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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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