GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING WEEK … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week:

The pandemic: Report shows Sweden’s refusal of lockdowns was correct (Report)

Communication: Replacing 3G networks with new 5G tech will impact some auto brands and security (Report)

U.S. trucker caravan: Passing through New Mexico on its way to Washington (Report)

New Zealand: High Court upholds challenge to vaccine mandate (Report)

Science: Some reality from the battery development scene (Article)

U.S. government (CDC) covered up vaccine risk for pregnant women (Report)

U.S. trucker convoy: Reaches 1000 vehicles on its (somehow invisible) way through Texas (Report)

Sanctioning Russia: A major financial sanction/risk explained (Article)

The Crowded Road to Kiev: A geopolitical/economic analysis (Article)

U.S. Supreme Court: Is upholding Christian Doctrine free speech? (Report)

COVID vaccine : Study exposes reality of officially denied genetic risk (Report)

The U.S. culture: 13 Catholic senators who voted to legalize abortion (Report)

The war on cash: Australian bank branches and ATM cash machines going missing (Report)

England: 90% of COVID deaths now vaccinated  (Report)

U.S. Presidential election 2020: Wisconsin reports fraud (Report)

The Revival of Gold: The accelerating death of fiat money worldwide (Article)

The Gender War: Male/Female significant difference statistics (Article)

The war on money: In praise of Bitcoin – (But will governments leave the internet unregulated?)

Weapons: Lasers Good and Evil (Article)

Food Chemistry: More attention on risks from nanotech (Report)

The War on Cash: Central Bank digital Currencies Soon? (Article)

The U.S. Federal Debt: From one to thirty trillion since President Reagan (Article)

Food inflation mounts (Report) Gas too (Report)

The Pandemic: Anti-mandate trucker convoy arriving (invisibly?) in Capital (Report)

Chicago: 2 dead, 10 wounded in weekend shootings (Report)

A naked man led police on a high speed chase (Report)

And that’s all …

EDITORIAL:         A Couple of Disquieting Observations

First, a massive convoy of COVID mandate protesting truckers has crossed North America to demonstrate in Washington D.C. this weekend after similar events in Canada and Australia. The U.S. National Guard has been called out to deal with their arrival. Perhaps the most important part of this is the nearly total lack of notice by the American major media. The government’s reception of this citizen protest may prove a significant measure of the health of democracy in America. At least, to the extent we hear about it …

Even more disturbing is the implicit reality in Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. The unprovoked invasion is nuclear blackmail. If the gambit succeeds, Russia and China will thereby feel licensed to take whatever they want until they are stopped by some implacable reality. And North Korea and Iran are waiting in the wings …    

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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