GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE …(Politically Uncorrected)

alfred_e-_neumannThe week:

France: Police up brutality toward yellow vests (Report)

The economy: Government spending doesn’t create economic growth (Article)

More economy: An honest and easy solution to wealth inequality (Article)

Still more economy: Shale oil production prospects are declining? (Article)

Politics: Independent presidential 2020 candidate Howard Schultz (Starbucs ex CEO) said DEBT is the most threatening U.S. issue (Report) (That’s true, of course – what’s his solution?)

Permanent war: The debate over NATO – Is it a necessary alliance or a mobs program for the military/industrial complex? (Article)

Technology: An advance in 3D printing (Reportd)

Government: Japan has supported its economic policies with admittedly bad data? (Article)  (But the U.S. and everyone else are honest, right?)

The U.S. Treasury will borrow over $1 T for a second year to finance the deficit (Report)

Food is a target for more government control? (Report)

Science: Harvesting electric power from wi fi signals (Report) (Now THAT’S recycling!)

Venezuela: U.S. Congressfolk of both parties are meddling  (Article)

Surveillance: A Google sister company packages and sells location data of millions (Article)

Science: A cure for cancer may have been found by Israeli scientists (Report)

The culture: Bankrupt California Utility plans to pay $130 M in bonuses (Article)

Energy: Trump moves to limit state restrictions of projects, especially oil/gas pipelines (Article)

Las Vegas shooter’s motive will remain guesswork per FBI (Article) (58 dead and a suspicious oder)

Virginia democrats are considering a bill  legalizing infanticide? (Report)

Science: Brain signals translated into speech (Report)

More science: Ant-reflective coating makes plastic invisible (Report)

The economy: Federal Reserve chickening out of normalizing the money supply under political pressures? (Article)

Government: The problem is the politicization of everything  ( A natural result of involving government in everything)

The culture: Walgreens’ refrigerators will be watching you on behalf of advertisers (Article)

India: Arctic cold in North India (Report) (Not only the U.S.)

Science: Progress understanding obesity (Report)

How police make millions by seizing private property (Article) (Legal robbery)

India: Politicians increasing the deficit to buy votes (Report)

Government: U.S. Navy’s white elephant; 3 new ships with nowhere to go (Report)

Pennsylvania: Large r of illegal voters (Article)

Science: U.S. experiments in gene editing human embryos (?Report)

Racism: A staple in South Africa, without media notice (Report)

The U.S.: Cash bans and wealth taxes are coming (Article) (A sales pitch, but likely correct)

NATO: Eutope/U.S. bond unraveling? Germany disrespects F35 purchase (Article)

U.S. Government: Now accesses commercial DNA data bases without warrant? (Article)

Venezuela: Will the U.S. meddling succeed in ousting Maduro? (Article)

Trump says military intervention in Venezuela is an option (Report)

Trump said: “We have got to get out of these endless wars” (Report)D

Venezuela: Government, military staff beginning mutiny (Report)

More Venezuela: U.S. vs China (Article)

Chicago: 8 shot, none dead in first weekend without a murder (Report)

A naked man was arrested after biting his dog and an FBI agent (Report)

And so it was.

 

 

 

 

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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