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 Pew organization has bestowed an "honor", one which many of us recognize is very well deserved, on our home state of Wisconsin. We are now ranked as being among the ten worst states, from a fiscal viewpoint, in the country.
The song title says it well so far as our veterans; all gave some and some gave all.
That memorable phrase could aptly be used to describe what happened in the U.S. House of Representatives late Saturday evening. Commander Pelosi essentially forced the Democrats to forget about the potential damage they would do to both the country as well as to themselves, and she ultimately got the outcome she desired.