and irascible head groundskeeper at the Policy Werkes is David Blaska, former has-been, 33-year card-carrying RINO, recovering know-it-all journalist. Holds the record for banishment on the NextDoor social media app. Aging gracelessly at Stately Blaska Manor on the SW side of Madison WI, the Emerald City.
My pronouns are “Sir” and “Your Lordship” but you dasn’t call me Late For Dinner.
→ “Why I’ll never vote for Trump again.” In Sunday’s 05-21-23 WI State Journal.
→ “Blaska & Me” by Dave Cieslewicz.
Why Mark Pocan, D-Madison, voted against the debt limit deal
“Forget the debt ceiling. The Biden-McCarthy compromise is a big deal because it is a spending compromise. An important provision of the deal is that if, by the end of the year, the House and Senate haven’t passed 12 appropriations bills (the long-forgotten way budgeting is supposed to work), all discretionary spending would become subject to an automatic 1% cut. This is what is known as a “sequester.” A sequester is to Democrats what garlic is to vampires. …
“The truth today is this: The modern Democratic Party — the party of Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and the House Squad — won’t cut or slow spending for any existing federal program, ever. Now, Mr. McCarthy’s negotiators have managed to create a wedge against the left’s massive opposition to spending reforms.”
— Daniel Henninger, Wall Street Journal.
11 killed, 46 wounded Memorial Day in Chicago
Deadliest Memorial Day weekend there in eight years.
It is to laugh
“The ‘Chaos’ at the border is by design”
“As a presidential candidate in 2020, Biden criticized Trump for “drastically” restricting access to asylum. Now he’s doing the very same thing.”
— Where else but in The Nation.
Question of the Day
What ‘Deep State’?
Rachael Rollins, the US attorney for Massachusetts, leaked sensitive Justice Department information to a journalist in an effort to influence a local election, lied to investigators and improperly attended a fundraiser with Jill Biden, according to two critical federal reports released Wednesday. (More here.)
How can anyone take them seriously?
Charles C.W. Cooke asks at National Review.
“Rachel Maddow made a career out of spreading lunatic conspiracy theories on MSNBC, as did Chris Hayes and Nicolle Wallace (who is still, today, rejecting all evidence that contradicts her fever dream). Adam Schiff lied relentlessly from his official perch on the United States House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and is now gearing up to run for the Senate.”
Tag Archives: Behavior Education Plan
Unconditional surrender would be a good start
Hand over Putin and the dog doesn’t get hurt! Joe Biden was right. Yes to regime change. Walk away from the peace talks. Use Ronald Reagan’s playbook: “My strategy? We win; they lose.” Vladimir Putin must go, Russia must vacate and pay … Continue reading
Stop using Covid as a cover for school dysfunction
Students can’t learn if they don’t feel safe! One conclusion from the first debate among candidates for Madison school board: Stop blaming COVID for our failing schools and own up to what we’ve done to our kids. Covid was the cover … Continue reading
‘No surprise the school behavior plan failed’
A young man reached out to the Policy Werkes to relate his involvement in crafting the Madison school district’s Behavioral Education Plan. He asked that his name not be published as he wishes to have a career someday in Madison. … Continue reading
Madison’s school super cried today
I feel sorry for the lady, I really do. It’s tough to see someone’s closely held belief system come crashing down all around them. Madison’s school superintendent broke down in tears today (03-20-19) addressing Madison Downtown Rotary. God knows, Jennifer … Continue reading
Parents say: ‘The Behavior Education Plan is not strong enough to keep our kids safe’
“Students have gotten the impression that they can do whatever they want and there’s not going to be any consequence.” School Board ignores parents’ concerns In the last installment, “Cursing in Madison Schools” we reported that Madison’s public schools is … Continue reading
Cursing in Madison schools: level 2, 3, or 4? — D*#*’d if we know!
How many bottoms can little Johnny touch before he gets ‘restored’? Restorative justice. Got to admit, it sounds good, doesn’t it? Kind of like “each according to his need.” “Social justice.” The Sacagawea dollar coin. ABC-TV cancelling Last Man Standing. Or … Continue reading