Saturday, April 21, 2018

PLATT -MISC News


The Secrets of a Great First Spouse
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/the-secrets-of-a-great-first-spouse-1524177700-lMyQjAxMTI4NjI4MDQyOTA4Wj/

NORK
This is becoming too easy ... 

North Korea’s Kim Strikes Milder Tone on Nuclear Tests, Detainees 
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/north-korea-suspends-nuclear-long-range-missile-tests-and-plans-to-close-nuclear-test-site-1524264301-lMyQjAxMTA4MDI3MDQyNDA5Wj/

North Korea announces end to missile testing as Trump cites 'big progress'
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/04/20/north-korea-suspends-missile-testing-closing-nuclear-test-site-reports-say.html

Sanctions Are Hurting North Korea. Can They Make Kim Give In?
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/20/world/asia/north-korea-trump-sanctions-kim-jong-un.html?emc=edit_nn_20180420&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180420&te=1

GENERAL INTEREST
Today’s Sad Feminism — and Two Breaths of Fresh Air 
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/04/tammie-jo-shults-barbara-bush-rose-above-todays-feminism/

The Week in Good News: The Boston Marathon, Kendrick Lamar, a Honeybee Delivery
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/19/briefing/the-week-in-good-news-boston-marathon-kendrick-lamar.html?emc=edit_nn_20180420&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180420&te=1

Mobile Home Transported Across Tiny Bridge in Turkey
https://weather.com/news/trending/video/mobile-home-transported-across-tiny-bridge-in-turkey?pl=pl-the-latest

TV Tower Collapse Kills 1, Knocks Out Weather Station in Fordland, MO
https://weather.com/news/trending/video/collapsing-tv-tower-kills-one-injures-others-in-fordland-missouri?pl=pl-the-latest

News Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of the Week’s Headlines (11 out of 12)
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/04/20/briefing/20weeklynewsquiz.html?emc=edit_nn_20180420&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180420&te=1&mtrref=undefined&gwh=10B09E5A4C0286066FAB3A2E35B70A8F&gwt=pay

HEALTH
The Importance of Lifestyle Changes and Immunotherapy
http://www.freedomsback.com/the-importance-of-lifestyle-changes-and-immunotherapy

PROGRESSIVES UNHINGED
The Rush to Condemn Jordan Peterson as Racist 
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/04/jordan-peterson-racism-accusations-misguided-views-mischaracterized/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NR%20Daily%20Monday%20through%20Friday%202018-04-20&utm_term=NR5PM%20Actives

SCHOOL SECURITY
Parkland Victim's Brother Suggests a Different Kind of March
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/cortneyobrien/2018/04/19/parkland-victims-brother-suggests-marching-against-law-enforcement-failures-n2472520?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=

BUSINESS
The War on Big Retail Is Nothing New
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/04/amazon-critics-same-arguments-against-retail-innovation/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NR%20Daily%20Monday%20through%20Friday%202018-04-20&utm_term=NR5PM%20Actives

Engine on Southwest Jet Not the Only One to Develop Cracks
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/19/business/engine-on-southwest-jet-not-the-only-one-to-develop-cracks.html?emc=edit_nn_20180420&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180420&te=1

The tech titans must have their monopoly broken – and this is how we do it 
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/apr/20/tech-monopoly-apple-facebook-data-extreme-content?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=272129&subid=24222148&CMP=GT_US_collection

CLIMATE CHANGE
U.S. Cuts 'Global Warming' Gases Faster Than Anyone Else, But Media Ignore It
https://www.investors.com/politics/editorials/u-s-cuts-global-warming-gases-faster-than-anyone-else-but-media-ignore-it/

Rising Sea Levels Reshape Miami’s Housing Market 
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/climate-fears-reshape-miamis-housing-market-1524225600-lMyQjAxMTA4MDI3MDQyNDA5Wj/

Can Dirt Save the Earth?
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/18/magazine/dirt-save-earth-carbon-farming-climate-change.html?emc=edit_nn_20180420&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180420&te=1

SCIENCE
A solar shock wave cracked Earth’s magnetic field last night, but everything is fine
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2018/04/20/an-interplanetary-shock-wave-cracked-earths-magnetic-field-last-night-everything-is-fine/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.7b33397f05b5

CYBER SECURITY
How North Korea’s Hackers Became Dangerously Good
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/how-north-koreas-hackers-became-dangerously-good-1524150416-lMyQjAxMTI4NzIxMDgyOTA0Wj/

