Skepticrat061 - Rapid Detax Edition

Dec 04, 2017, 12:00 PM

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On this week's episode: We mourn a tremendous cut to our taxes ... We'll give the three famous guys who never sexually assaulted anybody a high five ... And Mike Flynn rolls over like he was about to get a happy ending.


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Headline Links:

Tax Bill: http://www.businessinsider.com/gop-tax-bill-senate-budget-committee-vote-2017-11 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/12/01/winners-and-losers-in-the-senate-gop-tax-bill-a-running-list/?utm_term=.35a26ced0a6f

Trump makes Pocahontas joke at Navajo veterans' event: http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/27/politics/trump-pocahontas-navajo-code-talkers/index.ht

Mulvaney takes over CFPB in mini-coup: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2017/11/28/judge-rules-mick-mulvaney-remain-interim-headin-leadership-fight-consumer-financial-protection-burea/902173001/

Literally everyone is a rapist: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weinstein_effect

North Korean ICBM can hit all of US mainland: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-42160227

Michael Flynn pleads guilty and Trump accidentally tweets about obstructing justice: http://www.cnn.com/2017/12/02/politics/trump-tweet-flynn-firing-fbi-reaction/index.html http://www.cnn.com/2017/12/01/politics/michael-flynn-charged/index.html

Prince Harry is gonna marry an American https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/royal-wedding-looms-prince-harry-meghan-markle-announce-engagement-n817901?cid=emlnbn20171127

Roundup Links:

http://money.cnn.com/2017/11/20/media/att-time-warner-deal-lawsuit/index.html

https://spaceflightnow.com/2017/11/28/russian-weather-satellite-and-18-secondary-payloads-feared-lost/

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-42160227

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/dec/01/south-australia-turns-on-teslas-100mw-battery-history-in-the-making

https://www.theguardian.com/law/2017/nov/29/un-war-crimes-defendant-claims-to-drink-poison-at-trial-in-hague-slobodan-praljak

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-29/euthanasia-passes-parliament-in-victoria/9205472

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/105thGreyCup

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/ara-san-juan-latest-submarine-argentina-search-rescue-crew-over-news-a8085911.html

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-politics/japans-abe-re-elected-prime-minister-after-big-election-win-idUSKBN1D13LP?il=0

http://fortune.com/2017/12/01/bitcoin-price-cme-cftc-futures/

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-somalia-blast-toll/death-toll-from-somalia-truck-bomb-in-october-now-at-512-probe-committee-idUSKBN1DU2IC

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/02/us/brock-turner-appeal.html

https://qz.com/1120731/paradise-papers-a-guide-to-the-major-revelations/