IST–That Was The Week The Was

Your rundown of the past week……no excuses now…….

In case everyone has been bored and refusing to listen to the news….I thought I would try to start a weekly rundown of news, both critical and absurd…..and with a lot of help from The Cipher Brief……

Break it down, Professor.

JARED-GATE: Former Acting CIA Director Michael Morell explained earlier this week in The Cipher Brief why we should not “Over Connect the Dots on Jared Kushner’s Russia Dealings.”  And just about every high visibility talking head has been asked to weigh in with the media on reports that First Son-in-Law, Jared Kushner suggested setting up a secret communications channel with the Russians during the presidential transition period.   We collected a few of the comments:

(there is so much more….read on…..)

Source: Dead Drop: June 2 | The Cipher Brie

Did that help in the understanding of the issues that are flying around the news?

That us if you do not make up your own version of the news…..

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3 thoughts on “IST–That Was The Week The Was

  1. I do the same thing, most weeks, by setting my new reader (RSS) to collect news from a variety of sources, so I can view the headlines all at once. Saves a lot of heartache over reading it regularly. This week, I was able to find ONE story worth reading, (on Dog Behavior in Scientific American; sadly, didn’t get to see it because they want you to subscribe to access it…). The rest of it, by headlines, was all nonsense, or insane, so i skipped it….

    I am too often, these days, reminded of what Scoop, from radio KFOG in SF used to say each morning after giving the new briefs, to wit: “If you don’t like the news, go out & make some of your own.” Always thought that summed it up pretty well….

    Pretty soon, I’m gonna stop opening my mail, too….

    See ya….

    gigoid, the dubious

  2. We have had a week of the election campaign over here. Polls up and down, endless talking heads on the TV news, televised debates and speeches. And lots of empty promises, let’s not forget those.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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