Reclaim Your Screen From Scammers
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/16/technology/personaltech/scammers-pop-up.html?emc=edit_nn_20180420&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180420&te=1

DEFENSE
Israeli Firms Scramble As Trump Administration Restricts Military Aid 
https://breakingdefense.com/2018/04/israeli-firms-scramble-as-us-restricts-aid/?utm_campaign=Breaking%20Defense%20Air%20&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=62264047&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_OhH9oM1YoUMTyVbx9zPyIuFnWbdkkciZwcY-VaRBUULJgwfEDv9jn4JWzLIjxHq_P7Y30FWkLMXihK1OVDRp8lAR28A&_hsmi=62264047

FOREIGN POLICY
Pompeo In The Clear: Thanks to Red State Democrat, Senate GOP Have The Votes To Confirm Him
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/mattvespa/2018/04/19/pompeo-in-the-clear-thanks-to-red-state-democrat-senate-gop-have-the-votes-to-c-n2472611?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=

LAW ENFORCEMENT
Baltimore police chief attends hip-hop show, apologizes for ‘200 years’ of abuse by cops
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/apr/20/baltimore-police-chief-attends-hip-hop-show-apolog/?utm_source=Boomtrain&utm_medium=manual&utm_campaign=20180326&utm_term=newsalert&utm_content=newsalert

MEDIA
Untold Story of Broadcast Ownership
https://townhall.com/columnists/armstrongwilliams/2018/04/20/untold-story-of-broadcast-ownership-n2472748?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=

IMMIGRATION
Trump's 'extreme vetting' is muzzling activists and shutting them out
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/apr/20/trump-extreme-vetting-activists-censorship-immigration?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=272129&subid=24222148&CMP=GT_US_collection

COLLUSION
The Real Case of Collusion
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/04/mueller-russia-investigation-real-collusion-obama-hillary-clinton/

TRUMPGATE
Bloomberg: Deputy AG Rosenstein Told Trump He Has Nothing to Worry About With Russia Probe 
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/mattvespa/2018/04/19/bloomberg-deputy-ag-rosenstein-told-trump-he-has-nothing-to-worry-about-in-russia-probe-n2472626?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=

CUOMO
Backlash: Progressives Torch NY Governor's Shameless Politicking In Restoring Voting Rights For Felons
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/mattvespa/2018/04/20/backlash-progressives-torch-ny-governor-for-restoring-voting-rights-for-felons-n2472829?utm_source=thdailypm&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl_pm&newsletterad=

Cuomo Likens Himself to an 'Undocumented Immigrant'... Immigrant Groups Fire Back (This guy is gonna give Pocahontas a run for her money ... )
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/cortneyobrien/2018/04/20/cuomo-likens-himself-to-an-undocumented-immigrant-n2472775?utm_source=thdailypm&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl_pm&newsletterad=

POLITICS
Why Clinton’s Donors May Be Investigated In $84 Million Money Laundering Scheme
https://townhall.com/columnists/marinamedvin/2018/04/20/why-clintons-donors-may-be-investigated-in-84-million-money-laundering-scheme-n2472549

-- "Political language - and with variations this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists - is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind." - George Orwell, "Politics and the English Language", 1946

PLATT _ MISC News


GENERAL INTEREST
20 Genius 100-Year-Old Life Hacks That Still Work Today
http://start.att.net/news/read/category/lifestyle/article/good_housekeeping-20_genius_100yearold_life_hacks_that_still_work_to-rhearst

• A Canada goose got its final revenge on Feb. 1 when, after being shot out of the sky by a hunter in Easton, Maryland, it struck Robert Meilhammer, 51, of Crapo, Maryland, seriously injuring the waterfowler. NPR reported that Meilhammer was hunting with a group when one of the large geese flying overhead was killed and fell about 90 feet, landing on Meilhammer's head and knocking him out. It also dislodged two of Meilhammer's teeth. Adult Canada geese weigh about 12 to 14 pounds and can have a wingspan of 6 feet. At press time, Meilhammer was in stable condition after being airlifted to a hospital. [NPR, 2/4/2018] 

EDUCATION
Personalization Is the Key to Transforming Education 
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/04/education-technology-personalized-learning-better-results/

Can Training Eliminate Biases? Starbucks Will Test the Thesis
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/18/business/starbucks-racial-bias-training.html?emc=edit_nn_20180419&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180419&te=1

