Tag Archives: Surveillance

GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Another weekend collection for you; we hope you find it worthy: Mystery flights circling US cities low and late at night seem to be FBI activity but the agency won’t comment. (None of our damn business!) Spider silk can now … Continue reading

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A New Way To Know Too Much?

At a very young age, we were taught: “If something seems too good to be true, it probably is.” Nothing in all the years since has modified that teaching. So when we heard that we could visit a new website … Continue reading

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Who Will Watch The Watchers?

The old Romans wrote the book ahead of us on a lot of subjects; their famous: “Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?” that, translated from their Latin, provided the title of this piece being a case in point.  The recent (and short-lived) … Continue reading

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You’re On Candid Camera!

First, the newsfolk protected public personalities from private scandals; everybody knew of President Kennedy’s Great Lover tendencies but such weren’t news until Bill Clinton came along. Then we had the Era of Scandal as the private peccadillos of the powerful … Continue reading

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