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 Trump/Christie Team?

People Making A Difference, Politics, U.S.

Could there be a more likely team than Donald Trump and Chris Christie?  That is the team that coalesced during a press conference yesterday when Christie announced that he was endorsing Trump for the Republican nomination for President.

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Let Us Hope This is the 'Real Marco'...

Politics, Quality of Life, People Making A Difference, Economy, U.S.

Way to go, Marco!!  Finally, The Donald had to withstand a dose of his own medicine and he wasn’t very good in that role.

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Classic Gambit by the President?

U.S., Politics, People Making A Difference, Quality of Life

President Obama refuses to be relegated to the back seat in the debate over a new U.S. Supreme Court Justice, and appears to have concocted a deliciously intriguing ‘brew’.  Rumor has it that he is in the final stages of vetting the Republican Governor of Nevada Brian Sandoval and that this is potentially the President’s nominee.

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Politicians and Zero-Sum Games...

Economy, Employment, Politics, Quality of Life, U.S., Taxes, Healthcare

Zero-sum games are played by politicians with nearly every proposition they offer.  A zero-sum game can be defined as any situation in which each participant’s gain or loss is exactly balanced by the losses or gains of the other participants.

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What Would a Trump Presidency Look Like?

Politics, Quality of Life, U.S., Taxes, Economy, Military

The Trump phenomenon looks to continue rolling along with nary a hiccup.  He is not a conservative, and has never given signs that he was/is except to lay claim to the title.  He has a checkered business past even though he’d have us forget the bankruptcies; none of the FOUR were personal so they apparently don’t count in his world.  Eminent domain is simply a useful tool to assure his facilities’ parking lots are large enough.  The individual lives that happen to get in the way are, apparently, of no concern to Trump.

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