Friday, December 7, 2012

News Review - MNSI - 12.7.12

via WSJ.com: Health on 12/6/12
Pot smokers lit up in Washington state, when it became the first U.S. state to legalize possession of marijuana without a doctor's prescription.

via WSJ.com: Opinion on 12/6/12
Historically, defensive measures lag behind offensive capabilities. Not so with Israel's new antimissile system.

Congress overturned long-standing trade restrictions with Russia, overcoming concerns about the nation's human-rights record to achieve a top trade priority for U.S. businesses.

No one likes doing homework, but the non-compulsory alternatives are autonomous, non-alienated illiterates. Michael Weiss reviews James C. Scott's "Two Cheers for Anarchism."

via WSJ.com: Opinion on 12/6/12
Natural gas exports are good for America.

via WSJ.com: Opinion on 12/6/12
Midnight in the former City of Light.

via WSJ.com: Opinion on 12/6/12
The meeting in Dubai isn't the time for multilateralism.

via WSJ.com: Health on 12/6/12
Health officials are reporting new infections from contaminated steroids linked earlier this fall to a deadly outbreak of fungal meningitis, but say the latest cases aren't life-threatening.

T-Mobile USA is answering Apple's call. And that could create some static for Sprint Nextel.

The U.S. economy added a solid 146,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent, the lowest since December 2008. The government said Superstorm Sandy had only a minimal effect on the figures

The U.S. economy added a solid 146,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent, the lowest since December 2008. The government said Superstorm Sandy had only a minimal effect on the figures.