Monthly Archives: March 2015

Homebrew Troubles: Clinton’s Email Issues

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Thursday Review examines the controversy swirling around presumed Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her use of a privately-managed email account and a homebrew file server; did Clinton break the law and violate Federal policy? Politics Page article: Homebrew Troubles; Clinton’s Email Issues; March 5, 2015.

Miracle 1980: Cold War on Ice

Photo: AP/Fotalia

Photo: AP/Fotalia

Thursday Review’s Kevin Robbie looks at the 1980 U.S. hockey team and its stunning, longshot wins in the Winter Olympics that year–especially its incredible win over the vaunted, much feared team from the Soviet Union; Features Page article: Miracle 1980: Cold War on Ice; Kevin Robbie; Thursday Review.

Leonard Nimoy, Rest in Peace

Image courtesy of Paramount Television

Image courtesy of Paramount Television

Thursday Review examines the long life of actor Leonard Nimoy; his portrayal of Spock in the Star Trek series made his face an icon of television and one of the biggest names in science-fiction.  How Star Trek became a sensation; Article here: Leonard Nimoy, Rest in Peace; February 28, 2015; Thursday Review.

The Keystone’s Never-Ending Fight

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Photo courtesy TransCanada.com

Thursday Review looks at the ongoing battles over the Keystone XL Pipeline; many Democrats oppose it; plenty of Republicans support it; President Obama says he will veto any legislation which includes money to expand the pipeline. Both sides claim the moral high ground. Politics Page article: The Keystone’s Never-Ending Fight; February 25, 2015; Thursday Review.

The FCC Rules on Net Neutrality, Again

 

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Image courtesy of White House

Thursday Review’s Alan Clanton looks at the recent vote by the FCC to define broadband providers as public utilities like power companies; but will the big internet providers agree to such an arrangement, or will the lawsuits topple the FCC’s position, again. Media Page article: The FCC Rules on Net Neutrality; Thursday Review, March 4, 2015.

WWII Bomber Wreckage Found

Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy

Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy

Wreckage from a WWII era bomber has been found scattered in the woods of a rural area of Florida; officials and volunteers are combing the densely wooded area in an attempt to match up the plane with one that might have gone missing more than 70 years ago. Features Page article; WWII Bomber Wreckage Found in Florida; Thursday Review; March 2, 2015.

Bush Emails Accidentally Disclose Data

 

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Thursday Review examines the issue of the Jeb Bush campaign’s quest for accountability, and its recent release of emails–some of which inadvertently included the names and Social Security numbers of thousands of people in Florida: the dangers of full disclosure in a digital age; Politics Page article: Jeb Bush Emails; February 14, 2015

Target Withdraws From Canada

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Photo: Thursday Review

Thursday Review looks at Target’s losses in Canada; its failed experiment north of the border has cost the retailer millions, and now it plans a tactical retreat. Can Target’s new CEO turn things around?  Business article here: Target Withdraws From Canada; Thursday Review.