It’s showtime, kids. Tuesday at the latest, but why wait if you can do it today?
TIM COOK SPEAKS OUT
So the CEO of the world’s most valuable company (Apple’s $625 billion market cap is half again larger than Exxon’s) is gay. We knew that; but now, writing about it (beautifully) at BloombergBusinessweek, he is proudly [...]
THE REPUBLICAN GAME PLAN:
Keep African-Americans and Hispanics from voting.
Election officials in 27 states, most of them Republicans, have launched a program that threatens a massive purge of voters from the rolls. Millions, especially black, Hispanic and Asian-American voters, are at risk. Already, tens of thousands [...]
I’m probably the last one to know this — I don’t drive much — but waze is a great app that takes current traffic conditions into account in routing you to your destination. Check it out.
The death toll among American citizens — zero until recently — has now climbed to still zero. The nightmare [...]
Do you like Judy Garland? Do you like supper? Might you be in the New York area November 23? Click here. My friend Seth Sikes belts it out with a great band.
Do you like wine? Did you collect coins? Do you know what kind of wine Thos. Jefferson favored? [...]
Either Harrison Ford is in on the trick or David Blaine is God. Ninety seconds. You do not want to miss this.
According to this – and a letter signed by 70 scientists — a lot of the games being sold as “fitness programs for your brain,” like Luminosity, are not [...]
Here is my pal Krystal Ball on Lena Dunham and women everywhere. (“Why does Lena Dunham scare conservatives?”) Watch. And if you have teenage daughters, share it with them. If you’re a guy, watch and see whether she’s talking to you.
And here is my pal Eleanor Clift’s [...]
With the cumulative U.S. death toll seeming to have peaked at “one” — or “zero” if you count only cases contracted here . . . and with the Obama Administration being blamed 24/7 for this state of affairs . . . Kyle Franks writes:
“The Ebola patient who died in Texas was a poor black man [...]
Jim Burt: “I saw the following in Doris Kearns Goodwin’s No Ordinary Time, about FDR and Eleanor, and was reminded of current events. The paragraph describes a syndicated column Mrs. Roosevelt wrote recounting the reaction of congressional Republicans to FDR’s famous ‘Four Freedoms’ speech, in which he articulated the principles for [...]
This video shows how far along driverless cars were even three years ago. And with benefits I hadn’t thought of.
First, you save thousands [...]
With the nationwide Ebola death toll already up to one and possibly headed even higher, it’s no surprise most other news has been overshadowed.
Even so, it’s worth noting that:
1. What many have long sought to portray as our greatest domestic threat — the deficit — has been averted. (See below.) THIS IS HUGE.
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