Category Archives: Progressives

Defending the UW-Madison against the barbarians at the gate

This post has been hacked by a UW-System prof (retired) who is holding the fort against the barbarians at the gate, quivering with righteous indignation. By Gary L. Kriewald “Whatever may be the limitations which trammel inquiry elsewhere, we believe … Continue reading

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Trust us, we’re professionally trained journalists

“Unbiased news does not exist.” The editor of Your Progressive Voice (the corporation that speaks as if it were a person) is up today with a plea to “main street Republicans”  This, alone, is progress of a sort. Usually The … Continue reading

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Blocking traffic — and jobs — feels like progress to liberals

[ UPDATE: “The shooter’s identity had not even been released when many prominent voices on the left began blaming Trump for the attack.” — National Review. As long as we’re talking about “predictable.” ] Did that Annapolis newspaper forget to … Continue reading

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After Anthony Kennedy, we are about to find out how bad it will get

Chased out of the Red Hen? Just the opening salvo May have been in the New Yorker, a cartoon depicting a highway with the road sign reading “Schadenfreude Next 20 Miles.” This has been a very good week for the … Continue reading

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The Soup Nazis are banging their spoons

Everyone they don’t like is Hitler There is a social media meme that holds that everyone you don’t like is Hitler. We’re at that point in hyperbole U.S.A.  Maybe Trump did start it. Mocking Carly Fiorina’s appearance and the disabled reporter … Continue reading

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One citizen speaks for keeping cops in schools, gets race-baited by school board member; Part #1

Blaska survives a chaotic meeting in a chaotic school district I spoke before the Madison School Board’s ad hoc committee on police in the schools late Monday afternoon. Or tried to. Room 103 of the Doyle administration bldg was packed … Continue reading

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