NiMB 30:News In My Briefs Special Roundup
SPECIAL WEEKEND ROUNDUP
If you are looking for the Friday Morning episode it is in your pod-catching program somewhere. Promise.
Pre-recorded from the I Hate Broccoli off campus studios It’s the News in My Briefs with the Ghost of Chance filling in for el Dub
It’s been a news filled Friday before Christmas, we have a lot to cover so let’s get to it.
Fat floats, from the Navy Times: “Navy grants fitness amnesty to 48,000 sailors who failed test.” According to Vice Adm. Robert P. Burke “Retention of every capable Sailor is critical to the operational readiness of the Navy,”
From Fox news: Las Vegas shooting: “FBI official says info on motive may take until next October to release.” Since they give so much praise to the casinos for help with the investigation, it makes you wonder what they are hiding since they have changed their story so many times.
From the Wall Street Journal: “Americans’ View on Special Counsel Mueller Has Soured, Poll Shows.” Nearly a third of people don’t know who he is and the number of people who dislike or distrust him is growing according to a WSJ/NBC poll.
“Trump signs sweeping tax overhaul, sealing major victory,” according to Yahoo news. This was done before Christmas as promised by the commander in chief. This bill will unlock $4 Billion which will go towards missile bases in AK and repairing the navy ships which must need reinforcement to support the weight of sailors failing the fitness test.
From the Washington Post: “Russian submarines are prowling around vital undersea cables. It’s making NATO nervous.”
There is great concern that the cables may be severed, North American/European communications intercepted, or more dossiers being released about who is getting urinated on now.
And lastly and most importantly, According to TMZ: the “MARIAH CAREY
ON ABC’S ‘NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE’ “ will go down as we bring in the new year. The question is, will it go down in flames like last years performance.
That’s it for today’s show.
This has been the Ghost of Chance with the News in My Briefs SPECIAL WEEKEND ROUNDUP.