Monthly Archives: September 2018

GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Your contemporary citations: Real estate: Hackers steal money transmitted via emails (Report) The church: Vatican deal pledges Chinese Catholic loyalty to Communist Party (Report) (And they call the U.S. divided!) Government: A North Carolina woman was arrested for caring for … Continue reading

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ADAM SMITH and DONALD TRUMP on TARIFFS

Media reports portray our Prez as a mad protectionist throwing tariffs like Zeus was supposed to throw thunderbolts. A Google search reinforces that. But a patient searcher may find that, as seems often the case with this President, the opposite … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE …(Politically Uncorrected)

The current week’s worth: California: A lament, circa The Beach Boys … for the highest poverty rate in the U.S. (Article) (How much of the Golden State is just iron pyrites these days?) More California: A new law diverts legal … Continue reading

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KOMIC KAVANAUGH KAPERS IN KONGRESS

The earth’s most significant country was founded by serious men in a revolutionary experiment that has shaped human history; circa 2018, its government is running as farce. A Supreme Court nominee, an outstanding legal scholar with an impeccable judicial record, … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE …(Politically Uncorrected)

What we thought you should know: Gender wars: A researcher reports that a current upsurge in gender-challenged girls seems a form of social hysteria rather than genuine dysphoria (Report) (She is under furious attack by the usual suspects) California: State … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE …(Politically Uncorrected)

Our weekly assortment: Pakistan: U.S. cancels military aid over continued support for Afghan Taliban (Report) Israel threatens attack on Iranian missiles installed in Iraq (Report) (Israel is the target) Lab-grown human brain: A lid coming off Pandoras’ box? (Report) (But … Continue reading

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WHY CEO’S EARN SO MUCH MORE AS THEIR WORKERS EARN LESS

 The Federal Reserve chart of CEO pay history serves as well to illustrate the suppression of America’s middle class. When the corporate boss takes a larger share, less remains for others. And today, corporate bosses take some six times more … Continue reading

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