Tag Archives: Foreign Policy

WHAT WE DON’T GET ABOUT NORTH KOREA

North Korea is a bratty 12  Year old boy allowed by anti-social parents to play with guns because they like to scare the neighbors. The regime starves its people at gunpoint and is increasingly unsustainable in an age of satellite … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

A very large serving of human affairs and whatever…. Switzerland : Voters resoundingly rejected a free, unearned monthly basic income for everyone. (But the idea is still pending in Canada, the Netherlands,, Finland and other places.) Revolutionary new lens tech … 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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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

The latest resume’ of the human condition: The Culture: Marauding parents s in an Easter Egg hunt rampage: Out-of-control adults pushed children to the ground, stole their buckets and left one four-year-old ‘bloody’ at a chaotic free event. Syrian rebels … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Your weekly list of inanity, insanity, cupidity and stupidity but little lucidity: Sweden has begun a five year countdown to its elimination of cash. (The first lemming off the cliff?) Noting how TV commercials have lengthened and multiplied over the … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

The latest newslines, laughs and lunacy: Brazil is joining the recession. (First, you join; later, you admit it.) Why are 20-somethings retiring?  (Your call; the politicians don’t want to know.) The Periodic Table of elements is finally filled with the … Continue reading

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Canada and the U.S. Encourage Economic Growth by Limiting Oil … (While the Saudis Drown Us in it.)

Arctic oil leases are being suspended by the Interior Department. President Obama has killed the Keystone XL Canadian oil pipeline. U.S. law forbids exporting U.S. produced oil. It cannot even be shipped around the U.S. to any extent but in … Continue reading

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