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/

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"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

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

PLATT - MISC News

GENERAL INTEREST
Distracted Drone Operator Accidentally Starts Brushfire in Oregon (It has been reported to me that some folks cannot get these "Weather Channel" video clips to play.  I conduced a limited test and, found that the clips do not play on Apple devices but, do play just fine on Windows PCs.  If you have a different experience, please let me know.)
https://weather.com/news/trending/video/distracted-drone-operator-accidentally-starts-brushfire-in-oregon?pl=pl-the-latest

'Why are you still here?': Inside the last Blockbuster left in America
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0718/last_blockbuster.php3

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

PARENTING
10 ways to help kids take risks in a world of 'No's' 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0718/kids_take_risks.php3

Apple’s dangerous new nanny app 
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/apples-dangerous-new-nanny-app-2018-07-16

PROGRESSIVES UNHINGE
How I lost the war against speech 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0718/scarjo_trans_columnist.php3

BUSINESS
Psst: Strong New Retail Sales Report Foreshadows Big Second Quarter GDP Growth Number
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/guybenson/2018/07/16/strong-sales-report-points-to-big-gdp-growth-number-n2500732?utm_source=thdailypm&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl_pm&newsletterad=

Trump’s Economics of Exhortation
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/07/trump-economics-about-exhortation-not-wealth-creation/

Elon Musk Can't Take His Own Advice and Tesla Falls Again
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-07-16/tesla-falls-as-musk-fails-to-rein-in-his-open-season-tweets

Record-breaking fine expected this week could put Google’s business model at stake 
https://start.att.net/news/read/article/bgr-recordbreaking_fine_expected_this_week_could_put_g-rpenskemc/category/finance

Amazon’s Curious Case of the $2,630.52 Used Paperback
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/15/technology/amazon-used-paperback-book-pricing.html?emc=edit_nn_20180716&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180716&te=1

How to outsmart Amazon and pay the lowest price – every time
https://www.joinhoney.com/g-blog/how-to-outsmart-amazon-and-pay-the-lowest-price-everytime/?utm_source=tabo&utm_medium=dis&utm_campaign=TB_US_Broad_None_18-65_All_Amazon_Multi_GhostAmazon3_NA&utm_content=GhostAmazon3&from=r

MUNICIPALITIES
The Left-wing Paradise of San Francisco
https://townhall.com/columnists/rachelalexander/2018/07/16/the-leftwing-paradise-of-san-francisco-n2500641?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=

HERPETOLOGY
The teen was mowing the lawn when snakes attacked — and started biting
https://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/national/article214924585.html

ORNITHOLOGY
Jewels of the Sky
https://www.audubon.org/news/jewels-of-the-sky?ms=digital-eng-email-ea-x-20180716_jewelofthesky-engagement_medium&utm_source=ea&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20180716_jewelofthesky-engagement&utm_content=medium

CYBER SECURITY
Your password has likely been stolen. Here's what to do about it (This may be click-bait.)
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0718/password_managers.php3

NATIONAL SECURITY
INL specialists left plutonium in their car. In the morning, it was gone
https://www.idahostatesman.com/news/northwest/idaho/article214731995.html

DEFENSE
Air Force paid about $10G for toilet seat cover: report 
https://start.att.net/news/read/article/fox_news-air_force_paid_about_10g_for_toilet_seat_cover_rep-rfoxnews/category/news

BIG BROTHER
Israel says that monitoring social media has cut 'lone wolf' attacks. Palestinians are crying foul 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0718/lone_wolf_social_media.php3

MEDIA
Cuomo throwing cash at CBS, NBC to keep late-night shows in NYC
https://nypost.com/2018/07/16/cuomo-throwing-cash-at-cbs-nbc-to-keep-late-night-shows-in-nyc/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

How I lost the war against speech 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0718/scarjo_trans_columnist.php3

TERRORISM
Israel says that monitoring social media has cut 'lone wolf' attacks. Palestinians are crying foul 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0718/lone_wolf_social_media.php3

IRAN
Inside Israeli spies’ secret mission to steal Iranian nuclear secrets
https://nypost.com/2018/07/15/inside-israeli-spies-secret-mission-to-steal-iranian-nuclear-secrets/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

How Israel, in Dark of Night, Torched Its Way to Iran’s Nuclear Secrets
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/15/us/politics/iran-israel-mossad-nuclear.html?emc=edit_nn_20180716&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180716&te=1

RUSSIA
John Brennan: Trump's press conference with Putin 'nothing short of treasonous'
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jul/16/john-brennan-trumps-press-conference-putin-nothing/?utm_source=Boomtrain&utm_medium=manual&utm_campaign=20180326&utm_term=newsalert&utm_content=newsalert&bt_ee=3lH13haTMUBKotKirQdwyb+qPJqgL2Mq1KMD1OFEUA0EEPu8wjkqUrBr3d7cwmGc&bt_ts=1531760228889

Rand Paul: President's summit critics 'mistaken,' suffering from 'Trump derangement syndrome'
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jul/16/rand-paul-says-donald-trump-summit-critics-mistake/?utm_source=Boomtrain&utm_medium=manual&utm_campaign=20180326&utm_term=newsalert&utm_content=newsalert&bt_ee=jKWy6g9N5UlY/qQOgGr8wlm9G/w4RQ3iKzwRp6DATZ1tC7LXHbxdW1q1pVIjsWqc&bt_ts=1531778304277

UNIONS
Public Union: Public Enemy
https://www.prageru.com/videos/public-union-public-enemy

RUSSIAGATE
The Problem Isn't Russian Collusion. It's Trump's Massive Ego.
https://www.dailywire.com/news/33126/problem-isnt-russian-collusion-its-trumps-massive-ben-shapiro?utm_source=shapironewsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=071618-news&utm_campaign=position4

SCOTUS
The Supreme Court Has Been Making Policy
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/07/supreme-court-should-not-make-policy-not-what-founders-intended/

POLITICS
Democrats Are Dumping Moderates
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/07/democrats-dump-moderates-move-to-far-left/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NR%20Daily%20Monday%20through%20Friday%202018-07-16&utm_term=NR5PM%20Actives

It’s Undeniable: Trump Is Blessed With Really Stupid Enemies
https://townhall.com//columnists/kurtschlichter/2018/07/16/its-undeniable-trump-is-blessed-with-really-stupid-enemies-n2500638?utm_source=thdailypm&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl_pm&newsletterad=

Anthony Bourdain slammed 'monstrous' Clintons in newly released interview
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jul/16/anthony-bourdain-shredded-clintons-newly-released-/?utm_source=Boomtrain&utm_medium=manual&utm_campaign=20180326&utm_term=newsalert&utm_content=newsalert&bt_ee=26wo0Wls9HzH9egg+pXdqWtnQWR9w0icYywA6SDeqg2FciCRZHSS6ZB882L3JqHe&bt_ts=1531767090335

GOP weighs ICE vote to torture Democrats
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/congress/gop-weighs-ice-vote-to-torture-democrats?utm_source=Examiner%20Today_07/16/2018&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

Sunday, July 15, 2018

PLATT - MISC News

GENERAL INTEREST
Town holding lottery for coveted graveyard plots
https://nypost.com/2018/07/14/town-holding-lottery-for-coveted-graveyard-plots/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

39 Pains That Today's Teens Will Never Understand
https://start.att.net/news/read/article/country_living-39_pains_that_todays_teens_will_never_understand-rhearst/category/lifestyle

HEALTH
Dog Heart Disease May Be Linked to Potato-Based Pet Food, FDA Says 
https://start.att.net/news/read/article/time-dog_heart_disease_may_be_linked_to_potatobased_pet-rtime/category/lifestyle

PROGRESSIVES RUNNING AMOK
Mike Rowe Responds To Critics Blasting Him For New Show On Christian Network
https://www.dailywire.com/news/33052/mike-rowe-responds-critics-blasting-him-new-show-jacob-airey?utm_medium=email&utm_content=071418-news&utm_campaign=position1

FINANCE
What NOT to buy on Amazon Prime Day 
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/what-not-to-buy-on-amazon-prime-day-2018-07-13

The stock market is a day away from setting a bearish record 
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-stock-market-is-days-away-from-setting-a-bearish-record-2018-06-28

This California town [Stockton] will give a $500 monthly stipend to residents
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3670800/posts

NATURE
Honey Badger vs. Oryx in Namibia’s Etosha National Park
https://weather.com/science/nature/video/honey-badger-vs-oryx-in-namibias-etosha-national-park?pl=pl-the-latest

ENVIRONMENT
New Study Says Baltic Sea Oxygen Levels are Lowest in 1,500 Years
https://weather.com/science/environment/video/new-study-says-baltic-sea-oxygen-levels-are-lowest-in-1500-years?pl=pl-the-latest

Should You Only Grow Perennials?
https://www.ecowatch.com/growing-perennials-2585470867.html?utm_source=EcoWatch+List&utm_campaign=12014e3f53-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_49c7d43dc9-12014e3f53-85328381

CLIMATE CHANGE
Global warming? 2018 year of 'lost summer' for Arctic
http://www.wnd.com/2018/07/global-warming-2018-year-of-lost-summer-for-arctic/

GEOLOGY
Cats Sense Earthquake Seconds Before it Strikes Osaka, Japan
https://weather.com/series/crazimals/video/cats-sense-earthquake-seconds-before-it-strikes-osaka-japan?pl=pl-the-latest

LAW ENFORCEMENT
Police searching for protester who para-glided over resort where Trump is staying
https://nypost.com/2018/07/14/police-searching-for-protester-who-paraglided-over-resort-where-trump-is-staying/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

NKOR
Time to start making North Korea pay for its broken promises
https://nypost.com/2018/07/13/time-to-start-making-north-korea-pay-for-its-broken-promises/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

RUSSIAGATE
DOJ filing on Russian intervention
https://www.justice.gov/file/1080281/download

Republicans praise Page's testimony one day after battle with Strzok
https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/13/politics/lisa-page-interview-closed-doors/index.html?utm_source=ADA_obamplify24&utm_medium=conversion_politicsrss&utm_campaign=cnn_PoliticsDesktopTablet2&utm_term=News&utm_content=Republicans+praise+Page%27s+testimony+one+day+after+battle+with+Strzok

Ignore the spin — still no evidence of Trump collusion
http://thehill.com/opinion/white-house/396969-ignore-the-spin-still-no-evidence-of-trump-collusion

SCOTUS
Red-state Dems resist Schumer plot to defeat Kavanaugh
https://nypost.com/2018/07/13/red-state-dems-resist-schumer-plot-to-defeat-kavanaugh/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

Kavanaugh paper chase heats up
http://thehill.com/regulation/court-battles/396961-kavanaugh-paper-chase-heats-up

Swing-vote senators signal potential support for Kavanaugh, despite well-funded left-wing pressure
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018/07/14/swing-vote-senators-signal-potential-support-for-kavanaugh-despite-well-funded-left-wing-pressure.html

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"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

Saturday, July 14, 2018

PLATT - MISC News

GENERAL INTEREST
The Week in Good News: Thai Cave Rescue, a Rehabilitating Restaurant, Sea Turtles
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/12/briefing/the-week-in-good-news-thai-cave-rescue-opioid-crisis-restaurant-sea-turtles.html?emc=edit_nn_20180713&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180713&te=1

News Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of the Week’s Headlines (8 out of 11)
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/07/13/briefing/13weeklynewsquiz.html?rref=collection%2Fspotlightcollection%2Fnews-quiz&action=click&contentCollection=briefing&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=collection

Yard sales: How sellers can maximize their succes$ --- and buyers, their savings 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0718/yard_sales.php3

HEALTH
Israeli doctors are first to implant device for congestive heart failure 
https://www.jpost.com/Business-and-Innovation/Health-and-Science/Israeli-doctors-are-first-to-implant-device-for-congestive-heart-failure-503648

Health Scan: How long can bacteria wait out antibiotics? 
https://www.jpost.com/Business-and-Innovation/Health-and-Science/Health-Scan-How-long-can-bacteria-wait-out-antibiotics-502245

Commuting a medical death sentence? Promising new class of cancer treatments offers hope 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0718/immune_cells_against_cancer.php3

