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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

New Element Discovered

Political, Potpourri, Quality of Life

I spent yesterday in Madison as part of a lobby group and visited the offices of Sen. Alberta Darling and Rep. Dan Knodl as well as listening to many speakers from both sides of the aisle.  With all due apologies to those with whom I interacted yesterday, the following found its way into my mailbox this morning, and I just couldn't help myself...

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Harry Who?

Economy, Potpourri, Quality of Life, U.S.

I received an e-mail from a long-time reader suggesting that I look into a "blurb" on Harry Markopolos, American Hero.  My first thought was, "Harry who?"

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"Little Things" That Trouble

Economy, Political, Quality of Life, Taxes, Wisconsin

Governor Doyle's budget package seems to have been very deftly "packaged" as more and more things surface.

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Governor Going To Spain

Economy, Political, Quality of Life, Taxes, Wisconsin

It seems a bit over-the-top considering where the economy is at the moment, but our good Governor Doyle announced today that he and a couple of his high-level people are going to fly to Spain on Tuesday, and will stay until Friday.

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Archbishop Dolan Leaving Milwaukee

Potpourri, Quality of Life

Archbishop Dolan has been selected as the new Archbishop of the New York Archdiocese, and will likely become a Cardinal sometime following his assumption of this role on April 15th.

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