Author Archives: Jack Curtis

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 ...

ON HUMANS AND THEIR GOVERNMENT

General human behavior is biologically determined; it is implicit in human DNA. Individuals’ DNA varies considerably and therefore, so does individual behavior. Further, individual’s behaviors are subject to varying modifications through differing experiences. In a universe manifesting risk and economic … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING WEEK … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: Acting Pentagon chief: End the wars (Report) New York Hotels: Almost 90% are on the verge of default? (Report) (Locking down the economy) Porch Pirates stole over $5 M worth of packages last year? (Report) Mississippi: Will … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING WEEK … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: Government: U.S. Postal Service photos every piece of U.S. mail; shares with others on request? (Report) Turkey: Continues toward financial suicide? (Report) (Why be diffenent ..?) Britain: Pandemic lockdown opposition grows (Article) Greeks: Restive with new lockdown … Continue reading

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GOD, GOVERNMENT; RELIGION AND REALITY: A RECONCILIATION

In this year 2020, the U.S. Government reaches nearly everywhere, politicizing everything; God, religion and reality are out of fashion. Societies that reach a certain arrogance and governments that reach a certain size begin to resent sources of limits such … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING WEEK … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: U.S. Politics: Federal workers plan to disrupt government, shut down White House? (Report) Libya: Update (Article) The war on travel: New system will impose worldwide controls on personal travel (Report)  Robots: Being replaced by humans at Walmart … Continue reading

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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: … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING WEEK … (Politically Uncorrected)

Palestinian senior official with COVI’D goes to Israeli hospital (Report) Thailand: Bangkok protests of military grow (Report) King faces problems (Article) The culture: Facebook/Twitter are pushing Biden, pulling Trump? (Report) The Government: Budget gap exceeds $3 T in new record … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING WEEK … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: The Pandemic: The second act will be worse than the first – Lockdowns are not the answer (Article) More Pandemic: World Health Organization urges retreat from lockdowns (Article) Corruption: Another view of the Bengazi scandal (Video) Geopolitics: … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING WEEK … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: Guatemala: Sends 3,000 migrants home from U.S. bound caravan (Report) The economy: As robots replace people, what happens to the unemployed? (Article) Government: New, injectable microchip “to control COVID” can control the population? (Article) Corruption: Why is … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING WEEK … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: The Pandemic: Costs of world shutdown looming larger than benefits? (Report) More Pandemic: Man jailed 1 yr. fined after holding second party at home (Report) The Economy: Painfully rising inflation that politicians will pretend not to notice? … Continue reading

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