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
As the recent chain of events concerning our country's economy has unfolded, I found myself thinking about 'slippery slopes' and just how easy it would be for us to begin a slide that we'd be unable to overcome.
ACORN, the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, has been in the news for several of the past election cycles and finds itself there again. Is this simply a politically-driven campaign or does ACORN merit this attention? How does ACORN influence elections, if it does?
A friend, who shall mercifully go unnamed, has sent along some of the product of his over-active mind in light of the recent spate of mergers and take-overs. He advised that he wanted me to be able to invest in these new entities so that I could reap a fortune:
Kimberley Strassel of the Wall Street Journal has done a good job with her Obama's Magic opinion piece in today's Journal.