Monthly Archives: July 2014

Russians, Moslem Murderers, Argentine Deadbeats and Chinese Dragons …

Three significant reports deserve attention today: Ukraine’s military has divided the forces of the wana-be Russians in East Ukraine and their (reportedly Russian) leaders are said to have fled. The American Left has turned on Israel and now supports Hamas. And Argentina … Continue reading

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“Hate Crimes” Are A Swindle On Equality …

“Hate Crimes” are more awful than other crimes and deserve extra punishment, right? Why? If you think about it a bit, it’s not for the reason you’re supposed to believe; it’s rather for the convenience of the government and at … Continue reading

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Is Thirsty Detroit An American Prophecy?

Detroit was the nation’s third largest, calling itself the “motor city” after its primary economic activity: The world-leading U.S. auto industry. But now, GM makes more cars in China, Chrysler is a department of Fiat and world leaders lie Toyota … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene … (Politically Uncorrected)

Another Saturday’s collection just for you; snippets of the world that is … We are asked to believe that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is being pressed from all sides to regulate the Internet.  Yes, much as the Internal Revenue Service … Continue reading

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U.S. Healthcare, President Obama, Sarah Palin … and Reality Suckis!

Likely you haven’t read about Sovaldi anywhere; it makes too many of the mighty look bad. You’ve heard of hepatitis C though, right? You likely know that is very, very bad to have and you may be aware that it … Continue reading

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Google, The European Union … and A Funeral for Unlimited Search?

Google recently lost an appeal to the European Union’s highest court and we’re all very much involved. The complaint against the search giant came from a plaintiff who did not wish to be found in a search. Google, in the … Continue reading

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President Obama Is Saving Us All

As the NSA (National Security Agency)  or “Shhh …” as it is known to its friends (all both of them) drifts from public attention attention back into its preferred obscurity, we have been struck by a stroke of inspiration. Nobody … Continue reading

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Big Pro Sports Are Honest, Right? (“Say It Ain’t So, Joe!”)

We have compared the world maps of high corruption with world maps of high living standards in previous posts. The relationship should be obvious. Here we are addressing corruption itself, an insidious subject that too many of us prefer to ignore, … Continue reading

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North American Illusory Security Is Running Out

But for the World Trade Center and more recently, the Boston Marathon bombing, we are used to reading tranquilly of awful violence in other places. We seem to assume that Americans are somehow, entitled to immunity from such events. But … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene … (Politically Uncorrected)

Seven days further on, for your consideration … Microsoft–mighty Microsoft–will lay off 18,000 people over the next year. First, consider why Microsoft might do that. Then know that financial folk are seeing a huge boom in M and A (mergers … Continue reading

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