Category Archives: Curmudgeonly Gems of Insight

There Is No Monopoly On Stupid; Part I

In about a thousand words I’m going to explain how I, the Curmudgeon, failed to be Adaptive and had a stupid thought.  Really.  I mean it! It all starts in 1958. In 1958 Ford Motor Company put all its weight … Continue reading

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Word for the day: Covetous Assholism

Covetous Assholism – (noun) The mistaken belief that you can claim moral superiority over another person if they have more money than you do. Especially if they’re very rich and you wish to redistribute their money to someone who is poor. Continue reading

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Food Observation

I had the radio on while I was… forgive me John Galt… working my ass off. To my dismay the hippie banjo folk music I’d been grooving on gave way to hand wringing “news/tainment”. Damn it! Someday I’ll get decent … Continue reading

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Nothing Good Can Come Of SB1813

Busybodies obsessively monitor people. Control freaks use the information that busybodies collect for their own nefarious ends. They all gravitate toward regulation. None care about you. Continue reading

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Rosen/Romney Knock It Off

The following statement is true: A person who has never worked for someone else to draw a paycheck is largely unaware of what it’s like. Continue reading

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The Unstoppable: Understanding The 1980’s

Part of the reason that folks in this decade fret about polar bears and student loans is because they’re not thinking about intercontinental ballistic missiles. Continue reading

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Don’t Mourn The Loss Of The Worst

I frame it optimistically. They had to level up sooner or later. They’ll either get it done asap or they were a waste of time and money (at best) and should be cut from the rolls before we send good money after bad. Win, win! I wish them luck in the test and if they fail I hope they like whatever alternative career they choose. Continue reading

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The Volt (As Was Always Its Fate) Swirls The Drain

Its an economic reality two-fer. The invisible hand of the market is delivering a predictable and unavoidable dope slap to yahoos who keep spending my taxes on bullshit. Continue reading

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An Opportunity (Part V Of My OWS Analysis)

If you think the student loans you voluntarily accepted are a the worst of all possible tragedies, life has been very kind to you. Be thankful. Continue reading

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The 30 Truest Words Ever Written About Sports

It is not now, nor has it ever been, the legitimate business of the United States Government to build sports arenas for the benefit of private owners. Continue reading

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