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.
“Get me on the stage and get your popcorn ready.” — Chris Christie
Don’t sell Chris Christie short
Peggy Noonan calls him “a wholly undervalued executive talent.”
“People forget what a good governor he was …. In eight years (2010-18) in deep blue New Jersey he capped property taxes, used the line-item veto to limit spending, increased school funding, got more charter schools, and got the state through the true disaster of superstorm Sandy.
“… He won public-employee pension reform … despite huge and intense public union opposition.”
And reformed Camden police: “Ten years later murder is down 63%, shootings down 68%, and robbery down 70%. No violence after George Floyd.”
11 killed, 46 wounded Memorial Day in Chicago
Deadliest Memorial Day weekend there in eight years.
It is to laugh
“The racist, insulting resurgence of work requirements.”
— Where else but in The Nation.
Tag Archives: Critical Race Theory / Identity politics
Reading, writing, arithmetic — and social justice!
Teaching racial grievance in your kids’ school You can believe that Mike Gableman was on the verge of proving Wisconsin’s 2020 presidential election stolen. You can testify that Hunter Biden didn’t peddle daddy’s influence. Swear that Alex Jones was right about Sandy … Continue reading
They chase the bright, elusive butterfly of diversity
🎵 ‘You might wake up some morning’ …🎶 … Feeling guilty as hell if you’re a UW-Madison student. Or if your kid is taught by one. The diversity/inclusion/equity industrial complex wants our help! Well, maybe it wants YOUR ideas. Probably … Continue reading
WI DPI still teaching critical race theory
You might be racist and not know it! The Werkes has embarked on an experiment to determine if news reporters are capable of learning or if they use progressive “talking points” as crib notes. Reporting in what purports to be straight … Continue reading
Madison schools could learn from the NCAA tournament￼
Basketball has rules and penalties. In answer to a question asked by Dylan Brogan of Isthmus, Blaska said he opposes dumbing down honors classes in the Madison public schools. Another excerpt (it’s < 2 minutes) from the Madison school board … Continue reading
The kids are not alright￼
They don’t feel safe in Madison’s public high schools. The progressive BLM project is in trouble right here in the Emerald City — and don’t they know it! Students are walking out of Madison’s high schools in protest. Not just … Continue reading
It was a rock (for gawdsakes)!
No books or poetry could protect it. Twelve thousand years ago, a melting glacier deposited a boulder between two lakes it created during last continental ice age. On 08-06-21, the University of Wisconsin loaded that 42-ton rock on a flatbed … Continue reading