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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

A seven day sampling: Yellowstone supervolcano: Steamboat geyser returns to activity; quiet since 2014 (Report)  Corruption is sinking the U.S. Navy’s new line of carriers? (Article) (Post Christian progress?)  China will bar people with low social credit scores from planes/trains? … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

 Gleanings of the week: Corruption: U.S. Navy probe expanded now includes over 60 admirals plus others (Report) The culture: White male students are called upon last in some classrooms (Report) (Hmnn … Isn’t that discrimination?) More corruption: An example from … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Our slice from the ending week: Reality arriving: Apparently using drones for assassinations isn’t limited to the U.S. government – who knew? (Report) The economy: Honesty on our economy by the same little boy who couldn’t see the emperor’s new … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

The economy: McDonald’s has automated, serve yourself burgers are rolling out (Report) Science: Quantum entanglement has been demonstrated between a satellite and two ground stations. (Report) (A big advance for those interested in particle physics/future computing and writing sci fi) … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Here are the items that floated to the top this week: Dead people redeemed over $2B in food stamp benefits, the Inspector General reported. (We knew dead people voted; do they eat food too?) California’s Governor Brown wants a 42% … Continue reading

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Tax Talk Seems Pretty Funny … Until You See: It Was Your Money!

At this time each year, our mediafolk rediscover (for a few days) Federal taxes, maybe because, given their salaries, they pay noticeable amounts of income taxes; those are the taxes that usually draw media attention. But they are not the … Continue reading

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The Next Big Investment Opportunity? Legalized Drugs!

From 1920 until 1933, alcoholic beverages were outlawed in the United States during what was then called: “Prohibition” and would today be called the: “War on Booze.” Those thirteen years created, since no one stopped drinking, an illegal industry plus … Continue reading

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Who Really Owns ‘Private Property’ In The U.S?

Both owners and renters of real estate directly or indirectly pay property taxes to support government. If the tax isn’t paid, the government takes the property. Thus the reality of American ‘private property’ is that yours is rented from the … Continue reading

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Gleanings from the Passing Scene…(Politically Uncorrected)

Our passing scene has seemed rich with events that could have occurred on no other planet; we spread this sampling before you for you, not we, to evaluate though our feelings may leak through here and there. Please enjoy! We’re … Continue reading

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Will Wal-Mart Workers Walk Tomorrow? (If They Do, Then What?)

The stillborn Fast Food Strike now receding, union-less (and cheap) Wal-Mart is to be attacked tomorrow, September 5th with union-organized employee walkouts in 15 big cities, primarily bastions of Democrat government. The recent smug self-satisfaction of America’s big private-sector unions … Continue reading

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