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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE …(Politically Uncorrected)

The current week’s worth: California: A lament, circa The Beach Boys … for the highest poverty rate in the U.S. (Article) (How much of the Golden State is just iron pyrites these days?) More California: A new law diverts legal … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Our selections from the week: Corruption: The “nonpartisan” Congressional Budget Office is now politicized (Article) (Yes – and so is the author of this article) More corruption: The ECB (European Central Bank) has proposed an end to deposit protection, a … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Another week’s worth: The culture: Is Google working with liberal political groups to eliminate conservative web sites? (Article) Tech censorship is drawing criticism from within the industry (Report) The war on cash: Visa and Master Card are both pushing abandonment … Continue reading

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Simple QuestionsWe Can’t Answer(Only Guess …)

A short list of question that we aren’t smart enough to answer without the help of our smarter and wiser political leaders: Now that sex is entirely a private decision and jobs are needed, why is prostitution still illegal? Now … Continue reading

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They Want To Distract Us With ISIS Again?

Islamic State (ISIS) has taken Ramadi, the primary city in Iraq’a prov9ince of Anbar. Some of the propagandists will promote this as evidence that ISIS is a world threat in need of U.S. military response to stave off an ISIS … Continue reading

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Is Afghanistan American’s Tar Baby?

The tar baby of Uncle Remus fame illustrated something much easier to pick up than it was to put down again; perhaps Afghanistan will prove to be President Obama and America’s tar baby. A deal to keep U.S. troops and … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene…(Politically Uncorrected)

Israel is getting the business from its ‘friends’ in the E.U and the U.S. Both are pushing Israel to give up its territory, moving back to indefensible borders that existed before it was attacked by its neighbors. This, in favor … Continue reading

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The Enemy of My Enemy Is My Friend…Unless He’s an Enemy, Too!

President Obama has been helping the Syrian ‘rebels’ but declines to admit how much aid has occurred. No, Congress hasn’t approved the help and the entire situation is murky, not only the President’s refusal to chronicle his aid. Conservative observer … Continue reading

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A Prayer For The Mayor And The President…

New York’s Mayor Bloomberg is a credentialed Lefty, currently wishing to sweep his city of rampaging guns to follow his successful foray against rampaging soda pop calories. As with all such, his compassion knows no bounds, or at least, none … Continue reading

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For the “War on Terror,’ Can Victory Exist?

If you stack dead Afghans next to dead Americans, both piles run to thousands but the Afghani pile, if it matches events in Iraq, will be somewhere between 10 and 20 times larger. Of course, nobody wants to make that … Continue reading

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