GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING WEEK … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week:

The NATO alliance: Another view in the light of Ukraine (Article)

The pandemic: Data show vaccination proving more dangerous than COVID (Report)

 Russia: Credit rating approaching default level (Report)

More Russia: Banks replace VISA, Amex and Master Card with Chinese cards (Report)

Washington D.C.: Trucker’s COVID mandates protest arrives – media ignores arrival (Report)

Sea Transportation: Cyber security stumbles (Article)

New Jersey parents have right to raise foster child as Christian per appeals court (Report)

The Felicity Ace:   with thousands of new cars, burned and sank at sea as its crew fled (Report)

 Russia: Initiating isolation from the global internet (Report) Or is it? (Report)

Laser weapons: Update (Article)

Toilet paper rolls becoming slimmer (Report)

Finance: ongoing politicization of the money market (Report)

U.S. Space Force and high altitude warfare update (Article)

The pandemic: Attorney reveals U.S. fraud, cover-up and misinformation (Report)

More pandemic: New study reinforces utility of Ivermectin treatment (Report)

Oil and Gas:: Inflation from government, not producers (Article)

The pandemic: A reality survey (Article)

U.S. Bioweapons labs in Ukraine: Why? (Report) (Why was a U.S. COVID program in China?)

Los Angeles gas prices: Some approaching $8 gal. (Report)

U.S. Inflation: The Blame Game (Article)

The pandemic: Unanswered questions we are now told to forget … (Article)

More pandemic: Lies, Damned Lies and Vaccination Statistics (Article)

Mozambique: Update (Article)

U.S. Military: Funded Coronavirus research in Ukraine – It wasn’t just Wuhan (Report)

Iraq: Breaking the cycle of military incompetence (Article)

Social Credit: China’s citizen control system will expand worldwide? (Article)

Chicago: 1 dead, 19 wounded in weekend shootings (Report)

A naked woman was arrested after attacking an old man with a coffee cup (Report)

And that’s all …

EDITORIAL:         A Crescendo of Political Blaming

President Biden faces Putin’s war in Ukraine, a declining pandemic, expanding inflation, unsustainable Federal debt and continuing deficits with a work week constricted by weekends in Delaware and apparently challenged cognition. He and his Democrats are politicians, so of course it is all Trump’s fault. And that of Republicans generally, of course though they were more stuck with Trump than his choosers. That is politics.

                Putin’s war was started by Putin. The pandemic may be connected to Federal research contracts, the inflation reflects financial mismanagement by Congress and the Federal Reserve and the reckless spending indicts Congress and several Presidents including Trump and Biden. That is truth.

The arriving but undisclosed general financial failure is the cumulative result of all of those above, together with several decades of their predecessors. That too is truth.

And again resurrecting P.T. Barnum, it is so because there is a sucker (who votes) born every minute.  

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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