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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Our pickings: Government: Vermont and New Jersey will now force all residents to buy health insurance (Report) (And California is imposing water rationing as of 2020) More government: In Newark, police cameras and the internet watch you (Report) Still more … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

The current week’s worth: Iraq: Facing ISIL’s mini drones in battle (Article) Politics: L.A.’s mayor plans homeless project to carry him to the White House (Report) (Spending the taxpayers’ money for an escape East?) The culture: Bloomberg warns of endless … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Another week’s worth: Deep Sea Mining: The World’s first such venture is about to begin operations, subject to hope, fear and the usual suspects in opposition. (Article) (If it flies, look for an international mineral feeding frenzy?) Reality Health Care: … Continue reading

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Simple QuestionsWe Can’t Answer(Only Guess …)

A short list of question that we aren’t smart enough to answer without the help of our smarter and wiser political leaders: Now that sex is entirely a private decision and jobs are needed, why is prostitution still illegal? Now … Continue reading

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They Want To Distract Us With ISIS Again?

Islamic State (ISIS) has taken Ramadi, the primary city in Iraq’a prov9ince of Anbar. Some of the propagandists will promote this as evidence that ISIS is a world threat in need of U.S. military response to stave off an ISIS … Continue reading

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Obama Was Against Bush’s Wars … Until He Was For Them?

More troops we are told, will stay in Afghanistan . We are afraid that we understand why. A news story today said that the United States will give Pakistan over a billion dollars in aid next year. Pakistan created and housed … Continue reading

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Iraq Over High Heat, Approaches A Rolling Boil …

Iraq has never been a country on its own and has only acted as one since WWI when it was patched together by the British to deprive Turkey of oil fields. Saddam Hussein and his minority Sunni Moslems fell; the … Continue reading

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