Tag Archives: Middle East

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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Mass Migrations, Politicians, Hypocrisy and Hard Choices

Do you believe that your President and Congressfolk are honest with you? Obamacare provides better care cheaper and you could keep your doctor, right? We blundered into Fox News and regretted it. It was a propaganda piece full of deceit … Continue reading

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Putin + Obama = Syria + Iran?

Russia’s President met America’s President in New York, following which h the Russian upped his Syrian adventure and began bombing the non-ISIS rebels that the U.S. has been supporting. Nary a peep from Washington. What does this tell us, given … Continue reading

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