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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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The Politics of Mince Pie and Fruitcake …

A decade or two ago, the self-appointed cognoscenti now disposing of Christmas, trumpeted in chorus that the seasonal delights mince pie and fruitcake were but low class indicators of a lack of taste, never mind that they are delicious and … Continue reading

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Democracy, Government, Food and a Wine Theory …

 Chipotle restaurants sickened a number of people, giving them e.coli infections or more colloquially, food poisoning. The delighted media provided exemplary reports, assuring that the literate world knew of this. Never mind that this occurs regularly everywhere that there are restaurants. … Continue reading

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Congress Faces “Frankenfoods” Fight … Or Does It?

Food fights in the elementary school cafeteria repelled us; those since, including the one going on in the U.S. Congress just now, have done the same. A bill in Congress addresses GMO (Genetically Manipulated) food products to the satisfaction of … Continue reading

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Tempting, Home-Delivered Meals For Working Families That Can’t Afford Restaurants

Our brother in law is a noted designer of kitchens. Not yours or mine, but kitchens that house chefs in hotels, restaurants, hospitals, etc. Recently holding forth on this, he educated us more than he knew. Government is now our … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene … (Politically Uncorrected)

Our regular Saturday Selection, bits seeming significant, serious or silly but somehow given underwhelming news notice by the Mighty Media. All yours, as evidently, few others want them … Europe, in  ongoing  “Free Trade”  negotiations, is resisting imports of ‘chlorine … Continue reading

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Politics Spoils Pie …

Our American Thanksgiving celebration is very American indeed. Full of (mostly mythical) references to our country’s origins, it brings back early Americana and reinforces traditions. Sport of. A lot of those traditions have disappeared over the years, but the Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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