Trump: How the President’s hair-raising level of debt could bring us all crashing down.: https://www.smh.com.au/business/the-economy/how-trump-s-hair-raising-level-of-debt-could-bring-us-all-crashing-down-20180420-p4zank.html Advertisements
From NPR News: U.S., Allies Hit Three Syrian Sites Linked To Chemical Weapons Program https://n.pr/2GTeewJ History Of U.S. Responses To Chemical Weapons Attacks In Syria https://n.pr/2IRWlz1 EDIT (2018-04-15): To be clear, I approve. ———– From NPR News: In ‘A Higher Loyalty,’ James Comey Describes An ‘Unethical, And Untethered’ President https://n.pr/2GYaQRB 5 Insights From Comey’s Memoir: Ex-FBI Chief Blasts Trump As Moblike https://n.pr/2GRilxs EDIT (2018-04-15): To be clear, I don’t trust DJT. I didn’t vote for him. I’m not a Conservative; […]
From NPR News: Mark Zuckerberg Tells Senate: Election Security Is An ‘Arms Race’ https://n.pr/2En8Sry From NPR News: Most Americans Feel They’ve Lost Control Of Their Online Data https://n.pr/2JznB6w From NPR News: White House: Mueller Is Overreaching And Trump Has The Power To Fire Him https://n.pr/2IIprRk
Mars (chocolate bar) – Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mars_(chocolate_bar) Excerpt: “Unlike the American Mars bar, however,Snickers Almond also contains caramel. … The international and Canadian Mars barsare very similar to the United States Milky Way bar, which Mars, Inc. also produces (not to be confused with the European version of Milky Way, which is similar to the United States‘ 3 Musketeers).Unlike the American Mars bar, however,Snickers Almond also contains caramel. … The international and Canadian Mars barsare very similar to the United States […]
From NPR News: Scientists Push Plan To Change How Researchers Define Alzheimer’s https://n.pr/2IGsNEm From NPR News: Xi Says China To Lower Trade Barriers As Beijing Files WTO Complaint Against U.S. https://n.pr/2IFdwUy Good to hear! —– From NPR News: Why ‘MasterChef UK’ Is Uniting Malaysians In Outrage https://n.pr/2JvUUrm Excerpt: “The judges didn’t understand the dish itself,” says the Kuala Lumpur native. “We have to be culinary historians, so that we understand what we eat and where it comes from.” Sounds like […]
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I love my country. I love our Constitution, and all the Rights, Liberties, and Freedoms secured therein. I would never — NEVER! — relocate to another country, or renounce my citizenship. I will exercisse my rights of free speech and free expression to call out wrongs as I see them, regardless of what ‘sector’ they originate from (Public, Private, or Government). You have those rights yourself, id you are a citizen.
From NPR News: Who Wins A U.S.-China Trade War? Maybe Australia https://n.pr/2GSAvy7 From NPR News: As Trump Attacks Amazon-Postal Service Ties, He Fails To Fill Postal Governing Board https://n.pr/2uFeePr From NPR News: Trump Calls For Military Forces On U.S.-Mexico Border https://n.pr/2GiHgd9
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Why Is Your Boss Bad At His Job? It May Be The ‘Peter Principle’ At Work : NPR: https://www.npr.org/2018/04/03/599077775/social-science-researchers-examine-the-peter-principle I’m a bad ‘boss’. I used to be competent. I no longer am.
