Friday, March 16, 2018


  Enjoy the weekend, see you bright and early Monday morning.

work by Jiwoon Pak

Back At It

The Daily Beast: Michael Flynn Comes Out of Hiding to Stump for Far-Right Congressional Candidate - The former Trump natsec adviser will speak publicly for the first time since cutting a deal with Mueller, endorsing Navarro, who lost to Maxine Waters in 2016 by 50+ points. by Gideon Resnick



The B-52's


NY Times: How Exercise Can Keep Aging Muscles and Immune Systems ‘Young’ - Phys Ed By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS

Who Did It

Salon: Stormy Daniels’ lawyer says she was physically threatened - It’s one of the most explosive allegations to come out of the Stormy saga so far by Matthew Rozsa

The Onion - Exhausted Mueller Trying To Find Trump Organization Russia Documents Amid Thousands Of Harassment Lawsuits

The Onion: Exhausted Mueller Trying To Find Trump Organization Russia Documents Amid Thousands Of Harassment Lawsuits

Elon Musk - Artificial Intelligence, Neuralink And New Forms Of Government On Mars

Have An Excellent Friday

work by Norman Rockwell

Lawrence O'Donnell - Howell Raines - PA-18 Election Shows Trump's Base Is Vulnerable

Rachel Maddow - Mueller Demands Russia Documents From Trump Organization - NYT


The Palmer Report: Donald Trump’s day from Hell by Bill Palmer

Trump's Merry Band Of Grifters

Guardian UK: Cash in: the rich guys in Trump's cabinet who can't resist public money - The revelations over Ben Carson’s furniture have shone a light on Trump’s people – and their fondness for first-class travel and military jets

Trump's Torturer

Guardian UK: Torture allegations dog Gina Haspel as she is poised to be first female CIA head - Trump’s nominee to run the agency is accused of having run a black site and authorised destruction of videotapes of waterboarding

Ever So Slightly Wiser

NY Times: Voters May Be Wising Up by Paul Krugman
...people like Ryan barely waited for the ink on the tax bill to dry before proclaiming that social programs must be cut to reduce the budget deficit the tax cuts will do so much to inflate.


NY Times: Cyberattacks Put Russian Fingers on the Switch at Power Plants, U.S. Says By NICOLE PERLROTH and DAVID E. SANGER
The Trump administration accused Russia on Thursday of engineering a series of cyberattacks that targeted American and European nuclear power plants and water and electric systems, and could have sabotaged or shut power plants off at will.

The Market On Friday

  At 9:20 a.m. ET DOW futures are +17 and the price of oil per barrel is up. The market is poised to open modestly higher.

CNN: The stunning downfall of Bear Stearns and its bridge-playing CEO by Matt Egan

Thursday, March 15, 2018


Chicago Tribune: Trump plans to replace H.R. McMaster as White House shakeup continues: sources


Season two, episode two of ‘Trumped’

  Ivanka and Jared hire a medium to talk with ghosts at 666 5th Ave, meanwhile Middle Eastern sheiks try to gain favors with Donald Sr by giving Jared millions. Baron’s school writes a letter to Baron’s dad worried about a school shooting. Melania’s new Pilates trainer reveals a personal secret. Don Jr.’s wife files for divorce. Donald Sr. admits he lies to world leaders as his close allies rally around worried about Donald's flirtation with a porn star. The New York Times has surprising news about Donald Sr. and Russia.

The Voice

  Stephen Hawking describes how with computer assistance he was able to talk.

My Computer

Stephen Hawking Interview - Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

It Gets Real

NY Times: Mueller Subpoenas Trump Organization, Demanding Documents About Russia By MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT and MAGGIE HABERMAN


Salon: President Trump admits to the world that he makes things up to America’s allies - The president admitted that he concocted facts in a meeting with Justin Trudeau by Matthew Rozsa

The Onion - Busy Schedule Forces Vladimir Putin To Move Up Election Win A Couple Days Early

The Onion: Busy Schedule Forces Vladimir Putin To Move Up Election Win A Couple Days Early


Forbes: Can Artificial Intelligence Improve Older Adults' Health?


Newsweek: Barron Trump’s School Signs Open Letter Asking His Dad to Act on Gun Violence, Oppose Arming Teachers By Jason Le Miere

'Ms. Jackson'



Have An Excellent Thursday

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Lawrence O'Donnell - Trump Loses In Trump Country

Rachel Maddow - UK Punishes Russia Over Spy Poisoning, Trump Oddly Quiet


The Palmer Report: Donald Trump’s latest fantasy about taking down Robert Mueller by Bill Palmer

Enough Is Enough

Guardian UK: 'Enough': US students come together in spectacular walkout to end gun violence - About 3,000 schools across America protest in coordinated riposte - Students step out of classrooms to spur action for change

It's Called Lying

Guardian UK: Donald Trump admits making up 'facts' in trade meeting with Justin Trudeau - US president told donors ‘I had no idea’ when he complained to Canada’s prime minister over (non-existent) trade deficit
Donald Trump bragged that he made up facts in a meeting with the Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, according to an audio recording obtained by the Washington Post.

What Matters

NY Times: In Pennsylvania Election Shaped by Trump, Candidates Still Mattered By CAMPBELL ROBERTSON
“I don’t have enough curse words to describe our current president,” said Paul Cohen, 74, a retired insurance broker eating lunch with his wife at Panera. But, he said, “I’m not necessarily a liberal. And to find a Democrat running as a centrist immediately got my attention.”


NY Times: Conor Lamb Wins Pennsylvania House Seat, Giving Democrats a Map for Trump Country By ALEXANDER BURNS and JONATHAN MARTIN

The Market On Thursday

  At 9:25 a.m. ET DOW futures are +81 and the price of oil per barrel is up. The market is poised to open significantly higher.

CNN: Sears surprise; Stocks stabilize; iHeartMedia bankruptcy by Alanna Petroff