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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

Five Years Ago Today...

Healthcare, Political, Quality of Life, U.S., People Making A Difference

Five years ago today we found ourselves with a new law that has been generally known as ObamaCare.  It was passed in the dark of night and still is not fully understood even by those who theoretically knew what it was they were doing.

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The Story of Colton Hidde...

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

There are occasional stories that simply grip my senses to the point that I have difficulty in comprehending how I would feel if directly involved on one side or the other.  One of those is the story on page one in the morning Journal Sentinel titled “Parents sue over screening delay”.

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A Tale Of Two Cities...

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

Two cities and two very similar situations involving police shootings; seems almost surreal until you think about how we seem to be devolving as humans who feel that we are supposed to obey authority.

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'The Donald' About To Announce?

Politics, People Making A Difference, U.S.

 The world of politics looks to be almost complete with the announcement yesterday that ‘The Donald’ is going to form an exploratory committee looking to a possible run for the Presidency.  Donald Trump has once again apparently decided to take the plunge…at least into the wading pool of politics.

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Netanyahu Prevails...In Spite Of Us...

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

President Barack Obama is probably not too excited about the victory of Benjamin Netanyahu given his obvious dislike for the man and for his policies, and given his tacit or stronger involvement in attempting to keep that victory from happening.  That Netanyahu will now form the next government of Israel with a coalition that gives him iron-clad power for some time to come has to have been a bitter pill to be swallowed by our President.

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