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Usual suspects accuse Chief Koval of eye rolling, tyranny, and ‘white privilege’

Warning to Madison police officers and all City of Madison officials. Do not roll your eyes, no matter how much stupid is inflicted upon you. No slapping the desk in frustration. Do not “push back” against anyone you consider “difficult.”

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The liberal’s worst fear: being called racist

The tragedy in Orlando has some PC connection with the debate in Madison over race and policing in a civil society. It is why, to this day, President Obama cannot bring himself to utter the words “radical Islamic terrorism.” (Hillary: “There, I said it.”)

Posted at 01:10 PM | Permalink | Comments


Mayor Soglin: Veto the $400,000 police colonoscopy

Public reaction continues to pillory the 19 Madison aldermen who talk only to themselves and the special pleaders, demagogues, and race baiters. Here, a representative sample, condensed (in most examples).

Posted at 03:47 PM | Permalink | Comments


Memo to the State Journal: Koval finally got your attention

The telegraph operator here at the Stately Manor reached out to a Madison police officer of our acquaintance. On conditions of strictest confidence, we asked what are the rank and file and leadership saying about Chief Mike Koval?

Posted at 10:18 AM | Permalink | Comments


It’s not city council v. Koval, it’s council v. Madison police

Still unpacking Tuesday night’s six-hour Madison Common Council drama.

Posted at 12:26 PM | Permalink | Comments

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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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