Monthly Archives: February 2019

Trumpistan Thursday

Michael Cohen on Wednesday delivered a sharp warning to Donald Trump and the Republican party that the president faces legal and political peril on at least two fronts. First, the Trump-Russia investigation. Cohen became the first Trump associate to allege … Continue reading

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Wowzer Wednesday

If you ask Alex Kipman to name the most significant advancement in the brand-new version of HoloLens, Microsoft’s mixed-reality headset, he’ll say the answer is yes. It’s not an evasion of the question—it’s evidence of his excitement. Kipman, Microsoft’s technical … Continue reading

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Tainted Trial Tuesday

Anyone concerned about probable carcinogens in the environment needs to keep an eye on the trial of Edward Hardeman v. Monsanto Company, which begins on February 25, in the Federal District Court in San Francisco. A bellwether for future challenges … Continue reading

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Money Changer Monday

U.S. casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corp is in talks to offer Carl Icahn a role in selecting its new CEO as a part of an agreement that would also give the billionaire investor board seats, people familiar with the matter … Continue reading

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Sunday Sunbeams

IT’S BACK! A BIG HOLE IN THE SUN’S ATMOSPHERE: During solar minimum, long-lasting holes open in the sun’s atmosphere, releasing streams of solar wind into space. One of those holes is turning to face Earth now, and it’s a big one: … Continue reading

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Propaganda School Saturday

I was one of a number of community residents who reviewed the textbook, Ethics, Economy and Entrepreneurship (EE&E), proposed for use in Tucson Unified School District high schools. To me, the first clue that this textbook lacked academic integrity was … Continue reading

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FRYday funNEEz

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