Tuesday, January 16, 2018

PLATT - MISC News



SPECIAL
How Conservatives Are Being Destroyed by Facebook, Twitter and Google Without Even Realizing It
https://townhall.com/columnists/johnhawkins/2018/01/13/how-conservatives-are-being-destroyed-by-facebook-twitter-and-google-without-even-realizing-it-n2433962?utm_source=thdailypm&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl_pm&newsletterad=

Black Protest Has Lost Its Power
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/black-protest-has-lost-its-power-1515800438-lMyQjAxMTE4NjEyNTExNzU5Wj/

Condoleezza Rice urges caution on #MeToo movement: ‘Let’s not turn women into snowflakes’
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=37201?omhide=true

GENERAL INTEREST
One Of The Biggest Diamonds In History Has Just Been Discovered. It's The Size Of 2 Golf Balls
http://start.att.net/news/read/article/fortune-one_of_the_biggest_diamonds_in_history_has_just_be-rtime/category/finance

On This Border, The Problem Is a Shed, Not a Wall
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/on-this-border-the-problem-is-a-shed-not-a-wall-1515938400-lMyQjAxMTI4MzEwNTQxNTUzWj/

Husky argues about stealing shoe, eventually brings it back
https://www.yahoo.com/news/husky-argues-stealing-shoe-eventually-135007519.html

EDUCATION
Editorial: In the land of opportunity, education should be King 
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/in-the-land-of-opportunity-education-should-be-king/article/2645906

SPORTS
NFL wields clout to get Raiders stunning stadium deal from state of Nevada
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jan/14/in-raiders-stadium-deal-nevada-unable-to-impose-ne/

MARKET
How Facebook’s newsfeed change is stoking uncertainty about its future
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/how-facebooks-newsfeed-change-is-stoking-uncertainty-about-its-future-2018-01-13

BUSINESS
Supreme Court should reverse the 9th Circuit's flawed deference to administrative state
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/supreme-court-should-reverse-the-9th-circuits-flawed-deference-to-administrative-state/article/2645749

AUTOMOTIVE
Now Ford Accused Of Diesel Cheating
https://dieselprogress.com/now-ford-accused-diesel-cheating/

EPA Bureaucrats Go Rogue on ‘Glider Truck’ Emissions
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/epa-bureaucrats-go-rogue-on-glider-truck-emissions-1515800360-lMyQjAxMTI4NDE3NTcxMzU5Wj/

2018 Detroit Auto Show: Achates, Aramco Launch 37-MPG Pickup Engine
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3622562/posts

SCIENCE
Gene editing – and what it really means to rewrite the code of life 
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/jan/15/gene-editing-and-what-it-really-means-to-rewrite-the-code-of-life?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=260528&subid=24222148&CMP=GT_US_collection

A New Clue to the Mystery Disease That Once Killed Most of Mexico
https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/01/salmonella-cocoliztli-mexico/550310/

TECHNOLOGY
Boeing shows its vision for a hypersonic spy aircraft
https://www.engadget.com/2018/01/15/boeing-shows-hypersonic-spy-aircraft-demonstrator/

MILITARY
Military Quietly Prepares for a Last Resort: War With North Korea
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/14/us/politics/military-exercises-north-korea-pentagon.html?emc=edit_nn_20180115&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=58935408&te=1

NATIONAL SECURITY
Hawaii False Alarm Hints at Thin Line Between Mishap and Nuclear War (This article is really about what happened when the Russians shot down Korean Air Lines Flight 007 in 1983.)
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/14/world/asia/hawaii-false-alarm-north-korea-nuclear.html?emc=edit_nn_20180115&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=58935408&te=1

LAW ENFORCEMENT
Artists' impressions: sculptors help to identify victims found on US-Mexico border
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/jan/15/new-york-sculptors-border-deaths?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=260528&subid=24222148&CMP=GT_US_collection

IMMIGRATION
‘I’m not a racist,’ Trump says, as he warns DACA is ‘probably dead’ 
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/daca-is-probably-dead-trump-says-blaming-democrats-2018-01-14

Immigration Lobbyist Wants to Limit Immigration Because of His Commute
https://www.redstate.com/rs_insider/2018/01/10/immigration-lobbyist-wants-limit-immigration-commute/

Washington state gives driver’s-license info to immigration officers; legislators freak out
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=37154?omhide=true

