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11/12/14

Three Walker victories in four years? Blame the voters, blame the nonvoters, blame George W. Bush!

Your humble squire, dark ops operative for the Great Conservative Conspiracy, has been in a good mood this past week. High-fivin’ and jive-talkin’ my handler, the horribly disfigured half-Koched brother, Alec.

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11/10/14

Want to go aggressive, Scott Walker and Wisconsin Republicans? Take over the Milwaukee schools

In stark contrast to Washington, D.C., Wisconsin does not suffer divided government. For the third time in four years, Wisconsin voters have chosen Scott Walker. In three successive election cycles, voters have entrusted both houses of the Legislature to his Republican allies.

Posted at 08:27 AM | Permalink | Comments: 8

11/06/14

After losing Tuesday’s election battle, the sore loser Left is fighting the peace

Mary Burke’s concession speech Tuesday night was gracious and conciliatory. Too bad many of her supporters could not take a page from it. Worse, many of the supposed deep thinkers in the party — so thoroughly rebuked in Tuesday’s elections — want to double down on demon rum progressivism, the very elixir that doomed so many Democrats.

Posted at 01:25 PM | Permalink | Comments: 16

11/05/14

Time for our Democratic acquaintances to come to Jesus

Doing analysis for WMTV-15 on election night, news anchors Leigh Mills and John Stofflet asked if Scott Walker, victorious for the third time in four years, would reach out to Democrats in the Legislature.

Posted at 10:31 AM | Permalink | Comments: 23

11/04/14

Scott Walker’s re-election today will crazy up the crazies

Will Scott Walker be elected governor of Wisconsin for the third time in four years? The answer is yes. Walker will win because Professor Charles Franklin’s Marquette Law school poll says so — and by the same 7-point margin Walker won the recall election, by the very margin Franklin called then. Walker will win because The Capital Times poll still shows Burke stubbornly ahead.

Posted at 08:15 AM | Permalink | Comments: 4

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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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