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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


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

Hillary Clinton has shown us what her campaign strategy is going to be based upon: 

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Doing the Right Thing...

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

 Can we get beyond politics every once in a while to do something good for the country?  The answer is ‘yes’ we can do that, but it does not happen very often.  Our country has become politically calcified as has our state to a large degree.  We conservatives are very much set in our ways as are the liberals and all the in-betweeners.

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A Tough Decision For The U.S. Supreme Court...

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

Many people are awaiting the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on tax credits to help offset premium cost in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) world.  The Kaiser Foundation has created a state-by-state analysis to help people understand the potential impact if the Court rules that the tax credit is not available in states that rely on, the Federal exchange, as the vehicle for residents to select and enroll in plans.  There are 34 states in that category, including Wisconsin.

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How Many Will There Be?

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

How many will there be before we’ve seen ‘em all?  Republican candidates for the Presidency that is?

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Sen. Paul: Smart Approach or Not?

Politics, People Making A Difference, U.S.

 Sen. Rand Paul (R) seems to be on the not-so-well-liked list of his fellow Republican Senators.  He has used actual tapes of Senate proceedings in campaign advertisements (a no-no), is in the habit of not being on the floor on a regular basis and of not voting on every issue that is brought to the Senate floor.

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