Trump visits Ohio to tout $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan – The Blade: http://www.toledoblade.com/Politics/2018/03/29/Trump-touts-1-5-trillion-infrastructure-plan.html MARKETPLACE: 03/29/2018: Trump pushes his stalled infrastructure plan: https://www.marketplace.org/shows/marketplace-morning-report/03292018-us-edition [Still not understanding how all the infrastructure and military modernization we need will be paid for.] [Meanwhile, on the “Defend against all enemies, foreign and domestic” front–] From NPR News: As Atlanta Seeks To Restore Services, Ransomware Attacks Are On The Rise https://n.pr/2uuZVNl
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The 20 Highest Protein Veggies (And Other Plant-Based Foods) You Can Eat | Prevention: https://www.prevention.com/eatclean/high-protein-vegetables-and-plant-based-food Okay, I’m not a vegetarian. My fiance is, I’m not. A few days every week, she’s full-tilt Vegan, even. Before I met her, I had been trying to wind-down my intake of meat, carbohydrates (potatoes, pasta), alcohol, and sugar in general. Was spooling-up my veggie and fruit intake. I’ll always be a carnivore, a “meat-atarian,” but I’m feeling better, eating more veggies. And trying like […]
NPR’s Marketplace: Gene Editing for Fresher Fruit, Leaner Pigs From NPR News: CRISPR In China: Cancer Treatment With Gene Editing Underway : Shots – Health News : NPR: https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/02/21/585336506/doctors-in-china-lead-race-to-treat-cancer-by-editing-genes Public Opinion On Gene Editing Varies Depending On Knowledge, Religion : Shots – Health News : NPR: https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/08/10/542659066/people-back-editing-genes-to-treat-disease-but-are-wary-of-inheritable-changes How CRISPR Gene Editing Tool Went From Labs To A Middle-School Classroom : All Tech Considered : NPR: https://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2017/05/27/530210657/how-a-gene-editing-tool-went-from-labs-to-a-middle-school-classroom 2018 News Feature: CRISPR Ask Me Anything hits Reddit’s front page – National Human […]
U.S. National Debt Clock : Real Time: http://www.usdebtclock.org/ Social Security Administration Trustees Report Summary: https://www.ssa.gov/oact/trsum/ 2017/10/10: your-pension-is-a-lie-theres-210-trillion-of-liabilities-our-government-cant-fulfill https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnmauldin/2017/10/10/your-pension-is-a-lie-theres-210-trillion-of-liabilities-our-government-cant-fulfill/
THE GOOD: Congress Boosts ‘Black Lung’ Treatment Funding By Millions : The Two-Way : NPR: https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/03/28/597576628/congress-boosts-black-lung-treatment-funding-by-millions THE BAD: Dept. Of Education Fail: Teachers Lose Grants, Forced To Repay Thousands In Loans : NPR Ed : NPR: https://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2018/03/28/596162853/dept-of-education-fail-teachers-lose-grants-forced-to-repay-thousands-in-loans THE KOSHER PORK: Clean Meat, Via Lab, Is On The Way : 13.7: Cosmos And Culture : NPR: https://www.npr.org/sections/13.7/2018/01/02/575061101/clean-meat-via-lab-is-on-the-way So, who’s educating the next generation, and will the resulting students go into STEM, and maybe figure out how to cost-effectively grow replacement lungs […]
timeserver: Word of the Day from Dictionary.com http://www.dictionary.com/wordoftheday/2018/03/28 I wonder, often, if this is what my bosses and coworkers think of me. I’ve invested so much of myself into this job over the years. I used to at least be competent at it. I’m not adapting well to changing conditions, though. My “return on investment” for the company has probably hit the “point of diminishing returns”.
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From NPR News: Trump Orders Stiff Tariffs On China, In Hopes Of Cutting Trade Gap By $50 Billion http://n.pr/2FY44Pe From NPR News: 5 Ways China May Try To Win A Trade War With The U.S. http://n.pr/2FXaTRe From NPR News: Dow Drops 724 Points Amid Fears Of A U.S. Trade War With China http://n.pr/2FXjWBH From NPR News: House Passes $1.3 Trillion Government Funding Bill http://n.pr/2GOFCg9
Source: Fired Deputy FBI Director Took Memos, Notes About Interactions With Trump http://n.pr/2FOWr9A National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster Is Expected To Leave Trump Administration http://n.pr/2DxUmga Former National Security Adviser On Russia Investigation And Trump Foreign Policy http://n.pr/2GEzQ0D Rex Tillerson’s Firing As Secretary Of State Continues To Reverberate http://n.pr/2DnOcPH ———– IMO: Again, I don’t trust President Trump. He’s always reminded me of the “corrupt NY businessman”, “NY mobster wannabe”, and “autocratic alpha ape” types. I keep hoping our Constitutional system of […]