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06/16/14

Guilty as charged: Scott Walker is white, male, religious, and Republican

A New Republic magazine article just out, “The unelectable [a take on ineluctable] whiteness of Scott Walker,” presumes to take the reader on “a journey through the poisonous, racially divided world that produced a Republican star.”

Posted at 11:54 AM | Permalink | Comments: 14

06/11/14

Kaleem Caire to renew push for Madison Prep charter school

There is good news in Madison today. Kaleem Caire will announce sometime within the next two weeks his new challenge, that being with a childhood development organization in (even better news) Madison. His organization is called One City Early Learning Centers.

Posted at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments: 13

06/09/14

Kenosha’s public schools get rejiggered; are Madison’s next?

The NY Times on Sunday reported that, upon his death, the life’s work of one Alexander Shulgin was to research psychedelia “capable of rejiggering the quotidian functions of the mind.” Rejigger your quotidian functions with a daily dose of Blaska’s Bring It! Guaranteed fast-acting and safe when used as directed.

Posted at 11:30 AM | Permalink | Comments: 25

06/05/14

Groovy! Dems oppose concealed carry and free speech but make peace with pot

Not quite amnesty, acid, and abortion — but close. Democrats at their annual state convention are being encouraged to legalize marijuana but to say no to the First and Second Amendments this weekend in Wisconsin Dells.

Posted at 09:49 AM | Permalink | Comments: 10

06/02/14

LBJ’s Great Society: the gift that keeps on taking

Successful businesses determine what works and what doesn’t; they quit doing the “what doesn’t.” What if government did the same thing? Imagine our political leaders saying something’s not working in Milwaukee’s public schools. That’s what Tommy Thompson did, to the enduring enmity of the teachers union and its political party — both champions of the status quo.

Posted at 09:47 AM | Permalink | Comments: 8

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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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