Thursday, November 30, 2017

PLATT - MISC News

SOCIAL MEDIA RUNNING AMOK
US gun violence spawns a new epidemic: conspiracy theorists harassing victims (I do not do social media.  Here is one more good reason not to.)
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/nov/28/us-guns-mass-shootings-hoax-conspiracy-theories?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=254536&subid=24222148&CMP=GT_US_collection

GENERAL INTEREST
Popocat├ępetl Volcano Has Second Crater
https://weather.com/news/weather/video/popocatpetl-volcano-has-second-crater

Watch Men Feed 30 Hungry Cheetahs
https://weather.com/news/trending/video/watch-men-feed-30-hungry-cheetahs

Clouds near Australia
http://earthsky.org/todays-image/clouds-near-australia-gravity-waves-satellite-image?mc_cid=cfc34f5255&mc_eid=11b1b20d94

18 Statistics That Will Change Your View Of History
http://www.cracked.com/pictofacts-837-18-insane-statistics-that-will-change-your-view-history/

SodaStream has found a way to turn water into wine
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/sodastream-has-found-a-way-to-turn-water-into-wine-2017-11-28

11 pointers for traveling with your dog 
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/11-pointers-for-traveling-with-your-dog-2017-11-29

11 Things You Can't Return to Amazon 
http://start.att.net/news/read/article/kiplingercom-cyber_monday_2017_11_things_you_cant_return_to_ama-kip/category/finance

INTERSEX ISSUES
Garrison Keillor fired by Minnesota Public Radio over allegations of inappropriate behavior
http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2017/11/29/garrison-keillor-says-hes-been-fired-by-minnesota-public-radio-over-allegations-inappropriate-behavior.html

INAPPROPRIATE SEXUAL BEHAVIOR
Katie Couric: Matt Lauer ‘pinches me on the ass a lot’
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/nov/29/katie-couric-2012-matt-lauer-pinches-me-ass-lot/?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiWVdVNE16YzJaRFptTnpkaSIsInQiOiJDU29LYlhrdUZRODNNN1ZSYmVpMThEUndhNitudUtFZ3Y0bXd1cFpoSjhBclZaSDJcL2tPY0FySHA0UldUbWt5ODRSNnZkdG9vYVwvXC82XC9YZHVNWWZGZjdvdmFlRnF1UFJ0Z1ROcFkyUDhNeGxmM25qTjFhd1ppRm1OTjZKQ2thSGgifQ%3D%3D

SEXUAL ABUSE
For Mormon women, saying #MeToo presents a particular challenge 
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/nov/29/mormon-women-metoo-particular-challenge-sexual-abuse?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=254536&subid=24222148&CMP=GT_US_collection

Male sexuality isn't brutal by default. It's dangerous to suggest it is 
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/nov/28/male-sexual-assault-nature?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=254536&subid=24222148&CMP=GT_US_collection

EDUCATION
Black Self-Sabotage 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/cols/williams112917.php3

TAXES
Ronna McDaniel: Democrats were for tax reform before they were against it
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/rnc-chief-ronna-mcdaniel-democrats-were-for-tax-reform-before-they-were-against-it/article/2641899

Op-ed: Rate reductions, not targeted tax favors, key to scientific research (WHOA!  This is surely NOT a tax simplification bill!!!!!)
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/rate-reductions-not-targeted-tax-favors-key-to-scientific-research/article/2641789



CHEMISTRY
Scientists Are Closer to Making Solar-Powered Jets a Reality
https://www.ecowatch.com/solar-powered-jets-2512929522.html?utm_source=EcoWatch+List&utm_campaign=f6c791c0a6-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_49c7d43dc9-f6c791c0a6-85328381

Solid-state magnesium-ion batteries could lick lithium
https://newatlas.com/solid-state-magnesium-battery/52386/?utm_source=Gizmag+Subscribers&utm_campaign=7ab49959d9-UA-2235360-4&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_65b67362bd-7ab49959d9-91357693

TECHNOLOGY
Net Neutrality (I still say that the biggest danger from repeal is censorship.)
https://moneyish.com/ish/this-is-why-you-need-to-pay-attention-to-the-net-neutrality-repeal/

