Monday, February 05, 2018

Show Notes 02-03-2018

Saturday Show 02-3-18 

Nunes memo aims at Russia probe, backfires on Trump and GOP
When the House Intelligence Committee finally did its dramatic reveal of the so-called Nunes memo, several things were immediately clear — and all were bad for committee chairman Devin Nunes and President Trump , the man his efforts were ultimately intended to benefit.
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K is for ‘Kink’: Some gay-rights activists push to add letter to expanding LGBTQ acronym
Some members of the gay-rights community are adding the letter ‘K,’ for “kink,” to the ever-expanding acronym of identities.
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Not every high-paying job requires a four-year college degree
That's an idea that many companies have been slow to embrace but it's one that has gained acceptance since IBM (NYSE: IBM) CEO Ginni Rometty wrote an open letter on the subject in November 2016.
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Fed orders Wells Fargo to halt 'growth' over compliance issues
The Federal Reserve Board said in a statement that it "would restrict the growth of the firm until it sufficiently improves its governance and controls. Concurrently with the Board’s action, Wells Fargo will replace three current board members by April and a fourth board member by the end of the year."
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Moscow to US: If You Don’t Like Being Buzzed by Our Fighters, Stay Away From ‘Russia’s Borders’
Russia’s foreign ministry accused the United States Thursday of deliberately stirring up “Russophobic” sentiment by making a “fuss” about a U.S. Navy surveillance plane being buzzed over the Black Sea, while the defense ministry advised U.S. military aircraft to steer clear of Russia’s purported borders.
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MAXINE WATERS: Russia is out to get me!
Maxine Waters now sees a Russian behind every mailbox and lamp post. During an anti-Trump tirade at an urban housing event, the California congresswoman went on a stem winder about Russia and the Kremlin’s alleged love for the American president.
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Trump grants 6,900 Syrians temporary permission to stay
The Trump administration has extended temporary protection for nearly 7,000 Syrians in living in the US as war continues to ravage their country. They were shielded from deportation under a humanitarian programme, Temporary Protected Status (TPS).
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CAIR Slams Trump’s Move to Keep Gitmo Open; ‘Exclusively Muslim-Populated Military Prison’
The Trump administration has designated the leader of Hamas, Ismail Haniyeh, as a “specially designated global terrorist” (SDGT), targeting the head of a violent Palestinian group that has been trying to clean up its image.
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Hamas Cries Foul After US Designates Its Leader as ‘Global Terrorist’
The Trump administration has designated the leader of Hamas, Ismail Haniyeh, as a “specially designated global terrorist” (SDGT), targeting the head of a violent Palestinian group that has been trying to clean up its image.
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Will the Next Cold War Be Powered by Artificial Intelligence?
It is easy to confuse the current geopolitical situation with that of the 1980s. The United States and Russia each accuse the other of interfering in domestic affairs. Russia has annexed territory over U.S. objections, raising concerns about military conflict.
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New 'Hologram' Device Levitates Particles to Create 3D Objects in Thin Air
In the real world, though, looking at a hologram isn't so much like looking at a physical object. Lasers need to be used to project the image onto some medium, like a sheet of plastic and glass, which bends and reflects the light so the image appears three dimensional to a viewer.
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The Race to the Dan - January 18th to February 15th, 1781
Immediately after the embarrassing defeat at Cowpens (SC) on January 17th, British Lt. General Charles, Lord Cornwallis decided that he wanted his captured men back, and he wanted to teach the upstart Patriots a lesson about "messing with the British Army."
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