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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Seven days of data, some of it news: The incestuous nature of U.S. politics peeps through some cracks? (Report) The United Nations added Saudi Arabia to its Commission on Womens’ Rights? (Report) (Sorry, couldn’t find a laugh track …) Will … Continue reading

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A Potemkin Economy, Constructed By Corrupt Politicians? Or Is That Too Hard On Those Promising Our Welfare?

Total U.S. debt averages $828,000 per family. The percentage of working Americans has fallen back to late 1070’s levels (When there were still some housewives). The average student borrower owed $35,000 after graduation with a bachelor’s degree. The average U.S. … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Collected for you since last week: California police are arresting some 20% fewer drug criminals and more for violent crimes? (Report) (Sounds good to us …) The culture: New security at Disney’s Magic Kingdom (Report) Trump follows Obama absolving the … Continue reading

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A Trumped-Up Presidency?

Washington D.C. has come from a national side show to be America’s preeminent theater, albeit the silliness of its productions has grown as well. President Calvin Coolidge said the chief business of the American people was business; today’s politicians and … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Your selected helping of planetary events, reports and nonsense: Senate approvals of Trump appointments are lagging under GOP leadership? (Report) (Yup) High tech (relatively) hiding in ancient Egypt (Report) (Stone working we can’t match today …) Science: Reflecting the ongoing … Continue reading

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CNN Makes Itself A Target

We enjoyed the irony in seeing cable TV “news” source CNN expelled from socialist Venezuela and condemned by President Trump at essentially the same time. In the first instance, the crime was providing truth that contradicted government propaganda; for the … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Our weekly accumulation of known nonsense, fanciful facts and sucking reality … President Obama banned all Iraqi immigrants for 6 months back in 2011; the Left was silent. Moslem countries often ban all travel into or through them by anyone … Continue reading

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