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Curmudgeon's Corner

cur-mud-geon: anyone who hates hypocrisy and pretense and has the temerity to say so; anyone with the habit of pointing out unpleasant facts in an engaging and humorous manner

The President & Fox...

Political, Quality of Life, U.S.

It has been difficult to miss the growing furor over the Obama Administration's pointed side-stepping of the Fox News cable network over the past weeks.

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The Kettle And The Pot...

Economy, Healthcare, Political, Quality of Life, U.S.

Our debate over health care and how it ought to be reformed has devolved to the point where the kettle is calling the pot black.

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Economy, Political, Quality of Life, Taxes, U.S.

Are you feeling stimulated?  Have your unemployed neighbors, or you for that matter, found employment?  Do plant closings and the outflow of jobs seem to indicate that we've turned a corner?  If so, have we moved to a better place or not?

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Gun Law Surprise - Updated

Quality of Life, Wisconsin

Among the biggest surprises yesterday was the position adopted by the Milwaukee Police Chief and District Attorney John Chisholm.  They made the argument for Wisconsin moving to a concealed carry status opining that this would help them in the fight against those who carry weapons today without regard to the law.

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Village Buzz - Village Budget Debate

Fire Department, Germantown, Police, Political, Quality of Life, Taxes, Village Board, Village Buzz

The Committee of the Whole (Village Board but not a formal Board meeting) reviewed the proposed budget for the coming year during a meeting this past Monday evening.  Dave Schornack and Kim Rath presented the initial proposed budget that added increased costs to current levels and it came in at a rate increase of some 3.7%.

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