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)

GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: The U.S. Left is pushing to add younger voters. (Report) (Brainwashed public school kids, right?) Americans aren’t moving anymore. (Article) (Neither socially, economically nor physically: a static society and a static economy) (Until the dam breaks …) … Continue reading

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A Potemkin Economy, Constructed By Corrupt Politicians? Or Is That Too Hard On Those Promising Our Welfare?

Total U.S. debt averages $828,000 per family. The percentage of working Americans has fallen back to late 1070’s levels (When there were still some housewives). The average student borrower owed $35,000 after graduation with a bachelor’s degree. The average U.S. … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Selections from the week: A second opinion after medical diagnosis produced a different conclusion 88% of the time, per a Mayo Clinic study. (Report) (Hmnn …) Nicaragua: The government is encouraging expansion of Russian interests in the country. (Report) Pizza … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Collected for you since last week: California police are arresting some 20% fewer drug criminals and more for violent crimes? (Report) (Sounds good to us …) The culture: New security at Disney’s Magic Kingdom (Report) Trump follows Obama absolving the … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Another week’s worth: Deep Sea Mining: The World’s first such venture is about to begin operations, subject to hope, fear and the usual suspects in opposition. (Article) (If it flies, look for an international mineral feeding frenzy?) Reality Health Care: … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Another week’s worth: Immigration: 30 countries refuse to accept their criminals deported by the U.S. as illegal aliens. However, the U.S. continues to accept visitors/immigrants from them. (Report) (You bought it, you own  it, right?) The economy: Updated scary analysis/prediction … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Gathered from the week:  Military tech: With missiles like this, why does the U.S. keep spending billions on new naval ships? A celebrity’s Mexican housekeeper has her own illegal alien butler? (Report) (Social revolution continues) A literacy test for New … Continue reading

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