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
This discourse from a CNN interview of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D - California) by Wolf Blitzer on July 17th, concerning offshore oil drilling legislation, appeared in the Notable & Quotable block on the WSJ Opinion page a couple of days ago:
Barack Obama is the presumptive Democrat nominee for President of the United States. He and his campaign staffers, and much of the press, appear to also have concluded that he is the presumptive President of the United States.
The Citizen Input agenda item of the Village Board's meeting last evening saw Trustee Jim Langer state his request that Fire Chief Gary Pollpeter resign from his position. Langer stated that the Fire Chief is lacking in management skills and has been a poor administrator for the department.
The Journal Sentinel carried an article this morning about the Practical Nurse program offered by MATC. This program has been on probation for some time and that continues. Another evaluation visit is scheduled for the Fall of this year.
Discussion by liberal Democrats about the so-called 'fairness doctrine' is once again in vogue. They seem to reason that if there were more radio airtime devoted to liberal viewpoints, there would be more people buying into their premise. This concept was shoved into a dark, dank closet some time back but we probably should've known that it wouldn't stay there.