Friday, December 29, 2006

Sykes Goes Wild

Charlie displays an ironic, urbane, and sometimes twisted sense of humor which does NOT appear regularly on his show, and which belies that 'innocent boy' picture he runs on his blog. Here he reviews 2006:

As a rising tide of violence ravaged Milwaukee, Wisconsin lawmakers rose to the occasion, passing laws mandating the use of booster seats for kids aged 4 to 8 and proposing bans on that nemesis of childhood, the water ball. Next year: the hat and mitten mandate.

A poll taken in June found that only 5% of Wisconsinites think ethics in state government have gotten better over the last decade. Jim Doyle responded to this crisis of confidence by shaking down travel agencies, Indian casinos, trial lawyers, utilities, road builders and public employee unions for campaign cash.

There's a lot more at the link. Enjoy!

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