Tag Archives: Religion

THE EVICTION OF MIDDLE CLASS AMERICA

The U.S. middle class continues to shrink as the median household income declines, a process analyzed by the Pew Research Center for those who are pleased by numbers. Twenty first century America seems destined to be not only post-Christian and … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Your weekly sampler: Iraq: Is the “U.S. created system” collapsing?  (More like: Will Iran or the Saudis have an ally?) The Obama EPA global warming solution will cost the poorest Americans heavily (Report). Pope Francis abandoned Christian Syrian refugees in … Continue reading

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Presidents, Pinocchios And Boy Scouts …

“Honest politician” these days serves to illustrate the meaning of “oxynoron.”  Recalling that the ancient Greek Diogenes was said to carry a lantern around to aid his search for an honest man, we suppose that condition will not surprise. Noting … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Another Saturday, another selection of News and Views: Chicago: A person shot every 3 hours; one murdered every 17 hours? (Does the report surprise?) 2,689 were shot there since January. (Feeling safe in Gun Control Central) International freight rates just … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

As we’ve somehow survived another week, here are our collected reports: ‘Immigrants’ now  account for 43% of New York City workers? (Is the US repeating Esau’s bargain?) In Venezuela, a large order of McDonald’s fries costs $126. (But it’s a … Continue reading

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The Telltale Evolution of an American Holiday … (The Politics of Halloween)

Halloween annoys the Left with its religious origin and it is doubly annoying since it is so pleasing to so many children. Candy makers however, are ecstatic about it. And churchmen whose ancestors provided it, now just shake their heads … Continue reading

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In Government (Not God) We Trust Now … Why?

From the beginning, Americans were taught to trust God and to be suspicious of government; now Americans are taught to trust government and to be suspicious of God. Most remarkably, this very fundamental reversal seems to raise little concern for … Continue reading

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Wealth Redistribution: The Wages Of Corruption Is Poverty

Confronted by ISIS, an amateur assemblage of semi-trained youngsters riding pickup trucks, the Iraqi Army collectively dropped its tanks, planes and artillery and ran away. That may be a bit hyperbolic, but it conveys the situation. What remains, is why? … Continue reading

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The Frustrating Owner’s Manual For The Human Species, Believe It Or Not …

The Judeo-Christian Bible is among the oldest human documents of significant length and is still in publication. Offhand, that seems unique enough in itself. But there is more; the Bible is a sort of instruction manual for the keeping of … Continue reading

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Fanatic Islam, Threatened Dictators, Declining Hegemons: Reality Surpasses Fiction!

From the endless indignation of our newsies, we are supposed to be chagrined at the absence of our mighty from the French street circus over the Jihadist attack on a French magazine. That absence is important! Crucial, even. Intolerable for … Continue reading

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