GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

alfred_e-_neumannThe fallout from the week:

The internet: Google, Apple agreed with Russia, China and Saudi Arabia to provide censorship (Report) (Don’t they already in the U.S.?)

More internet: “Impartial” fact checkers reveal anti-Trump bias (Article) (Who’s impartial these days?)

The census may ask citizenship question per Federal judge (Report)

The church: “Is the Pope Catholic?” takes on new meaning … (Article)

Education: One teacher’s view of school reality (Article) (How did this get published?)

The interet: Georgia mulls download tax (Report)

A Targt app provided customers inside the store higher prices than those outside? (Article)

Yellowstone supervolcano: 400 miles of rising magma getting intense attention (Report)

Haiti: Public order breaking down as protests mount against president (Report)

North Korea: Update (Article)

Pakistan: Update: (Article)

The economy: U.S. consumer debt at new record as economy slows (Report)

Oregon: New legislation would replace health insurers with state healthcare (Senate Bill 770)

California: Governor Newsome canceled the L.A./San Francisco high speed rail project (Report) (Unaffordable)

U.S. national debt tops $22 T for the first time (Report)

Venezuela: Update (Article) (Socialist paradise comes apart)

The economy: Largest retail sales drop since 2009?? (Report)

New wave of retail closings?

Walmart now uses contractors for home delivery service (Report)

Government: U.S. House set to vote on huge spending bill representatives haven’t read? (Report)

Healthcare: Two thirds of U.S. bankruptcies result from medical expenses? (Article)

Immigration: Congressional budget deal expands “catch and release” numbers at border (Report)

The internet: Microsoft “Newsguard” to steer voters via censorship? (Report)

California: State takeover bankrupt utility as it drifts further into financial fantasy? (Report) (Stick the taxpayers!)

Science: Reversing depression and age-related memory loss (Report)

Chicago: 4 killed, 8 wounded in weekend shootings (Report)

A naked man was arrested on route 60, West Virginia (Report)


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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