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THE WEEK THAT WAS w/ the Newsvandal

Stephen Bannon, Trump’s New C.E.O., Hints at His Master Plan
http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2016/08/breitbart-stephen-bannon-donald-trump-master-plan

Clinton Foundation will stop accepting foreign and corporate donations if Clinton is elected
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/clinton-foundation-will-stop-accepting-foreign-corporate-donations-if-clinton-is-elected/

Private Prison Companies, Punched in the Gut, Will Keep Most Federal Business
http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2016-08-18/private-prison-companies-punched-in-the-gut-will-keep-most-federal-business

U.S. Concedes $400 Million Payment to Iran Was Delayed as Prisoner ‘Leverage’ 
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/19/world/middleeast/iran-us-cash-payment-prisoners.html

US Moves Nuclear Weapons From Turkey to Romania
http://news.antiwar.com/2016/08/18/us-moves-nuclear-weapons-from-turkey-to-romania/

More U.S. Weapons for the Saudis’ Atrocious War on Yemen
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/larison/more-u-s-weapons-for-the-saudis-atrocious-war-on-yemen/

What we can say about the Louisiana floods and climate change
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/08/15/what-we-can-say-about-the-louisiana-floods-and-climate-change/

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THE WEEK THAT WAS w/ the Newsvandal

A Tale of Two Economies
http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2016-08-11/a-tale-of-two-economies

For the Record: Trump calls Obama the literal ‘founder’ of ISIS
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/onpolitics/2016/08/12/record-trump-calls-obama-literal-founder-isis/88604158/

Republicans and Democrats Agree: CENTCOM Cooked ISIS War Intel
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/08/11/republicans-and-democrats-agree-centcom-cooked-isis-war-intel.html

Obama Is Ignoring the Law in Libya, And Congress Doesn't Care
http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-skeptics/obama-ignoring-the-law-libya-congress-doesnt-care-17257

When the Islamic State is Gone, What Comes Next?
http://warontherocks.com/2016/08/when-the-islamic-state-is-gone-what-comes-next/

How the Pentagon Became Walmart
http://foreignpolicy.com/2016/08/09/how-the-pentagon-became-walmart-how-everything-became-war/
 
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THE WEEK THAT WAS w/ the Newsvandal

Only 9% of America Chose Trump and Clinton as the Nominees
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/08/01/us/elections/nine-percent-of-america-selected-trump-and-clinton.html

‘Trump Is Cratering’: New Polls Signal Deep Trouble for Republican Nominee
http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2016-08-05/-trump-is-cratering-new-polls-signal-deep-trouble-for-republican-nominee

Obama says U.S. must boost air power against IS, denies $400M was Iran 'ransom' payment
http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2016/08/04/Obama-says-US-must-boost-air-power-against-IS-denies-400M-was-Iran-ransom-payment/8501470355118/

U.S. Says New Bombing Campaign Against ISIS in Libya Has No “End Point at This Particular Moment”
https://theintercept.com/2016/08/01/u-s-says-new-bombing-campaign-against-isis-in-libya-has-no-end-point-at-this-particular-moment/

US Airstrikes Soaring in Afghanistan Since Obama Loosened Restrictions
http://news.antiwar.com/2016/07/31/us-airstrikes-soaring-in-afghanistan-since-obama-loosened-restrictions/

Payrolls Surge as U.S. Hiring Gains Broad-Based for Second Month
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-08-05/payrolls-surge-as-u-s-hiring-gains-broad-based-for-second-month

Why Americans Are So Angry Despite America’s Strong Economy
https://hbr.org/2016/08/why-americans-are-so-angry-despite-americas-strong-economy

Poverty in Rio: Why Brazilians Can't Afford Tickets to Their Own Olympic Games
https://mic.com/articles/150500/rio-olympics-summer-2016-poverty-tickets-brazilians-cant-afford-income-inequality-rio-de-janeiro

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How Clinton quelled an insurgency
http://www.politico.com/story/2016/07/dnc-2016-hillary-clinton-bernie-sanders-supporters-226415

Assange, Avowed Foe of Clinton, Timed Email Release for Democratic Convention
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/27/us/politics/assange-timed-wikileaks-release-of-democratic-emails-to-harm-hillary-clinton.html

Khizr Khan, father of Muslim Iraq hero, says Trump 'sacrificed nothing' for US
http://www.cnbc.com/2016/07/28/dnc-news-khizr-khan-father-of-muslim-iraq-hero-says-trump-sacrificed-nothing-and-no-one-for-us.html

Robert Kagan and Other Neocons Are Backing Hillary Clinton
https://theintercept.com/2016/07/25/robert-kagan-and-other-neocons-back-hillary-clinton/

There’s No Business Like the Arms Business
http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/176169/tomgram%3A_william_hartung%2C_how_to_arm_a_%22volatile%22_planet/

Mass Killings May Have Created Contagion, Feeding on Itself
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/27/science/mass-killings-contagion-copycat.html

Humans are the scariest animals in nature, study finds
http://www.redorbit.com/news/science/1113415187/fear-of-humans-072616/

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THE WEEK THAT WAS w/the Newsvandal

Americans' Satisfaction With U.S. Drops Sharply
http://www.gallup.com/poll/193832/americans-satisfaction-drops-sharply.aspx

Trump Accused Of "Apocalyptic" Fearmongering In Speech Promising "Security And Prosperity"
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-07-22/trump-accused-apocalyptic-fearmongering-speech-promising-security-and-prosperity

