GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING WEEK … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week:

Space: NASA begins contracting for sustainable human presence on the moon (Article)

Illinois: How a state goes bankrupt (Article)  (NY, CA, NJ, CT, KY too?)

Californnia: New fire evacuates 60,000, power cut 1,000,000 (Report)

The U.S. Economy: Bondholders face rising losses (Article)

 The Pandemicy: Shrinking the Jails (Report)

The U.S. Election: Disinformation By Popular Demand; How The Authenticity Of Hunter Biden’s Laptop Became Immaterial (Article)

 Texas: Ballot Harvester Describes Work (Report)

Sudan: Update (Article)

Philadelphia: Looters shooting looters in riots (Report)

The Pandemic: A Review of Government Actions Efficacy (Report)

The U.S. Election: How long to count all the votes? (Article)

Government: States face biggest cash crisis since Great Depression (Report)

The economy: Pandemic jobless claims up again (Report)

India/Pakistan: Update (Article)

The economy: Alice doesn’t work here anymore (Article) (Another view worth the time)

The Economy: A New World Monetary Order Is Coming? (Article) (Recommended warning)

Black Lives Matter: Some 50% arrested in Seattle are white and from elsewhere (Article)

Chicago: 7 dead, 26 wounded in weekend shootings (Report)

A Naked Man was Arrested  after two shots with a Taser (Report)

And that’s All

New Powers of U.S. (and other) Governments
It is now established that American government has the authority to:

  1. Modify/Close businesses, schools, churches and any other public gathering places atwill without notice or due process.
  2. Order the operations of nursing homes, hospitals and public service enterprises on the same basis without regard for economic effects.
  3. Confine citizens and order their behavior on the same basis.
    The authority to forbid travel and to search travelers on the same basis was acquired previously. It seems evident that these actions are as much violations of the United States Constitution as were the arrests and confinement of U.S. citizens of Japanese ancestry by presidential order during World War II. Years later, the surviving citizens were compensated by the American taxpayers, a group that included them.
    Have we been delivered into an economic depression by outlaw government? And of greater note: What’s next?

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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