Category Archives: Goverrnment

GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

The weeks’ production: The culture: Olympic figure skating announcers Lipinski and Weir look like they are announcing the Hunger Games? (Report) (The end of many things is in sight; perhaps our costly modern Olympics is one) Immigration: Brazil and Columbia … Continue reading

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SOME THOUGHTS ON MASS SHOOTINGS

Shooting up numbers of unrelated folk in public places as a means of expression has generally been the province of conquerors, outlaws and governments, not of individuals. The recent  and still mysterious  wholesale slaughter in Las Vegas and the more … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Plucked from the flow: Iran: Protests are accelerating, unreported (Report) (Anti headscarf and anti government)  The economy: Government will borrow 84% more this year; nearly $1 T? (Report) More economy: A developing new underclass: uprooted older workers lacking retirement resources … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Significant snippets re folk who did not get the distracting memo: The culture: Celebs, athletes, actors, pundits, politicians have millions of fake followers? (Report) (Well, we’ve evolved a fake culture, haven’t we?) Columnist suspended over fake followers (Report) Government: E-mail/texts … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Your lineup from the week: Earthquakes: Working their way up the west coast of the Americas (Report) California: Democrat legislators want half corporate Fed tax savings given to the state (Report) Turkey: Has sent tankss/troops into Kurdish Syria (Report) Tanks … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Scraped from another week: The climate: Researching the literature shows much more controversy than admitted (Report) Las Vegas Mass Shooter had accomplices and a detailed plan? (Report) (He injured over 800 and it’s still under wraps) Government: FBI agents pursuing … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: The economy: Canadians shocked when a minimum wage hike costs workers (Report) (Reality sucks) The culture: Male sex robots coming … (Report) (Hmnn … For girls or boys?) Government: U.S. border guards searching many more citizens’ phones … Continue reading

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