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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

The culture: Four strippers killed the man who helped them replace a failed tire. (Report) Iran: The E.U. spoke in support of newly reelected President Rouhani, who dissed Trump. (Report) Voting: California has 11 counties with significantly more registered voters … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

A large helping from a busy week: The corruption: Why are some Congressfolk resolutely defending IT techie villains who have fled the country to escape justice? (Article) (Conspiracy or corruption? You decide) Fox News will fire Hannity next week? (Report) … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Another week’s worth: Trump’s “Tax Reform” per David Stockman (President Reagan’s budget boss): “Trump is a kid in a candy store who wants one of everything … without paying for any of it.” The current spending bill in Congress demonstrates … Continue reading

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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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