BUSINESS
How Europe's 'breakthrough' privacy law takes on Facebook and Google 
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/apr/19/gdpr-facebook-google-amazon-data-privacy-regulation?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=271994&subid=24222148&CMP=GT_US_collection

MELITOLOGY
Honeybees Are Struggling to Get Enough Good Bacteria 
https://www.ecowatch.com/honeybees-good-bacteria-2561242307.html?utm_source=EcoWatch+List&utm_campaign=3a42669ac5-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_49c7d43dc9-3a42669ac5-85328381

CHIROPTEROLOGY
First Bat Removed From U.S. Endangered Species List Helps Produce Tequila 
https://www.ecowatch.com/bat-endangered-species-tequila-2561223170.html?utm_source=EcoWatch+List&utm_campaign=3a42669ac5-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_49c7d43dc9-3a42669ac5-85328381

TECHNOLOGY
The Cat-And-Mouse Game Between Apple And IPhone Hackers Will Never End
http://start.att.net/news/read/category/news/article/bgr-the_catandmouse_game_between_apple_and_iphone_hack-rpenskemc

Robot Conquers One of the Hardest Human Tasks: Assembling IKEA Furniture
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/18/science/robots-ikea-furniture.html?emc=edit_nn_20180419&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180419&te=1

FOREIGN POLICY
Heitkamp becomes first Dem to back Pompeo for secretary of State
http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/senate/383990-heitkamp-to-support-pompeo-for-secretary-of-state?rnd=1524165023?userid=288549

NATIONAL SECURITY
Warning being ignored? Evidence heavy reliance on hardware and software from China leaves American government open to espionage and cybertheft 
http://jewishworldreview.com/0418/federal_government_china_warning.php3

DEFENSE - VETERANS
City Employee Tells Store to Remove Military Flags, Blasts Veteran
https://townhall.com/notebook/tomknighton/2018/04/18/city-employee-tells-store-to-remove-military-flags-blasts-veteran-n2472230?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=

LAW ENFORCEMENT
Justice IG sends criminal referral of Andrew McCabe to federal prosecutors
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/apr/19/andrew-mccabe-criminal-referral-sent-us-attorney/

Australian bank charges dead client service fee for a decade
https://townhall.com/news/politics-elections/2018/04/19/australian-bank-charges-dead-client-service-fee-for-a-decade-n2472429

COMEY
One Percent Chance Comey Not A Self-Dramatizing Fruitcake (A Coulter classic ...)
http://www.freedomsback.com/one-percent-chance-comey-not-a-self-dramatizing-fruitcake

MEDIA
The Media Create a Schrödinger’s Presidency
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/04/president-trump-media-coverage-predictions-of-downfall/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NR%20Daily%20Monday%20through%20Friday%202018-04-19&utm_term=NR5PM%20Actives

ACTIVISTS
Parkland Activist David Hogg And His Sister Just Signed A Book Deal 
https://bearingarms.com/micah-r/2018/04/18/parkland-activist-david-hogg-and-his-sister-just-signed-a-book-deal/?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=

Pro-Farrakhan Women’s March leader roasts Starbucks for seeking ADL’s help with bias
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/apr/19/pro-farrakhan-womens-march-leader-blasts-starbucks/?utm_source=Boomtrain&utm_medium=manual&utm_campaign=20180326&utm_term=newsalert&utm_content=newsalert

POLITICS
House, Senate GOP compete for cash
http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/383863-house-senate-gop-compete-for-cash?userid=288549

Why the Center Cannot Hold
https://townhall.com/columnists/laurahollis/2018/04/19/why-the-center-cannot-hold-n2472347?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=

-- "Political language - and with variations this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists - is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind." - George Orwell, "Politics and the English Language", 1946

Thursday, April 19, 2018

PLATT - MISC News


Barbara Bush
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/barbara-bush-1524012665-lMyQjAxMTA4NDE5ODIxODg1Wj/

GENERAL INTEREST
Superman Turns 80. The Red Trunks Still Fit.
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/17/arts/superman-turns-80-action-comics-1000.html?emc=edit_nn_20180418&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180418&te=1

A Spin in the Most Important Car Ever Built 
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/a-spin-in-the-most-important-car-ever-built-1523973042-lMyQjAxMTE4MzEyNzcxNDc3Wj/

Tree Burns From the Inside Out During Oklahoma Fire
https://weather.com/news/trending/video/tree-burns-from-the-inside-out-during-oklahoma-fire?pl=pl-the-latest

