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

Is Law Enforcement A Desirable Career Path?

Employment, Politics, Police, People Making A Difference, Quality of Life

Why do people want to be law enforcement officers?  We have but another example of why people really ought to think twice about becoming a law enforcement officer, and apparently ought to think at least three times before agreeing to an assignment as a school resource officer.

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

There are milestones…and then there are MILESTONES.

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Disappointment With John Doe Change?

Wisconsin, Politics, Quality of Life, People Making A Difference

With the changes to the John Doe law in place, we are seeing whining by some who liked this approach to gathering evidence in secret.  Grand Juries are still available, and witnesses can still be compelled to secrecy and search warrants and subpoenas can still be used, but the seemingly oft-favored early-morning, unannounced raids of residences in paramilitary fashion, sweeping up everything but pets, being conducted as we have seen in the past are going to be a problem.

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Lois Lerner Is In The Clear...

U.S., Taxes, Politics, Quality of Life, People Making A Difference, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

Former IRS executive Lois Lerner is apparently going to skate from any charges that would recognize her insidious attack (my opinion) on any entity even sounding ‘conservative’.  How did she attack those organizations?  By derailing the applications those organizations filed with the IRS for tax exempt status.  This announcement was made by Assistant Attorney General Peter J. Kadzik when he declared that the Justice Department had found no evidence of intent to obstruct justice.

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Benghazi Hearings Didn't Do It...

Politics, People Making A Difference, U.S.

Did the Benghazi hearing before a Congressional committee and the American public accomplish anything?

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