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Trump doesn’t want us anyway, so let’s return the favor

Even Alice would have freaked out if she had fallen through this year’s political looking glass. Of one thing we can be certain: this funhouse mirror ride ain’t over yet.

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The long Republican hangover begins now!

Like air traffic controller Lloyd Bridges in the movie Airplane, your Humbled Squire picked a bad day to quit huffing glue.

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Out-of-touch UW professors gin up votes for Donald Trump

The UW–Madison faculty today is casting a vote of no confidence in the Board of Regents and UW System President Ray Cross.

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Donald Trump reads off Cliffs Notes

Your Humble Squire has issued a communiqué to the Donald Trump campaign, c/o Paul Manafort, Corey Lewandowski, Rick Wiley, or To Whom It May Concern.

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Blue skies and a smaller Lake Mendota, circa 1830

An environmental group called CRANES would take Dane County back to the future — the future being the 1830s when a few French-Canadian trappers were the only Europeans in town. As part of its vision, the Capital Region Advocacy Network for Environmental Sustainability (CRANES) would lower Lake Mendota by five feet over the next 20 years to return the lake to its supposed pre-settlement state in the 1830s. That would reduce the large lake’s footprint by as much as two square miles.

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About This Blog

Raised on a farm near Sun Prairie, David Blaska is a recovering liberal who spent 18 years in daily newspapers, including 12 at The Capital Times in Madison as a reporter and editor. He served Gov. Tommy Thompson as acting press secretary in 1998 and is a veteran and survivor of 19 years in state government. He served 12 years on the Dane County Board of Supervisors. From December 2007 to November 2011 he wrote the consistently popular "Blaska's Blog" for Isthmus online's "The Daily Page" until, he says, the intolerant liberals ran him off. He blogs from Madison.

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