Monthly Archives: September 2017

GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Our slice from the ending week: Reality arriving: Apparently using drones for assassinations isn’t limited to the U.S. government – who knew? (Report) The economy: Honesty on our economy by the same little boy who couldn’t see the emperor’s new … Continue reading

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Will Prez Trump’s Next Fed Chair Flush U.S. Wealth Now or Later?

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s term ends next February; President Trump’s choice of the next Fed boss is probably the most crucial appointment that he is likely to face. Prez Trump and Congress are increasing  Military spending while the new … Continue reading

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THOUGHTS of KNEELING ATHLETES, NORTH KOREA, ACTRESSES AND NEWS

We fail to follow why anyone cares what some celebratedly mammalian actress or outstandingly thuggish football player thinks of President Trump, North Korea or the Star Spangled Banner. We might value their respective opinions on wearing makeup or knocking people … Continue reading

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DRIVERLESS CARS ARE ARRIVING?

The driverless vehicle is the Next Big Thing! Or maybe not. Folks are enjoying much pontificating and both Big Auto and Big Tech are handing out news blurbs but we don’t see any such advertised for general sale, anywhere. Nor … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Scrapings from the week … Healthcare: A Bernie Sanders 1987 video saying that single payer healthcare would bankrupt the nation  (Report) (Now, he says it will save the nation) Politics: Are the two big parties obsolete? Article) The economy: Los … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Another week’s selections; about all we could stand … The U.S. government: FEMA has barred Texas churches from Federal disaster relief? (Report) The culture: Sexbots replace prostitutes; robots replace soldiers – Do we really need people, anymore? (Reports) (Well, somebody’s … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

The economy: McDonald’s has automated, serve yourself burgers are rolling out (Report) Science: Quantum entanglement has been demonstrated between a satellite and two ground stations. (Report) (A big advance for those interested in particle physics/future computing and writing sci fi) … Continue reading

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