Monthly Archives: October 2016

GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically uncorrected)

Another week’s worth: Veterans are forced to repay decades-old enlistment bonuses overpaid by California officials. (Of course, they don’t have the money.) China plans controlling individuals using massive data collection from their activities, then denying services and freedom to those … Continue reading

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Simple QuestionsWe Can’t Answer(Only Guess …)

A short list of question that we aren’t smart enough to answer without the help of our smarter and wiser political leaders: Now that sex is entirely a private decision and jobs are needed, why is prostitution still illegal? Now … Continue reading

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Figure Skating, Economics and Sex, Updated

Figure skating has been contradictory since its origin, created as a dance form by American danseur noble Jackson Haines and wrested into athletic competition by expanding its jumps. It has never been certain whether it is more sport or art, … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Your weekly helping of humanity on display: The Culture: Statisticians don’t believe polls now…. (Article) Do you believe government economic statistics, or your lying wallet? (Article) Lice removal entrepreneurs are finding a swelling market for their services. (Report) (Scratching the … Continue reading

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In a Post – Christian Era, Why Is Prostitution Illegal?

Why, in a post-Christian world, is prostitution illegal? If a nascent mother has a right to kill her inconvenient infant by reason of her ownership of her body, does she not also have the right to sell that body’s services … Continue reading

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Human Life and Healthcare In a Post Christian Era

Back in America’s Christian era, Medicare was the first government general health care; programs for the military and the poor were sidelines for special cases. That was because the elderly generally need more care and too often, could not afford … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Our Saturday sample of actual and imitation reality: China too has built economic growth on debt that it cannot repay, a foundation of economic sand. 25 Hillary statements to big donors that contradict her statements in public. (Wikileaks) Trumps’ crude … Continue reading

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