Category Archives: Race

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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It was a rock (for gawdsakes)!

No books or poetry could protect it. Twelve thousand years ago, a melting glacier deposited a boulder between two lakes it created during last continental ice age. On 08-06-21, the University of Wisconsin loaded that 42-ton rock on a flatbed … Continue reading

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‘Fun loving son’ is dead on $100 bail

They left him in a parking lot! Free Dead on $100 bail Madison teenager gets gunned down by drive-by shooters. Cue requisite puff piece on what a wonderful young man was the late Jovan Freeny, killed at a late-night party … Continue reading

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Some friends!

They left him in a parking lot! Free Dead on $100 bail Madison teenager gets gunned down by drive-by shooters. Cue requisite puff piece on what a wonderful young man was the late Jovan Freeny, killed at a late-night party … Continue reading

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Madison is electing Republicans

The city spooks the rest of the state A homeowner here on the west side of Madison WI is one up on his fellow progressives. Not content with the usual yard sign, a home in the affluent Greentree neighborhood lights up … Continue reading

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Removing the rock of faux outrages

Until the next unreasonable demand. Is it just me? Is Blaska the outlier? Is your irascible bloggeur the only one in high dudgeon today? (Wouldn’t be the first time.) Anyone else think the removal of a glacial erratic boulder from … Continue reading

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