Entries by John Cole

“The world does not just

“The world does not just disappear because you close your eyes, does it?” – Leonard Shelby, Memento I just loved this quote, from what I think is just a great movie. At any rate, we will have a Leonard Shelby award here at the Curmudgeon’s Corner. The award will be given when most appropriate (this […]

A snide and obnoxious op-ed

A snide and obnoxious op-ed in the L.A. Times by one Norah Vincent self-described ‘senior fellow at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, a think tank set up after Sept. 11 to study terrorism.’ At any rate, this is merely a one-page dossier of all the bile spewed about Giuliani by the left-wing kooks, […]

For those of you who

For those of you who live underneath a rock, a large corporation named Enron has failed. Obviously, it is imperative that 100 people who have no idea how to run a business, and probably are as large as any reason as to why many businesses fail, must hold hearings to find out why it has […]

Miracles never cease. Bob Herbert

Miracles never cease. Bob Herbert has just said something not only mildly amusing, but something I agree with in his latest column (registration required). I actually only agree with a part of what he said, but given my storied past involving acid reflux and Herbert’s columns, this is a baby step in the right direction. […]

O.K. I must admit that

O.K. I must admit that I have no use for any country in Europe other than Germany. I think this is because of my heritage and because I lived in Fulda, Germany, when I was a member of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment. It certainly is not because I am fond of the leftist politics […]