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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Our choices this week: The climate: An interview on climate science – with a leading scientist (Report) (Real science and global warming) More climate: The bureaucrats strike back (Report) (From the source that tells us there is insignificant inflation and … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Items that escaped the passing week: Government: Why are purely administrative federal departments buying so many guns? (Article) The U.S. Air Force may recall up to 1,000 retired pilots? (Article) (Why?) Iraq: The U.S. demanded that Iranian militias leave with … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

The economy: Trump’s tax reform is a pipe dream;  stocks will drop 45% – 70% (David Stockman, President Reagan’s Budget Director) (he’s right, you know – next time we see a crash) The culture: An art festival plans to erect … Continue reading

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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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