Category Archives: Goverrnment

GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Qatar, cut from trade and diplomacy by its neighbors led by the Saudis over allegations of terrorism support and a too friendly posture toward Iran and notably not accused if its plan to compete with established energy powers using its … Continue reading

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Why Are We Surprised By Political Violenc?

While not rare in the preceding Judeo-Christian United States, violence against people was not thought acceptable; the culture embraced the Fifth Commandment: “Thou shalt not kill.” That ended with the acceptance of killing inconvenient nascent babies at the behest of … Continue reading

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Getting Real With Obamacare

Congressfolk are evidently struggling with Obamacare, delaying their legislation while hiding it from sight. Obviously, they see themselves in a no-win situation. We can see reasons for this: First, existing Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid funding already depended upon borrowing … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Opinions and events going on without much media notice: Science: Huge, mysterious craters in Siberia may be explained by hundreds of 12,000 foot craters on the bottom of the Bering Sea, methane blowouts of thawing, frozen gases. (Report) (Planetary flatulence) … Continue reading

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UNIVERSAL BASIC INCOME: The Latest Temptation From The Left

The government should solve many of mankind’s difficulties simply by providing every citizen a guaranteed basic income; enough money for a minimally decent living. Or so says Mark Zuckerberg, a thirty-smething Facebook founder billionaire, who may aspire to become a … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

A large helping from a busy week: The corruption: Why are some Congressfolk resolutely defending IT techie villains who have fled the country to escape justice? (Article) (Conspiracy or corruption? You decide) Fox News will fire Hannity next week? (Report) … Continue reading

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What’s Next For The Islamic Terrorists?

ISIS and many other Muslim thugs around the world are in retreat; the Afghan Taliban now earn a living as muscle for the drug gangs. Terrorists have worn out their welcomes in many places. Will peace follow? Well, perhaps after … Continue reading

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