Time to release the internet from the free market – and make it a basic right
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/nov/29/net-neutrality-internet-basic-right-america-trump-administration?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=254536&subid=24222148&CMP=GT_US_collection

LAW ENFORCEMENT
The avocado police protecting Mexico's green gold
https://flipboard.com/article/the-avocado-police-protecting-mexico%27s-green-gold/f-665196d296%2Fco.uk

MIDDLE EAST
State Department making a laughingstock of the US and President Trump
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/1117/glick112917.php3

NORK
North Korea boasts new missile can hit any point in U.S.
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/north-korea-boasts-new-missile-can-hit-any-point-in-us-2017-11-28

Analysis: N. Korea may declare 'victory,' turn to economy
https://townhall.com/news/politics-elections/2017/11/29/analysis-n-korea-may-declare-victory-turn-to-economy-n2415599


-- 
"A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion
to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of
his actions and the integrity of his intent."
                  --Douglas MacArthur

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

PLATT - MISC News

SPECIAL
Reveille
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=te-cKxsBapM

GENERAL INTEREST
Early morning halo over Idaho
http://earthsky.org/todays-image/photo-early-morning-22-degree-halo-idaho?mc_cid=5faffe309b&mc_eid=11b1b20d94

A Chinese Amusement Park (I've never seen rides like these nor would I want to ride on them.*:-& sick )
http://www.transfer.pronet.link/transfers/AmusementRideChina.mp4

The News in Zingers 
http://jewishworldreview.com/1117/hamilton.php3

PROCREATION
7 reasons people shouldn't have children, according to science 
http://start.att.net/news/read/article/business_insider-7_reasons_people_shouldnt_have_children_according-newscred2/category/news+

HEALTH
Here's a New Reason You Should Worry About Antibiotics 
http://start.att.net/news/read/article/time-heres_a_new_reason_you_should_worry_about_antibiot-rtime/category/news+

PET HEALTH
FDA Warns Dog Owners to Avoid Bone Treats After 15 Dogs Die
http://start.att.net/news/read/category/news/article/people-fda_warns_dog_owners_to_avoid_bone_treats_after_15-rtime


EDUCATION
States move toward requiring high schoolers to take civics to graduate
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/states-move-toward-requiring-high-schoolers-to-take-civics-to-graduate/article/2641342

SEXUAL HARASSMENT
Sexual Power Dynamics: Examining the Missing Part of the Story
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/454095/sexual-power-dynamics-sexual-assault-missing-part-story?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=171128_Jolt&utm_term=Jolt

OMG, It's a Man!
http://jewishworldreview.com/1117/skenazy112817.php3



PROGRESSIVES RUNNING AMOK
Ladies, Remember Men Are Dangerous. Now Share A Bathroom With Them And Don't Carry A Gun.
http://www.dailywire.com/news/23992/matt-walsh

Family Guys ROASTS Internet Leftists With 'Twitter Outrage' Episode
http://www.dailywire.com/news/24005/family-guys-roasts-internet-leftists-twitter-emily-zanotti

Elizabeth Warren, Progressive Fraud
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/454121/elizabeth-warren-native-american-heritage-harvard-fraud?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NR%20Daily%20Monday%20through%20Friday%202017-11-28&utm_term=NR5PM%20Actives

ENVIRONMENT
Site of Weapons Testing At Risk
https://weather.com/science/environment/video/kiribati-to-fight-against-climate-change

Artificial Glacier Saves Village From Drought
https://weather.com/science/environment/video/artificial-glacier-saves-village-from-drought

TECHNOLOGY
Broadband bang per buck: How your country rates on speed versus cost
https://newatlas.com/broadband-speed-versus-cost-country-comparison/52346/?utm_source=Gizmag+Subscribers&utm_campaign=d77eb696d1-UA-2235360-4&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_65b67362bd-d77eb696d1-91357693

CYBER SECURITY
macOS High Sierra bug allows full admin access without a password (For MACs)
https://www.engadget.com/2017/11/28/macos-high-sierra-bug-full-admin-access-without-password/

SCAM
Americans Are Receiving Unordered Parcels From Chinese E-Criminals - And Can't Do Anything To Stop Them
https://www.forbes.com/sites/wadeshepard/2017/11/27/americans-are-receiving-unordered-parcels-from-chinese-e-criminals-and-cant-do-anything-about-it/#7b42fa8f73da

