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08/04/16

Madison police supporters counter racism complaint made to the feds

The Support Our Madison Police movement believes that black lives DO matter — as ALL lives matter. That includes the blue lives we send into harm’s way to confront dangerous people who threaten our safety.

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08/02/16

Republicans’ dark soul of the right: Trump is electing Hillary

On the way back from the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, I asked State Sen. Alberta Darling if I could write in the word “Jr.” after Donald Trump’s name on the Nov. 8 ballot.

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07/27/16

No flags, no police widows at the Democrats’ house of despair

The news today is that charges have been dropped against the last three defendants in the political prosecution of six Baltimore police officers for the death of Freddie Gray.

Posted at 04:09 PM | Permalink | Comments

07/25/16

Madison Council hears that Blue Lives Matter

It was a most remarkable thing, last week’s Madison Common Council meeting. For perhaps the first time, the city’s elected leaders and many in the city itself got to hear from the people — real, actual human beings — who serve as sworn officers of our Madison Police Department.

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07/21/16

For this voter, it’s all about Pence, Hillary, and Scalia

The morning message from Scott Walker to delegates to the Republican National Convention here in Cleveland amounts to this: Swallow hard.

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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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