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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

Netanyahu Was In Good Form Today...

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

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu spoke before the U.N. General Assembly a short time ago today and delivered an as impassioned a speech as I have heard from anyone anywhere anytime.  He laid out the arguments against the U.S./Iranian deal negotiated by our Secretary of State certainly at the direction of our President.

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Putin Is Ahead In This Match-up...Way Ahead

People Making A Difference, Politics, U.S.

Russian President Putin has apparently been emboldened, as if he needing any boost in that area, by the lack of any real push-back by President Obama on Russia’s occupation of parts of Syria with active military flights underway.  He has warned us to stay away from the area.

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In This Corner...

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

Our President Obama and Russian President Putin jousted on the United Nations stage yesterday and then privately in a 90 minute meeting.

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The Pope's Visit...

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

Let us put the public expense side of the Pope’s trip to our country behind us from the start with this acknowledgement:  This trip had to carry with it a tremendous cost to our country and the various sites based upon the overtime hours worked by law enforcement and public protection departments everywhere he went.

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Careful What You Hope For...

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

“Careful what you hope for”…could be the catch phrase from the decision by Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) to vacate the Speaker’s chair and resign his House seat vs. fighting his vocal opponents by accepting Democrat help to retain the Speaker role and becoming indebted to Ms. Pelosi.

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