GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

alfred_e-_neumannThe week’s selections:

The culture: How it is shaped by corruption, education and the media (Article) (And how much better the reality is than it seems?)

California plans cradle to career surveillance/interventions for all children (Article) (Somewhere, George Orwell is laughing)

Socialism: Bernie Sanders campaign grudging pay raise to $15 hr results in layoffs? (Report)

Los Angeles: City Hall and water/power utility under FBI investigation re computer debacle (Report)

The economy: Both U.S. political parties have joined to bankrupt the country? (Article) (Seems correct)

Corruptionn: New Defense boss combines government, armsmaker careers (Report)

Corruption: Ongoing prostitution of legal education by prestigious law schools (Article)

The culture: “It’s not just the news … Everything’s fake” (Article)

The culture: Big government expands on Trump watch (Article)

More culture: The U.S. police state progresses into employment? (Article)

The economy: Mortgage lenders return to lending terms that collapsed 2008? (Article)

Government: Facial recognition is spreading in the U.S. (Report)

The culture: U.S. fertility rate plunges to all-time low (Article) (Fewer workers to support the benefits)

The economy: “Realizing the Full Implications of the Forthcoming Catastrophe” (Article) (Some financial reality with classical trimmings from Vergil)

Terrorism: What to do with arrested Islamic terrorists remains unanswered (Article)

Chicago: 2 dead, 41 wounded in weekend shootings (Report)

A naked man pulled off a screaming woman was arrested (Report)

And the week ended …

 

EDITORIAL: With Congressfolk “investigating” the President, why doesn’t he investigate some of them?

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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