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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

Carter Needs A Muzzle...

Political, U.S.

Former president Jimmy Carter has progressively become a looser and looser cannon.  He has obviously 'represented' the United States in many foreign countries, since losing his race for re-election...all on his on dime since he was "without portfolio" as the phrase goes.  He went on his own, conducted his foreign policy meetings on his own and did his best to muddy the waters of the sitting president.

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Village Buzz - August 28th...

Germantown, Political, Village Board, Village Buzz

I had the opportunity to enjoy a cup of coffee (tea in his case) with our Village President Tom Kempinski this morning.  He extended the invitation and this was actually the second time he had done so.  I appreciated his time and our visit feeling that I had come to better understand the man than before.

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Not Worth The Cost...

Education, Germantown, MATC, Political, Quality of Life, School Board, Taxes, Village Board

That was the title of an editorial appearing this morning in the Journal Sentinel.  It went on with a header that read: "Germantown officials should drop the effort to secede from the Milwaukee Area Technical College.  The savings aren't worth the cost."

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Small Electric Vehicle Follow-Up...

I used the term 'small electric vehicle' yesterday in a Blog on this subject.  I've seen the term 'NEV' used since and received an email from Police Chief Pete Hoell on the subject.   NEV is defined as Neighborhood Electric Vehicle and you can see what one looks like by clicking here.  The 2 passenger unit pictured has a bare bones price of $6,795.  I find three dealerships noted in Wisconsin but that may be outdated by now.

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Village Buzz - August 27th...

Education, Germantown, Political, Quality of Life, School Board, Village Board, Village Buzz

MATC Secession...

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