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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

Something's Wrong Here...

Quality of Life, Wisconsin

The Journal Sentinel reported today that a psychiatrist who testified for the state yesterday said that a killer, Alan Randall, who killed two police officers from ambush at the age of 16 should be released from prison.  He opined that Randall is a low safety risk.  However, the psychiatrist, Frederick Fosdal, said that Randall "may need to be watched closely for the rest of his life".  That's a real solid recommendation, huh?

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Paul Harvey - American Icon

Potpourri, Quality of Life

The news that we'd lost Paul Harvey on Saturday brought back many memories.  He was THE voice on the radio almost since I can remember.

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Mortgage Interest Deductions Capped...

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

I realize that I am writing about the 'super rich' and we're all supposed to dislike them immensely by this time, but...

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No Tax Increases For 95% Of Americans?

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

Whoa.  That statement is just plain wrong and I suspect that President Obama knew it when he said it and he certainly knows it today.  If he didn't know it then, he was very poorly advised, and if he doesn't "know" it now, he has chosen to prevaricate.

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State Superintendent Race...

Education, Political, Quality of Life, Wisconsin

It would appear that, for the first time in a long time, we'll actually have a race for this post.  The top two vote gatherers were Tony Evers and Rose Fernandez.

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