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04/01/16

Wisconsin Talk Radio may have unelected Donald Trump

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is said to carry a scathing editorial relating to Donald Trump’s fitness or lack of same for the Highest Office in the Land. It’s sitting on the Squire’s to-read list and he’ll get to it soon. Or later.

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03/31/16

The ladies take up the Cruz cause in Madison

Your anti-social, would-be outlaw biker Squire has attended a few political events in his time but Wednesday’s Ted Cruz event at the Sheraton Hotel in Madison was unique.

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03/30/16

The party convention will decide the nominee

In a few days, we’ll run the punch cards through Old Smoky, our Eisenhower-era mainframe computer, to predict how Wisconsin will vote next Tuesday. But here is my prediction: Wisconsin will help produce a contested convention.

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03/14/16

‘It’s time we stop, children; what’s that sound?’

It is 1968, that annus horribilis. The incumbent is a lame duck. The world is aflame; America’s inner cities are burning. Hillary Clinton is Hubert Humphrey, that uninspiring establishment candidate, challenged by a Gene McCarthy figure: idealistic but ungrounded, with no chance of success.

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03/11/16

Madison’s trickle-down theory of education

I’m going to be sick. “John Matthews is a champion of public education and Wisconsin”? So says the Corporation that Speaks in the Progressive Voice.

Posted at 11:02 AM | Permalink | Comments

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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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