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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The lyrics of the song "Let's accentuate the positive and eliminate the negative , and don't mess with Mr. in-between", has been reminding me of days once forgotten but ever remembered by me.
In today's American society the negative has become more popular because it cannot be proven The positive is based on the facts and need not be proven.
Having lived in the City of Brookfield for nearly one-half of my life my thoughts reflect on Days
My immediate reaction when I bought a vacant lot almost 37 years ago was the vast open space in a natural environment away from the big city. I grew up at 2019 W. State St. in a lower flat with a perfect view of the street car tracks and the traffic.
Mayor Jeff Speaker, City of Brookfield 2 term Mayor, has made it official by announcing the 2010 Executive Budget in his very own words.
His message sounds more like the blame game and lame excuses mixed with distorted history than a professional disclosure of the financial shortcomings of the city.