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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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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: Government: Costly new F – 35 aircraft looking like an Air Force boondoggle? (Report) More Government: House bill will criminalize whistleblowers of U.S. intelligence misdeeds (Article) The economy: Global endgame looms as soaring debt smashes into shrinking … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

The week’s selections: The culture: How it is shaped by corruption, education and the media (Article) (And how much better the reality is than it seems?) California plans cradle to career surveillance/interventions for all children (Article) (Somewhere, George Orwell is … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: Stolen U.S. spyware now used by hackers in cyberattacks (Report) Government: Obama Administration spying on the press greater than previously thought (Report) Libya: Heavy fighting as divided government slugs it out (Report) China: Continues to subsidize manufacturers … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Help yourself: New York City will charge drivers to enter Manhattan; trucks pay more (Report) War on the internet: Australian net site providers will face jail if they allow terror vids? (Report) Oil geopolitics: A new shape for the Middle … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Our current list: Venezuela: A sidelight on an oil producer’s economic collapse (Article) The internet: More households now subscribe to streaming services than to cable TV (Article) The war on cash: Sweden forces banks to handle cash (Report) The climate: … Continue reading

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