Monthly Archives: June 2014

Gleanings From The Passing Scene … (Politically Uncorrected)

Here we are again, reviewing the more interesting or less advertised human follies of the week. All yours: For those who haven’t heard: The IRS made foreign tax havens an offer they couldn’t refuse. Either report annually to the IRS … Continue reading

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INFLATION: Wall Street Better Get It Right … The Fed, Can’t!

Who are you going to believe, the Federal Reserve or those guys on Wall Street who go broke and lose their jobs when they’re wrong too much? You have to choose, because the two have split in a way that … Continue reading

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Iraq Over High Heat, Approaches A Rolling Boil …

Iraq has never been a country on its own and has only acted as one since WWI when it was patched together by the British to deprive Turkey of oil fields. Saddam Hussein and his minority Sunni Moslems fell; the … Continue reading

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Supremes Deck Aereo (And The Public)

Radio was first; nobody could figure out a means for collecting money for radio broadcasts so they were free to consumers, subsidized by advertisers. Then came TV with the same setup — until cable. Cable can charge fees for service … Continue reading

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Recycling The VA For Scandalous Purposes …

Government scandals du jour are sometimes media fodder and other times, almost ignored. Which, depends upon whose interests are being served, a more complex scene than usually appreciated. Benghazi and the IRS misuse are duly reported but the responsible folk … Continue reading

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The American Worker’s Coming ‘Wiley E. Coyote’ Moment …

American economic policy is a lie mandated by American political policy. One result (and evidence) of that, is the massive stocking-up on guns and ammo by Federal non-military and non-law enforcement departments of which we’ve been hearing. The government is … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene … (Politically Uncorrected)

Another Saturn’s day, ending the old week and presenting our selected summary of cogent through ridiculous events and reports: The U.S. depends now upon China for nearly all of its antibiotics; India is thought to have too many safety issues. … Continue reading

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Current News (And A Current Subject Going Unmentioned)

Now that Sergeant Bergdahl has returned to invisibility, we are once again hearing of other things, the mass assault on our southern border, Iraq and the IRS being three of them. Some thoughts come to mind re all three. We’re … Continue reading

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Hanging The President (For Things That Aren’t His Fault)

Every so often, the U.S. arms industry confronts a decline in government arms spending and it never does so gladly. That is now again the case, in the face of both unsustainable deficits and American political discontent with the results … Continue reading

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A Few Qiestopms In Need Of Answers …

Some human antics continue to confuse us. For one, given that Western Judeo-Christian society has produced most of the technology that is moving life further into comfort and most of the wealth in sight that is not stolen, why are … Continue reading

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