NATIONAL SECURITY
If North Korea Attacks the U.S., 'There Will Be No Time to Call Our Loved Ones,' Hawaii Official Warns
http://www.newsweek.com/north-korea-hawaii-official-723936?utm_source=yahoo&utm_medium=yahoo_news&utm_campaign=rss&utm_content=/rss/yahoous/news

GOVERNMENT WASTE
Sen. Lankford Releases 100 Examples of Gov't Waste Including 'Doggie Hamlet'
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/laurettabrown/2017/11/27/sen-lankford-releases-100-examples-of-govt-waste-including-doggie-hamlet-n2414628?utm_source=thdailypm&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl_pm&newsletterad=

GOVERNMENT CLUSTER ____
2 Bosses Show Up to Lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/27/us/politics/cfpb-leandra-english-mulvaney.html?emc=edit_nn_20171128&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=58935408&te=1

Ireland’s Latest Border Campaign Will End in a Quagmire
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/454098/irish-border-disputes-brexit-fallout-northern-ireland-remain-customs-union?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=171128_Jolt&utm_term=Jolt

DEFENSE
Navy Defends LCS, Positioning It For Frigate Competition 
https://breakingdefense.com/2017/11/navy-defends-lcs-positioning-it-for-frigate-competition/?utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=58846003&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9Nxr3JBOSToGd_K1glN1ILjKU7L4EnfcUgrCeqn-tfrdbUoS2PeFTrwvwX_P2Nwe3LH2itmsOZHxUBGdujBitxndgSjA&_hsmi=58846003

Readiness Crisis? What Crisis, Ask Top NCOs
https://breakingdefense.com/2017/11/readiness-crisis-what-crisis-ask-top-ncos/?utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=58846003&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9Nxr3JBOSToGd_K1glN1ILjKU7L4EnfcUgrCeqn-tfrdbUoS2PeFTrwvwX_P2Nwe3LH2itmsOZHxUBGdujBitxndgSjA&_hsmi=58846003

LAW ENFORCEMENT
The Serial-Killer Detector
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/11/27/the-serial-killer-detector

PUERTO RICO
Added to the Storm’s Toll, Guilt and Heartache for Puerto Ricans Who Fled
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/26/nyregion/puerto-rico-hurricane-maria.html?emc=edit_nn_20171128&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=58935408&te=1

BARBUDA
No Man's Land:  Barbuda after Irma
https://www.nytimes.com/video/world/americas/100000005425833/barbuda-after-hurricane-irma.html?emc=edit_nn_20171128&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=58935408&te=1

NORK
North Korea fires its highest-flying ICBM to date, toward Japan's coast
http://start.att.net/news/read/article/business_insider-north_korea_reportedly_fires_an_unidentified_balli-newscred2/category/news

Mysterious North Korean Ghost Ships Full Of Skeletons Wash Up In Japan
http://www.newsweek.com/mysterious-north-korean-ghost-ships-containing-skeletons-wash-japan-724116?utm_source=yahoo&utm_medium=yahoo_news&utm_campaign=rss&utm_content=/rss/yahoous/news


-- 
"A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion
to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of
his actions and the integrity of his intent."
                  --Douglas MacArthur

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

PLATT - MISC News

GENERAL INTEREST
Rock of Ages
http://jewishworldreview.com/1117/mullen112717.php3

The News in Zingers 
http://jewishworldreview.com/1117/hamilton.php3

How To Debate Progressives And Actually Make Progress
http://www.dailywire.com/news/23959/watch-how-debate-progressives-and-actually-make-frank-camp

HEALTH
A diagnosis of coronavirus. Now what?
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/1117/coronavirus.php3

PARENTING
Denzel Washington: Don't 'Blame The System' For Black Incarceration, It 'Starts At Home'
http://www.dailywire.com/news/23966/denzel-washington-dont-blame-system-black-amanda-prestigiacomo?utm_source=shapironewsletter-ae&utm_medium=email&utm_content=112717-news&utm_campaign=modelnames

