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.
11 killed, 46 wounded Memorial Day in Chicago
Deadliest Memorial Day weekend there in eight years.
So much for tolerance
From National Review:
Former University of Kentucky swimmer Riley Gaines testified before Congress on Tuesday about her frightening experience at San Francisco State University last month, when transgender-rights activists held her against her will for three hours and demanded a ransom for her release.
The incident occurred when Gaines visited SFSU on April 6 at the invitation of Turning Point USA and the Leadership Institute to speak about the right of women to compete on a level playing field. She testified that the school administration knew she as coming and she was told she would meet with campus police to discuss a security plan ahead of her talk. But then the campus police never showed up.
Gaines, who tied for fifth with transgender University of Pennsylvania swimmer Lia Thomas in the 200-meter NCAA championship last year, gave her speech as protesters outside the room chanted, “We fight back.”
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: Chris Rickert
Madison schools lower the goal posts yet again
Papering over failure in the name of equity! Is Blaska bitter about losing his school board race two years ago? Sure, but the head groundskeeper was bitter before that epochal defeat, so nothing new. Still, one wishes The Capital Times would … Continue reading
Kowtowing to the crazies in Madison WI
A never-ending search for root causes Can’t we blame Scott Walker? Madison Wi does not need A.O.C., Bernie, or Elizabeth Sanders to calibrate the breakdown of the civic public square in America. We’ve got Mayor Satya Conway-Rhodes and Jennifer Cheatham, superintendent of schools. … Continue reading
Madison public schools increase discipline problems by reducing suspensions
$15 million gets you more classroom chaos and identity politics warm fuzzies None of that nonsense at Ms. Hicks’ middle school! Your reading assignment today, class — YOU THERE IN THE BACK ROW! DON’T MAKE ME GO OVER OVER THERE! … Continue reading
Madison pols demand more data from police but not from jail diversion programs
Who wants to know? Not the Dane County Board Chris Rickert has committed some real journalism. Demanding answers to tough questions. The tough question: All those jail diversion programs, are they actually, you know, working? The answer: Who (the hell) … Continue reading
Arrest Eric O’Keefe for blowing GAB’s cover, the Left demands
Our liberal-progressive-socialist acquaintances are in high dudgeon over A.G. Brad Schimel’s unmasking of the star chamber suppression of political speech in Wisconsin, particularly by the Government Accountability Board (GAB). (His report here.) Our acquaintances are baying for the hides of … Continue reading