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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

Buckle Your Chin-Strap Milwaukee (Updated)...

Political, Police, Quality of Life, Military

 Buckle your chin-strap Milwaukee.  The Dontre Hamilton non-announcement is set for 10:00AM this morning, and we now know that no charges will be issued.  There are out-of-towners prepared to play games as the result.

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Marquette Brouhaha Revisited

Quality of Life, People Making A Difference, Education

There is a partially fitting outcome for the Marquette  University brouhaha:  Cheryl Abbate, the graduate student teaching assistant has been accepted to the University of Colorado at Boulder, CO through an expedited admissions process.  Given her philosophical positions, I can think of no better place for her.  They’ll love her and she’ll love them; a truly mutual admiration society thing.

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Will There Be A Response?

Military, Political, U.S., Quality of Life

The cyber-attack suffered by Sony Studios has, so far, gone unanswered.  Sony pulled the premier of its reportedly poorly done comedy that ends with the North Korean dictator’s head being blown off.  That was a major victory for those who launched the cyber-attack and for all those who lurk in the shadows of the cyber world thinking about how they would disrupt this or that.

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Marquette Bruhaha

Quality of Life, People Making A Difference, Education

A clip from the Marquette University website follows and tells those interested about its beliefs:

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Normalizing Relations?

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

Normalizing relations?  With Cuba?  Wow.

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