ICE pledges immigration crackdown on businesses. Here's what it looks like
http://money.cnn.com/2018/01/15/news/economy/ice-immigration-work-site-crackdown/

NORK
Cigarettes and Murky Joint Ventures Help North Korea Evade Crackdown 
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/opaque-joint-ventures-help-north-korea-evade-crackdown-1515931201-lMyQjAxMTI4MzEwNTQxNTUzWj/

North Korea's Kim Jong Un 'Is Actually Pretty Clever' Says Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice
http://www.newsweek.com/north-koreas-kim-jong-un-actually-pretty-clever-says-former-secretary-state-781489?utm_source=yahoo&utm_medium=yahoo_news&utm_campaign=rss&utm_content=/rss/yahoous/news

SYRIA
Drone Attacks on Russian Bases in Syria Expose Security Holes
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/drone-attacks-on-russian-bases-in-syria-expose-security-holes-1516017608-lMyQjAxMTI4MzEwNTQxNTUzWj/

POTUS
Multiple people in meeting deny Durbin’s ‘sh**hole’ story, point out history of misrepresenting
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=37164?omhide=true

Rand Paul Reveals What Trump Did For Haiti As A Private Citizen, Delivers Blow To 'Racist' Narrative
https://www.dailywire.com/news/25855/watch-rand-paul-reveals-what-trump-did-haiti-ryan-saavedra

RUSSIAGATE
FBI uncovered Russian bribery plot before Obama administration approved controversial nuclear deal with Moscow
http://thehill.com/policy/national-security/355749-fbi-uncovered-russian-bribery-plot-before-obama-administration

POLITICS
Return of the Ultimate Swamp Creature
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/455432/trump-earmarks-idea-corruption-not-worth-easing-gridlock?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=180114_Jolt&utm_term=Jolt

Axios: 'Probable' GOP Will Lose the House
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/leahbarkoukis/2018/01/15/axios-republicans-have-basically-lost-the-house-n2434634?utm_source=thdailypm&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl_pm&newsletterad=

The Left's 1942
http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2018/01/the_lefts_1942.html

2YONDER.COM
-- 
Thomas Sowell
"The most basic question is not what is best, but who shall decide what is best."
"If you have always believed that everyone should play by the same rules and be judged by the same standards, that would have gotten you labeled a radical 60 years ago, a liberal 30 years ago and a racist today."

Monday, January 15, 2018

PLATT - MISC News








SPECIAL
Of Crudeness and Truth
https://www.city-journal.org/html/crudeness-and-truth-15668.html

GENERAL INTEREST
For the Love of the Game: Hawaiian Man Spends Potentially Last Moments on Earth Golfing
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/timothymeads/2018/01/13/for-the-love-of-the-game-hawaiian-man-spends-potentially-last-moments-on-earth-golfing-n2434233?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=

Now We Really Know The Reason Why Mark Wahlberg Got Paid More Than Michelle Williams
https://www.dailywire.com/news/25761/now-we-really-know-reason-why-mark-wahlberg-got-hank-berrien?utm_medium=email&utm_content=011418-news&utm_campaign=position7

News Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of the Week’s Headlines (2/11)
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/01/12/briefing/12weeklynewsquiz.html?emc=edit_nn_20180114&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=58935408&te=1

Oh, to be six years old again ... 



HEALTH
Everything you've ever wanted to know about my colonoscopy (but never dared to ask)
https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/jan/13/colonoscopy-bowels-pain-stress-anxiety?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=260390&subid=24222148&CMP=GT_US_collection

The more you endlessly scroll on Facebook, the bigger the risk to your mental health 
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-more-you-endlessly-scroll-on-facebook-the-bigger-the-risk-to-your-mental-health-2018-01-12

HEALTH CARE
Why does America still have so few female doctors? 
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jan/14/why-are-there-still-so-few-female-doctors?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=260451&subid=24222148&CMP=GT_US_collection

SCAM
Woman returns to find strangers living in her new home
https://nypost.com/2018/01/12/woman-returns-to-find-strangers-living-in-her-new-home/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

BUSINESS
Trump deserves credit for strengthening America’s business-friendly economy, Nissan chairman says
http://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/2018/01/14/trump-deserves-credit-for-strengthening-america-s-business-friendly-economy-nissan-chairman-says.html

JOBS
The NYC minimum wage hike is going to screw over workers
https://nypost.com/2018/01/13/the-nyc-minimum-wage-hike-is-going-to-screw-over-workers/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

