Category Archives: Progressives

Dead bank robber is another victim with ‘unmet needs’

Money is protected by force of arms; children are not The aborted bank robbery on Madison’s far east side is what separates our liberal-progressive-socialists acquaintances from the rest of us. Thursday’s was the fourth robbery in 14 months at the … Continue reading

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‘The Left doesn’t fight evil; it fights those who do’

Must not allow victims to defend themselves A persistent Madison pest who infests my Facebook page insists that anyone who defends our schools from mass shooters be tested first for “implicit bias.” Along with rubella, most likely. Yeah, the pest … Continue reading

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Madison school board gets an earful from La Follette High School parents & students

Madison School District’s goal is not safety, it’s making the racial disparity numbers work While the Madison School Board considers expelling police from its four high schools, our classrooms are being disrupted in the name of racial equity. Large-scale student … Continue reading

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Blame Big Gummint for the high cost of affordable housing

It’s called ‘distorting the market’  If you think housing is expensive now, wait until the City makes it “affordable.” Remember Madison’s “inclusionary zoning” fiasco of a few years ago? Ald. Brenda Konkel concocted a city ordinance mandating that developers set … Continue reading

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Let’s experiment with public safety

Do you feel like Madison is safer today than 10 years ago? Honey, I shrunk the jail What have we been saying? The Blaska Policy Werkes bucked the Derail the Jail crowd last fall to support a more humane Dane County … Continue reading

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The police study wanted to (in effect) disarm Madison police

Blaska Policy Werkes recommendation #1: Do not assault a police officer If the generals in Madison’s War on Cops had their way, police would be stripped of their sidearms and sent to restorative justice camps if they dared fight back … Continue reading

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