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
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.
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.
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.