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Gleanings From The Passing Scene … (Politically Uncorrected)

Here we are again, reviewing the more interesting or less advertised human follies of the week. All yours: For those who haven’t heard: The IRS made foreign tax havens an offer they couldn’t refuse. Either report annually to the IRS … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene … (Politically Uncorrected)

Another Saturn’s day, ending the old week and presenting our selected summary of cogent through ridiculous events and reports: The U.S. depends now upon China for nearly all of its antibiotics; India is thought to have too many safety issues. … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene … (Politically Uncorrected)

Here again, your Saturday Supply of Selections from the week now gone forever: First and most important is a little piece of financial news. We realize that you politely cough and look the other way as we predict Financial Doom … Continue reading

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Presidents G. Washington And B. Obama, A Missing Cherry Tree And America’s Wealth

Until we arrived at a university, the name of our first U.S. president coming up in a conversation almost universally served as the paradigm of personal honesty. We were nearly all brought up with the legend of George Washington chopping … Continue reading

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Channeling Jews, Chinese…And Americans Of Then And Now

Comparing results of various societies is as discouraged as it is interesting, one supposes, because so many who are influential are so heavily invested in their particular situation that they therefore, wish to avoid comparisons. If the Jews are generally … Continue reading

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The Pope Of All The Roman Catholics Has Spoken: Was Anybody Really Listening?

Pope Francis has preached a sermon to the world; whether any are listening, remains to be seen. To begin, the English title of his “Evangelii Gaudiam” is rendered: “The Joy of the Gospel” when “The Joy of Preaching the Gospel” … Continue reading

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Boys And Girls: “Vive Le Difference!”

Recent thoughts of the precarious social position of the white American male elicited wider explorations of American males and females in general, the reality as opposed to the politically ‘correct’ conceptions. The reality is what we must live with, after … Continue reading

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Today’s Reality In Three Acts…

Three news reports seem to delineate today to perfection: The Swiss gather in their city centers and vote on current policy all during every year. A Swiss may propose a law; if 100,000 others buy in, that will be voted … Continue reading

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Does The Lone Senator From Texas Have Enough Silver Bullets? (His Faithful GOP Companions Want To Kill Him)

Senator Ted Cruz was sent to Congress from Texas, a place with a history of larger-than-life characters in boots and Stetsons. Senator Cruz is Texan brash, not deferential with his elders and betters from the American GOP Northeast where, unlike … Continue reading

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What is art? Asking that is among the easier ways for starting an argument. Asking the Oxford Dictionaries gets you: 1the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, … Continue reading

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