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  • Romney gets Wright Wrong

    As you’ve probably noticed, President Obama has wrapped himself and his ideology in the cloak of religion. “I hear politicians talking about values in an election year,” said the president in a Vermont campaign stop last May. “Let me tell you about values. Hard work,...
  • A Bailout Ponzi Scheme

    It was the second largest financial penalty levied on a single industry in U.S. history. $25 billion was extracted from the nation’s banks for financial fraud committed during the heyday of the home mortgage boom. The money was intended to help qualified homeowners nearing...
  • The Contemptible Eric Holder … and Company

    Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Cal.) is getting angry. The chairman of the House Oversight committee is circulating a “contempt of Congress” citation among Washington’s lawmakers accusing Attorney General Eric Holder of withholding information shedding light on the person or persons...
  • Gay Marriage in the Church of Progressivism

    During the height of the Bill “Bubba” Clinton scandals, Tonni Morrison, the African-American writer and activist, wrote in The New Yorker magazine: “White skin notwithstanding, this [Bill Clinton] is our first black President. Blacker than any actual black person who could...
  • Friday’s Bad Economic Numbers

    Are you ready? Here’s the New York Times headline explaining Friday’s bad economic figures: “Job Growth Slows; Joblessness Shrinks With Work Force.” Huh? As you can tell, the mouthpiece for the Obama administration is having a hard time putting the good spin on a bad story...
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22 Jul. 2012 Posted by Mr. Curmudgeon in Mr. Curmudgeon

Watching the World Burn

“… Some men just want to watch the world burn.”

~ Actor Michael Caine as Bruce Wayne’s butler Alfred in the Batman film “The Dark Knight.”

I did not see the film above when it was released in theaters around the country in 2008. I thought it was just so much kid stuff and didn’t want to waste my time.

I was wrong.

A friend called and insisted I rent the DVD and watch what he considered one of film’s more accessible morality tales masked in the garb of comic book lore.

21 Jun. 2012 Posted by The Angry Man in Anger Management
30 May. 2012 Posted by The Angry Man in Anger Management

Don't be Evil

Google's informal but well-known motto, "Don't be evil," seems to be mere hyperbole as the company once again shows itself to be anything but the great bastion of moral conscience they proclaim to be.

18 May. 2012 Posted by Mr. Curmudgeon in Mr. Curmudgeon

Romney gets Wright Wrong

As you’ve probably noticed, President Obama has wrapped himself and his ideology in the cloak of religion.

16 May. 2012 Posted by Mr. Curmudgeon in Mr. Curmudgeon

A Bailout Ponzi Scheme

It was the second largest financial penalty levied on a single industry in U.S. history. $25 billion was extracted from the nation’s banks for financial fraud committed during the heyday of the home mortgage boom. The money was intended to help qualified homeowners nearing foreclosure.

That, however, was when another fraud was perpetrated.

“In a budget proposed this week,” reports the New York Times, “California joined more than a dozen states that want to help close gaping shortfalls using money paid by the nation’s biggest banks and earmarked for foreclosure prevention …”

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