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.
Tag Archives: Citizens United
Only the government can be trusted with guns and speech, our acquaintances say Almost as shocking as the call, in his New York Times op-ed, to eliminate the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was the revelation that John Paul … Continue reading
Much whining over a little name calling and some bias shaming After posting his Fake News Awards last week, President Trump is accelerating his war on the news media, the Blaska Policy Werkes has learned. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is … Continue reading
Stately Blaska Manor is charging an admission fee: your subscription to the Wisconsin State Journal. For over 30 years now, visitors to the Dan Quayle Reading Room here at the Manor can peruse the Wisconsin State Journal alongside that other WSJ, … Continue reading
We’ve been making this point for years. Here, Ann of Althouse (she could use the traffic) asks: What will become of the “money in politics” issue after Hillary outspent Trump and, now in Georgia’s Sixth, the Democrat outspent the Republican … Continue reading
The Capital Times holds itself above other corporations — even us mere mortals — because it believes itself to get special powers from the U.S. Constitution. One of its editors, John Nichols, said so himself. The Press, Nichols wrote last … Continue reading