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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From this week: The environment: Corn ethanol (gasoline additive) production harms the environment it’s supposed to help? (Report) Corruption: More government snooping into private financial records (Report) More corruption: Is the Vatican attacking the Italian government to head off corruption … 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)

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)

Another week’s worth: The internet is increasingly charging patrons for “news” (Report) (Which now is often propaganda) The U.S. two party system will become multi-party? (Article)  (Or maybe more clearly single party?) The culture: A biological boy again won a … 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)

The weeks’ production: The culture: Olympic figure skating announcers Lipinski and Weir look like they are announcing the Hunger Games? (Report) (The end of many things is in sight; perhaps our costly modern Olympics is one) Immigration: Brazil and Columbia … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Scraped from another week: The climate: Researching the literature shows much more controversy than admitted (Report) Las Vegas Mass Shooter had accomplices and a detailed plan? (Report) (He injured over 800 and it’s still under wraps) Government: FBI agents pursuing … Continue reading

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