PHYSICAL HEALTH
What We Know About The Mysterious Flesh-Eating Bacteria Spreading In Australia
http://start.att.net/news/read/article/fortune-what_we_know_about_the_mysterious_flesheating_bact-rtime/category/news

MENTAL HEALTH
You can catch teen depression before it ruins your child's life. Here's how
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0418/teen_depression.php3

Drip, Drip: Why We Sweat the Small Stuff
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/drip-drip-why-we-sweat-the-small-stuff-1524004455-lMyQjAxMTA4ODEyNzgxMTc5Wj/

Facebook, Personal Data and Common Sense
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/facebook-personal-data-and-common-sense-1523982612-lMyQjAxMTI4NTE0ODExNzg3Wj/

EDUCATION
Liberal Indoctrination on Campus Isn’t Working 
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/04/liberal-indoctrination-on-campus-not-working/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=180418_Jolt&utm_term=Jolt

FINANCE
The World Debt Has Hit A Record High
http://start.att.net/news/read/article/fortune-the_world_debt_has_hit_a_record_high-rtime/category/finance

Rolling Back the Tide of Overspending
https://townhall.com/columnists/edfeulner/2018/04/18/rolling-back-the-tide-of-overspending-n2471822?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=

BUSINESS
Trump slams TPP: Bilateral deals are better for American workers (Ah, he's a shifty one ... )
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/trump-slams-tpp-bilateral-deals-are-better-for-american-workers0

Facebook is a tyranny – and our government isn't built to stop it 
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/apr/18/facebook-tyranny-government-regulation-what-we-need?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=271874&subid=24222148&CMP=GT_US_collection

CLIMATE CHANGE
Scientists unveil 10,000 sq ft model of Mississippi delta to help save coastline
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/apr/18/mississippi-delta-model-coastal-erosion-scientists?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=271874&subid=24222148&CMP=GT_US_collection

GEOLOGY
San Francisco’s Big Seismic Gamble
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/04/17/us/san-francisco-earthquake-seismic-gamble.html?emc=edit_nn_20180418&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180418&te=1

TECHNOLOGY
Apple cracks down on drone pilot who shoots epic Apple campus videos
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/apple-cracks-down-on-drone-pilot-who-shoots-epic-apple-campus-videos-2018-04-16

LAW ENFORCEMENT
Comey, Clinton, McCabe and Lynch Officially Referred For Criminal Investigation
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2018/04/18/republicans-call-for-criminal-investigation-into-comey-clinton-and-fbi-officials-n2472202?utm_source=thdailypm&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl_pm&newsletterad=

Police investigating ‘suspicious death’ of H.R. McMaster’s father
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/apr/18/hr-mcmaster-sr-suspicious-death-investigated/?utm_source=Boomtrain&utm_medium=manual&utm_campaign=20180326&utm_term=newsalert&utm_content=newsalert

TERRORISM
Struggling to prevent terrorist attacks, France wants to 'reform' Islam 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0418/reform_islam.php3

As Islamic State Fades in Syria, Another Militant Group Takes Root
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/as-islamic-state-fades-in-syria-another-militant-group-takes-root-1524064045-lMyQjAxMTI4MDE4ODUxNzg5Wj/

NORK
CIA Director Mike Pompeo Met North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to Discuss Summit
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/trump-expects-to-meet-north-korea-leader-soon-1523997270-lMyQjAxMTI4NTEyODExMDg4Wj/

POLITICS
A Mayor's Most Important Job
http://jewishworldreview.com/cols/williams041818.php3

-- "Political language - and with variations this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists - is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind." - George Orwell, "Politics and the English Language", 1946

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

PLATT - MISC News


Barbara Bush, the 'enforcer' of a political dynasty, is dead
https://www.yahoo.com/news/barbara-bush-enforcer-political-dynasty-dead-234738150.html

GENERAL INTEREST
Icelandic boy's Titanic Lego replica makes it safely across to US museum 
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/apr/17/icelandic-boys-titanic-lego-replica-us-museum-worlds-biggest?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=271701&subid=24222148&CMP=GT_US_collection

The News in Zingers 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0418/hamilton.php3

What did one hat say to the other?   Stay here I’m going on ahead. 
Why can’t a bike stand up?    Because it’s too tired.

