Category Archives: Culture

GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING WEEK … (Politically Uncorrected)

Your weekly assortment, sans aspirin: A naked man jumped into a lion enclosure seeking suicide but survived. (Cruelty to animals?) A woman was jailed for child abuse after allowing her 11 year old to drive a golf cart down a … Continue reading

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Today’s Oscars: Hollywood, Entertainment and Other Illusions …

As this is written, Hollywood’s annual masturbation, the ‘Academy Awards’ is wafting in from another room. From news reports, it has evolved from 1950’s “fun” into per a headline today, the “Dullest Show on Earth.” We don’t profess to know … Continue reading

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When No One Attends Your (Political) Party

Recent polls have shown that members of political parties include some 56% of voters; 30% being Democrats, 26% Republicans; 43% are now self-described Independents. Per the Washington Times, this is a record number of unaffiliated. It provides much to consider, seems … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene … (Politically Uncorrected)

A Saturday foothold upon a new year, with fewer instances of human foolishness perhaps, but more of human folly … New York Times  credits big government spending for US prosperity …  and Love is Hate and War is Peace and … Continue reading

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Comparisons: Do Moslems Behave Differently Than Did Nazis? (Does Anyone Else?)

We’ve been comparing. One comparison was Republicans versus Democrats. We noted that President Bush liked Middle Eastern wars, hiked up Medicare with prescriptions coverage and dealt with the financial crash by bailing out the banks with money he didn’t have … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene … (Politically Uncorrected)

Harvard  students, traditionally drunk and naked for their annual ‘Primal Scream’ event, collided with a silent demonstration this year. From all appearances, that ought to be good training for our future leaders. The French Parliament is to debate a new … Continue reading

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Who Can Afford Beef Anymore?

Little (in population) New Mexico ranks low among the United States; it is nearly as poor as last place Mississippi. There is naturally, in a universe governed under physical laws, a reason for that. A current news story may illustrate … Continue reading

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