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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: The Vatican: U.S. cardinal speaks out: The Pope and Curia have long known and covered up sex abuse now producing scandal (Report) (Hope he has excellent security ?) Robot-made burgers wow crowd in San Francisco (Report) (Robo-cocktails/coffee … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

The current collection: Irony: Chicago’s last Sears store closes, lost to Amazon (Report) (The retailer that made it via mail order, lost it to Amazon web order) The economy: “The biggest bubble in the history of mankind is going to … 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)

Medical practice became industrialized healthcare Not a newsy week, but reality proceeds into the new year … Science: The first report of an individual use of genetic modification tools to alter his own genes (Frankenstein redux?) Unintended consequences: Navigation apps … Continue reading

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Toto, Are Americans Still in Kansas?

We heard from the ‘news media’ a few days ago that the Russians were pulling out of Syria. More recently, we have heard of Russian air support forwarding the gains now being reaped by the Assad forces there. And simultaneously, … Continue reading

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A FEW, SIMPLE QUESTIONS

A frw simple questions occurred to us this morning, between awakening and arising: Whatever happened to the AIDS epidemic? Whatever happened to the Ebola threat? Whatever happened to the Russian invasion in Urraine? Whatever happened to al Qaeda (that toppled … Continue reading

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A Few Random Questions … (For those ready for reality)

We’ve listed a few random questions that occurred to us in idle moments today. We invite your thoughts, if any come to you … Whatever happened to Ebola? (We were all about to die and no cure has been announced … Continue reading

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G7: Are We All Greeks Yet? (Oh, and Ukraine)

For aficionados of irony, this weekend’s Bavarian (Lovely place!)  G7 Meeting of the Mighty is a prize. God (dead or otherwise) must be laughing His head off. The two primary participants, a Greek Prime Minister and a Russian President, aren’t … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene … (Politically Uncorrected)

Bits and pieces of the recent reality (and unreality) of human experience, arrayed for your information and analysis. A tapestry of current human affairs … The Khorosan Islamic terrorist group that President Obama felt a need to attack in Syria … Continue reading

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Russians, Moslem Murderers, Argentine Deadbeats and Chinese Dragons …

Three significant reports deserve attention today: Ukraine’s military has divided the forces of the wana-be Russians in East Ukraine and their (reportedly Russian) leaders are said to have fled. The American Left has turned on Israel and now supports Hamas. And Argentina … Continue reading

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