Friday Show Notes 9-15-17
Alphabet Considers Lyft Investment of About $1 Billion
Alphabet Inc. has held conversations with Lyft Inc. about a potential investment in recent weeks, signalling strong support for Uber Technologies Inc.’s main U.S. competitor, according to people familiar with the matter.
Bitcoin Crashes After Chinese Exchange Says It Will Halt Trading
Bitcoin fell for a fifth day, the longest losing streak in more than a year, after one of China’s largest online exchanges said it would stop handling trades by the end of the month amid a government crackdown on cryptocurrencies.
Texas Governor has residents who lost permits to Harvey covered
Texas has a reputation as being a pretty gun-friendly state. In fact, if you were asked to name a state when someone says the word “gun,” chances are good that most folks would answer, “Texas.”
More Judges Arming Up Following Recent Uptick In Violence Around Courthouses
The attempt on the life of Steubenville, OH Judge Joseph Bruzzese, Jr. may seem like an isolated even, but courthouses have been home to violence before. Just weeks earlier, an inmate stole a sheriff’s deputy’s weapon, killing the deputy and another officer before fleeing and eventually taking his own life.
Planned Parenthood Teams up with Satanists to Promote Abortion in Missouri
Missouri has reportedly doubled its abortion capacity this year “thanks to the Satanic Temple and Planned Parenthood,” who have worked in tandem to fight the state’s restrictions on abortion.
OK Cupid partners with planned parenthood to filter out pro-life users
Popular dating service OkCupid has partnered with Planned Parenthood to “enable daters to find folks who support” the abortion provider. OkCupid announced the partnership in an image posted on Twitter which read, “I would never date someone who doesn’t support Planned Parenthood.