HEALTH CARE
Trump Administration Issues Rule Against Union Disability Scheme
http://1600daily.com/2018/07/13/trump-administration-issues-rule-against-union-disability-scheme/

BUSINESS
Senate GOP plots next steps to thwart Trump's trade war
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/congress/senate-gop-plots-next-steps-to-thwart-trumps-trade-war?utm_source=Examiner%20Today_07/13/2018&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=WEX_Examiner%20Today

PROGRESSIVES RUNNING AMOK
Professor: Wings-Eating Show Hot Ones Is Problematic for Women
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/07/hot-ones-problematic-women-professor/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NR%20Daily%20Monday%20through%20Friday%202018-07-13&utm_term=NR5PM%20Actives

No, the Phrase ‘Catch and Release’ Doesn’t Dehumanize Illegal Immigrants
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/07/catch-and-release-term-for-illegal-immigrants-is-accurate/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NR%20Daily%20Monday%20through%20Friday%202018-07-13&utm_term=NR5PM%20Actives

'ScarJo' is latest target of social-justice warrior mob. Popular website responds by self-victimizing 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/cols/jonah071318.php3

The Hysterical Left 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/cols/crosby061318.php3

HISTORY
‘Hope for All Mankind’: In 1975, a Meeting in Helsinki Changed the World 
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/07/helsinki-accords-1975-reminder-to-press-human-rights-with-putin/

NATURE
Mysterious Creatures from Deep Found off Southeastern Coast
https://weather.com/series/crazimals/video/mysterious-creatures-from-deep-found-off-southeastern-coast?pl=pl-the-latest

WEATHER
Well Sinks into Rain-Softened Ground in India
https://weather.com/news/weather/video/well-sinks-into-rain-softened-ground-in-india?pl=pl-the-latest

Watch Lightning Bolt Zap Tree in Colorado
https://weather.com/news/weather/video/watch-lightning-bolt-zap-tree-in-colorado?pl=pl-the-latest

MELITTOLOGY
Low Doses of Pesticides Make It Harder for Bees to Find Flowers 
https://www.ecowatch.com/bees-pesticides-neonicotinoids-2586039759.html?utm_source=EcoWatch+List&utm_campaign=c43cf08570-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_49c7d43dc9-c43cf08570-85328381

DEFENSE
Can’t Spend? Won’t Spend? 4 Lessons From NATO’s Bottom Lines 
https://breakingdefense.com/2018/07/cant-spend-wont-spend-4-lessons-from-natos-bottom-lines/?utm_campaign=Breaking%20News&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=64427122&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8msx7oBYS7cw07wDhn2w1-tZ_xXD9wqYk3I5JLXT7xmq06CyhZ7AKiEAOINtpWCToy9pLqmDuCuEGA5Sm_SzgnrxfaKA&_hsmi=64427122

LAW ENFORCEMENT
Burglar who broke into an escape room repeatedly called 911 when he couldn't escape, police say 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0718/trapped_in_escape_room.php3

NKOR
Nikki Haley unveils 89 examples of North Korea smuggling oil, calls for supply cutoff
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/defense-national-security/nikki-haley-unveils-89-examples-of-north-korea-smuggling-oil-calls-for-supply-cutoff?utm_source=Examiner%20Today_07/13/2018&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=WEX_Examiner%20Today

SCOTUS
GOP moderates hint at smooth confirmation ahead for Kavanaugh
http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/396789-gop-moderates-signal-smooth-confirmation-ahead-for-kavanaugh?userid=288549

RUSSIAGATE
Twelve Russian Intelligence Officials Indicted by U.S. Government 
https://www.nationalreview.com/news/rod-rosenstein-russia-12-indictments-announced/

POLITICS
Californians Will Vote on Whether to Split the State in Three
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/07/cal3-referendum-california-will-vote-to-split-state-into-three-parts/

What Trump's approval ratings in all 50 states mean for the Senate
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/what-trumps-approval-ratings-in-all-50-states-mean-for-the-senate?utm_source=Examiner%20Today_07/13/2018&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=WEX_Examiner%20Today

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"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