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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

Three For One...

Political, Quality of Life, Wisconsin, U.S., Police, Milwaukee County

It seems that every time I am at something of a loss for the subject of a nearly-daily blog, there are two possibilities that seem to be omnipresent: The Wisconsin Supreme Court and the never-ending John Doe investigation.  Actually there is probably a third, and that would be whatever is the current revelation concerning Hillary Clinton.

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Will The Boy Scouts Survive?

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

Bill Gates is the head of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) and he has his hands full.  He is wrestling with the issue of openly gay scouting leaders and with just how to go about accommodating gay leaders without jeopardizing the Boy Scout movement.  He believes the issue needs to be dealt with and that to ignore it will simply become more and more problematic for the BSA.

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Single Payer Health Care System?

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

Rate increase requests are flowing in now for ObamaCare health coverage in 2016 in various states.  These increases are reflecting some of the issues of which many were wary, among them the cost of pent-up demand when there was no underwriting of risk possible.

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Is Hillary A Shoo-in?

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

Hillary and her e-mails tell an amazing story.  She, of the ‘two private servers’ saga, now proclaims “I want those e-mails released!” and she makes that proclamation in very strong terms with her really honest look on her face.

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Showalter Is Gone...

People Making A Difference, Education, Police, Germantown, Quality of Life

Germantown HS Basketball Coach Steve Showalter advised the players last evening of his decision to accept the position of assistant coach at Division II Linwood University located in St. Charles, MO.  Today’s Journal Sentinel contains a piece by Mark Stewart discussing that decision.

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