GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

alfred_e-_neumannHere it is; take it …

The culture: Living together replacing marriage? (Report) (What kinds of kids and what sort of society results?)

Facial recognition tech is sneaked into place behind our backs? (Report) (Too tempting …)

Interesting death of a drug price negotiator found with multiple blunt force injuries; ruled a suicide (Article)

Is the Fed about to chicken out of ending cheap money? (Article) (That would please Trump)

China: Exporting censorship and population control (Article)

Germany stops arms sales to the Saudis (Report) (Kashoggi murder a thin excuse – are the Euros leaning toward Ira?)

The culture: European high court says free speech doesn’t protect speaking ill of Mohammed (Article) (Love is hate, war is peace, etc.)

The immigrant caravan: Analysis the media isn’t providing, but should (Article)

Science: Newly developed virus attacks cancer cells (Report)

Government: Now uses facial recognition tech at U.S. entry points (Report)  (Will it expand to the streets?)

Venezuela: 80% now short of food (Report)  (A socialist testament uninteresting to the media)

The economy: Realtors join Trump asking Federal Reserve to stop raising interest rates to normal (Article) (stall off the crash with galloping inflation, right?)

Healthcare: Now we have smart toilets? (Report)

The climate: Now, an oncoming ice age again? (Report)

The economy: 28% of U.S. shoppers are still in debt from last year (Report)

California: Another native business leaves as Carl’s Jr. heads for Tennessee (Report)

Science: Breakthrough – melting gold at room temperature (Report)

The media: “The greatest threat to American journalism is the loss of neutral reporting “ (Article)  (Amen!)

China: Will evaluate behavior of every citizen by end of 2020 (Report)

The culture: Robots are killing people; how worried should we be? (Report)  (Murphy’s Law applies)

Oil geopolitics: Turkey to take on the Saudis? (Article)

Chicago: 2 killed, 19 wounded in weekend shootings (Report)

Naked girl’s public walk resulted in arrest of the 13 year old’s mother (Report)

And if that isn’t enough, it should be …

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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