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
Two candidates have declared, so far, for the Assembly 24th district seat being vacated by Sue Jeskewitz. They are Republicans Randy Melchert and Jason LaSage. I continue to hear that there will be other candidates declaring between now and the deadline on July 8th, however we want to begin the Assembly 'Debate' so as to help voters learn as much as possible about the candidates. I have posed much the same questions to both candidates as were discussed in the Senate "Debate' series.
The move toward filing the documents necessary to seek secession from the Milwaukee Area Technical College tax district has begun to draw some debate amongst the politicos in Germantown.
We have, it appears, survived the presidential primary campaign season.
Wisconsin's gross domestic product (GDP) increased by about 1% in 2007, half the rate of growth of the nation as a whole. But one sector continues its dominant position as the leading growth segment in our state: government seems to be our biggest growth segment.