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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

Mary Burke's "Not So Great Week"

Political, Wisconsin, Quality of Life, People Making A Difference

(Note:  Early voters can change their votes if they choose to do so before the election.  They must go to the Clerk in their jurisdiction, indicate they wish to change their vote and the ballot will be located for them.)

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Remember 'She's a Disaster'?

Political, Wisconsin, People Making A Difference, Quality of Life

Mary Burke being referred to by her predecessor at the Department of Commerce as “She’s a disaster” apparently was rather soft compared to what we now learn courtesy of Matt Kittle at www.WisconsinReporter.com who dropped the bombshell that now explains the time lapses in her resume’ that we’ve discussed earlier.  Mary Burke was recalled from Europe and fired by her family over “steep overseas financial losses” and the “plummeting morale” of her staff.

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Remember This Fellow?

People Making A Difference, Politics, Quality of Life, U.S.

Remember a fellow from Illinois and then California who was a Democrat for years and who then gave a speech on behalf of Barry Goldwater’s candidacy in 1964?  His name, of course was Ronald Reagan, an actor who proved he was much more than ‘just’ an actor.  An article by Craig Shirley and Laura Ingraham that appeared in the Los Angeles Times ran in the morning Journal Sentinel and provoked memories that should be provoked more often.  His was truly a populist approach labelled as New Federalism.

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We Mourn The Passing...

People Making A Difference, Quality of Life, Potpourri

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Campaign Fatigue...

Wisconsin, Politics, People Making A Difference

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