HEALTH
Lung Cancer Patients Live Longer With Immune Therapy
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/16/health/lung-cancer-immunotherapy.html?emc=edit_nn_20180417&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180417&te=1

A YouTube-inspired prank ruined my daughter's life 
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/apr/17/a-youtube-inspired-prank-ruined-my-daughters-life?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=271701&subid=24222148&CMP=GT_US_collection

HEALTH CARE
After the Gas and Bombs: The Health Crisis That’s Killing Syria
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/after-the-gas-and-bombs-the-health-crisis-thats-killing-syria-1523984870-lMyQjAxMTI4MzEwNzUxNTc4Wj/

SPORTS
NFL’s Colin Kaepernick makes waves by comparing himself to civil rights icon Jackie Robinson
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/apr/17/colin-kaepernick-makes-waves-comparing-himself-civ/?utm_source=Boomtrain&utm_medium=manual&utm_campaign=20180326&utm_term=newsalert&utm_content=newsalert

BUSINESS
The market thinks Trump's tax cuts are a hollow win for corporate America
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/market-thinks-trumps-tax-cuts-hollow-win-corporate-america-165000176.html

Starbucks will close all U.S. stores on May 29 for 'racial-bias education'
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/starbucks-will-close-u-s-stores-may-29-racial-bias-education-180410747.html

Tsunami of job-stealing robots isn't coming anytime soon
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/economy/tsunami-of-job-stealing-robots-isnt-coming-anytime-soon

Facing Historic Labor Shortages, Companies Snap Up Teenagers
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/facing-historic-labor-shortages-companies-snap-up-teenagers-1523895726-lMyQjAxMTI4MTE5NzMxMDc3Wj/

BUDGET
Budget chairman floats plan to eliminate his own committee
http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/383454-budget-chairman-floats-plan-to-eliminate-his-own-committee?userid=288549

The Trillion-Dollar Myth
https://townhall.com/columnists/stephenmoore/2018/04/17/there-is-an-old-saying-that-you-cant-teach-an-old-dog-new-tricks-and-weve-learned-that-again-with-the-congressional-budget-office-and-its-latest-highly-misleading-fiscal-forecast-n2471476?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=

FACEBOOK
Facebook Explains What Data It Collects Even When You're Not Logged In
http://start.att.net/news/read/article/fortune-facebook_explains_what_data_it_collects_even_when-rtime/category/finance

I was one of Facebook's first users. I shouldn't have trusted Mark Zuckerberg 
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/apr/17/facebook-people-first-ever-mark-zuckerberg-harvard?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=271701&subid=24222148&CMP=GT_US_collection

ENVIRONMENT
UK Pledges £61.4 Million to Fight Ocean Plastics 
https://www.ecowatch.com/uk-plastic-waste-oceans-2560593488.html?utm_source=EcoWatch+List&utm_campaign=dd6989f4b0-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_49c7d43dc9-dd6989f4b0-85328381

SCIENCE
How Bad Is the Government’s Science?
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/how-bad-is-the-governments-science-1523915765-lMyQjAxMTE4ODEwNzUxNzc5Wj/

Scientists Accidentally Develop 'Mutant' Enzyme That Eats Plastic 
https://www.ecowatch.com/plastic-eating-enzyme-scientists-2560856195.html?utm_source=EcoWatch+List&utm_campaign=dd6989f4b0-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_49c7d43dc9-dd6989f4b0-85328381

The Most Important Equation In The Universe
https://www.forbes.com/sites/startswithabang/2018/04/17/the-most-important-equation-in-the-universe/#664a991e60da

TECHNOLOGY
Electricity industry on a collision course with the FCC
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/energy/electricity-industry-on-collision-course-with-fcc

Researchers Find Vast Reserve of Rare Earth Minerals Off Japan
https://weather.com/news/trending/video/researchers-find-vast-reserve-of-rare-earth-minerals-off-japan?pl=pl-the-latest

NATIONAL SECURITY
FCC Moves to Block Wireless Carriers From Using Subsidies to Buy Chinese Telecom Gear
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/fcc-moves-to-block-wireless-carriers-from-using-subsidies-to-buy-chinese-telecom-gear-1523984053-lMyQjAxMTI4NTEyNzExMDc4Wj/

LAW ENFORCEMENT
U.S. Law Enforcement Agencies Snatch up New Tools to Crack iPhones
https://www.idropnews.com/news/u-s-law-enforcement-agencies-snatch-tools-unlock-iphones/69139/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Newsletter&utm_campaign=04162018&utm_term=Newsletter

8-Year-Old Boy At School Slashes Other Students With Knife
http://start.att.net/news/read/article/the_associated_press-8yearold_boy_at_school_slashes_other_students_with-ap/category/news

