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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Your news snacks for the past week; select as pleases you: The Obama Administration ordered that goods originating in Gaza or the West Bank cannot be labeled as made in Israel. (We say nothing made in Washington D.C. should be … Continue reading

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The Struggle Over Control Of America’s Police …

American police answer to local officials for the same reasons that sovereignty was rooted in the states or the people. Central governments have never felt powerful enough on the other hand, without control of the police. Armed enforcers beyond their … Continue reading

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GLEANING FROM THE PASSING SCENE… (Politically Uncorrected)

Saturday’s collection of bits that somehow, struck our attention: Renters: 25% use half their pay for housing costs. (Saps think they’re entitled to a whole apartment for a single family?) New Construction spending decline befuddles economists. We guess that economists … Continue reading

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Will The Coming Riotous Black Summer Be Farce, Or Tragedy?

Some four years ago, economic inequality was the cause du jour and “Occupy Wall Street” was the name of the organized protests and quasi-riots used to pursue its agenda. Mostly young, mostly white and mostly unemployed ‘protesters’ marched, yelled and … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene … (Politically Uncorrected)

Your significant Saturday selections: Local Police   are receiving more military gear from the Feds  since the  Ferguson riots. We’re not sure exactly why as we hear a rumor that the Justice Department  flooded Ferguson with agents to assure that the … Continue reading

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New York City’s Two Dead Cops and Dissed Mayor Are A Distraction …

U.S. TV journalists obsession of the moment appears to be the murder of two cops in New York City. American journalists often seem to think that New York and Washington, D.C. together comprise the world. Never mind London, Paris, Berlin, … Continue reading

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U.S. Government Today: Two Vignettes From Real Life …

A charming grandmother of our acquaintance needed, she informed us, to renew her drivers’ license. Her time allotted for that was to expire at the end of this month. So she drove across the city to the nearest Motor Vehicle … Continue reading

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