TAXES
Here’s Where the GOP Tax Plan Stands Right Now
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-11-27/senate-plans-tax-vote-amid-trump-sales-pitch-tax-debate-update



CLIMATE CHANGE
Trying to reverse climate change might just destroy the world
https://nypost.com/2017/11/15/trying-to-reverse-climate-change-might-just-destroy-the-world/?utm_source=zergnet.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=zergnet_2244827

ENVIRONMENT
Chocolate Makers Agree to Stop Cutting Down Forests in West Africa for Cocoa 
https://www.ecowatch.com/chocolate-makers-forests-west-africa-2511687825.html?utm_source=EcoWatch+List&utm_campaign=a505cc33e4-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_49c7d43dc9-a505cc33e4-85328381

Why You Should NEVER Throw Old Clothes In The Trash
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/why-trashing-old-clothes-is-so-bad-for-the-environment_us_57f408f1e4b015995f2b93cb?section=us_science&utm_source=zergnet.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=zergnet_1826245&ncid=txtlnkusaolc00000901

SCIENCE
The mystery of Great Salt Lake's missing mercury
https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilderness-resources/stories/mystery-great-salt-lake-missing-mercury

LAW ENFORCEMENT
Three 16-Year-Olds Allegedly Plotted To Kill New Classmate Because He 'Disrupted The Flow' Of The Social Order
http://www.dailywire.com/news/23990/three-16-year-olds-allegedly-plotted-kill-new-hank-berrien

DUE PROCESS
Nancy Pelosi Is Profoundly Confused about Due Process
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/454076/nancy-pelosi-conyers-congressman-due-process?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NR%20Daily%20Monday%20through%20Friday%202017-11-27&utm_term=NR5PM%20Actives

MEDIA
Kevin Sorbo Exposes Mainstream Media Bias with Simple Question on Donald Trump
https://www.cnsnews.com/blog/michael-morris/kevin-sorbo-exposes-mainstream-media-bias-simple-question-donald-trump

ISRAEL
Look to Israel for a playbook on dealing with North Korea 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/1117/chafets112717.php3

NORK
Satellite images of North Korea indicate significant activity in ballistic missile submarine program 
https://www.aol.com/article/news/2017/11/17/satellite-images-of-north-korea-indicate-significant-activity-in-ballistic-missile-submarine-program/23280511/?utm_source=zergnet.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=zergnet_2248732&ncid=txtlnkusaolp00001361

POLITICS
Richard Cordray Delivers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Punchline
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/454059/richard-cordray-consumed-partisan-politics-mick-mulvaney-cfpb-sick-sad-joke?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=112717&utm_term=Jolt

A Retired Marine Is Challenging Roy Moore in Alabama
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/christinerousselle/2017/11/27/roy-moore-challenger-n2414689?utm_source=thdailypm&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl_pm&newsletterad=

Actress Susan Sarandon: Feminism Is 'Warped,' 'Hillary Was Dangerous'
http://www.dailywire.com/news/23958/actress-susan-sarandon-feminism-warped-hillary-was-emily-zanotti

-- 
"A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion
to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of
his actions and the integrity of his intent."
                  --Douglas MacArthur

Monday, November 27, 2017

PLATT - MISC News

SPECIAL
Remembering a providential Thanksgiving (... a couple of days late but, a great read.)
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/454010/thanksgiving-ten-years-ago-remembering-iraq-deployment-daughters-birth?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NR%20Week%20in%20Review%202017-11-26&utm_term=VDHM

GENERAL INTEREST
Trump Annoyed With Ivanka Over Her Suggestion There's A Place In Hell For Roy Moore
http://www.newsweek.com/trump-annoyed-ivanka-over-her-suggestion-theres-place-hell-roy-moore-722457?utm_source=yahoo&utm_medium=yahoo_news&utm_campaign=rss&utm_content=/rss/yahoous/news

Homeless veteran who received over $360K now wants to pay it forward, 'I just want to do the right thing'
https://www.yahoo.com/gma/homeless-veteran-received-over-360k-now-wants-pay-234806855--abc-news-lifestyle.html

These rat ‘squeakeasies’ are a big gentrification joke
https://nypost.com/2017/11/25/these-rat-squeakeasies-are-a-big-gentrification-joke/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

