Monthly Archives: September 2014

Have U.S. Stock Prices Repealed The Law Of Gravity?

We have read in the last few days, that the world’s billionaires are buying up a lot of gold bars and now, that they are hoarding cash. We add to that: “He wo has eyes to see, let him see.” In … Continue reading

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Why Do Racist Guns Kill More Blacks Than Whites?

We’ve noted that Chicago regularly posts among the largest numbers of shootings in the country and also has among the most restrictive gun laws. We note too, that an excessive number of victims are black people. We’re told that black … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene … (Politically Uncorrected)

Another week having somehow escaped us, the accumulated bits snared for you are: Chicago  Seven shot dead; twenty-nine wounded. One death was a 16 year old honor student, a black girl who didn’t fit the stereotype. Now of course, she … Continue reading

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Be Careful What You Ask For, Mr. O’Reilly!

Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly was concerned tonight that ISIS has unrestricted access to the Internet for its propaganda and further, that children using the net are unprotected from exposure to much that children, in his view, should not see. We … Continue reading

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A Celtic Fantasy Plays Out In Scotland

Fantasy sells we suppose, because among other reasons, reality kind of sucks; it’s not famously a lot of fun. “In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread” is a bit short of the appeal in: “Vote for me … Continue reading

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Who Killed the American Economy? (A Whodunnit By David Stockman)

Anyone wishing to understand the decline of the American economy straight out, sans spin, calling a spade a Greenspan with no prisoners taken, no excuses and no gobble-de-gook will be rewarded by David Stockman’s “The Great Deformation.” Stockman was President … Continue reading

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Pro Sports: An American Illusion (With A Posionous Core)

The Roman emperors provided bread and circuses to anesthetize the populace; our rulers provide food stamps and professional sports. This has been a smooth transition until today’s political Left has tripped over its own contradictions. (As political movements are wont … Continue reading

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