Florida Plays a Lot of Games With Systems Designed To Appear One Way and Function Another Way; Keep Your Eyes On What They Do
Associated Press – Florida lawmakers debate school-safety bill in rare session
A Pitfall Sanders-Aligned Candidates Must Avoid
ABC News – As Steve Bannon’s star fades, so does that of some candidates he backed
Voting Rights In Court in Kansas
Associated Press – Kansas voting rights trial has national implications
Sanders Highlights Federal Failure and Hypocrisy on Puerto Rico
The Intercept – Bernie Sanders on Puerto Rico Neglect: “Do You Think This Would Be Happening in Westchester County?”
Sanders Finally Stands Up on Yemen, But Where is the Normally Outspoken Rand Paul?
Al Jazeera – US senators in bid to end support for Saudi in Yemen war
Reuters Journalists Still Detained
Reuters – DETAINED IN MYANMAR – The latest updates on two Reuters journalists in government custody
East Coast Gets Hammered, Ugly Hangover Ensues
CBS News – Bomb cyclone nor’easter pummels East Coast with strong winds, rain
Media Can’t Help Itself, Continues Publishing Fake News
The Atlantic – Are Mexico’s Elections Russia’s Next Target?
New York Times – Will Russia Meddle In Italy’s Election? It May Not Have To
Putin Reveals New Foreign and Domestic Policies Prior to March 18th Election
Washington Post – Putin claims Russia is developing nuclear arms capable of avoiding missile defenses
New York Times – Putin Boasts of New Weapons, Vows to Boost Living Standards
Media, Demonstrating A Complete Ignorance of Chinese Totalitarian Governance, Calls Xi’s Elevation a “Power Grab”
CNN – Trump on China’s Xi consolidating power: ‘Maybe we’ll give that a shot some day’
Chicago Tribune – China sets stage for Xi’s historic power grab to rule indefinitely
Forbes – What Xi Jinping As President With No Term Limits Means For China’s Economy
Sanders Maneuvers to Achieve Effective Compromise. Washington Post Misrepresents Trump Tweet As Agreeing With Hardliner Tom Cotton. Senate Bickers.
Washington Post – The Daily 202: A pragmatic Bernie Sanders seeks an immigration compromise to protect ‘dreamers’
New York Times – Senate Rejects Trump’s Immigration Plan
Democratic Faithful Look to Edge Out Sanders in 2020. Useful, But Potentially Just Marketing.
New York Magazine – Gillibrand and Booker Swear Off Corporate Cash
‘No Way To Prevent This,’ Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens
New York Times – Florida Shooting: Nikolas Cruz Told Police How He Began Shooting Students ‘in the Hallways’
BBC – Florida shooting: FBI and teachers warned about Nikolas Cruz
Huffington Post – Laura Ingraham Hosts Segment On ‘Safe’ AR-15 Hours After Florida School Shooting
One Step Closer to Global Broadband Internet
Reuters – SpaceX gets U.S. regulator to back satellite internet plan
Russia, US, UK Trade Accusations. Sidenote: The Blue Dogs Are Not Centrists.
The Telegraph – Russia was behind ‘malicious’ cyber attack on Ukraine, Foreign Office says
Politico – Centrist Democrats try new approach to Russia messaging
CNN – Russia says it has proof of Western influence in its upcoming election
Flu Shot Particularly Ineffective This Year
Associated Press – Flu shot only 36 percent effective, making bad year worse
Guzman Gets Trial Date
Reuters – Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ to face U.S trial in September
ICE Not Only Ruins Peoples’ Lives, It Steals Them Too
NPR – ICE Lawyer Charged With Stealing Immigrants’ Identities To Commit Bank Fraud
A Social Service for Food Might Be A Good Idea Under A Responsible and Humanist Government, Not This One
Yahoo! – Trump Wants to Replace Food Stamps for Impoverished Americans With Food Boxes to Save Money
As much disdain as I have for Blackwater/Xe Services/Academi/Constellis, I’m not looking forward to karma circling round…
Bloomberg – U.S. Strikes Killed Scores of Russia Fighters in Syria, Sources Say
Sending Fake Chemical or Biological Substances To Folks Is Not Cool
Bloomberg – Donald Trump Jr.’s Wife Taken to Hospital After White-Powder Scare
About Time We Hashed This Out. Gerrymandering Is A Cancer In Our Electoral System and Must Be Excised.
U.S. News – Pennsylvania Gerrymandering Fight Just the Start of a Wider War
Without A Doubt, Yes. Social Programs Should Benefit All Who Pay In, Lest They Become Targets of Ire. Favors For Special Interest Groups Divides Society and Costs More To Administrate.
U.S. News – Should Free College Give Rich Kids a Free Ride?
NAFTA Squabble Continues Without Any Sign Of Agreement
Reuters – Canada, U.S. exchange barbs over NAFTA talks as stresses rise
Trump Urges Protectionism, While Corporate Lackeys Suggest More of the Same Old, Same Old
Business Insider – Trump held a freewheeling White House meeting on trade — and it sounds like some of economists’ worst fears could come true
Interesting. The Dutch Media Were Also Responsible For the Unverified Claim of Russian Hacking Proof. Very Interesting Indeed.
BBC – Dutch foreign minister quits over lie about meeting Putin
Will Netanyahu’s Chickens Come Home to Roost?
Jerusalem Post – Analysis: Police Try to Box in AG, PM Takes Eye Off the Ball
Reuters – Israeli police recommend bribery charges against Netanyahu
This is What We Call Plausible Deniability
CNN – White House says Netanyahu claim of US-Israel talks on West Bank annexation ‘false’
Illegal Detention Continues
The Guardian – Judge refuses to withdraw Julian Assange arrest warrant
Ice and Human Error May Be At Fault In Russian Plane Crash
U.S. News – Russia: Human Error, Faulty Sensor Behind Deadly Plane Crash