NORK
Top U.S. Officials Have Spoken Directly With Kim Jong Un to Set Up Summit
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/trump-expects-to-meet-north-korea-leader-soon-1523997270-lMyQjAxMTI4NTEyNzExMDc4Wj/

RUSSIA
Trump puts brakes on Russian sanctions over Syria
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/apr/16/trump-backs-sanctions-against-russia-syria/

Haley fires back at White House: 'I don't get confused'
http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/383634-haley-fires-back-at-white-house-i-dont-get-confused?userid=288549

COMEY
James Comey’s Attacks on Trump May Hurt a Carefully Cultivated Image
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/16/us/politics/james-comey-trump-book.html?emc=edit_nn_20180417&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180417&te=1

Clinton allies seethe with rage at Comey
http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/383445-clinton-allies-seethe-with-rage-at-comey

Ex-FBI agents say Comey is 'damaging the agency' as he clashes with Trump 
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/apr/17/james-comey-book-former-fbi-agents-reaction?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=271701&subid=24222148&CMP=GT_US_collection

TRUMPGATE
Mueller Issues New Warning To Media Following Report On Trump Lawyer
https://www.dailywire.com/news/29509/following-story-about-trump-lawyer-mueller-issues-ryan-saavedra

POLITICS
Ted Kennedy's enablers at Chappaquiddick
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/columnists/noemie-emery-ted-kennedys-enablers-at-chappaquiddick

-- "Political language - and with variations this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists - is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind." - George Orwell, "Politics and the English Language", 1946

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

PLATT - MISC News

James Comey Gets Pilloried from Left, Right, and Center
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/04/james-comey-gets-pilloried-from-left-right-and-center/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NR%20Daily%20Monday%20through%20Friday%20
2018-04-16&utm_term=NR5PM%20Actives

GENERAL INTEREST
Mysterious ‘beast’ terrifies town after killing two dogs
https://nypost.com/2018/04/16/mysterious-beast-terrifies-town-after-killing-two-dogs/

The News in Zingers 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0418/hamilton.php3

MENTAL HEALTH
7 questions to cut drama out of your life 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0418/cut_drama.php3

EDUCATION
25-Year-Old Textbooks and Holes in the Ceiling:   Inside America’s Public Schools
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/16/reader-center/us-public-schools-conditions.html?emc=edit_nn_20180416&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180416&te=1

BUSINESS
Time to Reverse America's Innovation Decline
https://townhall.com/columnists/kenblackwell/2018/04/16/time-to-reverse-americas-innovation-decline-n2471193?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=

IRS
How A 27-Year-Old Math Whiz (And His Uber Driver) Found A Big Flaw In An IRS Tax Formula
http://start.att.net/news/read/article/money-how_a_27yearold_math_whiz_and_his_uber_driver_foun-rtime/category/finance

FINANCE
Republicans Accelerate America’s Rush toward Bankruptcy
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/04/cbo-report-debt-american-bankruptcy-republican-congress/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NR%20Daily%20Monday%20through%20Friday%202018-04-16&utm_term=NR5PM%20Actives

CLIMATE CHANGE
The courts are deciding who's to blame for climate change
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2018/apr/16/the-courts-are-deciding-whos-to-blame-for-climate-change?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=271582&subid=24222148&CMP=GT_US_collection

What a D.C. lawmaker's inbox looks like after saying Rothschilds control the climate 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0418/rothchilds_inbox.php3

DEFENSE - NAVY
The US Navy appears to have fooled Russia and Syria with a warship ruse before the strike
http://www.businessinsider.com/us-navy-fooled-russia-and-syria-with-a-warship-ruse-before-the-strike-2018-4?r=UK&IR=T

LAW ENFORCEMENT
Cops Are the Good Guys
https://www.prageru.com/videos/cops-are-good-guys

MEDIA
David Hogg’s boycott backfires: Laura Ingraham’s viewership jumps 20 percent (The media have created a petty little tyrant ... we seem to have a plethora of those recently.)
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/apr/16/david-hoggs-boycott-of-fox-news-star-backfires-lau/?utm_source=Boomtrain&utm_medium=manual&utm_campaign=20180326&utm_term=newsalert&utm_content=newsalert

SOUTH AFRICA
‘They Eat Money’: How Mandela’s Political Heirs Grow Rich Off Corruption
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/16/world/africa/south-africa-corruption-jacob-zuma-african-national-congress.html?emc=edit_nn_20180416&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180416&te=1

