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
There is new federal give-away program called "Race to the Top" that involves stimulus funds for schools that have innovative proposals for improving teaching and learning. Wisconsin may be one of few states unable to qualify due to a law that sits on our books.
The minimum wage goes up from $6.55 to $7.25 today, an increase of more than 11%. That should be cause for cheering. Right?