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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

This week’s selections: The speed of light: Not a constant after all?  Now questioned and an experiment is available. (When we can’t believe the news, why believe the physicists?) Global warming is going off script again, per NASA measurements. Global … Continue reading

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Trump or Clinton: The U.S. Taxpayer is Holding the Bag …

Government bookkeeping is, like most else controlled by politicians, misleading. Presently, it says that the government’s debt (to be repaid by taxpayers) stands around $19 trillion. It also says that the U.S. economy is growing, if slowly, thanks to government … Continue reading

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Trump: Will the Wizard’s Magic Save Us?

We, in our collective wisdom, have elected the Wizard who appeared so magically before us. But if elections can be magical, not so will be serving as President of the United States in 2017. The Wizard of Oz proved a … Continue reading

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ELECTION:The Wizard or the Witch:”WhatDifference Does It Make?”

We have elected the Wizard of Oz or the Wicked Witch of the East to lead us; unfortunately we remain in Oz either way. We have set up our new president and Congress. Applying Hillary Clinton’s now famous comment: “What … Continue reading

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Helicopter Money, Negative Interest and Our Wiley E. Coyote Moment

Helicopter money is the coming economic salvation. Quantitative Easing didn’t set the economy afire and we are left with negative interest rates and helicopter money. Of course, the helicopter has been tested and failed, never mind. Our rulers will do anything before … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING WEEK … (Politically Uncorrected)

Your weekly assortment, sans aspirin: A naked man jumped into a lion enclosure seeking suicide but survived. (Cruelty to animals?) A woman was jailed for child abuse after allowing her 11 year old to drive a golf cart down a … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Your weekly sampler: Iraq: Is the “U.S. created system” collapsing?  (More like: Will Iran or the Saudis have an ally?) The Obama EPA global warming solution will cost the poorest Americans heavily (Report). Pope Francis abandoned Christian Syrian refugees in … Continue reading

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