Practically Speaking

Kyle and her husband moved to Brookfield in 1986. She became active in local politics and started blogging in 2004. Her focus is primarily on local issues but often includes state and national topics, too. Kyle looks at things from the taxpayers' perspective in a creative, yet down to earth way, addressing them from a practical point of view.

Where do you get your news? Many are getting fed up As if it weren't obvious

Palin says Georgia and Ukraine should join Nato. Eyebrows go up. Obama says the same-not even a twitch

I just cancelled my Martha Stewart magazine. I was pretty much planning on it, her comments about not having pigs with lipstick and that Bedford has no guns, thank heavens, clinched it.

Front headline failing to accurately quote Palin's speaking of President Lincoln was enough for one woman to call the Journal to cancel her papaer. Another woman I know is thinking of cancelling after anther deceptive headline. 


Truth detector:

Oh, pick me, I have a bracelet too. (Broke promise to mother of soldier) Oh, pick me, I thought about inlisting. (lied about the incident. Registration requirement was not on books.

My grandmother was passed over. Commerical stating women earn 70 cents on the dollar. NOT true. Federal law prevents discrimination. True, some women have less seniority because of raising children or work part time. that is a personal decision.

Stem cells ad still runs. 



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