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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

A "Simple" Traffic Stop...

Germantown, Police, Quality of Life

Our Citizen Police Academy group went through the next to last week of education last evening and the subject was traffic stops.  Officer Ray Borden had enlisted the aid of two graduates of earlier classes and they posed as drivers and/or passengers in vehicles that we were to stop in mock situations.

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John Doe Investigation...

Germantown, Police, Quality of Life

A story in the morning Journal Sentinel by Mike Johnson discusses a John Doe investigation ordered by Waukesha County Circuit Judge Ralph Ramirez at the request of a Mr. James M. Hermann who was a Germantown resident at the time of his arrest.

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Economic Trickle-Down...

Economy, Potpourri, Quality of Life, U.S.

There is debate over whether or not the "trickle-down" theory of economics functions as advertised.  I have a friend whom we'll refer to as John Jones for the purposes of this Blog since he prefers to remain anonymous.  He feels that he can attest to the fact that "trickle-down" is alive and well.

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Village Buzz - December 8th...

Germantown, Police, Quality of Life, Village Buzz

Officer Bosco Update...

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Zellner Case Shows WEAC Clout...

Education, Political, Quality of Life, Taxes, Wisconsin

The case concerning Robert Zellner, a former Cedarburg teacher who has been in and out of the news for some 3 years over the viewing of pornography on a school computer on a Sunday afternoon, shows the clout that is wielded by the state teachers' union, WEAC.

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