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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: Are the Republicans a wasted vote? (Article) (How many are giving up on both parties?) Can a president without a party govern? (Article) (Or how much do the voters really matter now?) Food: Why U.S. “frankenchickens” have … Continue reading

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TV News: CNN’s Reality (Such As It Is)

We note, with appropriate emotions: CNN cable news was expelled by Venezuela’s socialist government, for revealing uncomfortable facts to the Venezuelan people.And CNN cable news was excoriated by President Trump for publishing “fake news.” We are bemused by the incontrovertible … Continue reading

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Reality per: The Government, The News and in Real Life …

We noticed tonight that the US government thinks that ISIS downed the Russian flight with a smuggled bomb on board. We notice too that the downed Malaysian flight over Ukraine has been left in the fog, mostly. The investigators reportedly … Continue reading

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The U.S. Has No Censorship! (So Why Don’t We Hear What’s Gong On?)

A brief review of today’s media: Print newspapers and TV and cable news. That which is not news is available (with research) mostly from the Internet. We note that the Internet is now coming under U.S. Federal regulation from the … Continue reading

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Once, There Was A Thing Called: NEWS … (Now, We Must Manage With Opinions)

We point out from time to time, that we don’t know much. Also that we aren’t thereby precluded from holding opinions. That seems to us to require a certain arrogance so we leave room for any other opinions readers might … Continue reading

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ISIS Shakes The World! (Russia, China And The Oily Arabs, Not So Much … Yet)

News we receive seems fixed upon ISIS to the exclusion of much else, now that Ebola has evidently been fought to a standstill. We hear little of Russia’s de facto invasion of Ukrarine and essentially nothing of China’s current invasion … Continue reading

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The President, Congress, MSNBC To Fox News: Is Anybody Listening Any More?

We are no particular fans of our President but neither do we wish to ape his shtick, telling folk that they can keep their doctors knowing that is not so. Thus, if we are unimpressed with the Prez, no more … Continue reading

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