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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Collected for you since last week: California police are arresting some 20% fewer drug criminals and more for violent crimes? (Report) (Sounds good to us …) The culture: New security at Disney’s Magic Kingdom (Report) Trump follows Obama absolving the … Continue reading

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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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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Here’s the week that was, believe or not as you prefer: The U.S. Navy’s new, high tech destroyer requires unaffordable ammo for its guns?   Now that the ship is built, turns out ammo costs $800,000 per shot. (Report)  (And government … Continue reading

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Just Because It’s Trump – Doesn’t Mean It Ain’t Snake Oil …

Political lefties solve problems by spending taxpayers’ money, hence the term: “tax and spend Democrats.” The Left has been reinforced in this by J.M. Keynes economic refutation of Adam Smith, providing us with “Keynesian economics” as the blessing of government … 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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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Our news collection sits below. We noted while collecting that government security agencies and the media tend to see the Tea Party and such folk as “right wing extremists” who are security threats while active rioters destroying property and bating … 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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