RUSSIAGATE
Mueller’s warning: ‘Many’ news stories on Trump-Russia probe are wrong
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/apr/16/robert-mueller-many-news-stories-trump-russia-prob/?utm_source=Boomtrain&utm_medium=manual&utm_campaign=20180326&utm_term=newsalert&utm_content=newsalert



POTUS
Syrian Refugee: I'd Love to Buy Trump a Beer - He Has a Bigger Heart Than Obama
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/timothymeads/2018/04/15/syrian-refugee-id-love-to-buy-president-trump-a-beer-and-tell-him-he-has--bigger-heart-than-obama-n2471148?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=

POLITICS
Blue Wave? Anxious Republicans Keep...Gaining on Democrats in National Polling
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/guybenson/2018/04/16/generic-ballot-tightens-in-another-poll-n2471331?utm_source=thdailypm&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl_pm&newsletterad=

Will America vote for young, politically inexperienced, long-shot candidates merely because they ARE Islamic? 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0418/muslim_blue_wave.php3

America's future in flux: The main demographic variables shaping the next elections 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0418/balz041618.php3



-- 
"Political language - and with variations this is true of all political 
parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists - is designed to make lies 
sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of 
solidity to pure wind."
          - George Orwell, "Politics and the English Language", 1946

Monday, April 16, 2018

PLATT-MISC News


Barbara Bush in failing health, won’t seek additional treatment (regardless of her family's politics, this is a classy lady.)
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/apr/15/barbara-bushs-health-failing/?utm_source=Boomtrain&utm_medium=manual&utm_campaign=20180326&utm_term=newsalert&utm_content=newsalert
GENERAL INTEREST
In his stirring meditation on what makes life worth living, Walt Whitman asked: “After you have
exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, love, and so on — have found that none of these finally satisfy, or permanently wear — what remains?” He answered simply: “Nature remains.”
PHYSICAL HEALTH
Running shoes cost between $20 and $200 — why you should spend at least $100
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/running-shoes-cost-between-20-and-200-why-you-should-spend-at-least-100-2017-07-03
EDUCATION
AP U.S. History Text: White, Christian Americans Finding It ‘Difficult to Adjust’ to Becoming Minority
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/04/14/ap-u-s-history-text-white-christian-americans-finding-it-difficult-to-adjust-to-becoming-minority/
BUSINESS
Supreme Court Weighs Widening States’ Reach on Online Sales Taxes
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/supreme-court-set-to-weigh-online-sales-taxes-1523790801-lMyQjAxMTI4MDE4NTUxNzU5Wj/
About a third of people think that FaceBook has a 'negative impact on society'
https://moneyish.com/ish/about-a-third-of-people-think-facebook-has-a-negative-impact-on-society/
ENVIRONMENT
'Plastic is literally everywhere': the epidemic attacking Australia's oceans
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/apr/16/plastic-is-literally-everywhere-the-epidemic-attacking-australias-oceans
LAW ENFORCEMENT
Indian Tribe Won’t Let National Guard Into “Most Notorious Area for Drugs Entering the County”—Border Patrol: “They Told Us They Don’t Want White Man on Their Land”
http://tennesseewatchman.com/2018/04/indian-tribe-wont-let-national-guard-notorious-area-drugs-entering-county-border-patrol-told-us-dont-want-white-man-l/
-- "Political language - and with variations this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists - is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind." - George Orwell, "Politics and the English Language", 1946

Sunday, April 15, 2018

PLATT - MISC News


We are proud to be 'rednecks'. It's time to reclaim that term
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/apr/14/redneck-pride-west-virginia-protests-strikes?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=271402&subid=24222148&CMP=GT_US_collection

GENERAL INTEREST

20 Examples of Liberals vs. Also Liberals
https://townhall.com/columnists/johnhawkins/2018/04/14/draft-n2470798?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=

The WIRE: Your week in review
https://personalliberty.com/wire-week-review-20-89/

MENTAL HEALTH
Jordan B. Peterson: Liberals are failing to police ‘pathological extremism’ ["... right-wing groups embracing doctrines of racial superiority are easily spotted and ostracized ..."]
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/apr/13/jordan-b-peterson-leftists-failing-to-identify-mar/?utm_source=Boomtrain&utm_medium=manual&utm_campaign=20180326&utm_term=newsalert&utm_content=newsalert

FINANCE
5 major way shady Americans cheat on their taxes
https://moneyish.com/hoard/5-major-ways-shady-americans-cheat-on-their-taxes/

