GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Alfred_E__NeumannYour selected news and views:

Greece: : The price for a prostitute has dropped from 50 to  4 Euros.. (Greece is only the first … )

France confined 24 people with a history of political protests to their homes ahead of a climate summit. On suspicion. (Define: “Free World … ? )

NOAA (NASA) ignores satellite earth temperature measurements in public announcements; why? (Well, they show no global warming and might therefore confuse people?) A German professor has shown that NASA temperature records showing global warming are fraudulent. (It’s ok; the Prez doesn’t speak German.) The Global Warming Fight in Congress is heating up as NASA records are withheld.

Brutal fights in US malls over Black Friday goods.  (Didn’t we used to have a culture?) A man shot a Waffle House waitress when she asked him to extinguish a cigarette. (And the Prez wants us unarmed among these people?)

The computer revolution continues:  You can buy cockroach-sized, high-speed computers for $5.  (Computerized toothbrushes on the way?)

Argentina: The new Prez assumes the responsibility for the ticking bomb as the old prez gets out of Dodge.

A woman downed a neighbor’s drone with gravel; she was ordered to pay $600.

Police busted an elderly ladies’ perfectly legal card game at a condo clubhouse. (‘Offending’ a neighbor has become criminal?)

A cattle cloning factory aiming at one million cows a year is opening in China. (Right next to the affordable green energy plant, we bet.)

The national debt increased $578 B in 3 weeks. (While Congress was voting to increase spending. And with Republicans in charge.) ‘Earmarks’ (pork spending) are returning to Congress, we’re warned. (Who believes they ever left?)

Men’s undershorts: $400? Signs of the times …

Police storm wrong home, shoot man, kill dog. (Isn’t that supposed to happen in police states?)

A condo board demanded DNA samples from resident pets … so it could identify poop deposits. (Somebody watching too much TV?)

Saudi Arabia just sentenced a poet to death for renouncing Islam. (The Religion of Peace – well, one piece at a time, usually the head.)

The U.S. plans to seize passports for overdue taxes.  (There Is No Escape!)

The King of Sweden  called for a ban of baths; they use too much energy, harming the environment. (Things like that my explain Britain’s zombie Queen … )

Medicare’s drug coverage will cost more as drug prices spike. (Aren’t you glad we have no inflation?)

The 25 best US public high schools   (New York, New Jersey and Texas. Mostly tech.)

A woman faces a $500/day fine over her window display of a pro-police crimewatch sign.(The Land of the Free ain’t cheap!)

As the real business slows, what’s holding the stock market up? (Barnum: “There’s a sucker born every minute..”)

A New York Avis refused a car rental to an executive because he is Israeli. (An ISIS diplomat would have been ok?)

Why the world economy is failing . (A short, simple, clear explanation)

A shirtless man and naked woman were arrested in a store.

And those are about all that we could stand for this week.

About Jack Curtis

Suspicious of government, doubtful of economics, fond of figure skating (but the off-ice part, not so much) Couple of degrees in government, a few medals in figure skating; just reading and suspicion for economics ...
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