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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

Village Buzz - February 10th...

Germantown, MATC, Political, Village Board, Village Buzz

MATC Head Arrested...

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Modern Medicine?

Germantown, Healthcare, Quality of Life, Wisconsin

The consolidation of health care entities in our area was a favorite topic of mine last year.  We discussed the heavy competition and its cost to all of us.

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Hobson's Choice?

Economy, Healthcare, Political, Quality of Life, Taxes, U.S., Wisconsin

Thomas Hobson was a livery stable owner in England who offered a seemingly free choice of taking the horse closest to the door or taking none at all. In effect, not much of a choice.

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Haste Makes Waste...

Economy, Germantown, Political, Quality of Life, Taxes, U.S., Wisconsin

There is a troubling story circulating about our new Energy Secretary, Steven Chu.  He has said that he wants half of the $35 to $40 billion he expects to get in the "stimulus" bill to be spent in a year.  This is going to happen in the Energy Department that is still trying to spend money allocated by Congress in 2005 because of the red tape that exists.

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This Subject Is Taboo...

Healthcare, Political, Quality of Life, Taxes, Wisconsin

Abortion is in the news and it probably is a subject that I should avoid...but I cannot do so in good conscience.

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