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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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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Odds, ends and trivia: The internet: Now it is a federal crime to own, operate or manage a website with intent to promote prostitution (Video) (Government reaching for control of the web?) Technology: Traffic cameras give speeding tickets to parked … Continue reading

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Government, Figure Skating and the Internet (Any Bets?)

In the United States, the sport of figure skating is governed by elected politicians much like the Federal government, except that they are unpaid volunteers. Well, they receive trips to the world’s resorts at no cost to themselves, but no … Continue reading

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The Political Inconvenience of Lone Wolf Terrorists …

One man’s Islamic terrorist is another man’s case of workplace violence these days or someone else’s unhinged nutjob. Unfortunately, such ambivalence dilutes our attempts to protect ourselves. Presently, we have organized and funded massive government resources against Islamic violence while … Continue reading

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