Tag Archives: Regulation

Democracy, Government, Food and a Wine Theory …

 Chipotle restaurants sickened a number of people, giving them e.coli infections or more colloquially, food poisoning. The delighted media provided exemplary reports, assuring that the literate world knew of this. Never mind that this occurs regularly everywhere that there are restaurants. … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Our current gatherings of news and nuts: A woman beat a DUI rap by claiming that her body produces alcohol. A Federal Regulation record was set in 2015. (Gonna have to ask to blow our noses?) Judeo-Christianity vs. Islam: A … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE …(Politically Uncorrected)

Your news report leftovers: The U.S  Food and Drug Administration is taking on regulation of produce farming. $109 million will be spent in the first year. Veggie farmers will now have Federal regulations and inspectors to obey. (And veggies will … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Your Saturday serving of news nuggets: Science marched this week: Heart muscle self-repair was triggered using stem cells and Colorectal cancer cells were transformed back into normal cells by adjusting a single gene. However, Pope Francis issued “Laudato Si,” an … Continue reading

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A Day In The (Declining) Life Of An American Newspaper …

Print news is today, evolved into an oxymoron. Television, radio and the Internet have pushed aside newspapers, handicapped by their slooow deadlines; their news is obsolete on arrival. Advertisers once the newspaper mainstay have long deserted for more immediate media … Continue reading

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Politicians and Government Uber Alles …Will the Public Be Taken for a Ride?

Today’s ‘ride sharing’ business seems to us, instructive. Uber, Lyft and other such businesses are regularly in current headlines; few seem to notice. They are perfect illustrations of the old saw: “The more we change, the more we remain the … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene … (Politically Uncorrected)

A Saturday foothold upon a new year, with fewer instances of human foolishness perhaps, but more of human folly … New York Times  credits big government spending for US prosperity …  and Love is Hate and War is Peace and … Continue reading

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