🏛 “shows that respondents who could correctly identify North Korea tended to view diplomatic and nonmilitary strategies more favorably than those who could not…” – If Americans Can Find North Korea on a Map, They’re More Likely to Prefer Diplomacy - NYT
🏛 “In chilling language that evoked the horror of a nuclear exchange…” – Trump Threatens ‘Fire and Fury’ Against North Korea if It Endangers U.S. - The New York Times
Enjoying some time outside with a friend!
🛩 “UBS says airlines could save more than $26bn in pilot costs by introducing pilotless aircraft and added that such a move would save the business jet industry up to $3bn and civil helicopters about $2.1bn…” – Would you get on a pilotless plane? - BBC News
🏛 “The article warns that conservative American Catholics have strayed dangerously into the deepening political polarization in the United States. The writers even declare that the worldview of American evangelical and hard-line Catholics, which is based on a literal interpretation of the Bible, is “not too far apart’’ from jihadists.” – A Vatican Shot Across the Bow for Hard-Line U.S. Catholics - NYTimes
🏛 “April may be the cruelest month, as T.S. Eliot once claimed. But for Team Trump — underachieving, underprepared and understaffed — August is the most dangerous.” – August is a dangerous month for Trump
🏛 “Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is resisting the pleas of State Department officials to spend nearly $80 million allocated by Congress for fighting terrorist propaganda and Russian disinformation…” – Tillerson spurns $80 million to counter ISIS, Russian propaganda - POLITICO
My helper at the store this morning!! Need his Starbucks in a cup holder like daddy.
🌎 “On August 1, Michigan-based DTE Energy revealed plans to spend almost $1 billion to build a 1,100-megawatt gas-fired power plant. When the station enters service in 2022, it will replace three existing coal-fired units that currently employ more than 500 people. Job openings at the new gas-fired plant? Thirty-five full-time employees, says a DTE spokesperson…” – Automation Is Engineering the Jobs Out of Power Plants - IEEE Spectrum
🏛 “Many Republicans favour shutting down news outlets for bias or inaccurate reporting…” – Attitudes towards the mainstream media take an unconstitutional turn