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
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.
Two different classroom experiences in the past two days have convinced me that I am too naive for my own good.
I find myself reading more contemplative things these days as we move from one political era to the next. I have long admired Winston Churchill and was reminded, reading some anecdotes, of just how important humor and the ability to use self-deprecation can be in the role of a leader. Some of those anecdotes follow: