Saturday, July 21, 2018

PLATT - MISC News

GENERAL INTEREST
The Week in Good News: Marriage in Cyprus, France’s World Cup Win, Opera for Children
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/19/briefing/the-week-in-good-news-marriage-cyprus-france-world-cup.html?emc=edit_nn_20180720&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180720&te=1

News Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of the Week’s Headlines (6 out of 11)
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/07/20/briefing/20weeklynewsquiz.html?emc=edit_nn_20180720&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180720&te=1

This is exactly how filthy rich the 1% is in every state in America
https://moneyish.com/upgrade/this-could-be-the-reason-the-1-keeps-getting-richer/

Risk your life for a shot at billions? Millennials answer with gallows humor
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/would-you-risk-your-life-for-a-shot-a-billions-millennials-answer-with-gallows-humor-2018-07-19

Vaping pilots who caused flight to plunge 21,000 feet lose licenses
https://nypost.com/2018/07/19/vaping-pilots-who-caused-flight-to-plunge-21000-feet-lose-licenses/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app
PHYSICAL HEALTH
A Florida man died of bacteria that can cause flesh-eating disease after eating raw oysters — here's how concerned you should be
https://www.businessinsider.com.au/flesh-eating-bacteria-eating-raw-oysters-florida-man-2018-7?r=US&IR=T

MENTAL HEALTH
The upside of suffering 
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-upside-of-suffering-2018-07-20

HEALTH CARE
Why not try 'Medicare for all'? Glad you asked 
http://jewishworldreview.com/0718/McArdle072018.php3

PROGRESSIVES RUNNING AMOK
Maxine Waters supporters chant 'black power,' burn American flag outside her office
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jul/19/maxine-waters-supporters-burn-american-flag-outsid/?utm_source=Boomtrain&utm_medium=manual&utm_campaign=20180326&utm_term=newsalert&utm_content=newsalert&bt_ee=L7D3YeXFJCOueWvbhWmAueEgaVl6eqF5u+pnis8j8f0MRJWvV3DmJmlMvo1AegMZ&bt_ts=1532102796617

BUSINESS
The Next American Farm Bust Is Upon Us
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-next-american-farm-bust-is-upon-us-1486572488?mod=djmc_pkt_ff

Trump's 'economic miracle' threatened by tariff wars, Fed interest rate hikes
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jul/19/donald-trump-economy-threatened-tariff-wars-federa/

WEATHER
Tornado Sends Debris Flying as it Moves Through Bondurant, Iowa
https://weather.com/storms/severe/video/tornado-sends-debris-flying-as-it-moves-through-bondurant-iowa?pl=pl-the-latest

DEFENSE
Russia's new hypersonic missiles were reportedly leaked to Western spies — and the Kremlin is furious
http://www.businessinsider.com/russias-hypersonic-kinzhal-avangard-reportedly-leaked-to-western-spies-2018-7

EXCLUSIVE: What Multi Domain C2 May Look Like
https://breakingdefense.com/2018/07/exclusive-what-multi-domain-c2-may-look-like-raytheons-rick-yuse/

US Navy’s ponytail stance prompts men to ask for beards
https://nypost.com/2018/07/20/us-navys-ponytail-stance-prompts-men-to-ask-for-beards/

FOREIGN POLICY
Trump demoralizes his own team with dizzying Russian moves
http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/397981-trump-demoralizes-his-own-team-with-dizzying-russian-moves?userid=288549

Trump on the rebound: President can flip the script against his opponents
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jul/20/donald-trump-on-the-rebound-president-can-flip-the/?bt_ee=rMjyGJ2BtfnHSX0pZXKPPQ4XROXTD/xZw5Aue24XCKcTrgY4KefWbU2niJX4BSRe&bt_ts=1532111826737

NATIONAL SECURITY
Russia Campaign ‘Just One Tree in a Growing Forest,’ Rosenstein Says
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/19/us/politics/rosenstein-justice-russia.html?emc=edit_nn_20180720&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180720&te=1

Trump Has Been Set Up, Framed And Relentlessly Persecuted By The American Intelligence Community
http://dailycaller.com/2018/07/19/trump-has-been-set-up-framed-and-relentlessly-persecuted-by-the-american-intelligence-community/

LAW ENFORCEMENT
What happens when a guy is tased, and the taser hits a loaded magazine in his back pocket. Next time maybe he will do as told -- or not!
https://video.twimg.com/ext_tw_video/949109023688634368/pu/vid/1280x720/04WCi3g3_pmAtBgk.mp4

IMMIGRATION
ICE Just Arrested Dozens of Illegal Aliens in a Sanctuary City, the Majority Have Serious Criminal Records 
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2018/07/20/ice-just-arrested-dozens-of-illegal-aliens-the-majority-have-criminal-records-n2502180?utm_source=thdailypm&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl_pm&newsletterad=

Wait–Did Anti-ICE Ocasio-Cortez Imply That She Wants Jeff Sessions To Be More Involved In Immigration Policy?
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/mattvespa/2018/07/19/waitdid-nyc-lefty-ocasio-cortez-imply-that-she-wants-jeff-sessions-more-involved-n2501337?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=

HELSINKI
Republicans Block Anti-Putin Resolutions Before Senate Approves One Rebuke
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/19/us/politics/trump-putin-congress.html?emc=edit_nn_20180720&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180720&te=1

Who Heard What Trump Said to Putin? Only One Other American
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/19/us/politics/trump-putin-interpreter.html?emc=edit_nn_20180720&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180720&te=1

RUSSIA
Russia Should Beware the Unintended Consequences of Election Meddling
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/07/russian-election-meddling-american-blowback/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NR%20Daily%20Monday%20through%20Friday%202018-07-20&utm_term=NR5PM%20Actives

TRUMPGATE
NYT: Cohen taped Trump on payment to ex-Playboy model
http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/398057-cohen-recorded-conversation-with-trump-on-payment-to-ex-playboy-model?userid=288549

POLITICS
So Many Democrats Want To Turn Texas Blue That They Can’t Find Enough Campaign Staffers
http://dailycaller.com/2018/07/19/democrats-texas-campaign-staffers/

Here's how Trump's possible 2020 Democratic challengers stack up
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/heres-how-trumps-possible-2020-democratic-challengers-stack-up?utm_source=Examiner%20Today_07/20/2018&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=WEX_Examiner%20Today

-- 
"When a nation goes down, or a society perishes, one condition may always be found;
they forgot where they came from. They lost sight of what had brought them along."
           - Carl Sandburg

PLATT - MISC News

GENERAL INTEREST
8 Ways to Develop Mental Toughness
https://medium.com/the-mission/8-ways-to-develop-mental-toughness-cc641241486c

Portland Police Union President: "Our City Has Become A Cesspool" Due To Homelessness Surge
https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-07-19/portland-police-union-president-our-city-has-become-cesspool-due-homelessness-surge

When The Left Uses Civility As A Weapon, Drop It And Fight Back
http://thefederalist.com/2018/07/05/left-uses-civility-weapon-drop-fight-back/

PHYSICAL HEALTH
McDonald's, tossed salad, and toilet paper
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2018/07/mcdonalds_tossed_salad_and_toilet_paper.html

The CDC Issued A Warning About Tainted Crab Meat In Four States
https://start.att.net/news/read/article/delish-the_cdc_issued_a_warning_about_tainted_crab_meat_i-rhearst/category/news+

MENTAL HEALTH
Take a Walk in the Woods. Doctor’s Orders.
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/12/well/take-a-walk-in-the-woods-doctors-orders.html?emc=edit_nn_20180719&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180719&te=1

PARENTING
To Kill A People
http://thezman.com/wordpress/?p=14443

SPORTS
NFL freezes anthem protest policy
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jul/19/nfl-freezes-anthem-protest-policy/?utm_source=Boomtrain&utm_medium=manual&utm_campaign=20180326&utm_term=newsalert&utm_content=newsalert&bt_ee=swNq82k57M45CzUHRj1pVSee5IUrH/WVVKSyJRkH9cnbBfOKc7HQLQQi5GM8mL9o&bt_ts=1532055364877

FINANCE
The End is Near For the Economic Boom 
https://start.att.net/news/read/article/fortune-the_end_is_near_for_the_economic_boom-rtime/category/finance

Why Do Young People Care So Much about Income Inequality?
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/07/income-inequality-millennials-wrong-thing-to-be-worried-about/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NR%20Daily%20Monday%20through%20Friday%202018-07-19&utm_term=NR5PM%20Actives

Four Blue States Sue Over Tax Reform. It May Be the Dumbest 'Resistance' Lawsuit Yet.
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/guybenson/2018/07/19/ny-ag-tax-reform-lawsuit-n2501426?utm_source=thdailypm&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl_pm&newsletterad=

SCIENCE
Neurons can carry more than one signal at a time: Study sheds light on how the brain encodes complex information
https://mail.yahoo.com/neo/launch?.src=ym&reason=myc#2986317242



FOREIGN POLICY
Senate approves resolution warning Trump not to hand over US officials
http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/397904-senate-approves-resolution-warning-trump-not-to-hand-over-us-officials?userid=288549

DEFENSE
Inside America’s Aging Nuclear Missile Submarines 
https://breakingdefense.com/2018/07/inside-americas-aging-nuclear-missile-submarines/?utm_campaign=Breaking%20Defense%20Sea&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=64572569&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-846mfhIvi5i0luNNImQ4jl_CBSM-a5D3Kl_NC_zvN8InOBOj2CZM0Mqi9xrad_jnh134dE4095Wd7DCugaceSCz40ELg&_hsmi=64572569

Yes, We Should Fight for Montenegro
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/07/montenegro-nato-alliance-preserves-european-peace/

LAW ENFORCEMENT
Don't Mistake Police for Private Counsel
https://townhall.com/columnists/marinamedvin/2018/07/19/dont-mistake-police-for-private-counsel-n2501705?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=

IMMIGRATION
I picked a fine time to become an American 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0718/ferguson071818.php3

'Citizenship shouldn't be a birthright 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0718/anton071918.php3

IRAN
Terror Plot Reveals Iran Is Afraid Of Democratic Opposition But Not European Policy
https://townhall.com/columnists/kenblackwell/2018/07/18/terror-plot-reveals-iran-is-afraid-of-democratic-opposition-but-not-european-policy-n2501398?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=

NKOR
North Korea Casts Doubt on Family Reunions, Demanding Return of 12 Women From South 
https://start.att.net/news/read/category/news/article/time-north_korea_casts_doubt_on_family_reunions_demandi-rtime

RUSSIAGATE
GOP seeks separation from Trump on Russia
http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/397770-gop-seeks-separation-from-trump-on-russia?userid=288549

White House Rejects Putin’s Offer to Allow Questioning of Russians in Exchange for Questioning of Americans
https://www.nationalreview.com/news/bill-browder-white-house-rejects-putin-offer/

Trump shown evidence of Putin's involvement in election interference before inauguration
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/trump-shown-evidence-of-putins-involvement-in-election-interference-before-inauguration-report?utm_source=Examiner%20Today_07/19/2018&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=WEX_Examiner%20Today

Mueller reportedly grants Tony Podesta immunity to testify against Paul Manafort
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jul/19/tony-podesta-granted-immunity-robert-mueller-paul-/?utm_source=Boomtrain&utm_medium=manual&utm_campaign=20180326&utm_term=newsalert&utm_content=newsalert&bt_ee=so4gwEPgHbGfNHxjzLhHWwefSx5LM3lNGmjerm4YDB70dNitKnkRB/9HyD343D4o&bt_ts=1532050509218





POLITICS
POLL: Vast Majority of Republican Voters Unbothered by Trump’s Helsinki Press Conference
https://www.nationalreview.com/news/poll-vast-majority-of-republican-voters-unbothered-by-trumps-helsinki-press-conference/

Dems Announce Their Three-Word Campaign Slogan For 2018
https://www.dailywire.com/news/33256/dems-announce-their-three-word-campaign-slogan-hank-berrien?utm_medium=email&utm_content=071918-news&utm_campaign=position2

Democrat running for Alaska U.S. House seat has never been to state
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jul/19/carol-hafner-alaska-democrat-us-house-candidate-ha/?utm_source=Boomtrain&utm_medium=manual&utm_campaign=20180326&utm_term=newsalert&utm_content=newsalert&bt_ee=QcMNXO9mZdjaOvOtzoePMewqIyMgg3yBUCI5J3mTIP9becVdS2537YmxuR90d1ZE&bt_ts=1532045817935

Dems try a lib agenda in the heartland 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0718/weigel071918.php3

The Democrats’ Odd Bargaining Tactics 
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/07/democrats-midterm-strategy-unpursuasive-and-alienating/

-- 
"When a nation goes down, or a society perishes, one condition may always be found;
they forgot where they came from. They lost sight of what had brought them along."
           - Carl Sandburg

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

PLATT - MISC News

GENERAL INTEREST
How the bear sh!ts in the woods
https://eatonrapidsjoe.blogspot.com/2018/07/how-bear-shts-in-woods.html

The News in Zingers
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0718/hamilton.php3




PARENTING
Thanks, TM ...


FINANCE
Chicago mulls 'universal basic income' testing, 'direct cash transfers to people'  [“Chief Financial Officer Carole Brown said the city’s total pension debt now stands at $28 billion ..." ]
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jul/17/chicago-mulls-universal-basic-income-testing-direc/?utm_source=Boomtrain&utm_medium=manual&utm_campaign=20180326&utm_term=newsalert&utm_content=newsalert&bt_ee=//vKZMK85EI5MMXrK5gRKXZpLfSebbTSUlcV+dXk91GcCZ9qgxvpBkC+zdik/e/D&bt_ts=1531850380247

WEATHER
Hurricane Maria Aftermath: FEMA Admits to Deadly Mistakes in Puerto Rico
https://www.ecowatch.com/fema-puerto-rico-hurricane-maria-2587275568.html?utm_source=EcoWatch+List&utm_campaign=cb7ed9d6ae-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_49c7d43dc9-cb7ed9d6ae-85328381

ARCHAEOLOGY
This oven was used to make bread—thousands of years before agriculture
http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/07/oven-was-used-make-bread-thousands-years-agriculture

ASTRONOMY
Astronomers discover 12 more moons of Jupiter, including an oddity
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2018/07/17/astronomers-discover-12-more-moons-of-jupiter-including-an-oddity/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.d39856585d0d

MELITTOLOGY
California woman covered 'head to toe' with bees in critical condition after attack
https://start.att.net/news/read/article/fox_news-california_woman_covered_head_to_toe_with_bees_in-rfoxnews/category/news

LEGAL STUFF
Four states sue Trump administration over tax law
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jul/17/four-states-sue-trump-administration-over-tax-law/?utm_source=Boomtrain&utm_medium=manual&utm_campaign=20180326&utm_term=newsalert&utm_content=newsalert&bt_ee=46wBoDcsneQugIR05QPZFjlx2iZ+Tl13dNT9MjZz/yAMa7ZakuGE/8r7QB1hwgOO&bt_ts=1531842903393

Mandalay Bay owners sue victims of Las Vegas mass shooting 
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/mandalay-bay-owners-sue-victims-of-las-vegas-mass-shooting-2018-07-17

LAW ENFORCEMENT
FBI Official Peter Strzok Grew Up In Iran & His Father Supported The 1979 Iranian Revolution
http://dcwhispers.com/whoa-disgraced-fbi-official-peter-strzok-grew-up-in-iran-his-father-supported-the-1979-iranian-revolution/

National Guard deployment led to more than 10,000 arrests of illegal immigrants, says CBP
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/national-guard-deployment-led-to-more-than-10-000-additional-arrests-of-illegal-immigrants-says-cbp

IMMIGRATION
Oregon anti-sanctuary initiative qualifies for November ballot
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jul/17/stop-oregon-sanctuaries-anti-sanctuary-initiative-/?utm_source=Boomtrain&utm_medium=manual&utm_campaign=20180326&utm_term=newsalert&utm_content=newsalert&bt_ee=d4e/1vCqix7kWCZ2LSS8sKUmTzvUsiaDvz1sO9gvbM2JJ2VtR4OcM3JfjPP0rDhI&bt_ts=1531874943305

NKOR
Kim Jong-un blasts delays in North Korean economic projects
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-44855699

SCOTUS
Ten Commandments of the Supreme Court
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/07/supreme-court-whatever-advances-progressive-causes-is-sacrosanct/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NR%20Daily%20Monday%20through%20Friday%202018-07-17&utm_term=NR5PM%20Actives

Kavanaugh Hysteria at Yale: Qualified Judge Named to Court!
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0718/mac_donald071718.php3

RUSSIAGATE
Trump Is Right: Mueller’s Latest Indictment Suggests He’s Conducting A Witch Hunt
http://thefederalist.com/2018/07/16/trump-right-muellers-latest-indictment-proves-hes-conducting-witch-hunt/

Trump says he accepts US intel on Russia — then adds it ‘could be other people also’
http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/397481-trump-says-he-accepts-us-intel-on-russia-then-adds-it-could-be-other?userid=288549

POLITICS
Democrats call for Trump's interpreter in Putin meeting to testify before Congress
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jul/17/jeanne-shaheen-joe-kennedy-want-trump-interpreter-/?utm_source=Boomtrain&utm_medium=manual&utm_campaign=20180326&utm_term=newsalert&utm_content=newsalert&bt_ee=pdnj2aVeSuMM7E7H44BLYjnSGLcDzI2Nln9B4cu1TsfQ7fVFemqMO5yPAb+BXrAk&bt_ts=1531878061538

Trump’s Opportunity of a Lifetime to Win the Hispanic Vote
https://townhall.com/columnists/wayneallynroot/2018/07/17/trumps-opportunity-of-a-lifetime-to-win-the-hispanic-vote-n2500978?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=

Ocasio-Cortez draws ire from Democrats: ‘Meteors fizz out’
http://thehill.com/homenews/house/397333-ocasio-cortez-draws-ire-from-democrats-meteors-fizz-out?userid=288549

The Socialists Are Coming: Another Far Left NYC Candidate Is Looking To Rock The Empire State
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/mattvespa/2018/07/17/the-socialists-are-coming-another-far-left-nyc-candidate-looking-to-rock-the-emp-n2497114?utm_source=thdailypm&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl_pm&newsletterad=

The Bee Explains: Democratic Socialism
https://babylonbee.com/news/the-bee-explains-democratic-socialism/

-- 
"When a nation goes down, or a society perishes, one condition may always be found;
they forgot where they came from. They lost sight of what had brought them along."
           - Carl Sandburg