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: Guaranteed Income
Put the punks on the hay baler!
That ain’t workin’, that’s the way you do it Money for nothin’ and your chicks for free — Dire Straits The last thrilling installment of your favorite blogge explored the beatdown of a graduate student near the University of Wisconsin campus … Continue reading
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Would more free stuff help?
Who will be the chosen ones? It’s coming to a city near you. One that looks very much like Madison WI. A guaranteed income for selected poor folk. Not just any old low-income folk, but BIPOC! (That’s black, indigenous, people … Continue reading
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