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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Our scrapings off the week’s accumulations of human (and subhuman) occurrences. President Obama wants electronic communication open to government inspection. (He can have secres, but we can’t?) Brazil: Anti-government protesters pouring into major cities are a threat to government. (Is … 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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How Is It That Our ‘Recovery’ Is Accompanied By Declining Household Income?

“God is not mocked” comes to us down the ages; if you are a fashionable atheist, you may prefer: “Reality sucks!” No matter, the result in real life is the same. We read that  US computers are replacing increasing numbers of workers … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene…(Politically Uncorrected)

Another week has escaped us, with its follies and foibles; some are here for your pleasure: This weekend is the end of Federal long-term additions to state’s unemployment benefits for some 1.3 M people who have been without work for … Continue reading

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You Can’t Make A Silk Purse Out Of A Sow’s Ear… Can Congress And The President?

The Swedes have now re-elected the conservatives whom they voted in to replace big-spending Lefties in 2006. And after the conservatives cut social spending, too. Norway has now replaced its spenders, too. So has Australia. And Germany just reelected Angela Merkel Chancellor, … Continue reading

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When You Wish Upon A Fed…

Our economy is recovering, right? The stock market has risen, real estate prices likewise and the government says things are improving. Thank Obama! Of course, the numbers of people employed haven’t changed much and folks are still facing layoffs. New … Continue reading

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Test Question (Pick One): We are in RECOVERY or in RECESSION or in DEPRESSION

Beauty, they say, is in the eye of the beholder. Do you know whether we are in recovery (Dems) or stuck in recession (GOP)? The White House clearly states that things are getting better; we’re in recovery. Of course, they’ve been … Continue reading

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