GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Alfred_E__NeumannYour weekly newsbits, with a little reality seasoning.

“Trump vs Hillary is a distraction” from the real problem, which ends with wheelbarrows full of money. And physical inflation camouflages reality, at least for a while. Revealing real inflation would crash the system.

Cash Free Restaurants are spreading – real reason labor saving not featured.

Now, Germans are setting gun-buying records. (When they receive permission, of course)

U.S. Government entitlements: Amount to the sixth largest economy on earth. (Report) (Borrowed, so now owed by U.S. taxpayers.)

A skydiver jumped from 25,000 ft. into a net on the ground, without a parachute. (What will he do for an encore?)

A Muslim cleric affirmed that Islam permits sex slaves. (In the U.S. we arrest or pay them.)

Turkey: Christians are attacked as more extreme Islam sets in. (The U.S. and E.U. are quashing their churches too.)

The culture: When her son was charged with murder, mom orchestrated killing the witnesses. (Mother love …)

The Economy: Real world inflations remains some six times worse than government statistics pretend. (Who will you believe, government stats or your lying empty wallet?)

The economy: How debt delivers financial death, in detail. (Short, clear article)

The culture: Student/teacher sex; the invisible failure in the public schools. (Sshhh …)

Chicago: The Gun Control Capital suffered the deadliest July in a decade.

The culture: Two Pittsburg women (one an off-duty cop) brawled before a casket at a funeral home.

Voting fraud is easy?  Electronic voting machines are vulnerable?  (Who counts the votes?)

How the Feds are taking control of local law enforcement. (Report)

The culture: Physician brutally beaten while walking to his car.

A Petition to force Trump’s psychiatric examination was launched by a California Democrat. (Takes one to know one, right?)

Italy: Shoppers go frugal as banks teeter on the verge. (Report) (How many E.U. taxpayer rescues before Italy is saved?)

Iran continues to cheat the nuclear deal.  Obama doesn’t seem to notice.

The culture: A Texas college student vice president was suspended for posting that “all lives matter.”

The U.S. single party system attracts notice as top Republicans announce support for Hillary.

Factory orders continued a record-setting 20 month continuous decline.

Japan:  Forced wage increases are proposed as money-printing fails to rescue the sluggish economy. (Replacing economics with politics doesn’t work?  Surely, more of it will do it!)

A Palestinian agent secretly redirected millions of World Vision humanitarian aid to the Hamas terrorist group over several years. Israel blew the whistle.

The culture: Food service workers in Albuquerque are trained by city police to react to an active shooter.

Thieves are hacking credit cards used at gas pumps remotely, via blue tooth/wi-fi  devices. Security comes only with paying cash inside the station.

Rio Olympic officials had to call firemen to open the Olympic stadium with bolt cutters after the keys were misplaced.

Is voting a secure process today?  (Report) Election hacking question arising.

Chicago weekend: 3 dead, 35 wounded by shootings

The E.U. is trying to impede Britain’s exit from the Union, now demanding a huge payment. .

A naked, drunken New Jersey man was arrested at Willowbrook mall.

And thus endeth another 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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