Police bullet that hit man lying on ground with hands up was aimed at autistic patient
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/nationworld/ct-charles-kinsey-shooting-north-miami20160722-story.html

US air strike in Syria kills up to 85 civilians 'mistaken for Isil fighters'
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/07/19/us-air-strike-in-syria-kills-up-to-85-civilians-mistaken-for-isi/

28 Pages Raise 'Scores of Troubling Questions' on US-Saudi Ties
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/07/16/28-pages-raise-scores-troubling-questions-us-saudi-ties

America’s Nukes Aren’t Safe in Turkey Anymore
http://foreignpolicy.com/2016/07/18/americas-nukes-arent-safe-in-turkey-anymore/

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THE WEEK THAT WAS w/the Newsvandal

Why Terrorists Keep Succeeding in France
http://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-07-15/why-terrorists-keep-succeeding-in-france

Donald Trump and Bill O'Reilly declare 'world war scenario' after Nice attack
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/donald-trump-bill-o-reilly-declare-world-war-scenario-article-1.2712682

U.S. arms sales approvals on track to reach nearly $40 billion
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-airshow-britain-usa-arms-idUSKCN0ZT0ZH

CEOs At Corporate Powerhouses Got Paid 276 Times The Typical American Worker’s Salary Last Year
http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2016/07/12/3797237/ceo-pay-average-worker/

Market Rally Juiced by Stock Buybacks
http://www.wsj.com/articles/buybacks-pump-up-stock-rally-1468363826

The Death of the Middle Class Is Worse Than You Think
http://fortune.com/2016/07/13/middle-class-death/

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THE WEEK THAT WAS w/ the Newsvandal
A three-day spasm of violence grips US
http://www.smh.com.au/world/dallas-police-shooting-a-three-day-spasm-of-violence-culminates-in-a-sniper-attack-20160708-gq1m80.html

A Staggering Reminder That Car Bombs Are An Epidemic In Baghdad
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/baghdad-bombings_us_57797e09e4b0416464105b3c

'I will be with you, whatever': Blair's fawning messages to George W Bush reveal how the two plotted to come up with a 'clever plan' to 'deal' with Saddam
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3676771/Chilcot-reports-reveals-emails-Tony-Blair-George-Bush.html

If Hillary Had Been a Soldier in the Army, Here’s How She’d Be Treated
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/437536/hillary-clinton-email-scandal-unfit-president-unfit-soldier

State Department reopens internal probe of Clinton emails
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/07/07/state-department-reopens-internal-probe-clinton-emails.html

Trump Campaign Blames Anti-Semitic Tweet on “Microsoft's Shapes”
http://gawker.com/trump-campaign-blames-antisemitic-tweet-on-microsofts-1783103054

The Economics Behind the Boom in Anti-Immigration Sentiment
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-07-07/the-economics-behind-the-boom-in-anti-immigration-sentiment

THE WEEK THAT WAS

>>>Brexit Blowout
We’re out: PM resigns as Britain votes to quit EU on seismic day
http://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/david-cameron-resigns-as-ftse-plunges-after-britain-backs-brexit-in-eu-referendum-a3280086.html
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In Brexit victory, a defiant protest against globalization
http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Europe/2016/0624/In-Brexit-victory-a-defiant-protest-against-globalization
 
>>>Sit On It, Congress
The Democrats Are Boldly Fighting For a Bad, Stupid Bill
http://gawker.com/the-democrats-are-boldly-fighting-for-a-bad-stupid-bil-1782449026

Australia 20 years after gun reform: No mass shootings, declining firearm deaths
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/06/160622114743.htm

The Second Amendment Isn’t About Hunting or Self-Defense, But Revolution
http://thefederalist.com/2016/06/20/the-second-amendment-isnt-about-hunting-or-self-defense-but-revolution/

>>>The Sub-preme Court
The Supreme Court just dropped a powder keg on the 2016 election
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2016/06/23/the-supreme-court-just-dropped-a-powder-keg-on-the-2016-election/
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Deadlocked Supreme Court deals big blow to Obama immigration plan
http://www.cnn.com/2016/06/23/politics/immigration-supreme-court/

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>>>Trumpled Wiltskin
A Chaotic Whodunnit Follows the DNC’s Trump Research Hack
https://www.wired.com/2016/06/chaotic-whodunnit-follows-dncs-trump-research-hack/
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Trump’s campaign hits a wall
http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/283688-trumps-campaign-hits-a-wall

>>>Running And Gunning
Guns in America: A history of violence
http://www.economist.com/news/business-and-finance/21700596-evidence-growing-gun-violence-america-product-weak-gun-laws-guns
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JP Morgan and Bank of America in cluster bomb investors 'Hall of Shame'
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jun/16/jp-morgan-bank-of-america-cluster-bomb-investors-hall-of-shame
 
>>>It's So Easy
Yellen Says Brexit Vote Influenced Fed Call to Hold Rates Steady
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-06-15/yellen-says-brexit-vote-influenced-fed-call-to-hold-rates-steady
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The Fed Is Learning Just How Hard the Exit From Easy Money Will Be
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/16/upshot/the-fed-is-learning-just-how-hard-the-exit-from-easy-money-will-be.html

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James Moore and Michael Sternfeld chat with Chrysta Bell, David Lynch's muse, at 10pm CT on KRUUfm.com. Will play some of her exquisite music as well. Tune in and turn on.

Chrysta Bell is performing at the Sondheim Center Sunday, June 19th for a benefit for the David Lynch Film Department. David Lynch is this year's keynote commencement speaker.

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