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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

 Gleanings of the week: Corruption: U.S. Navy probe expanded now includes over 60 admirals plus others (Report) The culture: White male students are called upon last in some classrooms (Report) (Hmnn … Isn’t that discrimination?) More corruption: An example from … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

A smaller helping caught our attention this week: The culture: At least 90 hospitalized, 50 charged  for underage drinking at rap fest. (Report) More culture: A group of teen boys cheered and laughed as a disabled man drowned in Florida. … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

This week’s accumulation: Afghanistan: The 4000 troop increase is resisted as too few?  (Article) (Shouldn’t the money be found before the troops? And why are U.S. troops there, anyway?) Washington wants chaos in the Middle East? (Article) Illinois: State in … Continue reading

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Syria:Russians Appear and Disappear …

While we are fixated by our ‘news’ media upon the awfulness of Trump, Russia’s President Putin is withdrawing the “main part” of his troops from Syria. Just as ‘peace talks’ are alleged to be underway. We suppose from that, that … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From a week burgeoning with news, help yourself: A man beset by bedbugs set his apartment on fire. (That should fix the bedbugs …) China is facing its version of the 1929 Great Depression. A never used, now demolished skyscraper … Continue reading

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Are the Arabs and Persians Really U.S. Bisomess?

President Obama’s Middle East policy is leaning toward Iran and away from Saudi Arabia. Some complain that he has vacillated and it is time for him to choose one or the other. We have our own opinion; perhaps you have … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Selected news, reports and opinion: Hot Money , some $670B annually, is estimated to escape government knowledge and taxes. 83% is attributed to inclusion in legitimate trade billing by overstating invoices for goods.  (Trade corruption.) Turkey has occupied Iraqi territory … Continue reading

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