Category Archives: Race

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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Under ‘Race’ let’s mark ‘None’

… of yer damned bidness! Let’s end America’s toxic preoccupation with racial taxonomy The late, great John Patrick Hunter was a liberal journalist for The Capital Times. He won national fame for an Independence Day stunt in 1951 when he asked … 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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Madison cop hater plays fast and loose

Read it and weep: Madison’s high schools should keep their cops Amelia Royko Maurer appears to have some anger issues. I don’t know if her cop hate originated with or precedes the death of her friend Paul Heenan* in November … Continue reading

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Activists are forcing police out of Madison schools

Another school shooting, this one Tuesday in Marshall County, Kentucky. Two killed, 18 wounded. One national group has tallied 283 shootings at schools since 2013. Like so many, the killing in Kentucky stopped only when armed police responded. Not that … Continue reading

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Madison beats back the War on Cops

Official Notice: The Stately Manor will remain open during the federal government shutdown, albeit with candle light. Donations of size D batteries are appreciated, however, in order to keep Ol’ Sparky, our fully amortized mainframe computer, up and running. Also … Continue reading

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