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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 Sorry) State of Our State

Economy, Political, Quality of Life, Taxes, Wisconsin

Hardly a day has gone by in the past month during which we've not seen some new 'money-grab' coming at us from Madison.

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$37,076,450 For Earmarks...So Far

Economy, Political, Quality of Life, Taxes, Wisconsin

The state budget, so far, has had 71 earmarks added for various "needs" in the Democrat's districts that total the "chump change" amount noted in the title of this blog.  These are the things that the various members of the Assembly wanted as their protection from the "unwashed" in their respective districts so as to be re-elected next year.  The earmarks range from the Yahara River Watershed Project at $6.6 million down to three local food pantry gifts of $5,000 each.

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Village Buzz - June 16th...

Village Buzz, Village Board, Political, Germantown

Village Board Meeting - June 15th

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Post Offices & Print Media

Economy, Quality of Life, Potpourri

It seems like forever, but the World Wide Web, the Internet as we know it, is a relatively recent creation.  In the several decades of its existence, major changes have been introduced to our lives.  Among those are two that are currently manifesting.

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For All Our Getting...

Healthcare, Quality of Life, U.S.

For all our getting, let us get healthy.

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