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Got crime? More studies are the answer!

Our liberal-progressive-socialist acquaintances here in The Emerald City profess wonderment at the disdain outstate for “Madison values,” as Ted Cruz might put it.

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Gun control sponsored by gun illiterates from Madison

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof (of all people) got it right in “Inconvenient gun facts for liberals.” His point, on the way to encouraging more gun control legislation, is that the wrong liberals are making the argument.

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Speaker Ryan counter-punches Trump

The influential political publication The Hill is beginning to see what the Stately Manor has long detected in its powerful political spectrometer: Our nation is turning its lonely eyes to Paul Ryan.

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Obama’s State of the Union speech introduced his successors: Ryan and Haley

I thought the president’s State of the Union Tuesday night was strong. He promised a short speech (it wasn’t) so the audience could hop the overnight to Iowa. That was genuinely funny, not “pause for laugh here” funny.

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Liberals ask: Do we have to ruin my kid’s life?

“Do we have to send our kid to a bad public school?” asks a typical reader of the New York Times Magazine, intellectually constipated by political correctitude.

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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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