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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

High Political Theater

Politics, U.S., Quality of Life, Economy, Employment, Education

 Where does anyone begin to review and assess what our President did last evening?  He, of course, claims that what he did was completely within his legal authority.  He told us that he wasn’t doing anything that every Republican president since Reagan did with Executive Orders.

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Big Man On Campus!

People Making A Difference, Political, U.S., Wisconsin

 Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) has landed the job of a lifetime for a policy-wonk such as him.  He is the incoming Chair of the United States House of Representatives’ Ways and Means Committee.  This committee position is often referred to as the fourth most important position in our nation’s government after those of President, Senate Majority Leader and House Majority Leader.  It has been chased after by some of the greatest political figures in our history and has been typically held by people at much more advanced ages.

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Even Better Than ObamaCare...

Politics, Quality of Life, People Making A Difference, Humor

Ever seeking new ways to be of benefit to us citizens, Congress has passed another program that was the desire of President Obama.

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Johnson Unelectable On Merit?

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

A piece in the morning newspaper opined as to Republican Senator Ron Johnson’s difficulty in being re-elected given that Wisconsin historically goes Democratic whenever there is a Presidential election as there will be when Sen. Johnson is up for re-election.

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Don't Squander The Opportunity...

U.S., Politics, Taxes, People Making A Difference, Healthcare, Economy, Employment

The Washington world is one of intrigue, broken promises and broken laws.  That promises to be demonstrated more and more as we find ourselves watching the final two years of the Obama Presidency with a Republican-dominated Congress.

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