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The Mad as Hell caucus primaries Paul Ryan

The relentless march of Obama-style statism continues apace. Just last night at the CNN presidential debate, Hillary and Feel the Bernie were trying to outbid each other on the minimum wage. Do I hear $12.50? Twelve-fifty! Now 15? — Fifteen!

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No mojo for Scott Walker? No soup for John Nichols

Hitchhiking through Europe in the summer of 1971, I met a scion of the Pozzo di Borgo family in Corsica. The tall young man took me in his Alfa Romeo to the heights above Ajaccio to view what was left of the Tuileries, destroyed in the Paris Commune of 1871. Once the palace of Napoleon Bonaparte, the remaining stones were transported to the island of his birth and reconstructed there by his ancestors.

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Race for the White House turns to race

Among Democrats! Sorry for being late today. We are, as New York Mayor Bill de Blasio says, “running on C.P. time.”

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Dane County judges affirm their right to be overturned

Our liberal, etc. acquaintances are rejoicing that another Dane County judge, previously a Democrat partisan office holder, overturned another act of the Wisconsin legislature — this time, right to work. Celebrate while you can, my fine acquaintances.

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Trump sent packing like a little boy, thanks to Scott Walker

Vicki McKenna nailed it on her WIBA-AM radio program Wednesday. Trump boasted during the Wisconsin primary campaign that he had sent Scott Walker “packing like a little boy” from the presidential race. (Recounted here.) Be careful who(m) you insult, big fella. Vicki riposted that Walker on Election Day sent Trump home packing like a little boy with only six of our 42 delegates.

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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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