GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

alfred_e-_neumannFrom the week that was:

China: Christianity is expanding significantly? (Report) (Optimistic …)

Science: A mind reading machine can now translate thoughts into text? (Report) (Just imagine, if this one is legitimate …)

More Science: Lockheed Martin patented a nuclear (fusion) power source small enough for ship trucks and aircraft? (Article)

Immigration: Some 1,200 central Americans organized, guided and apparently somewhat financed by Pueblos Sin Fronteras are transiting Mexico unimpeded, aimed at U.S. entry (Article) (Who’s behind it?) Stalled in Southern Mexico at last report (Report)

Syria: ISIL revitalized, is increasing its attacks on Syrian government forces? (Report)

Science: DNA tests predicting intelligence are coming (Report) (Pandora lifting the lid?)

Venezuela is losing the support of Russia and China? (Article) (Financial parachute fails to open)

The culture: George Washington University is hosting a “combat Christian privilege” program (Report)

More culture: Cell phone monitoring/tracking isn’t just the Feds anymore (Report)

More Yellowstone supervolcano news (Report)

World’s volcano outlook (Article)

The economy: How Prez Trump will take the fall for the Federal Reserve (Article) (Channeling Herbert Hoover)

Syria: French and U.S. troops move to block Turks? (Report)

Corruption: Recently ex Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen is cashing in with paid presentations to Wall Street big shots? (Report)

Immigration: 50,308 were stopped at the Mexican border last month? (Report) (And rising; how many sneaked in?)

Thhe Media aren’t telling us some things about the You Tube shootup woman? (Article)

The Internet: Censorship is settling in (Report) (And politicized in all cases)

The economy: A market collapse is appearing in the big boys’ rhetoric (Reports)

Government: Continues push for driverless cars (Report) (Why the push?)

Government: Homeland Security will compile a database of journalists/media influencers (Report) (Why?) (“Who has eyes to see, let him see”)

California is falling apart? (Video) (Fool’s gold behind the glitter)

The culture: Will the Pope save his church or destroy it? His opposition grows (Report)

The economy: Rising gas prices reflect OPEC/Russia cuts in crude oil production? (Report)

The culture: Russia says the U.K’s Queen and Prime Minister are drunks? (Report)

Is the U.S. Air Force abandoning pilots before driverless planes are ready? (Article)

Chicago: 2 dead, 43 wounded in Easter weekend shootings (Report)

A naked Indiana girl’s photographer was arrested (Report)

And so it went …

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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