ECOLOGY
‘Salmon Cannon’ Safely Transports Fish
https://weather.com/science/video/salmon-cannon-safely-transports-fish?pl=pl-editor-picks

POWER
Diablo Canyon Closure Decision Missing Critical Elements 
https://www.ecowatch.com/diablo-canyon-closure-2524855951.html?utm_source=EcoWatch+List&utm_campaign=0de8bcb641-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_49c7d43dc9-0de8bcb641-85328381

Chernobyl's Transformation Into a Massive Solar Plant Is Almost Complete
http://www.sciencealert.com/chernobyl-massive-solar-plant-almost-complete

NATIONAL SECURITY
What If Hawaii's False Missile Alert Had Been Real? Here's What Would Happen Next
https://www.yahoo.com/news/hawaii-apos-false-missile-alert-044316057.html

Nuclear deterrence is a myth. And a lethal one at that 
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jan/14/nuclear-deterrence-myth-lethal-david-barash?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=260451&subid=24222148&CMP=GT_US_collection

LAW ENFORCEMENT
Illinois Attorney General candidate Aaron Goldstein (D) was robbed at gunpoint in broad daylight during a campaign stop in Chicago on Thursday.
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/01/12/illinois-attorney-general-candidate-robbed-gunpoint-chicago-campaign-stop/

BIG BROTHER
In Some Countries, Facebook’s Fiddling Has Magnified Fake News
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/14/technology/facebook-news-feed-changes.html?emc=edit_nn_20180114&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=58935408&te=1


FAKE NEWS: Google Targets Daily Wire, Other Conservative Sites With Left-Wing Fact Checks, Immunizes Left-Wing Sites
https://www.dailywire.com/news/25576/fake-news-google-targets-daily-wire-other-ben-shapiro

IMMIGRATION
Bipartisan Deal Would Create 12-Year Citizenship Pathway
http://start.att.net/news/read/article/the_associated_press-bipartisan_deal_would_create_12year_citizenship_pa-ap/category/news

U.S. Resumes Accepting DACA Renewals
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/u-s-resumes-accepting-daca-renewals-1515910722-lMyQjAxMTI4MzEwNDQxNTQzWj/

RUSSIAGATE
Russia claims the US is messing with its elections
https://nypost.com/2018/01/13/russia-claims-the-us-is-messing-with-its-elections/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

POTUS
Trump may be digging himself into a ‘shithole’
https://nypost.com/2018/01/13/trump-may-be-digging-himself-into-a-shithole/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

POLITICS
Chelsea Manning is running for US Senate
https://nypost.com/2018/01/13/chelsea-manning-is-running-for-us-senate/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

NBC: 'Nothing But Respect For OUR Future President,' Oprah
https://www.dailywire.com/news/25503/nbc-nothing-respect-our-future-president-oprah-ben-shapiro

-- 
"Many colleges claim that they develop 'leaders.' All too often, that means turning out graduates who cannot feel fulfilled unless they are telling other people what to do. There are already too many people like that, and they are a menace to everyone else's freedom."
~ Thomas Sowell Quotes

Sunday, January 14, 2018

PLATT - MISC News


 SPECIAL
'This is not a drill': Hawaiians get false alert of missile attack due to worker's pushing 'wrong button'
https://www.yahoo.com/gma/not-drill-hawaii-residents-wake-false-alarm-imminent-190106351--abc-news-topstories.html

GENERAL INTEREST
Woman Ignores a Lot of Pre-Attack Cues | Active Self Protection
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYIGWVdCZGM


Martha Stewart Kills It at The Justin Bieber Roast
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/videos/martha-stewart-kills-it-at-the-justin-bieber-roast/84531303/

PARENTING
Parents’ Dilemma: When to Give Children Smartphones 
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/iphones-vs-parents-the-tug-of-war-over-americas-children-1515772695-lMyQjAxMTI4NTE1MjAxMzIyWj/

BUSINESS
How to Succeed in Business? Do Less
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/how-to-succeed-in-business-do-less-1515770816-lMyQjAxMTA4MjE5MjYxNzI4Wj/

TAXES
Supreme Court to Consider Internet Sales Tax Collection 
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/supreme-court-to-consider-internet-sales-tax-collection-1515788446-lMyQjAxMTI4MzEwMjQxNTIzWj/







