Monthly Archives: May 2015

GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Another weekend collection for you; we hope you find it worthy: Mystery flights circling US cities low and late at night seem to be FBI activity but the agency won’t comment. (None of our damn business!) Spider silk can now … Continue reading

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The Struggle Over Control Of America’s Police …

American police answer to local officials for the same reasons that sovereignty was rooted in the states or the people. Central governments have never felt powerful enough on the other hand, without control of the police. Armed enforcers beyond their … Continue reading

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The Next Distraction Of An insolvent World?

China, having digested previously independent Tibet, is demanding territory from India, though that is  presently low-keyed. It’s ongoing expansion into the South China Sea is on the front burner, now with a warning to the United States of war should … Continue reading

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“Political Science” vs Politics (And Castles In The Air)

In college Poli Sci, we learned that a principle called “subsidiarity” required political authority to be placed as closely as possible to the affected folk. You wanted local police policy for instance, to be formed locally where the policymakers knew … Continue reading

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The New Internet War Under Way (A Program To Identify The Players)

There’s a war in progress for domination of the Internet; it’s world wide. Many realize that China’s internet is heavily censored; much foreign information is blocked and Chinese users are monitored. Some are aware that Russia has restored Soviet (and … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Saturday’s collection of gold and fool’s gold for your sorting: Saudi Arabia, now that the Prez is making nice with Iran, will go nuclear. (Followed by …) U.S. Marines have been practicing subduing citizens inside an internment camp. (Why, when … Continue reading

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Is Unplanned Obsolescence Sneaking Up On Us?

A Model T Ford is obsolete; so too a P-51 Mustang fighter plane, the Bell Telephone System, and if you are retired, you, too. Ultimately the earth will be obsolete if geologists and cosmologists are correct. Even at some point, … Continue reading

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GMO “Frankenfoods,” U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Greenie Luddites and GKW (God Knows What)

We read that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has come up with its first labeling requirements for GMO foods.  Why, we wondered? About all we have eaten since our birth has been genetically modified; what’s the shtick? We called up … Continue reading

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Voting Yourself Rich In The City Of The Angels …

The New York Times story head:”LA Lifts Minimum Wage To $15 hr” is untrue. Alas, the Times and print journalism generally, is not what it was. It is true that the Los Angeles City Council voted to do that in … Continue reading

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The Great Global Warming Policy Foundation Data Investigation: Any Bets?

The Global Warming Policy Foundation has  assigned a group of top scientists to investigate the data that underlie the global warming hypothesis. That this is done is proof positive that the much-decried “skeptics” or more recently, “deniers” have not gone … Continue reading

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