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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: Government: Dept. of Justice asks Congress for power to detain indefinitely without trial (Article) A plague of locusts: From Africa to China  (Report) The culture: The U.S. Navy can’t design and build improved new ships anymore? (Article) … Continue reading

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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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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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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

The week: Censorship: “Anti hate” protestors move to block lecture by Anne Coulter (Report) Surveillance: Both U.S. parties are vastly expanding government snooping (Article) Yellowstone supervolcano quakes (Report) Corruption: New York City blocked probes? (Report) More corruption: Details released re … Continue reading

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GLEEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: California: Power blackouts creating market for private generators? (Article) The culture: Microchipping people in Bangladesh and Houston, TX (Article) (Beats a license dangling from a collar) The government: Attorney General announced new program to prevent crime by … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: The culture: New York City imposing speech censorship? (Report) The economy: U.S. states’ debt: can you afford your share of your stat’s obligations? (Article) More economy: 40 states lack money to pay their bills (Primarily pensions) The … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Guns: New  bill in Congress would require a federal license for gun ownership (Report) Corruption: Wife of indicted political boss will hold highest judicial office (Article) America’s young adults live with parents and reject having children? (Article) Surveillance: 30 state … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

The week’s production: The culture: How the modern consumer differs (Article) (More diverse ethnicity, poorer) California: Orange County joins San Francisco/Los Angeles homelessness affliction (Article) The Empire: U.S. to site missiles in Asia? (Article) (Scary, risky and why, when they … Continue reading

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