Saturday, July 6, 2019

PLATT - CURATED News

GENERAL INTEREST
Betsy Ross flag now decried by 2020 Dems, pundits was flown during Obama's 2nd inauguration 
https://start.att.net/news/read/article/fox_news-betsy_ross_flag_now_decried_by_2020_dems_pundits_w-rfoxnews/category/news+

Drowning: It Doesn't Look Like You Think It Does 
https://patch.com/pennsylvania/newtown-pa/drowning-pennsylvania-it-doesn-t-look-you-think-it-does

17 Mind-Blowing Facts People Learned When They Were "Today Years Old"
https://www.buzzfeed.com/mikespohr/x-mind-blowing-facts-people-learned-when-they-were-today-1

777 jet manages to abort landing at the very last second, just ten feet off the ground in impressive display of pilot???s skill at Dutch airport
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7215965/777-jet-aborts-landing-second-just-10-feet-ground-Dutch-airport.html

HEALTH
New study examines if common cold virus could cure cancer 
https://nypost.com/2019/07/05/new-study-examines-if-common-cold-virus-could-cure-cancer/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

EDUCATION
Universities fear loss of Chinese students as result of trade war 
https://washingtontimes-dc.newsmemory.com/?token=8c0d2598b2d4a60abc832ee0aef0bac3_5d1f6bea_5cd1fdb&selDate=20190705&goTo=A01&artid=3&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=washingtontimes-E-Editions&utm_source=washingtontimes&utm_content=Read-Button

Here???s why America???s $1.5 trillion student-loan crisis has spiraled out of control 
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/why-financial-education-wont-solve-the-15-trillion-student-loan-crisis-2019-06-27

CULTURE
What Conservatives Get Wrong about the Campus Wars 
https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/07/what-conservatives-get-wrong-about-campus-wars-woke-culture/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NR%20Daily%20Monday%20through%20Friday%202019-07-05&utm_term=NRDaily-Smart

The Intellectual Dark Web???s Quiet Revolution 
https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/07/intellectual-dark-web-quiet-revolution/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NR%20Daily%20Monday%20through%20Friday%202019-07-05&utm_term=NRDaily-Smart

The Overreach of LGBTQ Activism 
https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/07/lgbtq-activism-overreach/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NR%20Daily%20Monday%20through%20Friday%202019-07-05&utm_term=NRDaily-Smart

BUSINESS
Hopes dim for passage of Trump trade deal
https://thehill.com/homenews/house/451645-hopes-dim-for-passage-of-trump-trade-deal?userid=288549

VOLCANOLOGY
An Incredibly Rare Type of Lava Lake Was Just Found Hidden in Sub-Antarctica
https://www.sciencealert.com/incredibly-rare-lava-lake-only-8th-in-world-found-in-remote-sub-antarctic-volcano

LAW AND ORDER
Blue Bell ice cream licker could face 20 years in prison 
https://nypost.com/2019/07/04/blue-bell-ice-cream-licker-could-face-20-years-in-prison/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

CENSUS
Trump administration scrambles to save citizenship question on census
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-administration-scrambles-to-save-citizenship-question-on-census/2019/07/04/238fe3fa-9e85-11e9-9ed4-c9089972ad5a_story.html?noredirect&utm_term=.42661c60bece

Trump considering executive order on citizenship question for census
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/451749-trump-considering-executive-order-on-citizenship-question-for-census

Plaintiffs ask court to block Trump efforts to add citizenship question to census
https://thehill.com/regulation/court-battles/451804-aclu-asks-court-to-block-trump-efforts-to-add-citizenship-question

POLITICS
Texas may cost Trump 2020
https://thehill.com/opinion/campaign/451702-texas-may-cost-trump-2020

Democratic Senate hopes hinge on Trump tide
https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/451532-dem-senate-hopes-hinge-on-trump-tide

Biden urges caution about policies of 'way left' Democrats, Ocasio-Cortez 
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2019/07/05/joe-biden-urges-caution-policies-way-left-democrats-aoc/1660272001/


"You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end ??? 
which you can never afford to lose ??? with the discipline to confront
the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be."
        - VAdm James Stockdale, USN (1923-2005)

PLATT - CURATED News

GENERAL INTEREST
Betsy Ross flag now decried by 2020 Dems, pundits was flown during Obama's 2nd inauguration 
https://start.att.net/news/read/article/fox_news-betsy_ross_flag_now_decried_by_2020_dems_pundits_w-rfoxnews/category/news+

