Category Archives: Finance

GLEAnINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Another week having escaped our clutches, a few of its bones remain: A Woman was assaulted by three teen girls after ‘shushing’ them during a movie. The three plus some friends jumped the women exiting the movie, knocked her down, … Continue reading

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News Media’s Movie Set, Financial Reality and Echoes of Palm Sunday

Well, let’s see: The ‘news’ media is helping the Obamafolk hide Russian’s invasion of Ukraine and Chin’s invasion of the Spratly Islands behind ISIS on the Iraqi/Syria border. The media and likely the White House are using the Chinese water … Continue reading

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Obama Was Against Bush’s Wars … Until He Was For Them?

More troops we are told, will stay in Afghanistan . We are afraid that we understand why. A news story today said that the United States will give Pakistan over a billion dollars in aid next year. Pakistan created and housed … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts ABout ISIS, For Those Tired Of Huysteria …

There are actually, hundreds of Islamic terrorist groups from the Middle East to China and many in Africa. We hear a bit of the Taliban in Afghanistan and al Qaeda generally but not a lot else. On the Internet, one … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene … (Politically Uncorrected)

Our Saturday selection, unexpurgated but annotated hopefully to your taste: Good news (We’ll return to normal in a moment) on the medical front: Two approaches are providing lab-grown replacement body parts and entire organs for people. This opens a new … Continue reading

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U.S. Healthcare, President Obama, Sarah Palin … and Reality Suckis!

Likely you haven’t read about Sovaldi anywhere; it makes too many of the mighty look bad. You’ve heard of hepatitis C though, right? You likely know that is very, very bad to have and you may be aware that it … Continue reading

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Some Idle Questions While Standing In The Shower (Waiting For Soap To Rinse Off)

Some questions came to mind while standing in the shower, waiting for the soap to rinse off  — prime thinking time. Maybe you know the answers, or some of them. One question involves the southern border of the United States. … Continue reading

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