Tag Archives: Europe

GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Here are the items that floated to the top this week: Dead people redeemed over $2B in food stamp benefits, the Inspector General reported. (We knew dead people voted; do they eat food too?) California’s Governor Brown wants a 42% … Continue reading

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Gleanins From The Passing Scene … (Politically Uncorrected)

This weeks’ work: Reality sucks?  Trump facts from the past … Russia’s national legislative election is looking rocky. The pro-Putin party ‘s prospects seem bright. (Too bright?) The European Union: Why the center cannot hold and fracture will proceed. (Article) … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE …(Politically Uncorrected)

Our weekly accumulation of sensed, dissents and nonsensical news nuggets: The Eurozone’s failing “Spend Yourself Rich” policy fix: More of the same … (Well, you put politicians and bankers in charge of the money, right?) Oil countries’ Doha meeting ended … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene … (Politically Uncorrected)

Our current gatherings, displayed for our edification, amusement, amazement or whatever: China: Unemployment settling in as layoffs proliferate. Jordan’s U.S. funded border wall will exclude unwanted migrants and terrorists.  (U.S. taxpayers protect Jordan’s border but not their own?) European Union: … Continue reading

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Government Improves A Free Market, Right?

Europe is adapting to negative interest rates, per Bloomberg. (Instead of collecting interest from banks, you pay them to hold your money … Government is SO much better than a free market!) Under a free market, banks must rent your … Continue reading

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San Bernardino Shooting: Part Two

It was not so long ago that a ‘mass shooting’ in San Bernardino would have traveled little farther than nearby Los Angels. Angelenos would have dismissed it with thoughts of San Berdoo rednecks and gone on to other news. Time … Continue reading

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Some Simple Facts aAnd Opinions Of Europe’s Latest Mas Migration

First, Europe was initially populated by migrants from Africa, near as we can tell. In more recent history, you may read of four previous migrations with a comparison to the present here. And The refugee crisis  strains Europe and the world. … Continue reading

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How Many ‘Guests” Does It Require To Become ‘Invaders?’

A high E.U. official is said to worry over the Union’s stability under the influx of of aliens pouring into Europe. That is only sensible; the E.U. like the U.S. is split between those whose agenda is served by welcome … Continue reading

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Refugees and Invaders Can Be Hard to Tell Apart …

Massive numbers of mostly Moslem refugees are flooding Europe in an attempt to escape the fact that they cannot live in peace in their homelands. Small, relatively poor Hungary has imprisoned arriving refugees in their trains the last couple of … Continue reading

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Islamic Jihad In Unexpected Places … (The Internet Isn’t Free)

The young American/Kuwaiti who shot 4 marines dead recently is occupying a lot of TV and news space. It helps distract from Iran nuclear deals and the dying E.U. financial system, we suppose. Those are important to the world and … Continue reading

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