GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

alfred_e-_neumannThis week:

The U.s.. economy: The final suppression of the once free market? (Article)

Government: New York City police enforcing social distancing (Video)

More government: Drones to check people’s temperatures raising concerns (Article)

France: Cameras will monitor public masks/social distances (Report)

Government: Preventing COVID patients from receiving HCL treatment (Report)

More government: Bankrupt cities/states hide accumulated mismanagement behind pandemic? (Article)

The War on the Internet: The inevitable pandemic censorship crisis arrives? (Article)

Mexico: The economy is collapsing? (Article)

U.S. Treasury: Borrowing trillions – Who’s lending? Nobody, the Federal Reserve just creates it (Article) (Then, how can it be worth anything?)

Corruption: Mexico’s president advised investigation of all U.S> officials with ties to former minister (Report) (Will it happen ..?)

Washington D.C: Hiring investigators to trace and identify all COVID patients/contacts? (Article)

Surveillance: 3 U.S. universities creating citizen monitoring tech (Report)

Pandemics: Compare 1957 with 2020: Why the difference? (Article)

Science: Obesity cure  at hand? (Report)

The pandemic: Masks/Respirators don’t work for the virus (Report)

Federal Reserve intervention has replaced free markets? (Article)

The economy: A more realistic view of the Federal “stimulus” (Article)

Biblical wave of bankruptcies about to flood the U.S.? (Article)

The government: The problem is not deflation; it is attempts to prevent it (Article) (Recommended)_

The IRS has ordered the dead to return stimulus checks? (Article)

Government: Ventura County (CA) to test, track and control housing of virus patients? (Article)

COVID-America: 73.4 M dead, 33 M unemployed; stocks soaring (Article)

Education: The U.S. Common Core curriculum has reduced achievement scores (Report)

Democrats: New bill in Congress would pay nearly everyone $2 k per month for 3 mo (Report)

Saudi Arabia: U.S. withdrawing Patriot missiles over oil price? (Report) Why the pullout? (Article)

The economy: Time to plan for coming shortages? (Article)

Government: The destruction of our fiat money explained (Article) (Highly recommended)

Chicago: 4 dead, 42 wounded in weekend shootings (Report)

A naked woman running down street led to man’s arrest (Report)

Enough.

 

EDITORIAL:         Trump Demonizing China

Our President blames the Chinese government for its delay in addressing the current pandemic though his administration has done the same, U.S. intelligence having warned of the problem in November. Large governments cannot afford to be fast on their feet and would find it difficult if they tried.

The politicians need someone to blame for the economic destruction produced by the lockdown; the Democrats are blaming Trump; he is blaming Chin and the World health Organization. Perhaps if the media had not vastly overhyped the pandemic, no lockdown would have been generated and the economy would have struggled on for a while longer before collapsing under the contradictions inflicted by several decades of political mismanagement by all concerned …

But the Prez is shoveling out free money in evident pursuit of reelection, tossing an anchor to a drowning swimmer and for the result of that, he is responsible, since that money represents debt rather than wealth.

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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