shouting. The Madison Common Council is poised tonight (01-21-2020) to endorse the 180-page (!!!) report of its Police Policy & Procedure Review ad hoc committee. (The Council agenda here.) That committee began picking nits three-plus … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom Inc., identity politics, Mike Koval, Progressives, Race, War on Police | 9 Comments

Madison teachers say ‘society is murdering black & brown people’

Your Madison public school teachers in action! You may not learn to read at Madison schools but they’ll teach identity politics! Virtue-signaling 101 From the Madison Teachers Inc. website: We are a group of educators planning a Black Lives Matter … Continue reading

Posted in identity politics, Madison schools, Progressives | Tagged , | 20 Comments