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05/15/15

Not enough police have been killed

Today, May 15, is National Peace Officer Memorial Day, a fitting day to examine the notion prevalent in Madison that not enough police are dying in the line of duty to justify defending themselves.

Posted at 11:55 AM | Permalink | Comments

05/14/15

The Al Sharpton crew has set the terms of the debate and Madison is tongue-tied

Your humble squire criticized the Wisconsin State Journal for running a canned out-of-town editorial on Tuesday, the day the Dane County district attorney announced his decision on whether to prosecute Officer Matt Kenny in the shooting death of Tony Robinson.

Posted at 11:46 AM | Permalink | Comments

05/12/15

Nothing to say?

Today is the day Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne is scheduled to announce whether to prosecute a white Madison police officer in the shooting death of a troubled young black man.

Posted at 10:23 AM | Permalink | Comments

05/11/15

I am so-o-o ready for Hillary!

I found myself debating a Hillary Clinton apologist one morning on Wisconsin Public Radio, hosted by the lovely Joy Cardin. Christine Bremer-Muggli of Wausau is a founder of the “Ready for Hillary Political Action Committee.”

Posted at 03:17 PM | Permalink | Comments

05/08/15

Chris Rickert, hand over your laptop and cell phone this instant!

Most of the time, Chris Rickert is the Great Equivocator. He can find more sides to an issue than a diamond cutter with double vision.

Posted at 12:19 PM | 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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