GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

alfred_e-_neumannFrom the week:

Healthcare: Update on corona virus (Article)

The Balkans: Continuing sorting out the remains of Yugoslavia (Article)

Wine: Price drop expected, result of California grape surplus? (Report)

The church: A house divided against itself cannot stand …?  (Report)

The Chinese economy will tighten, not stimulate with magic money? (Article) (Channeling 1929?)

China orders lenders to tolerate declining creditworthiness (Article) (Keeping hollow banks standing?)

The war on cash: Mapping out the next step? (Article)

Japan slides toward recession? (Article)

Financial reality with a vengeance, triggered by Chin’s pandemic? (Article)

Subversion: Democrat senators met secretly with Iran’s foreign minister? (Report)

The war on the Internet: Facebook president asked government to define allowable speech? (Article)

More war on cash: China update (Article)

Guns: Red flag law seizure from wrong gun owner (Report)

Corruption: Mississippi welfare director arrested for massive embezzlement (Article)

Africa: Current locust migration approaching ancient plague proportions (Report)

Privacy: New bracelet jams eavesdropping Alexa, Siri etc. (Report) (Hmn … maybe?)

China: The economy remains depressed by the virus epidemic? (Article)

Politics: The Intolerance of the Tolerant Left: The End of Liberal Democracy? (Article)

Syria: Turkey to invade against Syrian government/Russia? (Article)

Turkey requests U.S. missiles to defend Syrian border area from Russia? (Article)

California corporations: New law assigns quota mandating female board members? (Report)

The economy: The national debt bomb (Article)

U.S. fertility rate drops to record low (Article)

U.S. Social Security cannot survive in its present form (Article)

The economy: Economist says nobody should claim credit for current U.S. economy (Report)

The culture: Female inmate sues prison for rape by transgender inmate? (Report)

India: Discovers massive new gold deposit (Report)

Corruption: California ignores congressman’s request for info re Chinese spy program? (Report)

The war on the internet: Update (Article)  (NOTE: The Trump administration has shut down the “Net Neutrality” program with which the Obama Administration was moving to regulate the wrb.)

Chicago: 4 dead, 22 wounded in weekend shootings (Report)

A woman was arrested after producing naked videos (Report) (She was unbareable?)

And that’s enough …

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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