Category Archives: Race

We dared speak out against the Madison consensus

In anno domini 2022! Honest to Smack, we were going to list our most-read blogges of this expiring year when, in a sure sign of senility, we erased the draft. Now we find that a certain former Madison mayor has … Continue reading

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The case against Madison racial reparations

We gave at the office! The history of reparations is mostly open sores and weeping blisters. France wanted reparations — deep and punishing — from the Kaiser’s Germany. Fueled Hitler’s rise to power. President Reagan approved paying $20,000 to Japanese-Americans … Continue reading

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Can Jeffrey Copeland reform Madison public schools?

Can his case defeat the cancel culture? THIS JUST IN AT 7:25 P.M.: After two hours in closed session, the Madison Board of Education restored Jeffrey Copeland’s job BUT with a reprimand and three weeks lost pay and “undergo professional … Continue reading

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Court must take a hammer to racial preferences

John Patrick Hunter was a West Virginia native who took Bill Proxmire’s place as a reporter for The Capital Times here in Madison WI. On July 4, 1951, the young reporter circulated a petition on Madison’s Capitol Square — a … Continue reading

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If you worry about crime you’re guilty

of offending race-obsessed progressives! Imagine if you will (Blaska writes in his Rod Serling voice) a governor who frees convicted murderers so they can enjoy a weekend holiday from prison — a furlough. That prisoner invades a home, stabs the … Continue reading

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Madison does about-face on racial discrimination

‘Offensive and repugnant’ from the Wisconsin Institute on Law & Liberty: The Madison Common Council Tuesday 05-10-22 adopted an amended ordinance to remove unconstitutional racial quotas from a Police Civilian Oversight Board. The action comes in response to a federal … Continue reading

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