GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

alfred_e-_neumannFrom the week:

The Federal Reserve has has monetized all 2020 debt (Article)

The U.S. economy: July 31, the financial anesthesia wears off (Article)

U.S. labor unions: Attack on police fits teachers too? (Article)

 The Federal Reserve loans nwqly created money directly to corporations (Report)

India: Chinese troops killed 3 at invasion point (Report)

Unemployment paying better than working? (Report)

The free market is gone – swallowed by the Federal Reserve (Article)

The culture: No , We’re not all in this together (Article) (Polemical, but recommended)

Politics: N.Y. prisoners released due to pandemic risks return to crime? (Report)

Te Internet: Politicization continues (Article)

The U.S. economic recovery: Real, or fake? (Article)

Government: Cell phones are becoming a pandemic-based informer network? (Article)

Surveillance: IRS using cell phone location data? (Report)

Chicago: 2 dead, 31 wounded in weekend shootings (Report)

A naked man was arrested after chasing his wife and daughter down the street (Report)

That’s all … (The pandemic and the riots ate the rest …)




It may prove interesting to watch developments in Seattle’s new, six square block Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone, an area the city has ceded to protesters since they burned the police station and moved into it during the recent riots. Most recently, two people have been shot there and the occupants apparently did not welcome the police. For the moment, some sort of commune seems to be taking shape.

Will the self-invited protesters who are now governing CHAZ produce a utopia that will show up the rest of the city or will they slink away some night, leaving their conquest worse than they found it? By seizing control instead of just trashing the place, they have put themselves on stage. They are taking a test: Will they succeed or fail?

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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5 Responses to GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

  1. Rawclyde! says:

    o jeepers another wake up call. They should have never closed the public libraries coast to coast. When they get the public libraries re-opened the kids will probably settle down…

  2. The libraries in UK are still closed and there seems to be a moratorium on mentioning them – like when we might expect them to re-open. I am starting to suspect after the last few years attacks on the libraries, closing libraries, taking their funding, sacking librarians and replacing them with volunteers, turning libraries into community centres, that libraries may be gone for good – killed off by corona (no, by sneaky manipulators using corona as the excuse).

    Otherwise why close them? they would hardly have been a hot bed of infection, and what did the authorities expect people to do when not at school/university/work, apart from riot.

    The thought that nothing in politics happens by accident leaves a nasty taste in the mouth.

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