Category Archives: Progressives

How dare a teacher criticize a principal of color! Part #2

Madison schools focused on ‘Racial Equity’ (aka Making the Numbers Work) Discipline? Not so much In the last installment of your favorite blogge, the Policy Werkes reported a veteran teacher admits defeat by the Madison district’s addiction to race-based school … Continue reading

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Help, Wisconsin has fallen and Democrats are desperate

More ‘sky is falling’ hyperbole from inside the Madison bubble One of these days, Paul Fanlund will encounter a real live conservative instead of getting his morning cup of joe filtered through some sociology panel at RadFest.  Perhaps the Capital Times … Continue reading

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Traumatized by Trump, the Left says it’s time to fight dirty

The U.S. Constitution is fueling a fiery hellscape? Democrats have their playbook. It is titled “It’s Time to Fight Dirty.” For real! Written by an associate professor of poly sci at Roosevelt University (located in greater Chicago and “committed to … Continue reading

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Don’t know much about (police) history

Their minds are closed; don’t confuse them with facts The Madison Common Council did something good Tuesday 05-15-18 and they will get some credit for it: they expressed their appreciation for police during National Police Week. Unanimously. (Their resolution.) Mayor … Continue reading

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Another ‘one of the good ones’ bites the #Me-Too dust

“The latest man to torpedo his own career …” What a great line! Credit Jill Filipovic writing in the New York Times about … the latest man to torpedo his own career.  That would be Eric Schneiderman, who resigned Monday … Continue reading

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Liberal mom hates school vouchers, wants to use them, feels guilty

Ask a guilty liberal advice columnist The Policy Werkes subscribes to the New York Times and other liberal-progressive-socialist agitprop on the principle that forewarned is forearmed. Plus, we enjoy a good laugh at other people’s expense. A column in the … Continue reading

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