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
There are no more Cronkites. He was the epitome of the news person who reported evenly and without bombast. He was to be believed because he had never let us viewers down in any capacity. He was a fixture in many homes every weekday evening for decades. He was never involved in any journalistic chicanery. Simply stated, he was the news person's news person.
Governor Doyle has been in the crosshairs of talk radio for some time now concerning the issue of his charge card receipts, or rather the lack of his charge card receipts. The mainstream media has been lacking in its coverage and in its ferocity at gaining information. The governor simply refuses to answer questions on this issue that are put to him, and that seems to end the "discussion".
The Germantown School District is, as discussed last week, between that proverbial "rock and hard place" that confronts us all from time to time. Ric Ericksen, whose responsibility is the business side of school administration, was quoted in the article posted on July 14th on the Germantown Now website, indicating that the district is wrestling with the various options.
The nanny state is expanding by leaps and bounds. It is obvious that most of the real juicy issues must've already been resolved since banning smoking in the military has now taken center stage.