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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE …(Politically Uncorrected)

A wee week’s worth: The culture: Biological boys winning girls’ high school athletic events again (Report) India/Pakistan: Does Pakistan want a war? (Report) Chase Bank denies service to political conservatives? (Article) Foreign Affairs: U.S. Navy ships transit Taiwan Strait, disputing … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

The week’s catch: Iran: Attacks by Islamic terrorists from Pakistan, Saudi Arabia? (Report)  (Who lives by the sword …) U.S. Government: Spending binge now worse than under Bush/Obama (Report) (And it’s borrowed money) The economy: Student loans in “serious delinquency” … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

A seven day sampling: Yellowstone supervolcano: Steamboat geyser returns to activity; quiet since 2014 (Report)  Corruption is sinking the U.S. Navy’s new line of carriers? (Article) (Post Christian progress?)  China will bar people with low social credit scores from planes/trains? … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: The culture: British kids escape knowledge of British history these days … (Report) (History can be so inconvenient for a government) Corruption: The Pentagon’s reluctant admission of some 2,000 U.S. troops in Syria is likely substantially understated? … Continue reading

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Will Prez Trump’s Next Fed Chair Flush U.S. Wealth Now or Later?

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s term ends next February; President Trump’s choice of the next Fed boss is probably the most crucial appointment that he is likely to face. Prez Trump and Congress are increasing  Military spending while the new … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Qatar, cut from trade and diplomacy by its neighbors led by the Saudis over allegations of terrorism support and a too friendly posture toward Iran and notably not accused if its plan to compete with established energy powers using its … Continue reading

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A Potemkin Economy, Constructed By Corrupt Politicians? Or Is That Too Hard On Those Promising Our Welfare?

Total U.S. debt averages $828,000 per family. The percentage of working Americans has fallen back to late 1070’s levels (When there were still some housewives). The average student borrower owed $35,000 after graduation with a bachelor’s degree. The average U.S. … Continue reading

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