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
You've probably noted that the blogs on the Community Now site have been a bit erratic over the past several days. The old server that handled these blogs has been retired and all have been moved to a new server.
On what will "high speed" rail travel? The railway beds and track that we now have will not support the current speeds possible with Amtrak. How in the world will a high speed train be any different?
I thought that Illinois was the only place in the Midwest where the politicians were in bed with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). I was wrong.
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...