GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING WEEK … (Politically Uncorrected)


From the week:

Canada: Prime Minister freezes handgun sales (Report)

Energy: World’s largest steelmaker closing plants under rising costs (Report)

California: Wildfires cancel two decades of emissions reductions (Article)

The U.S. Economy: The impact of the C)V(D lockdowns and subsequent policies (Article)

U.S. education: School pandemic policy lowered math and reading test scores (Report)

Finance: There is too much debt, so they have to inflate it away: They will (Article/li nk)

Russia: Whom do you trust? (Article)

Population control: U.S. 1969 memo lists proposals now accomplished (Report)

Energy: Heating oil now rationed in New York, New England (Report)

Science: Vocal communication found in unexpected species (Report)

Climate: U.S. drought becoming historic in scope (Report)

U.S. Dollar: Will crash as the sucker’s rally ends (Report) (Recommended)

COVID Vaccination Mandate: New York court vacates NYC mandate; orders reinstatement with back pay (Report)

Censorship: States…

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The Consortium Imposing the Growing Censorship Regime — and Our New Live, Prime-Time Rumble Program, by Glenn Greenwald — STRAIGHT LINE LOGIC

Despite the occasional setback or two, the drive for censorship continues unabated. From Glenn Greenwald at We are launching a new live, one-hour, prime-time news broadcast. Armed with cable-sized budgets, it will be part of a network that Russell Brand has already debuted.   Clockwise from top left: UAE Minister of Industry and Advanced […]

The Consortium Imposing the Growing Censorship Regime — and Our New Live, Prime-Time Rumble Program, by Glenn Greenwald — STRAIGHT LINE LOGIC

Australian Bank Begins Linking Customer Transactions to Carbon Footprint

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In another foretaste of potential future ‘carbon allowance’ limits, a major bank in Australia has introduced a new feature that links purchases to a customer’s carbon footprint and warns them when they are going over the average.

Australia’s Commonwealth Bank (CBA) has partnered with Cogo, a “carbon management solutions” company, to launch the new feature, which is part of CBA’s online banking platform.

The bank gives the customer the option to “pay a fee” to offset their carbon footprint, with the average listed as 1,280 kilograms, a long way from the ‘sustainable’ figure of 200 kilograms.


A person’s carbon footprint is calculated and then an ‘equivalent’ metric is show to make the customer feel guilty about it, such as “8 trees being cut”.

“By combining our rich customer data and CoGo’s industry-leading capability in measuring carbon outputs, we will be able to…

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This is so comforting — Law of Markets

In Australia the government is forcing people to get a vaccine that they now know might kill them, but they are at least willing to make it up to you buy paying for some of your funeral costs. Evil. — David Giglio (@DavidGiglioCA) October 14, 2022 Don’t believe it? See Deceased COVID-19 vaccine […]

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