Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Morning Coffee (8/2/17)

This is long but worth reading (and really well written): Why the Scariest Nuclear Threat May Be Coming from Inside the White House

Ughhh: Nashua Telegraph’s Executive Editor Fired; City Editor Gives Notice "Bucknam said he was fired at 1:30 p.m. by publisher Heather Goodwin Henline for refusing to increase the hours of three salaried employees who are already each putting in about 60 hours a week to avoid paying overtime."

¯\_(ツ)_/¯ State Department considers scrubbing democracy promotion from its mission

Of course they are: "The Trump administration is preparing to redirect resources of the Justice Department’s civil rights division toward investigating and suing universities over affirmative action admissions policies deemed to discriminate against white applicants."

This is important to understand, especially given the incorrect stuff going around: John McCain did not kill Obamacare repeal for good. It could still come back.

Success of North Korean Missile Test Is Thrown Into Question

Awful: Premier League youth players targeted by Snapchat groomers posing as agents

Finally some good news! Britain's Best Cook: Mary Berry to judge new BBC cooking contest

Interesting: Amazon's race to make Alexa smarter

Ancient statue unearthed at Cambodia's Angkor temple complex

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