Tag Archives: Congress

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)

Your selected helping of planetary events, reports and nonsense: Senate approvals of Trump appointments are lagging under GOP leadership? (Report) (Yup) High tech (relatively) hiding in ancient Egypt (Report) (Stone working we can’t match today …) Science: Reflecting the ongoing … Continue reading

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How Will Congress Receive President Trump Tomorrow? (Pie In The Face, Or Not?)

Will Democrats disrupt President Trumps’ address to Congress? Will the GOP majority allow it? We’ll know tomorrow, as the Prez appears before Congress to outline his program. Previous Democrats have demanded decorum for this; we’ll see how the current crop … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the recent week; consume at your own risk: A Google robot reveals the future of manual labor? (Only until humans become cheaper than robots.) TV shows are trying to stay alive by trashing standards. (Sex sells.) The FBI has … Continue reading

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How Much Will A New U.S. President Matter, Anyway?

On the ‘news,’ Democrats are anti-Trump, though not anti considerable Trump policy. Republicans are anti-Trump too. The entire political propaganda machine seems anti-Trump. Only lots of fed up voters of both persuasions appear to support Trump. Millions are evidently being … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE …(Politically Uncorrected)

It’s been another week; here we go again: Norway’s largest bank has demanded elimination of cash. (Financial transactions under government control and taxation.) The Bank of Japan joined European financial thinking by imposing negative interest rates.  Will the U.S. follow? … Continue reading

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Nuclear War: Held Off by Promises From U.S. Politicians and Iranian Islamist

What are we to think of the Iranian nuke deal of which our President is so defensive, so secretive, and his opposition so critical and yet, uninformative? We are considering replacing our picture of a tiger captioned: “Trust Me” with … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

This week’s picks from the passing parade: OPINION: Trump is legitimizing Cruz. (Cruz now appears a serious candidate; Trump has taken over as Loose Cannon.) Viva Trump! BOTH parties hate him; he must be doing something right … A Federal … Continue reading

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ObamaCare via Dems; ObamaTrade via GOP; Where’s the Difference?

Democrat House Speaker Nancy Pelosi assured her immortality with her advice to pass Obamacare so as to learn what was in it. That scandalized the GOP that waited until now to adopt the same attitude, for ObamaTrade in the later … Continue reading

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The ObamaTrade Deal That Is Invisible For Our Own Good …

Any conscious of events inside the Washington D.C. beltway knows that the Trans Pacific Trade Treaty is stuck in Congress with President Obama and the Republicans pushing and various Democrats pushing against its passage. Some are even aware of the … Continue reading

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