Just in Case Brent Doesn’t do his Thing 4/4/16

This group actually survives because of Morning Report.  Here is an Open Thread, just in case Brent doesn’t make it in to work for us this morning.

 

Propulsion at significant fractions of the speed of light:

http://www.gizmag.com/laser-light-propulsion/41980/?utm_source=Gizmag+Subscribers&utm_campaign=3fcf87e838-UA-2235360-4&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_65b67362bd-3fcf87e838-90358962

 

Supremes uphold one-man one-vote based on population.

http://www.texastribune.org/2016/04/04/texas-case-supreme-court-upholds-one-person-one-vo/

 

The Economist weighs in against a merger of the German and London Exchanges.

http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21695928-bigger-may-not-be-better-when-it-comes-clearing-houses-double-crossed

 

A good compilation of links on the Kurds.

http://www.fpa.org/great_decisions/index.cfm?act=topic_detail&topic_id=52

The Kurds still revere GWB for liberating them, but it seems we are back into the morass of petty local reasons why other groups want them marginalized.  Meanwhile, they are the only dependable force against ISIS on the ground.  There’s a lot of stuff there a new Administration might want to consider.

 

 

 

 

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