GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

alfred_e-_neumannThis week’s scrapings from reality:

The culture: Masked Antifa thugs attacked a Patriot Prayer demonstration in Portland; no arrests (Report)

The economy: The nothing down subprime mortgages that help sink 2008 finance are back? (Report)

Israel: Hamas enlarges border fence riots in Gaza; Israel threatens tougher response (Report)

The culture: Harvard is sued for anti-Asian discrimination (Report)

Geopolitics: An interesting political/strategic analysis of the Middle East and beyond (Article)

The culture: A biological male won a world women’s cycling event (Report)

Science: U.S. Cherokee Indian DNA exposes Middle Eastern roots (Article)

The economy: A clear explanation of why San Joaquin valley farms and U.S. finance are committed to  collapse (Article)

More economy: The mechanics of imminent U.S. financial deflation (Article)

Still Moreeconomy: The decreasingly middle class … (Article)

The Culture: Planned Parenthood, ACLU want abortion of Down Syndrome cases (Report) (Eugenics comes calling )

Tax evasion: Alive and well in many places – if you can afford it (Article)

The culture: Student videos classroom sex with high school teacher (Report) (Toto, I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore …)

Science: Planning the exploration of Venus (Report)

The Internet: : :Life after Google or, a shift toward distributed processing (Article) (If governments can’t prevent it)

The culture: Nearly half of U.S. births occur outside of marriage (Report)

The world economy: Nearly half the world lives on less than $5.50/day (Report)

Fertility rates continue to fall (Report)

Science: Study finds possibility for restoring lost hearing (Report)

Education: 190 universities just added new free internet courses (Report)

Charleston, SC: Sewer processing plant clogged by thousands of flushed baby wipes (Report)

Science: New measurements confirm that electrons are perfectly spherical (Report) (Gee, we didn’t know that …)

Iran: The Israeli Intelligence nuclear document heist (Article)

Science: 5 mysteries of particle physics (Article) (Open holes in the standard model)

The economy: A short, specific, clear description of economic reality you won’t like – but can’t refute (Article)

Chicago: 3 dead, 24 wounded in weekend shootings (Report)

A Naked man was arrested after jumping into a shark tank (Report)

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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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