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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

Bernie or Hillary?

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

Madison lived up to its reputation yesterday when the Alliant Energy Center was filled with enthusiastic supporters of Bernie Sanders, the Senator from Vermont.  Sen. Sanders is a self-described “democratic socialist” and is in the race to become the next President of the United States. He almost makes Hillary Clinton ‘seem’ conservative; almost.

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The Age Of Disbelief...

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

There is a quotation attributed to Oscar Wilde that goes like this:

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A Tumultuous Few Days...

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

The United States Supreme Court has released two rulings in the past few days that have aroused more discussion that I can recall in many years.  Some of the discussion is more radical than the rest but there is a very troubling undercurrent involved.

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6 To 3 In Favor Of ObamaCare...

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

The long awaited, or so it seems, decision on ObamaCare by the U.S. Supreme Court has been published and in a 6-3 decision the Supremes have upheld the language and say that the magic four words (established by the state) were ‘ambiguous’ but that all who enroll have access to the premium assistance given their view of the totality of the law.

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Walker Being Squeezed...

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

Governor Walker is feeling a bit of a squeeze play from the Legislature concerning the Budget.  It seems that even the members of his own party see that they have an opportunity to wring concessions from him or at least cause him some angst in his not-yet-announced-but-already-assumed run for the Presidency.

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