GOVERNMENT MALFEASANCE
Climate of Unaccountability
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/climate-of-unaccountability-1515717585-lMyQjAxMTE4ODEyMjgxODI3Wj/

NATIONAL SECURITY
'Very high level of confidence' Russia used Kaspersky software for devastating NSA leaks
https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/experts-link-nsa-leaks-shadow-brokers-russia-kaspersky-144840962.html

Army Rips Out Chinese-Made Surveillance Cameras Overlooking U.S. Base 
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/army-rips-out-chinese-made-surveillance-cameras-overlooking-u-s-base-1515753001-lMyQjAxMTI4MzEwMjQxNTIzWj/

Draft Nuke Review: Big NC3 Changes, LRSO OK’d, Small Yield Nukes Back 
https://breakingdefense.com/2018/01/draft-nuke-review-big-nc3-changes-lrso-okd-small-yield-nukes-back/?utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=59959379&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_j5WUdrgvK-Ig1AVr-N520n4jXB3M0nuGeLeZCPovctUhaGpE3uMimHRmoFFg9hFnGA_bIoycg4f8PJjf4ltQbtg1YXw&_hsmi=59959379

MILITARY
German Engineering Yields New Warship That Isn’t Fit for Sea 
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/german-engineering-yields-new-warship-that-isnt-fit-for-sea-1515753000-lMyQjAxMTE4MjE0MjMxNjIyWj/

By 2020, China Could Have Hypersonic Missiles to Sink U.S. Aircraft Carriers
http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/by-2020-china-could-have-working-hypersonic-missiles-sink-us-24053

LAW ENFORCEMENT
‘Moving fire bombs’: Dangerous illegal rigs drive Miami’s black market for gas
http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/crime/article194490029.html

BREAKING: Indictment Handed Out In Russian Bribery Case Involving Uranium One, Hillary Clinton
https://www.dailywire.com/news/25828/breaking-indictment-handed-out-russian-bribery-ryan-saavedra



MEDIA
A Washington Mudslide (Have not seen  Pelosi's remark anywhere else in the MSM)
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/a-washington-mudslide-1515718039-lMyQjAxMTE4NjEyMjExNzI5Wj/

IMMIGRATION
Trump's Explicit Language Nothing New for US Presidents
https://www.newsmax.com/dougwead/trump-jfk-fdr-presidents/2018/01/12/id/836929/

TERRORISM
What It Would Take to Kill New York City
http://americandigest.org/wp/take-kill-new-york-city/

NORK
North Korea Plans to Defeat the U.S. Army in a War. Here's How.
https://www.yahoo.com/news/north-korea-plans-defeat-u-010300993.html

RUSSIAGATE
Fusion GPS, firm behind disputed Russia dossier, retracts its claim of FBI mole in Trump camp
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jan/13/glenn-simpson-believes-fbi-has-mole-inside-trump-t/?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiT0RFME9EYzFZMkZtTnpFeCIsInQiOiJ1dHRmZ2NjaFEyNlFFd3NjeXp2YktrcTRWcFdxRldReXlpZlRTaXJIeFZSOWlBTUU5bGdzR3dkK0xvNW5PYVhzV3FKd1ZyN0d3SUpvWHR0aFRkTmtyYlEzNmtleXBYSjBCcjU0dXB0MUs1ZlVjZU1uczJHTEFnMlV0MGxBdmthaSJ9

POLITICS
Democrats to try to censure Trump over harsh immigration comment
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jan/12/democrats-try-censure-trump-over-harsh-immigration/?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiWTJJNE9XVTBNek5rTUdNeiIsInQiOiJDRWVxRWY4VEM4dlorNjF2eXJ5dzhkK25POU1tYUZ1cUVHbHFXbU9FN3lrVThBbktpeFlKN1p5MEwyQ3lLVjFJUUpLMUdRdHY3S0I0YlVSK20yRlg4dkg2Ris2NVBvY2VmRDdtOTd5OHdRWG9oRUJ1UDFMMUhxSFwvQ2Jka0prNDIifQ%3D%3D

Leaked Dem memo: DACA ‘critical’ to ‘future electoral success’
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=37084?omhide=true

Are Democrats’ Senate Chances In 2018 Overrated?
https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/are-democrats-senate-chances-overrated/

The Missing Democratic Agenda
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/455425/democrats-2020-will-be-uphill-battle?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NR%20Daily%20Saturday%202018-01-13&utm_term=NR5PM%20Actives



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