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THE BRIEF, BRIGHT LIFE OF THE GLOBAL INTERNET

U.S. President John Kennedy was shot dead; President Ronald Reagan was shot. President Trump, given his enemies, is leading a charmed life. But all three faced better odds than does today’s global internet. That magnificent, productive creation of human intelligence … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Disgorged from the week: Science: Type 2 diabetes is found to be reversible (Report) U.S. bridges/Roads are deteriorating, maintenance inadequate (Report) President Trump: A rather different take on America’s chief executive (Article) The economy: Millennials earn 20% less than baby … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week that was: The internet: Censorship spreads from New Zealand (Report) Immigration: Black Vests seize Paris Air Terminal; “France does not belong to the French!” (Article) Education: New SAT criteria can provide backdoor racial quotas? (Article) More education: … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Help yourself: New York City will charge drivers to enter Manhattan; trucks pay more (Report) War on the internet: Australian net site providers will face jail if they allow terror vids? (Report) Oil geopolitics: A new shape for the Middle … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE …(Politically Uncorrected)

Our current crop: Social Security: Democrats propose to raise benefits and taxes to fix deficits (Report) The culture: Boy Scouts inaugurate first all-girls troop (Report) (Whom the gods would destroy …) New Jersey wants to tax property that delivers rain … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: California: The state setting poverty records? (Article) Losing the war on cash: Swedish central bank U-turns on cashless society (Article) The internet: Concern over advancing political censorship (Article) Science: smoking pot hooks women faster than men? (Report) … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Everything from the week that we could stand, and more: The economy: They danced and jumped to celebrate; the floor gave way (Report) (Foolish college kids) Corruption: Trump’s ethanol boondoggle exposed? (Article) The internet: Censorship progressing details (Article) More internet … Continue reading

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