Drowning: It Doesn't Look Like You Think It Does 
https://patch.com/pennsylvania/newtown-pa/drowning-pennsylvania-it-doesn-t-look-you-think-it-does

17 Mind-Blowing Facts People Learned When They Were "Today Years Old"
https://www.buzzfeed.com/mikespohr/x-mind-blowing-facts-people-learned-when-they-were-today-1

777 jet manages to abort landing at the very last second, just ten feet off the ground in impressive display of pilot???s skill at Dutch airport
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7215965/777-jet-aborts-landing-second-just-10-feet-ground-Dutch-airport.html

HEALTH
New study examines if common cold virus could cure cancer 
https://nypost.com/2019/07/05/new-study-examines-if-common-cold-virus-could-cure-cancer/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

EDUCATION
Universities fear loss of Chinese students as result of trade war 
https://washingtontimes-dc.newsmemory.com/?token=8c0d2598b2d4a60abc832ee0aef0bac3_5d1f6bea_5cd1fdb&selDate=20190705&goTo=A01&artid=3&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=washingtontimes-E-Editions&utm_source=washingtontimes&utm_content=Read-Button

Here???s why America???s $1.5 trillion student-loan crisis has spiraled out of control 
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/why-financial-education-wont-solve-the-15-trillion-student-loan-crisis-2019-06-27

CULTURE
What Conservatives Get Wrong about the Campus Wars 
https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/07/what-conservatives-get-wrong-about-campus-wars-woke-culture/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NR%20Daily%20Monday%20through%20Friday%202019-07-05&utm_term=NRDaily-Smart

The Intellectual Dark Web???s Quiet Revolution 
https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/07/intellectual-dark-web-quiet-revolution/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NR%20Daily%20Monday%20through%20Friday%202019-07-05&utm_term=NRDaily-Smart

The Overreach of LGBTQ Activism 
https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/07/lgbtq-activism-overreach/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NR%20Daily%20Monday%20through%20Friday%202019-07-05&utm_term=NRDaily-Smart

BUSINESS
Hopes dim for passage of Trump trade deal
https://thehill.com/homenews/house/451645-hopes-dim-for-passage-of-trump-trade-deal?userid=288549

VOLCANOLOGY
An Incredibly Rare Type of Lava Lake Was Just Found Hidden in Sub-Antarctica
https://www.sciencealert.com/incredibly-rare-lava-lake-only-8th-in-world-found-in-remote-sub-antarctic-volcano

LAW AND ORDER
Blue Bell ice cream licker could face 20 years in prison 
https://nypost.com/2019/07/04/blue-bell-ice-cream-licker-could-face-20-years-in-prison/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

CENSUS
Trump administration scrambles to save citizenship question on census
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-administration-scrambles-to-save-citizenship-question-on-census/2019/07/04/238fe3fa-9e85-11e9-9ed4-c9089972ad5a_story.html?noredirect&utm_term=.42661c60bece

Trump considering executive order on citizenship question for census
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/451749-trump-considering-executive-order-on-citizenship-question-for-census

Plaintiffs ask court to block Trump efforts to add citizenship question to census
https://thehill.com/regulation/court-battles/451804-aclu-asks-court-to-block-trump-efforts-to-add-citizenship-question

POLITICS
Texas may cost Trump 2020
https://thehill.com/opinion/campaign/451702-texas-may-cost-trump-2020

Democratic Senate hopes hinge on Trump tide
https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/451532-dem-senate-hopes-hinge-on-trump-tide

Biden urges caution about policies of 'way left' Democrats, Ocasio-Cortez 
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2019/07/05/joe-biden-urges-caution-policies-way-left-democrats-aoc/1660272001/


"You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end ??? 
which you can never afford to lose ??? with the discipline to confront
the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be."
        - VAdm James Stockdale, USN (1923-2005)

Friday, July 5, 2019

PLATT - CURATED News

Victory in the Balance ??? Yorktown: Ending the Revolutionary War
https://www.warhistoryonline.com/instant-articles/yorktown-siege-revolutionary-war.html

GENERAL INTEREST
Trump extols U.S. military might in Fourth of July speech as jets fly over Washington
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/tanks-and-planes-assemble-for-july-fourth-salute-to-america--which-critics-decry-as-trumps-salute-to-himself/2019/07/04/219aa144-9dda-11e9-9ed4-c9089972ad5a_story.html?utm_term=.6d9afd24a643

alien civilizations and energy -- 7/3/19
https://delanceyplace.com/

MENTAL HEALTH
Patriotic songs spark memories of Fourths long ago for those with memory loss 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0719/patriotic_memory_loss.php3



