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
Governor Doyle advised his audience last evening during the 'state of the state' message, that we were going to have to make some tough decisions and cut spending.
For the first time that I can recall, there does not seem to be a clear stand-out in the Presidential primary races over whom a conservative can be excited. True, there have been those over whom we got excited and elected, and we were disappointed. But, this time around, I am having real difficulty coming to a conclusion.
Have we finally gotten to the point where the lines on the graph cross? Is it possible that politicians in Wisconsin have increased taxes and fees to the point that state revenue collection suffers?
The phrase 'collateral damage' is most often associated with military battles when things adjacent to a target get 'broken'.