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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

So, what is the problem?

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

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Proportionate Return of Taxes Paid?

U.S., Wisconsin, Taxes, Political

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A Special Election? Really?

U.S., Political, People Making A Difference

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Budget All Nighters?

Wisconsin, Taxes, Political, Quality of Life, Education, Healthcare, Economy

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Big Data

U.S., Quality of Life, Potpourri

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Erosion of Trust

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

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Internet Sales Tax?

U.S., Taxes, Political, Economy

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Who & What Do We Trust in 2013?

U.S., Potpourri, People Making A Difference

Gallup releases a poll annually showing who and what we trust the most.  The question as it was put to each person is shown below in italics.  That poll for 2013 was released this morning and the results are posted below:

I am going to read you a list of institutions in American society.  Please tell me how much confidence you, yourself, have in each one - a great deal, quite a lot, some, or very little?  The list below combines the "a great deal" and "quite a lot" responses.

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What is Edward Snowden?

U.S., Political, Quality of Life

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What Congress Has Wrought Bites Back

U.S., Political, Healthcare, Quality of Life, Economy, Employment

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If It Quacks Like a Duck...

U.S., Political, People Making A Difference, Economy, Employment, Healthcare, Quality of Life

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What Are They Thinking?

U.S., Political, Taxes, Economy

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Politics & Cynicism

U.S., Wisconsin, Political, Taxes, Quality of Life

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Twinkies Coming Back!

Potpourri, Quality of Life, U.S.

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Our Lame Duck President

U.S., Political

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Between One Man and One Woman?

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

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Dangerous Confluence of Events

U.S., Healthcare, Employment, Taxes, Quality of Life, Economy

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Mind Boggling

Potpourri, Quality of Life, People Making A Difference

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Paula Deen & Piling On - Revisited

U.S., Potpourri, Quality of Life

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