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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

Walker Is Ubiquitous...

Politics, People Making A Difference, U.S.

Scott Walker is ubiquitous.  He is talked about or written about more than almost all the other Republican Presidential candidate hopefuls combined.  True, some of the talk and written remarks have a more negative than positive tone but it is getting his name into common usage and it is diminishing the others who have announced their interest.

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DUH!

Politics, Quality of Life, People Making A Difference, Potpourri, Taxes

There have been several “Duh” moments in the past day or two or three:

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Other Right-To-Work Thoughts...

Employment, Political, Quality of Life, Wisconsin, Economy

Right-to-work has taken center stage within the Wisconsin Legislature.  As was to be expected, this became an immediate political football with the Democrats decrying the possibility and the Republican leadership saying they can pass it and will pass it.

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A Son & His Father...

People Making A Difference, Military, Quality of Life

Take a couple of minutes to watch this deeply moving account of a son and his father and the Marine Corps…and a fellow by the name of Bush who enabled the story to continue. 

Talk Is Cheap...

Politics, U.S.

Our President appears to believe that we who think we have a problem with a growing segment of militant Islamists are fomenting an “ugly lie”.  It is difficult for me to see what he apparently sees, or at least professes to see, and I doubt that it relates much to the difference in our vantage points.  If anything, he ought to be able to see it far more clearly than I.  I see ISIS or ISIL, whichever you might prefer, as evil personified.  And I see this movement as largely composed of Islamists.  But our President doesn’t think I am seeing what I am seeing.

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