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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: Government: Costly new F – 35 aircraft looking like an Air Force boondoggle? (Report) More Government: House bill will criminalize whistleblowers of U.S. intelligence misdeeds (Article) The economy: Global endgame looms as soaring debt smashes into shrinking … Continue reading

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BITCOIN AND THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES

Bitcoin is a monetary version of that fabled little boy who advertised the Emperor’s nakedness. Noting that we have never again heard of that little boy, we expect the same fate for Bitcoin; governors seldom appreciate exposure. Historically, governments have … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING WEEK …(Politically Uncorrected)

Your bits and pieces of reality accumulated from the week: Florida middle schoolers  red peppered their teacher’s soda. (Will it be arsenic by high school?) President Obama is dumping President Reagan’s restrictions on government snooping. (It’s different now, isn’t it?) … Continue reading

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Romans, History, Money, Electrons and Eggnog …

The Roman Empire imploded into the Catholic Church, which, modified by the Renaissance and the Reformation, led us to what became Western Technical Civilization. (The envy of the rest of the world.) Yeah. But like the Israelites while Moses was … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene … (Politically Uncorrected)

Your Saturday selection, laid out helpless before your eyes: Housing First: A praised program that provides permanent housing, healthcare, etc for the homeless. Wasn’t that what the old, abandoned for excessive cost, poorhouses did? Will this catch on? Will we … Continue reading

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Dopey Delusions About Drug-Free Jocks

Major League Baseball has listed more players under drug investigation, shortly after suspending Ryan Braun for the rest of the season. Record winning cyclist Lance Armstrong was hounded and brought down for drugging via coerced testimony without ever failed drug … Continue reading

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An Old Road We’ve Been Down Before (And Just Don’t Want To Remember…)

“Money” is an article…a short article at that, which  lays out the facts. Facts in fact, free of politicians’ baloney. It’s worth a read. If you can’t be bothered, (It IS your money going down the drain) here’s the short … Continue reading

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