Mornings Reads – Thursday, October 9, 2014

On this day in 1781, the last major battle of the American Revolutionary War took place in Yorktown. The American forces, led by George Washington, defeated the British troops under Lord Cornwallis.

Peaches

Jimmy Carter

Sweet Tea

Liberty Drum

16 comments

  1. saltycracker says:

    Paradoxes of America:
    Low wages gets you one of the fastest growing metros in the US, the backbone of an industry and the most popular destination in America for the masses to live, work and play…..

    http://mobile.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-08/no-disney-fun-for-orlando-workers-as-poverty-nears-20-.html

    Lots of takeaways as tourists see a living wage as destroying a vacation and participants relocating to restart their lives see the jobs as the first rung in the ladder of opportunity everywhere. And the pre- mouse folks react that the nuisances of the masses ruined the lakes and groves but the boats ar

  2. blakeage80 says:

    2 Vending machines I’ll always have trouble coping with: Those that serve up expensive electronics and food items any more complicated that Combos or miniature chocolate chip cookies.

  3. saltycracker says:

    Holmes is a fascinating story: here’s a longer version.

    http://fortune.com/2014/06/12/theranos-blood-holmes/

    She is disrupting the testing world for the better of health care. What we need to be sensitive to on the political scene is the big labs, testing manufacturers, providers and doctors that make big bucks from the current higher priced system stonewalling her innovations via our legislators.

    • John Konop says:

      If I was his agent/advisor…I would tell him to the Jadeveon Clowney replay….nothing left to demonstrate….The best back in the country! All I see is downside ie injury chance….this is my businessman hat….Fan hat please come back soon…love watching him play….

    • Will Durant says:

      Stolen from:
      Sean Stuerman · Warner Robins, Georgia
      “There goes the season… At least I have the brav… I mean the falco……. I mean the haw….. New season of walking dead, that’s it.”

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