News – January 29, 2018

The EPA Makes A Surprisingly Good Decision
CNN – The EPA made a surprise move that could protect the world’s largest salmon fishery
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Republicans Fan the Curtain, Just a Tad.
New York Times – House Republicans Vote to Release Secret Memo on Russia Inquiry
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Roaring, hmm? When Else Was That Descriptor Used?
USA Today – Roaring economy gives Trump bragging rights for State of the Union address
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But Will They Be Aired?
Washington Post – Sanders and progressives plan three responses to the State of the Union
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Charges Against Foreign Banks Settled. No Admission of Guilt. How About Domestic Banks?
Washington Post – U.S. regulator, DOJ settle ‘spoofing’ charges against European banks
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Marijuana Hiccups Keep Black Market on Life Support. Is California’s Regulatory Scheme Practical or is Reform Required?
AP – After California pot stockpiles go up in smoke, what’s next?
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Shh, Don’t Tell the Kids That Mommy and Daddy Do Bad Things. Is This How Democracy Works?
Associated Press – Pentagon restricts release of Afghanistan war data
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I Wonder Why Information About Afghanistan Is About To Be Withheld…
Reuters – Trump rejects peace talks with Taliban in departure from Afghan strategy
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Liberal Hypocrisy on Full Display
Real Clear Politics – Maher Defends Jerusalem Decision: When You Win Wars You Take Land, Palestine A “Coiled Snake”
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Open Discussion About Our Fingers in Ukrainian Pie
Bloomberg – How Ukraine’s President Fooled Joe Biden
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They’ve Been in There for a While
BBC – Vice President Joe Biden’s son joins Ukraine gas company
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Competition in the Middle East and an Anchor for Saudi Arabia’s Planned City
CNN – Jeddah Tower: What does the world’s next tallest skyscraper look like now?
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But Does He Own Boardwalk or Park Place?
Forbes – Jeff Bezos Gains $2.8 Billion After Amazon Go’s Debut, Reaches Highest Net Worth Ever
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Nationalizing Is the National Procurement of Something Privately Owned. A 5G Network Doesn’t Yet Exist. This Would Be a Public Works Project, Not Nationalization.
Axios – Scoop: Trump team considers nationalizing 5G network
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Ajit Pai Doesn’t Like the Sound of That, Wants to Rely on Those Purposely Holding Back Build-Out
The Verge – FCC chairman Ajit Pai is opposed to a government-run 5G network

Suffocating Monkeys No Longer in Vogue
New York Times – German Carmakers Criticized for Emissions Research on Monkeys
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