GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

alfred_e-_neumannBits of current reality, as we see ti:

Sweden: Citizens now question the welfare state? (Report)

Iraq: Update (Article)

Science: Mass data studies often prove wring, study finds … (Report)

Dog trapped in hot car honked horn for help? (Report)

The culture: Man knocked out, robbed and left in a Bronx intersection robbed again by bystanders (Report)

 Venezuela: Inflation 43% in socialist paradise (Report)

The culture: The “Sandwich Poisoner” is feared to have poisoned 21 colleagues by sprinkling toxic powder in sandwiches (Report) (Protests to outlaw sandwiches next?)

The economy: Amazon starts competing with UPS? (Report) (Reaction to Trump’s criticism of cushy FEDEX contract?)

 The culture: Europe’s largest sex festival; 700 swingers meet in open field (Report) (Toto, I don’t think we’re in Christendom anymore …)

The culture: Senate Democrats demand Supreme Court pick not be “unduly influenced” by U.S. Constitution? (Report)

Comcast blames huge outage on “cut cables”  (Report) (Cut how? Are we putting too many eggs in the internet basket?)

The culture: A Catholic priest will spend 7 days in jail for counseling pregnant women against abortion (Report) (Some protesters are less equal than others)

Corruption: Media silence on Clinton campaign money laundry? (Report)

The culture: Women in the military (Update)  (Article)

North Korea aims to hide key parts of its nuclear program? (Report) (As before …)

More culture: U.S. millennial candidates embrace socialism while Venezuela chokes on it (Article)

Nicaragua: Following Venezuela’s example (Report) (You can fool some of the people all of the time …)

Iran: Will growing unrest turn violent? (Article) (Free CIA gun distribution – again?)

Chicago: 3 dead, 35 wounded in weekend shootings (Report)

A naked woman was arrested at a transit station (Report)

Fin …

About Jack Curtis

Suspicious of government, doubtful of economics, fond of figure skating (but the off-ice part, not so much)
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