Category Archives: Politics

GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

The current selection: Australia: Brush fires 1974/1975 far worse than today’s “crisis” (Report) Corruption: The secret FISA court is complicit in the FBI abuse it condemns (Article) More Government: Dept. of Justice picks man who scammed FISA court to reform … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

The gleanings: China: The war on Christianity heats up (Article) Geopolitics: U.S. legislates against Russian gas pipeline to Germany (Article) (This is Russian version) Russia: Spy vs Spy (Article) Corruption: Former president Clinton’s daughter has been paid $9 M for … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the old and the new year: Corruption: Families of U.S. troops sue contractors for paying Taliban for protection (Report) More corruption: Trump exposes Nancy Pelosi family ties to Ukraine energy group (Article) Science: Earth’s magnetic field is up to … Continue reading

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THE UNFORTUNATE ECONOMICS OF POLITICIZED HEALTHCARE

Healthcare is the product of relationships between bureaucratic insurers/governments, large employers and the medical providers hired to provide the care. Doctors are dependent upon these organizations; they no longer depend much upon personal relationships with individual patients. Therefore, resources must … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorredted)

The week’s selections: California: Crowd funded, history’s most expensive poorhouse on 300 acres? (Report) (Where else?) The economy: “… very troubling; most Americans lack savings” (Article) (Who saves at zero interest with QE rampant?)  Energy: Another view of the U.S./Russia … Continue reading

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THE COSTLY CONTRADICTIONS OF PUBLIC EDUCATION

Public education is an oxymoron; the goals of the state contradict the goals of education. When the state employs the educators and mandates the attendance of the students as is done in the   United States, the inevitable result must be … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: The economy: Huge amounts of gold and cash are quietly disappearing (Article) (Why would anyone hoard cash in times like these? You decide …) Technology: Jamming GPS signals in war and crime (Article) Immigration: Congress approved farm … Continue reading

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