Dick Steinberg has resided in the city of Brookfield for 35 years. He served 34 years as municipal judge and has been an attorney for 50 years. He enjoys tennis, golf, biking and creative writing, which includes legal issues, sports, government and people.
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What is the Truth ? Some people actually create in their own minds what they perceive to be true. Others rely on their memories to determine the truth. Then, there are people who never tell the truth .
The most dangerous are those who fabricate a set of circumstances for the purpose of causing harm to the reputation of others.
Two aldermen have formally filed a request for city committee term limits.
They are right on the money, and it is refreshing to see that the two aldermen are proposing these changes for the improvement of the City of Brookfield government.
The Boys of Summer are now in spring training to fine tune their skills for the return of our national pastime. For its one, two, three strikes you're out at the old ball game. Soon there will be home runs and Texas league singles, double plays and stolen bases. BASEBALL is coming back with a new spirit.
There will be beer and brats, cheers and boos and the likes of Braun, Hardy and Fielder to thrill the fans . There will be Bernie Brewer, Bob Uecker and the racing sausages to savor.
Yes, your vote counts April 7 when you have the right to elect your own chosen public office candidates. Summaries of these elections and the candidate profiles have been highly published, are available on the web sites and campaign materials.
There is no excuse, no reason not to exercise your most valuable right in the U.S.A. by voting for the candidate you favor.
The City of Brookfield Finance Director has reported to the Finance Committee that the City "may" face budget shortfalls of $915,000 by the end of 2009. If my memory is correct the budget was recently passed with much discussion and criticism. Now, before it is projected that the Budget was wrong, or whatever nomenclature you attach to it, some answers are needed. What the Director did not state is what services and line items will be short, what is the contingency fund amount to cover the losses, are these real losses or just paper losses on a budget form and why this is being reported 9 months before the end of the year ?
If it walks like a duck it is a duck, and if it looks like politics it is politics, to install warnings of trouble ahead so certain officials can avoid accepting responsibility in the upcoming 2010 elections.