GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

alfred_e-_neumannThe week’s catch:

Iran: Attacks by Islamic terrorists from Pakistan, Saudi Arabia? (Report)  (Who lives by the sword …)

U.S. Government: Spending binge now worse than under Bush/Obama (Report) (And it’s borrowed money)

The economy: Student loans in “serious delinquency” top $177 B (Report)

Stockton, CA: Begins Universal Basic Income experiment with $500 mo? (Report)  (A city that recently went through bankruptcy)

Science? : Women more likely than men to wish variety in sex partners? (Article)

The economy: What happens when more Federal Reserve money pumping stops working? (Article)

U.S. Crime: Continues long trend decline, contrary to perceptions (Article)

Haiti: U.S. citizens ordered out as unrest grows (Article)

The economy: Over half of homes listed in New York City last year never sold? (Article)

U.S. corporations will be forced to report leasing liabilities as additions to their debt? (Article) (When so many look financially weak enough already)

Ukraine: Update on Russian invasion (Article)

The culture: Hackers can turn sex robots into killing machines? (Article) (!)

Afghanistan: Update (Article)

The internet: European Union copyright proposal will paralyze the web? (Report)

China: Tracks citizens via DNA relying on American expertise (Report)

U.S. Government:  The FBI is building a DNA database to include everyone? (Report)

Surveillance: Airliners with cameras that can monitor passenger seats? (Report)

Transportation: Small, electric driverless shuttles are tentatively operating around the U.S. (Report)

Science: Breakthrough in using graphene for electronics (Report)

Civil property seizure hits limits at the Supreme Court (Article)

Military technology: ALICE is a wallflower at the F-35 ball (Article)

Science: Chinese gene-edited twins subject to more changes than anticipated? (Report)

Oregon: Is adopting mandatory rent control (Report)

Syria: Update (Article)

Louisiana: Mother arrested for sharing video of two boys fighting at her son’s school (Report)

California: Bill would let drivers eat roadkill (Report)

India: Supreme Court ordered eviction of more than a million indigenous people (Report)

Iran: Scores European help against U.S. sanctions (Article)

U.S.court:  Drafting males only is unconstitutional (Report)

The culture: The cost of having children is rising exponentially in the U.S. (Report)

North Korea: Cyberwarfare update (Article)

Chicago: 2 dead, 9 wounded in weekend shootings (Report)

A naked woman attacked her fiancé (Report)

Well, …

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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