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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorredted)

The week’s selections: California: Crowd funded, history’s most expensive poorhouse on 300 acres? (Report) (Where else?) The economy: “… very troubling; most Americans lack savings” (Article) (Who saves at zero interest with QE rampant?)  Energy: Another view of the U.S./Russia … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Current offering: Germany hate speech censorship (Report) (Who decides?) Corruption: California to borrow/spend $3.2B for another high speed train to nowhere (Article) Turkey: Sweeping Kurds out of bordering Syria (Article) (Dead or alive irrelevant …) The economy: A declining middle … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Here it is; take it: Demographic doom? The number of children per U.S. household is collapsing (Article) Bearded men carry more germs than dogs? (Report) Cell phones tracking by Google provides a new dragnet for police (Report) The economy: Population … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Our current list: Venezuela: A sidelight on an oil producer’s economic collapse (Article) The internet: More households now subscribe to streaming services than to cable TV (Article) The war on cash: Sweden forces banks to handle cash (Report) The climate: … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

The fallout from the week: The internet: Google, Apple agreed with Russia, China and Saudi Arabia to provide censorship (Report) (Don’t they already in the U.S.?) More internet: “Impartial” fact checkers reveal anti-Trump bias (Article) (Who’s impartial these days?) The … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Summing up the week: The internet: California is clamping down on users of people’s data (Report) (Privacy law; an ongoing battle) Science: New technique may extend motherhood for female cancer patients (Report) The internet: Apple joined Facebook; it will decide … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Your sampling: Government: Australia has mandated reporting of child abuse heard by Catholic priests in confession; the church has said it cannot comply –  now, what? (Report) Israel: Previously ignored fire balloons launched from Gaza become news as Israel targets … Continue reading

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