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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE …(Politically Uncorrected)

The current week’s worth: California: A lament, circa The Beach Boys … for the highest poverty rate in the U.S. (Article) (How much of the Golden State is just iron pyrites these days?) More California: A new law diverts legal … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE …(Politically Uncorrected)

Scenes from the week’s human comedy: Government: TSA is tracking regular travelers like terrorists in secret surveillance program? (Report) Corruption: Mideast terrorists using U.S. supplied arms? (Article) The economy: Brits are living beyond their means on borrowed money? (Article) (Who … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Bits of current reality, as we see ti: Sweden: Citizens now question the welfare state? (Report) Iraq: Update (Article) Science: Mass data studies often prove wring, study finds … (Report) Dog trapped in hot car honked horn for help? (Report) … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Significant snippets re folk who did not get the distracting memo: The culture: Celebs, athletes, actors, pundits, politicians have millions of fake followers? (Report) (Well, we’ve evolved a fake culture, haven’t we?) Columnist suspended over fake followers (Report) Government: E-mail/texts … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Medical practice became industrialized healthcare Not a newsy week, but reality proceeds into the new year … Science: The first report of an individual use of genetic modification tools to alter his own genes (Frankenstein redux?) Unintended consequences: Navigation apps … Continue reading

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Will Syria Pit he New Allies Against the New Axis?

Syria is in the news, sort of. The presence of ISIS is prominent; the realities, less so. This is how it appears to us; you need not agree. Disagreements welcome, in fact. A nasty dictator Bashar Assad, is fighting a civil … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

News, opinions and reports swept up and disgorged for you: A cheating culture is replacing Christianity in the West.  (Yeah … and can you find any corrupt society that has escaped poverty?) The Washington Ponzi Machine explained (Why some folks … Continue reading

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