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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

A Strange Political Season So Far...

U.S., Politics, Quality of Life

The political season is, as has seemed to become usual, rather confusing to those of us who don’t live it and breathe it every day from the moment our eyes open to the time we go to sleep again.  That is caused in no small part by people and their opinions…some of which are difficult to discern and some of which are simply difficult to understand since they seem to defy logic as we concluded a logical process would look.

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Am Amazing Odyssey...

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

For some reason the State department has been hesitant, for years actually, to follow the directives of a federal judge to disclose information from the Hillary Clinton Secretary of State era.  U.S. District Judge Richard Leon just gave the State Department some harsh words and a definite schedule for releasing the following information:

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A Curmudgeon's First Debate Take-away...

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

Take-aways from the first two Republican debates if you’re interested in my thoughts…

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The Race Ahead...

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

If the vaunted/hated Koch brothers have the influence they are supposed to have, then Governor Scott Walker should be in a good place as the race to the White House commences with the Republican debates tonight.  Walker was voted, by applause to Frank Lundt’s question about who the gathered big money people thought had the best chance to win the coming race for President, the victor of that event.

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Prime Time Hits Tomorrow...

Politics, U.S.

Politico Playbook ( today contained an interesting overview of the top tier ‘debate’ happening this Thursday.  Josh Holmes looked at each of the people in this top 10 block of candidates and had comments (two samples below):

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