GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

alfred_e-_neumannThese were our findings:

Nutria (20 lb swamp rats) are colonizing California and other states? (Edible, nice fur coats)

Russia accused the U.S. of election meddling? (Report) (Putin has a sense of humor?)

Iran’s supreme leader agrees with U.S. Democrats: Take away the guns? (Article)

The war on the internet: Twitter wars with pro-Israel group,  censors pro-lifers (Reports)

China: Uses internet to monitor citizens for compliance, punish non-conformists (Report) (Somewhere, George Orwell is laughing … And in the U.S.   “background checks” are becoming “necessary”)

China’s runaway space station will fall back to earth soon (Report)

Immigration: There’s still an 8% Federal tax break for small businesses that hire alien grads rather than citizens? (Report)

European tariffs quietly – already impact Chinese imports (Article)

 Male fertility has been declining without explanation (Report)

Science: New treatments make wood competitive with metals for construction (Report)

The culture: A drunken husband killed his wife by using a mortar bomb as a sex toy? (Report)

Libya: Update (Article)

The culture: White men, an increasingly troubled demographic (Report)

The climate: Federal judge allows children to sue Trump over climate change? (Report) (9th circuit fake law)

South Africa: The black government is demonizing whites, encouraging persecution? (Report)

Economics: 25 U.S. products that rely upon high tariffs to stay in business (Report) (It’s business as usual, not a Trump invention – and it sucks)

Daylight Saving Time: The madness endures … (Article)

Turkey imprisoned 24 journalists for failing to report the government propaganda as news? (Report)

California: The projected cost of the LA – San Francisco high speed train rose billions; completion faded farther into the future? (Report) (Reality sucks, but taxpayers pay for it anyway)

The culture: Ireland’s Supreme Court ruled that unborn children have no legal rights (Report) (Can Rome be far behind?)

Ukraine: The  President promised a swift liberation of eastern Ukraine from Russian invaders (Report)

Palestinians: Update on diverting western aid money toward paying terrorists (Article)

Chicago: 1 dead, at least 9 wounded in weekend shootings (Report)

A naked woman fatally shot a male neighbor (Report)

And that was enough …

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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