Monthly Archives: April 2016

GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Your weekly sampler: Iraq: Is the “U.S. created system” collapsing?  (More like: Will Iran or the Saudis have an ally?) The Obama EPA global warming solution will cost the poorest Americans heavily (Report). Pope Francis abandoned Christian Syrian refugees in … Continue reading

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Is the U.S. Military Obsoleting Itself?

We have read repeatedly that most generals prefer to prepare for defense by refighting the last war rather than by anticipating the future. The occasional maverick who survives to lead armies often runs rampant over such generals. Famously, Nazi Germany … Continue reading

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Half of Us See the System As Rigged …

Poll: Half of Americans think that the presidential nomination system is rigged. Well, given human history plus our observations of human nature, abetted by the existence of only two political parties dividing up the political soils over so lengthy a … Continue reading

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Can A Real Revolution Arise Of Revolting Politicians?

There are ordinary and extraordinary revolutions. The ordinary ones replace rulers with different rulers, leaving most else unchanged. Such may be bloody or not, recalling that elections are one of the means for overthrowing rulers. Some revolutions though, are special. … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE …(Politically Uncorrected)

Our weekly accumulation of sensed, dissents and nonsensical news nuggets: The Eurozone’s failing “Spend Yourself Rich” policy fix: More of the same … (Well, you put politicians and bankers in charge of the money, right?) Oil countries’ Doha meeting ended … Continue reading

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BATHROOM BOOGIE TO THE TUNE OF POLITICAL CORRECTNESS

Why would a boy want to share the girls’ restrooms? We mean middle and high school boys here. Heterosexual (majority) boys out of curiosity and interest. Homosexual boys (minority) out of what? Fear, anxiety, psychological similarity? How do we expect … Continue reading

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What Doesn’t Matter This Week …

For those impacted by U.S. news sources, rather little is important so far this week. Primus: The awfulness of Trump. Secundus: The (Ineffectual) superiority of Sanders. After those, the inevitability (sans enthusiasm) of Hillary. Yeah … Things unimportant include: 1. … Continue reading

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