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Trump Fights Back Against Mueller

John Hinderaker, PowerLineI take it as a given that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is part of the Democratic Party’s effort to destroy the Trump administration. This is evidenced by the fact that he has staffed his investigation with Democratic Party activist lawyers and contributors to the Hillary Clinton campaign, and by his expansion of his ‘investigation’ beyond any reasonable interpretation of his charge. This is what the order appointing Mueller says he … Read the referenced story here: Trump Fights Back Against Mueller

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Android 

ASUS getting back into phones in the UK starting with Zenfone AR

After a few years away, ASUS has announced it will begin selling smartphones in the UK again. It begins with the Google Tango powered Zenfone AR which will be up for pre-order from ASUS directly beginning on July 21. ASUS isn’t coming back with a budget phone, then. The Zenfone AR will cost a fairly hefty £799, and the premium is certainly added with having Tango. Folks who pre-order will also get a Google Daydream View included for free, while the first 30 will get a swanky box full of…

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Politics 

Get Justice Right: Roll Back Title IX Madness

Deion Kathawa, Detroit NewsImagine for a moment you’re the male student at Amherst College, who, after a night out drinking with friends, accompanied a fellow student back to her dorm room. While you’re blacked out, she performs oral sex on you. Nearly two years later, she accuses you of sexual assault — and you’re expelled. … Read the referenced story here: Get Justice Right: Roll Back Title IX Madness

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Business 

How Much Money Do Parents Spend On Back To School Shopping?

Deloitte, a worldwide professional services firm, conducted a survey on the expectations of 2017’s back to school shopping season alongside previous spending habits. Average school supply spending per house hold increased to $501 nationally, which is a small leap from $488 in 2016. The survey shows surprising turns, which could impact how parents will shop heading into the 2017-2018 academic year. Deloitte has produced this survey for ten years, with each edition shedding light on a new perspective. This year’s survey highlights a shift in school supplies lists, showing a decrease in the need…

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Back to Work, Democrats

Bryce Covert, The New RepublicIn the wake of Donald Trump’s election, and amid the wilderness of uncertainty surrounding the presidential race in 2020, one thing is for sure: Democrats need to change the way they talk about the economy. Trump made sweeping promises about jobs that he almost certainly will not keep. “We’re gonna put our people back to work,” he told his supporters. “I’m going to create jobs, great jobs,” he vowed. “If you get laid off on Tuesday, I still want your vote. I’ll get you a new…

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Android 

Google Glass is back, and it’s headed to the enterprise

Alphabet has been working on Google Glass Enterprise Edition for over two years. Google Glass failed to pick up momentum as a consumer product, but the wearable is getting a new lease on life in the enterprise segment. Alphabet X, which oversees the development of Glass, has announced that after two years in a limited trial program, the Google Glass Enterprise Edition is being rolled out to more businesses. Glass Enterprise Edition first broke cover back in 2015 in an FCC leak, and the new version has several upgrades over…

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Shuttered Mexican-American studies program back in court

AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin PHOENIX (AP) — A federal trial considering whether an Arizona law that shuttered a popular Mexican-American studies program in Tucson was enacted with discriminatory intent resumes this week and will include testimony from the man behind the effort to end the program. Former Arizona schools chief Tom Horne, who was behind the battle against the program the year that lawmakers passed the state’s landmark immigration law, is scheduled to testify on Tuesday. He also defended the law that restricts ethnic … Read the referenced story here: Shuttered…

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Travel 

Jumeirah’s Pera Palace Hotel: A Step Back in Time with a Modern New Look

When visiting the historic city of Istanbul, looming large on the Bosphorus Strait, one hotel stands out: Jumeirah’s Pera Palace, centrally located in Istanbul’s historic Beyoglu neighborhood. … via JustLuxe.com … Read there referenced story here: Jumeirah’s Pera Palace Hotel: A Step Back in Time with a Modern New Look

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