PROGRESSIVES UNHINGED
Nike's neo-Nazis 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/cols/jonah070419.php3



HUMOR
17 Rules for Your Fourth of July Cookout
https://www.wsj.com/articles/17-rules-for-your-fourth-of-july-cookout-11561738569?emailToken=fb929f16469587b95ab288208018f4ecCqs+e9D+w14N1dBHzAw6rZyI6PINmsOU0G1JBJyDAYdeBrw73SF1VrNkgioWGmORVvgUn++/kPepR8BDgKaZFLXocmFk6vJG90vm2gAH4KQ%3D&reflink=article_email_share

The News in Zingers 
http://jewishworldreview.com/0719/hamilton.php3

HISTORY
Armenian Mountainside Hides Cold War-Era Soviet Relic
https://weather.com/news/trending/video/armenian-mountainside-hides-cold-war-era-soviet-relic?pl=pl-the-latest

Cold War centrifuge that spun thousands of British pilots in G-force training and has been operational for nearly 65 YEARS is finally set for retirement and will now go on display ??? complete with sick bags
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-7212855/Cold-War-centrifuge-spun-thousands-British-pilots-G-force-training-display.html

BUSINESS
Now bosses take smartphones from office employees in bid to boost productivity and avoid them wasting time checking social media during working hours
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7211723/Bosses-smartphones-office-workers-bid-boost-productivity-avoid-time-wasting.html

Arizona Mayor to Nike: We Still Want You, Even if Governor Doesn???t 
https://www.wsj.com/articles/arizona-mayor-to-nike-we-still-want-you-even-if-governor-doesnt-11562177945?emailToken=02200d4616199cdeaed283f985f4f86bGTqBHZ84C92nwSsGu022S8VYOYx0EBZTdSlRHNR78MgmQ5vYc8sPUlledAb41fUfVERZfIpc0CK29uukn5rkBXb5JlfewFkIh6lH1k7oZKWv0HJKK5QWxy8+LRvNocj4&reflink=article_email_share

Subway Got Too Big. Franchisees Paid a Price. 
https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/smallbusiness/subway-got-too-big-franchisees-paid-a-price/ar-AADzfho?ocid=spartandhp

CLIMATE CHANGE
Time for Buyout of NC Beach Town Battered by Weather, Climate Change?
https://weather.com/science/environment/video/time-for-buyout-of-nc-beach-town-battered-by-weather-climate-change?pl=pl-the-latest

TECHNOLOGY
Do YOUR email habits make you look bad-mannered? Etiquette expert William Hanson reveals the faux pas to avoid - including sending messages before 10am on a Monday
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-7208801/William-Hanson-reveals-ultimate-guide-writing-perfect-email.html

CYBER SECURITY
Forget Your Webcam ??? Should You Cover Your iPhone???s Selfie Camera?
https://www.idropnews.com/news/forget-your-webcam-should-you-cover-your-iphones-selfie-camera/110084/

DEFENSE
FIRST EVER FOOTAGE OF AN IRIAF F-14A FIRING A FAKOUR-90 AIR-TO-AIR MISSILE
https://theaviationgeekclub.com/first-ever-footage-iriaf-f-14a-firing-fakour-90-air-air-missile/

Russia submersible fire was in battery compartment
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-48865332

MILITARY



LAW AND ORDER
Portland police seek others taking part in violent Antifa assaults, as more details of attacks revealed
https://www.foxnews.com/us/portland-police-seek-more-suspects-from-violent-antifa-assaults-as-more-details-of-attacks-revealed

Blue Bell and Texas authorities identify Walmart where woman licked a carton of ice cream as police state that they will file 'appropriate charges' against her
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7212209/Blue-Bell-Texas-authorities-identify-Walmart-woman-licked-carton-ice-cream.html

IRAN
Iran accuses the UK of 'illegally seizing' oil tanker in the Mediterranean after British marines boarded the ship 'as it headed to Syria in breach of US sanctions'
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7212481/British-marines-Gibraltar-police-intercept-tanker-carrying-crude-oil-Syria.html

POLITICS
Indicators sap momentum in Trump bid for reelection
https://washingtontimes-dc.newsmemory.com/?token=aeadd132d289c27042bdadd84aae6a40_5d1e1abd_5cd1fdb&selDate=20190704&goTo=A01&artid=4&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=washingtontimes-E-Editions&utm_source=washingtontimes&utm_content=Read-Button


