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
May we each develop and maintain a daily "Attitude of Gratitude".
There is an excellent opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal this morning written by Fay Vincent, former baseball commissioner. He discusses his earlier experiences while working in the Securities and Exchange Commission and reviewing the reports of corporate executive perks.
Our political system creates winners and it creates losers. It has done that since there was a political system. It does that no matter the party in power. We are watching the reshuffling of the seats of power in Washington now, and that is a great thing to watch since it did not involve a military coup or the forceful overthrow of one regime in favor of another.
I wrote about 'slippery slopes' back on October 15th. It seems that things have gotten progressively worse since then. We are, if we permit it, deluged with bad news. That can take a real toll on us if we permit.