FBI agent groups dispute Trump’s rationale for Comey firing – POLITICO

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/05/10/comey-firing-fbi-trump-238247 ‘His support within the rank and file of the FBI is overwhelming.’ Josh Meyer05/10/17 10:57 PM EDT FBI agents say former director James Comey enjoys enormous support among the 35,000 people who work for him. | AP Photo As the White House scrambled to explain President Donald Trump’s sudden firing of FBI Director James […] more…

In a Beijing ballroom, Kushner family pushes $500,000 ‘investor visa’ to wealthy Chinese – The Washington Post

In a Beijing ballroom, Kushner family pushes $500,000 ‘investor visa’ to wealthy Chinese – The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/in-a-beijing-ballroom-kushner-family-flogs-500000-investor-visa-to-wealthy-chinese/2017/05/06/cf711e53-eb49-4f9a-8dea-3cd836fcf287_story.html?utm_term=.6a3465df398c BEIJING — The Kushner family came to the United States as refugees, worked hard and made it big — and if you invest in Kushner properties, so can you. That was the message delivered Saturday by White […] more…

The Impossible Math Behind Trump’s Tax Cut – Bloomberg

The Impossible Math Behind Trump’s Tax Cut – Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-05-04/the-impossible-math-behind-trump-s-tax-cut A vote for tax cuts today is tantamount to a vote for tax hikes tomorrow. More stories by Peter CoyMay 4, 2017, 11:21 AM PDT Photographer: Isaac Brekken/Getty Images There’s a reason Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin keeps insisting that his boss’s tax-cut plan will fully […] more…

Fact Check: Rumors, Claims and Context on G.O.P. Health Bill – NYTimes.com

Fact Check: Rumors, Claims and Context on G.O.P. Health Bill – NYTimes.com https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/05/05/us/politics/pre-existing-conditions-health-care.html?referer= By LINDA QIU May 5, 2017 Fact Check Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee plowed through a stack of amendments for the American Health Care Act, which would repeal most of Obamacare, in March. Stephen Crowley / The New York Times WASHINGTON […] more…

What the Hell Is Going on at the FDA With This Fox News Email Saga?

What the Hell Is Going on at the FDA With This Fox News Email Saga? http://gizmodo.com/what-the-hell-is-going-on-at-the-fda-with-this-fox-news-1794959317 Libby WatsonToday 4:46pm Photo: AP It’s a sleepy Friday afternoon on the East Coast, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t some weird stuff going on. This time, it’s coming out of a department at the Food and Drug Administration, […] more…

‘Microgrids’ Could Prevent Repeat Of April 21 PG&E Outage, Argues Chronicle Op-Ed | Hoodline

‘Microgrids’ Could Prevent Repeat Of April 21 PG&E Outage, Argues Chronicle Op-Ed | Hoodline http://hoodline.com/2017/05/local-microgrids-could-prevent-repeat-of-april-21-pg-e-outage-argues-chronicle-op-ed Mon. May 1, 2017, 2:47pm Power outage in the Mission, 2008. | Photo: Neil Girling/Flickr A massive power outage on April 21 that left 88,000 PG&E customers, 21 schools, more than 300 traffic lights and Montgomery BART Station in the […] more…

41 humpback whale deaths in Atlantic force fed probe

41 humpback whale deaths in Atlantic force fed probe https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2017/04/28/41-humpback-whale-deaths-atlantic-force-fed-probe/307804001/ more…

Arthur Laffer’s Theory on Tax Cuts Comes to Life Once More – The New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/25/us/politics/white-house-economic-policy-arthur-laffer.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=first-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=1 Arthur Laffer in 1981. His theory linking tax cutting and economic growth has been revived in President Trump’s plan. Associated Press WASHINGTON — A white cloth napkin, now displayed in the National Museum of American History, helped change the course of modern economics. On it, the economist Arthur Laffer in 1974 sketched a curve […] more…

Man’s Better Angels — Philip F. Gura | Harvard University Press

http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674659544 Romantic Reformers and the Coming of the Civil War Banks failed, credit contracted, inequality grew, and people everywhere were out of work while political paralysis and slavery threatened to rend the nation in two. As financial crises always have, the Panic of 1837 drew forth a plethora of reformers who promised to restore America […] more…

Scientists keep increasing their projections for how much the oceans will rise this century – The Washington Post

Scientists keep increasing their projections for how much the oceans will rise this century – The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/04/26/scientists-keep-increasing-their-projections-for-how-much-the-oceans-will-rise-this-century/?utm_term=.874ac733f5aa A 30-mile-long meltwater river runs through Petermann glacier, Greenland, on August 27, 2016. (Whitney Shefte/The Washington Post) A report by a leading research body monitoring the Arctic has found that previous projections of global sea level rise for the […] more…
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