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 calamity in the offing? I guess that depends upon what you think about the size of a piece of toilet tissue. I thought I had occasionally found a slightly smaller section of toilet tissue in public stalls but that isn’t the kind of thing you go about discussing even with close friends.
If you see a guy walking or driving down the street with a white blob for a nose, that might just be me for a day or two yet. I had outpatient surgery yesterday for a malignant growth on my nose that was caught as a possible problem during my annual visit with my Dermatologist. He took a skin sample (from the nose where no one will see it J) and it tested positive, so I was referred to another member of the Dermatological team who handles such surgical procedures.
The Government Accountability Board (GAB) seems sometimes to have difficulty getting out of its own way. Rep. Vos (R), the Assembly Speaker, has been critical of the GAB and suggests that the GAB staff personnel have acted without the guidance of the GAB Board of Directors comprised of six retired judges from around the state. The Board is expected to act in a non-partisan manner as well as is the GAB proper.
The Journal Sentinel front page this morning carries the header for the Dan Bice column No Quarter: “Baldwin ousts aide over VA controversy”. Bice details the following:
Politics aside, as much as that is possible, it strikes me that this accident might well have been the jogging that Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) might need to realize he is at the effective end of his political career. I italicize the word accident since I have never heard a definitive explanation for the injuries Reid suffered.