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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

The fallout from the week that was: The economy: Congress is maneuvering to continue spending non-existent billions at our grandchildren’s expense. (Article) (A neat, simple explanation of how it’s done) Guatemala: U.N. investigator expelled by allegedly corrupt president (Report) (Shocking, … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Bits from the weekly smorgasbord: The economy: Department stores, restaurants and malls generally are overbuilt, face drastic shrinkage. (Article) Consumer debt is now $12.7 B (Report) (Predictions, anyone?) The courts: Trump’s judicial appointments seem to respect the Constitution; Democrat Senators … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: Are the Republicans a wasted vote? (Article) (How many are giving up on both parties?) Can a president without a party govern? (Article) (Or how much do the voters really matter now?) Food: Why U.S. “frankenchickens” have … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

A smaller helping caught our attention this week: The culture: At least 90 hospitalized, 50 charged  for underage drinking at rap fest. (Report) More culture: A group of teen boys cheered and laughed as a disabled man drowned in Florida. … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

As the week proceeded: China/India: Will India fight, or let China bite off a chunk of Sikkim/Ladakh? Report It builds (Report) The culture: Bathroom in the U.S. Army? Female soldiers will shower with wanna-be female men? (Report) Science: China has … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Another 7 days’ worth: Science: A tunnel has been found under Teotihuacan’s Pyramid of the Moon. (Report) (For any who dig archeology) The climate: A global warming study was canceled because there is too much ice in the Arctic this … Continue reading

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THE EVICTION OF MIDDLE CLASS AMERICA

The U.S. middle class continues to shrink as the median household income declines, a process analyzed by the Pew Research Center for those who are pleased by numbers. Twenty first century America seems destined to be not only post-Christian and … Continue reading

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