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 ...

GLOBALISM: ANOTHER SOCIALIST SCAM

Socialism cannot endure because it relies upon forcing inhuman behavior onto humans; Globalism forces unnatural behavior onto nations. Socialists suppress individuality; Globalists suppress nationality. Both are oppression that dissolve whenever the imposing force is not maintained. Except that the first … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: Education: Will COVID close public schools permanently? (Article) The pandemic: Gives rise to a California boondoggle? (Report) (Propaganda stunt?) The culture: 1/3 of U.S. county jail inmates freed for pandemic (Article) The U.S. national debt renders the … Continue reading

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IS FIGURE SKATING TERMINAL?

Will the Erstwhile Queen of the Winter Olympics Survive in a Post Pandemic World?   The sport may be too difficult, too costly, too unrewarding and too inaccessible for our new reality. Never plentiful, ice rinks grew in a cheap … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

This week produced: Argentiina: Going bankrupt AGAIN? (Report) (What idiots loan them money?) Government: Creating COVID-based spy/secret police agents? (Article) Corruption: How the Obama Administration politicized a spy agency (Article) Surveillance: Employers installing tech to monitor employees? (Article)  Pandemic lawsuits … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

This week: The U.s.. economy: The final suppression of the once free market? (Article) Government: New York City police enforcing social distancing (Video) More government: Drones to check people’s temperatures raising concerns (Article) France: Cameras will monitor public masks/social distances … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

The week’s offerings: The economy: Oil is moving into the end game? (Article) The Lockdwn: Another, less charitable view (Article) Government: “We will never return to free market capitalism” (Article) (Recommended) The U.S. economy: A Neat, Short List of What’s … Continue reading

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The Great Fallacy Ending the Judeo-Christian West

Government cannot perform Effectively, Efficiently and Economically for a reason: Government by definition must conflate multiple, often competing interests. That requires successive compromises and compromise is the enemy of effectiveness, efficiency and economy. But accomplishing those compromises in a generally … Continue reading

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