BUSINESS
How disability is holding back the Trump economy
https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/disability-holding-back-trump-economy-145316656.html

Elon Musk says 'humans are underrated,' calls Tesla's 'excessive automation' a 'mistake'
https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/13/elon-musk-says-humans-are-underrated-calls-teslas-excessive-automation-a-mistake/

AUTOMOTIVE
A teenager died in a Honda Odyssey ... (an explanation of what happened)
https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/teenager-died-honda-odyssey-due-165015892.html

FACEBOOK
 "Facebook?  Sounds kinda' boring.  When I was young we used 'Phone book' and actually talked to each other."
              - Betty White

EDUCATION
Majority of Americans Want Climate Education in Schools
https://www.ecowatch.com/us-schools-climate-science-2559713513.html?utm_source=EcoWatch+List&utm_campaign=476a5c15e4-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_49c7d43dc9-476a5c15e4-85328381

PROGRESSIVES UNHINGED
Hot Take: Chick-fil-A Is 'Infiltrating' NYC With Its Christian Values
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/cortneyobrien/2018/04/13/hot-take-chickfila-is-infiltrating-nyc-with-its-christian-values-n2470717?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=

Trashing Populism: Dim-Bulb Academic Vs. Deplorables
https://townhall.com/columnists/ilanamercer/2018/04/13/trashing-populism-dimbulb-academic-vs-deplorables-n2470579?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=

CLIMATE CHANGE
Avoid Gulf shttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/apr/13/avoid-at-all-costs-gulf-streams-record-weakening-prompts-warnings-global-warming?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=271402&subid=24222148&CMP=GT_US_collectiontream disruption at all costs, scientists warn

ENVIRONMENT
Fear and Fury in Michigan Town Where Air Force Contaminated Water 
https://www.ecowatch.com/michigan-water-contamination-wurtsmith-2559356236.html?utm_source=EcoWatch+List&utm_campaign=476a5c15e4-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_49c7d43dc9-476a5c15e4-85328381

MELITTOLOGY
Detroit's Newest Industrial Workers: Bees 
https://www.ecowatch.com/detroit-industrial-workers-bees-2558291602.html?utm_source=EcoWatch+List&utm_campaign=476a5c15e4-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_49c7d43dc9-476a5c15e4-85328381

 SCIENCE
Scott Pruitt Isn’t Anti-Science 
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/04/scott-pruitt-not-anti-science-epa-administrator/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NR%20Daily%20Saturday%202018-04-14&utm_term=NR5PM%20Actives

The Botch of the Human Body
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/the-botch-of-the-human-body-1523630069-lMyQjAxMTI4MDE3NDcxOTQxWj/

TECHNOLOGY
If Alexa was Southern
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=q3j6708kzEY

Amazon Echo - SNL (Silver version for Seniors)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvT_gqs5ETk&feature=youtu.be

DEPT OF JUSTICE (DOJ)
‘Trust but Verify’ Applies to the FBI
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/trust-but-verify-applies-to-the-fbi-1523658315-lMyQjAxMTI4NTE0NDExNzQ3Wj/

DEFENSE
Russia's S-500: The Ultimate Weapon That Can Kill the B-2, F-22 and F-35?
http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/russias-s-500-the-ultimate-weapon-can-kill-the-b-2-f-22-f-35-25372

MIDDLE EAST
Syria fired 40 missiles 'at nothing' after allied air strikes destroyed three Assad chemical sites
https://www.yahoo.com/news/russia-claims-ally-syria-shot-090208590.html

Israelis, Palestinians and the Necessary Injustice of Partition
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/israelis-palestinians-and-the-necessary-injustice-of-partition-1523630155-lMyQjAxMTA4OTE1NDkxODQyWj/

TRUMPGATE
The Real Investigation 
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/04/michael-cohen-investigation-serious-peril-for-trump/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NR%20Daily%20Saturday%202018-04-14&utm_term=NR5PM%20Actives

What is the FBI Hiding in its War to protect Comey?
http://thehill.com/opinion/campaign/374675-what-is-the-fbi-hiding-in-its-war-to-protect-comey

POLITICS
American Politics in a Convex Mirror
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/04/president-trump-era-perspective-new-normal/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NR%20Daily%20Saturday%202018-04-14&utm_term=NR5PM%20Actives

Thanks, TM ...

-- "Political language - and with variations this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists - is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind." - George Orwell, "Politics and the English Language", 1946