Just received word that Amos Roe, an active member of the Policy Werkes, passed away last night 11-28-2020 of an apparent heart attack. He and Blaska ran for Madison school board last year.
We also mourn the passing of a long-time colleague of ours at The Capital Times, Rosemary Kendrick. We knew Rosemary as the chief of the copy desk. Our friend was 80 years of age. Full Obiturary.
We need better alders!
Run for Madison city council and school board
You need only to file out three brief forms and get 20 signatures to get on the April 6 ballot.
Begin circulating nominating petition December 1; papers due January 5. Alder candidates only need 20 signatures of eligible voters; school board 100. (Get more to be safe.)
What we’re reading
The news media
Wisconsin Watch, a 501(c)(3) organization that disseminates news stories to many prominent media outlets statewide and is housed at the taxpayer-funded UW-Madison campus, has taken more than $1 million from an organization founded by George Soros over the years.
Wisconsin Right Now discovered that the group is still prominently pushing out stories by a writer, Howard Hardee, who was dispatched to Wisconsin by a Soros-funded organization to work on “election integrity” stories and projects. — More here.
only a Progressive could believe!
Hey kids! What time is it? Headline in the current Nation magazine:
Didn’t LBJ declare war on poverty? Making the Democrat the only President to lose two wars, the other being Vietnam.
Category Archives: School choice
Madison public schools take parents on a progressive guilt trip Public schools here in overly “woke” Madison WI are shut tighter than Joe Biden’s cellar door, despite federal CDC guidance that schools should be open. (“The importance of reopening schools … Continue reading
Contrary to partisan Democrat(ic) claims Statement of Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos: Assembly Republicans are proud of our record on education. In the last four years, Republicans have increased state aid by 15%, increasing per student funding by nearly $1,000. … Continue reading
White liberals take aim at low-income, minority parents. Ruben, my faithful servant, take a letter. Address it to the parents of 43,000 school choice students in Wisconsin — 28,900 of them in Milwaukee. Most of them are minority race; all … Continue reading
No thousand points of light here! One sees those “DIVERSITY” stickers on every other Prius bumper here in the Emerald City. But Madison is a community that demands rigid conformity to the approved liberal dogma. Stray off the plantation and fear … Continue reading
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