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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

The week’s selections: The economy: China’s fake numbers and the risk they pose … (Article) The economy: The U.S. shale oil companies are dead men walking? (Article) President Trump moves to block all Iranian oil exports (Report) (U.S. can decide … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Our reality’s gatherings: Science: New tech monitors people through walls (Report) (Soon, only government will have secrets) Mysterious sonic attacks continue to harm U.S. diplomats (Report) Egypt: A young Lebanese tourist sentenced to 8 years for complaining (Report) Turkey: Heads … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

How it was: Corruption: Can Ukraine win its war on corruption? (Article) (ts independence from Russia depends upon it) Education: A Georgia school will drug test students using hair samples? (Report) (Schools more like jails) Government: A former CIA boss … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Significant snippets re folk who did not get the distracting memo: The culture: Celebs, athletes, actors, pundits, politicians have millions of fake followers? (Report) (Well, we’ve evolved a fake culture, haven’t we?) Columnist suspended over fake followers (Report) Government: E-mail/texts … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Your lineup from the week: Earthquakes: Working their way up the west coast of the Americas (Report) California: Democrat legislators want half corporate Fed tax savings given to the state (Report) Turkey: Has sent tankss/troops into Kurdish Syria (Report) Tanks … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Scrapings from the week … Healthcare: A Bernie Sanders 1987 video saying that single payer healthcare would bankrupt the nation  (Report) (Now, he says it will save the nation) Politics: Are the two big parties obsolete? Article) The economy: Los … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Your sampling of what passes these days, for news. With an opinion of two … GOP emails are now being hacked. (So the Dems can’t claim Republicans were behind their hack?) Video: Less than 14% of the Trans Pacific Partnership … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Our weekly accumulation: Turkey jailed 62 students 14-17 yrs for treason after failed coup. Families excluded from prison. Amnesty International claims thousands of coup prisoners are severely mistreated. Turkey canceled 50,000 passports. Democratic Turkey’s demise: Kemal Ataturk’s dream collapses back … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE …(Policically Uncorrected)

A new week’s worth: Turkey’s coup attempt: A fabricated excuse for an Erdogan purge and clampdown? (Report) (Erdogan’s witch hunt begins. (Report) Erdogan has fired all college deans and suspended 21,000 private school teachers. 60,000 political opponents purged so far … Continue reading

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Today’s Politics Enlightened By P.T. Barnum

It appears that the Turks have now invaded Syria, adding themselves to Russians, Iranians, Lebanese (Hezbollah), Iraqis (ISIS) and various special forces incognito. The Turks are there to kill and cripple Kurds so far as possible. That is because Turks … Continue reading

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