Today’s nuclear chuckle
Want to get rid of Kim Jong un?
Start a rumor that he has dirt on the Hildabeast.
The Crazy Lady is Back!
How Do I Contain My Rage at the Patriarchy?
Another gem from — not The Onion — The Nation! “Rage gets a bad rap in bourgeois thought.” (How many real people, outside the Havens Center, really talk like that?) Maybe Archie Bunker was right all along. “Stifle yourself,” is the answer.
What we’re reading
Madison schools spend $10.4 million and the problem is worse
Madison’s public schools ballyhooed $10.4 million behavior education program ain’t workin’. After 3 years, African-American students are 10.3 times more likely than white students to be kicked out of school, up from 8 times more likely before. The whole idea of BEP was to reduce the disparity. Sometimes, reality intrudes on liberal fantasies. Schools must teach discipline. Allowing disruptive students to continue disrupting teaches the wrong lesson. (More here.)
Why did it fail? Because “We underestimated what it takes to shift adult [i.e., the teachers] beliefs and values, shaping or reshaping mindset to be one that is more progressive and restorative in nature,” she said.”
In other words, Madison’s unionized teachers aren’t progressive enough!!!
Campus Freedom of Speech
Tag Archives: Liberals
Will the Focused Interruption Team be contacting the Chris Kneubuehl family in the wake of his death during an armed robbery at the Culver’s restaurant? Madison’s elected alders recently awarded $75,000 to address “racial disparities, violence, and division between communities.” … Continue reading
How dare a campus group dare to go ahead and invite a speaker deemed insufficiently progressive, and then actually bring that person to campus? What to do if an objectionable speaker somehow sneaks through the cracks? The answer is obvious: … Continue reading
Bill Lueders hates me. I wish he didn’t but he does. Bill is bilious that Your Humble Squire calls out his pervasive Left-wing bias, extant throughout his career as a Professional Journalist. Tuesday evening at the High Noon Saloon, Bill … Continue reading
We publish this in recognition of national police week, May 14-20. At noon on Friday, May 19, the 27th Annual Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony will take place on the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial site at the State Capitol grounds, corner … Continue reading
The curse of identity politics that has consumed and devoured the Democrat(ic) party is sanctioned by none other than its most recent standard bearer. Hillary Clinton’s rationale was always thin gruel — it was her turn as a woman. A compromised, ethically … Continue reading
Some might think ISIS is the enemy. Or radical Islam. But our liberal-progressive-socialist acquaintances have bigger fish to fry: Donald J. Trump. Most of America — public opinion polls show this — were favorably impressed by President Trump’s address to … Continue reading