GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

alfred_e-_neumannOur news collection sits below. We noted while collecting that government security agencies and the media tend to see the Tea Party and such folk as “right wing extremists” who are security threats while active rioters destroying property and bating up people who support Trump are just “protesters”.

President Obama encouraged illegals to vote: (Video)  (Report)  (What is truth? Asked Pontius Pilate …)

 South Korea: Huge street protests over president’s relationship with cult leader who has become rich. (Report) (Koreans protest what would get an American nominated for the prsidnecy?)

The Clinton “charitable” Foundation paid for Chelsea’s wedding, according to an email from a top Clinton aide. (Wikileaks report)

Warthogs die hard: The ongoing saga of the A-10, infantry’s friend, the Air Force’s best hated aircraft.

Governor T. McAulife (D) of Virginia pardoned 60,000 felons just in time to affect the election, if they vote for Hillary. That needed a robot signature machine, as each pardon required a separate signature by the governor … (Report)

American government workers now outnumber U.S. manufacturing workers by nearly 10 million. (Why ain’t Americans livin’ highe?)

The culture (in India): A black witch/priest dismembered a 4 year old girl as a sacrifice for locating a local teen’s lost cellphone.

India joined the war on cash, using corruption as the excuse; the 500/1,000 rupee notes will be illegal. (At 66.5 rupees/dollar, only pocket change remains) Indians respond with a rush for gold. Chaos has appeared as ATMs run dry. (Warning: Elections can be dangerous for your wealth)

The culture: A California mom faces jail for selling homemade ceviche via Facebook. (Government job creation)

“The Death of Polling” (Article) (Political polling, anyway …)

Newsweek magazine was forced to recall its presidential election edition – it displayed Hillary Clinton on its cover. (Oops …)

The culture: Young black men viciously beat a white man: He voted for Trump. The Left’s “Ren-A-Mobs” react to Trump’s win with street violence. (Entitlement in action) A California high school girl was beaten for a tweet supporting Trump.

Trump to spend more than Obama? (Some bond marketinvestors seem to expect that.)

Chelsea Clinton will run for Congress? (Report) (Entitlement is heritable, right?)

The New York Times publisher vowed to rededicate the paper to honest reporting. (Hmnn … Was the vow made under the old or the new paradigmt?)

The culture: Sex robots will be mind blowing in bed, per developer. (Report) (Will they include an LGBT selector?)

Trump is the prime target of powerful interests seeking influence as he forms his new administration. (Article)  Whom he empowers will be telling …)

   Oregon joined California in pushing a post-election plan to secede from the U.s.  (Meet us on the beach at Las Vegas after the earthquake might do nicely)

A naked man dancing on a statue in the middle of a lake had just driven 134 mph through a 35 mph zone, crashing 4 cars and killing a woman. (Probably Trump’s fault, right?)

Ruminating: These are the items that caught our eye; what caught our thoughts was: Electing a politician never solves anything important….

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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