Category Archives: Progressives

What if Pete Buttigieg had been elected President?

Mind if we take our leave? Like we used to do in the 1950s for Sky King and Mighty Mouse, the indentured servants here at Stately Blaska Manor lay belly down on the threadbare carpet to watch Tucker Carlson on … Continue reading

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Rebecca Blank is the chancellor of cancel culture

She winnows but does not sift. We bear no ill will toward Northwestern University, the only private institution among the 14 schools of higher education that comprise the Big Ten athletic conference. (We were told there would be no math.) … Continue reading

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Taking nominations for Woke Racist of Year

CRT is not taught, it’s practiced! UPDATE: Becky Blank leaving UW-Madison to become president of Northwestern University at the end of this school year. Reported here. Where would Woke progressivism be without its trademark arrogance and condescension? The chancellor of the … Continue reading

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No restroom for the wicked

Intimidation trumps persuasion We now know why Chancellor Rebecca Blank caves to the handful of social justice warriors scouring the UW-Madison campus for sources of umbrage. She wants to pee in peace. Because the shock troops of Woke progressivism will … Continue reading

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Hooray for stasis!

But you tell me over and over and over again my friendAh, you don’t believe we’re on the eve of destruction! All these years later, the 1965 folk/protest song “Eve of Destruction” remains a big buzz kill. That dire dirge … Continue reading

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Make this the Best Years of Their Lives

Our plea to Tommy Thompson on behalf of university students everywhere! Dear Governor, Mr. Cabinet Secretary, UW System President, My Old Boss: Restrained, moderate Blaska sez: I have some appreciation for the separation of powers at our great university system. Don’t … Continue reading

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