Gleanins From The Passing Scene … (Politically Uncorrected)

alfred_e-_neumannThis weeks’ work:

Reality sucks?  Trump facts from the past …

Russia’s national legislative election is looking rocky. The pro-Putin party ‘s prospects seem bright. (Too bright?)

The European Union: Why the center cannot hold and fracture will proceed. (Article)

Russia  gave Syria permission to shoot down Israeli planes. (Let’s you and him fight)

China faces a full blown banking crisis (Report) (So, who doesn’t?)

U.S. condominium owners  face financial strains; communities encounter risks.

TRUMP: Trojan horse for the Establishment or mouth for the common man? (Article) (And THAT is the question, right?)

21 (GOP) states sued the Feds to stop a December start for an overtime pay regulation that will effectively double the earnings level required to exempt an employee from overtime pay . (And the suckers earning more will pay more to live)

Was Obamacare designed to fail? (Article) (Someone finally noticed?)

The culture: New York City seniors are no longer safe when they go out. (Report)

Global warming’s fingerprint does not exist in reality. (Research study)

The anonymous cell phone game detailed for you …

State/Local Pensions: : Future payments from an empty wallet. (How does that work, exactly?)

The Department of Justice has sent to Charlotte the same team that was accused of fomenting riots in Ferguson and Baltimore. Violence is spreading. (Report)

Charlotte riots: 70% of rioters arrested have out of state addresses (Report) (Question: If they arrest the destructive rioters, why don’t they go after the folk who hire, pay and organize them?)

Mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddi Mac are lowering lending standards again. (And taxpayers will bet to pay again)

Switzerland is resisting the European Union’s attempt at Swiss gun control.

 Brazil is now investigating the new president who replaced the impeached president?

A passenger is suing an airline over a 9 hr flight seated next to an obese man. (!)

Colorado: Home of the voting dead? (Report) (A new series in the making?)

A naked Dallas crack smoking babe spit upon arresting police. (No clothes, no manners?)

And so went the 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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