Angry driver tries to cut into Trump’s motorcade
https://nypost.com/2017/11/25/angry-driver-tries-to-cut-into-trumps-motorcade/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

The WIRE: Your week in review
https://personalliberty.com/318363-2/

HEALTH
Tobacco mea culpa: companies to run 'corrective' ads in US on smoking's harm 
https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/nov/26/tobacco-mea-culpa-companies-to-run-corrective-statements-on-smoking?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=254115&subid=24222148&CMP=GT_US_collection

Three to four cups of coffee a day linked to longer life
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/11/171122190659.htm

BUSINESS
10 psychological retail tricks to make you splurge this holiday season 
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/10-retail-tricks-that-make-you-spend-more-2013-12-04

TAXES
Why lawmakers keep trying to whack retirees
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/why-lawmakers-keep-trying-to-whack-retirees-2017-11-15

SPORTS
Barry Switzer blames Baker Mayfield's crotch grab on Madonna, Michael Jackson (He sounds just like Hillary ... it's everybody else's fault.)
http://start.att.net/news/read/article/sporting_news-barry_switzer_blames_baker_mayfields_crotch_grab_o-rspnews/category/sports

CLIMATE CHANGE
More harm than good with climate geo-engineering
https://climatenewsnetwork.net/23484-2/

Is the world headed for an ice apocalypse?
https://www.salon.com/2017/11/26/headed-for-an-ice-apocalypse_partner/

TECHNOLOGY
NASA’s new titanium tires can never get a flat 
http://start.att.net/news/read/category/news/article/bgr-nasas_new_titanium_tires_can_never_get_a_flat-rpenskemc

Bright Idea: This Lamp Harvests Its Own Energy From Plants
https://www.ecowatch.com/living-light-plants-2510311321.html?utm_source=EcoWatch+List&utm_campaign=21229e2027-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_49c7d43dc9-21229e2027-85328381

Why we should be wary of ending net neutrality 
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/media-blog/2017/nov/26/net-neutrality-law-trump-deregulation-media?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=254115&subid=24222148&CMP=GT_US_collection

DEFENSE
Bergdahl is symptom of Obama's castrated military
http://www.wnd.com/2017/11/bergdahl-is-symptom-of-obamas-castrated-military/

JUDICIARY
A Liberal Judge Rediscovers the Tenth Amendment — So Should Conservatives
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/453994/sanctuary-cities-states-rights-honot-tenth-amendment?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NR%20Week%20in%20Review%202017-11-26&utm_term=VDHM

MEDIA
Unhinged coverage of Trump is hurting the media
https://nypost.com/2017/11/25/now-glossy-fashion-mags-have-joined-the-trump-resistance/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

DEMOCRAT NEWS NETWORK: CNN Fails To Report These 24 Democrat Sex Scandals
http://www.dailywire.com/news/23910/democrat-news-network-cnn-fails-report-these-24-ryan-saavedra

PUERTO RICO
This Brilliant Initiative Is Sending 100 Solar Trailers to Puerto Rico for Free
https://www.ecowatch.com/power-puerto-rico-solar-project-2512174871.html?utm_source=EcoWatch+List&utm_campaign=a236c4f7e4-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_49c7d43dc9-a236c4f7e4-85328381

TERRORISM
Alt-America: the time for talking about white terrorism is now
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/nov/26/alt-america-terrorism-rightwing-hate-crimes?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=254115&subid=24222148&CMP=GT_US_collection

POLITICS
Jared Kushner’s Vast Duties, and Visibility in White House, Shrink
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/25/us/politics/jared-kushner-white-house-trump.html?emc=edit_nn_20171126&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=58935408&te=1

Susan Sarandon: ‘I thought Hillary was very dangerous. If she'd won, we'd be at war’
https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/nov/26/susan-sarandon-i-thought-hillary-was-very-dangerous-if-shed-won-wed-be-at-war?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=254115&subid=24222148&CMP=GT_US_collection

If Alabamians needed a reason to stick with Roy Moore, here it is…
https://personalliberty.com/alabamians-needed-reason-stick-roy-moore/

-- 
"A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion
to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of
his actions and the integrity of his intent."
                  --Douglas MacArthur