"You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end ??? 
which you can never afford to lose ??? with the discipline to confront
the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be."
        - VAdm James Stockdale, USN (1923-2005)

PLATT - CURATED News

GENERAL INTEREST
Politician's $13 million supercar stash seized in corruption probes to be auctioned for charity
https://www.foxnews.com/auto/politicians-13-million-supercar-stash-seized-in-money-laundering-probe-to-be-auctioned-for-charity

Fourth of July Quiz: Can You Answer the Hardest Citizenship Test Questions??? (8/10)
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/07/03/us/us-citizenship-test-quiz.html?te=1&login=email&auth=login-email

HEALTH
Walking This Much Every Day Could Reduce Your Dementia Risk 
https://start.att.net/news/read/article/cooking_light-walking_this_much_every_day_could_reduce_your_deme-rtime/category/lifestyle

ECOLOGY
Arctic fox astounds scientists by walking 2,100 miles in 76 days
https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/blogs/arctic-fox-walks-2100-miles-76-days?utm_source=Weekly+Newsletter&utm_campaign=15dd811c0c-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_WED0703_2019&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fcbff2e256-15dd811c0c-41356281

Florida encourages homeowners to kill green iguanas ???on their own property???
https://www.foxnews.com/us/florida-encourages-homeowners-to-kill-green-iguanas-on-their-own-property

CLIMATE CHANGE
Climate change: Antarctic Peninsula 'can still avoid irreversible change'
https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-48840528

SCIENCE
Scientists warn against creating human-monkey HYBRIDS as calls rise to create the chimeras to help treat diseases like Alzheimer's
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-7208461/Scientists-warn-against-creating-human-monkey-HYBRIDS-calls-rise-create-chimeras.html

Physicists discover croissant-shaped twists of light
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2019/06/physicists-discover-croissant-shaped-twists-of-light-new-property-optics/?cmpid=org=ngp::mc=crm-email::src=ngp::cmp=editorial::add=Science_20190703::rid=00000000050837301195

FORESTRY
A legendary Ozark chestnut tree, thought extinct, is rediscovered
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/2019/06/saving-chestnut-trees-ozarks/?cmpid=org=ngp::mc=crm-email::src=ngp::cmp=editorial::add=Science_20190703::rid=00000000050837301195

TECHNOLOGY
What is Microsoft up to now? Firm tweets bizarre teaser for retro Windows 1.0 software that came out in 1985 and erases all other posts from Instagram
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-7205363/What-Microsoft-Firm-tweets-bizarre-teaser-Windows-1-0-came-1985.html

Bitcoin's energy consumption 'equals that of Switzerland'
https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-48853230

DEFENSE
Air Force A-10 gets hit by bird, 'inadvertently' drops 3 dummy bombs in Florida 
https://taskandpurpose.com/a10-bird-strike

LAW AND ORDER
Eric Swalwell joins Andrew Yang as the only 2020 Dems to condemn Antifa attack on journalist
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/eric-swalwell-andrew-yang-andy-ngo-antifa

TERRORISM
Al-Qaida is stronger today than it was on 9/11 
https://taskandpurpose.com/al-qaeda-gwot-growth

IMMIGRATION
Obama DHS chief blasts Dems??? ???open borders??? push, warns migration would explode
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/obama-dhs-chief-blasts-dems-open-borders-push-warns-migration-would-explode

White House Slams Judge for Inflicting ???Open-Borders Views??? on Country 
https://www.nationalreview.com/news/white-house-slams-judge-for-inflicting-open-borders-views-on-country/

REPORT: 35,000 MORE Africans on way to US via South America
http://www.theamericanmirror.com/report-35000-more-africans-on-way-to-us-via-south-america/

CENSUS
DOJ reverses, says it's trying to find ways to include citizenship question on 2020 census
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/451639-doj-ordered-to-find-ways-to-include-citizenship-question-on-2020

TRUMPGATE
Insinuendo: Why the Mueller Report Doth Repeat So Much
https://www.realclearinvestigations.com/articles/2019/06/28/insinuendo_why_the_muller_report_doth_repeat_so_much_.html

POLITICS
Dems' leftward turn was a reaction to Hillary Clinton 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/cols/jonah070319.php3

Kamala Harris Thinks That Busing in 2019 Would Be a Good Idea ??? Seriously 
https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/07/kamala-harris-busing-democratic-debate/


"You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end ??? 
which you can never afford to lose ??? with the discipline to confront
the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be."
        - VAdm James Stockdale, USN (1923-2005)