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Kim Davis Ordered Jailed in Kentucky Gay Marriage Dispute

nytimes.com – Alan Blinder – Aug 31 – ASHLAND, Ky. — A federal judge here on Thursday ordered a Kentucky clerk jailed for contempt of court because of her refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The clerk, Kim Davis of Rowan County, was ordered to jail after a…
Paul Haahr The appropriate punishment for someone refusing to do their job is firing, not jail t.co/tFH9w9412j
Cathy Reisenwitz Seems like the Kentucky clerk should be impeached, not jailed. t.co/gQYbFQOSTI
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The Truth of 'Black Lives Matter'

nytimes.com – The Editorial Board – Sep 4 – The Republican Party and its acolytes in the news media are trying to demonize the protest movement that has sprung up in response to the all-too-common police killings of unarmed African-Americans across the country. The intent of the campaign…
Jason Shen RT @jguynn: NYT editorial board on the truth about #BlackLivesMatter t.co/yq0CmKNyHt t.co/1fMQAQbG1K
Gene Hoffman RT @mattdpearce: NYT's editorial board weighs in on the "Black Lives Matter"/"All Lives Matter" culture war. t.co/TeWFChzpDG t.co/CRRSOdVT7K
William Gibson RT @mattdpearce: NYT's editorial board weighs in on the "Black Lives Matter"/"All Lives Matter" culture war. t.co/TeWFChzpDG t.co/CRRSOdVT7K
Vaughn Sterling RT @mattdpearce: NYT's editorial board weighs in on the "Black Lives Matter"/"All Lives Matter" culture war. t.co/TeWFChzpDG t.co/CRRSOdVT7K
Boom Haackalacka RT @nytopinion: #blacklivesmatter is about blacks being much more likely to die at the hands of the police t.co/bONLM5kFvb t.co/rJUAWyLWmU
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Who is Startup L. Jackson?

Medium – Product Hunt – Sep 3, 11:09 AM – If you like startups and you're active on Twitter, chances are you've heard of (and love) Startup L. Jackson. For years, (s)he's tweeted his/her candid — and often humorous — take on the startup industry…
Waqas Ali RT @RobertJordan33: Some solid thoughts on Silicon Valley's biggest challenges by @StartupLJackson. t.co/DotDbI79yU
Javier Soltero It saddens me that @StartupLJackson doesn't use Outlook mobile. At least he uses @sunrise! t.co/acCfRsRGZ5
Product Hunt RT @RobertJordan33: Some solid thoughts on Silicon Valley's biggest challenges by @StartupLJackson. t.co/DotDbI79yU
Mitch Kapor RT @KaporCapital: Boss won't want us to tweet this quote, but here we go-"Mitch is a badass motherfucker" Lol Thx @StartupLJackson t.co/2mfqJ1pr5y
Vijay Shekhar Who is Startup L. Jackson? - Here is (filtered) voice too ! t.co/qoI0qD3K30
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Cameron bows to pressure to allow more Syrian refugees into Britain

theguardian.com – Nicholas Watt – Sep 3, 10:00 AM – David Cameron will respond to the growing international and domestic demands that Britain take more refugees fleeing the Syrian civil war. The prime minister is expected to say that the UK is prepared to accept thousands more refugees. Final…
Fergus Ryan RT @davidfickling: Apparently sheltering refugees is only for idealists; realists know it's easier to simultaneously end two civil wars: t.co/2f3CkvGetw
Henry Sherrell RT @davidfickling: Apparently sheltering refugees is only for idealists; realists know it's easier to simultaneously end two civil wars: t.co/2f3CkvGetw
Lizzie O'Leary RT @LizSly: Britain is to admit 1000s of Syrian refugees due to "a change in the public mood" after the photo of #aylankurdi t.co/PBTm6AofOE
Katherine Michel RT @digiphile: .@David_Cameron says the UK will accept more refugees fleeing civil war t.co/gN384GgXpn What about us, @POTUS? t.co/LnrtLbpUJz
Katherine Michel Good statement by David Cameron: changes policy, but recognizes comprehensive solution needed, not just quick fix t.co/LzykJH2uD5
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Donald Trump On The Day He Took The Pledge - The Hugh Hewitt Show

hughhewitt.com – Sep 3, 10:46 AM – HH: Joined now by Donald Trump. Donald Trump, welcome back to the Hugh Hewitt Show, it's always a pleasure to talk to you. HH: I would thought that today, this is our sixth interview, I'd turn to some of the commander-in-chief questions. Are you…
Kevin D. Williamson RT @davidharsanyi: He will fight! He's not going to have any idea who he's fighting, but he'll fight. t.co/axeQTmlhYy
Blake Hounshell RT @guypbenson: .@hughhewitt producer says Trump's team spitting fire over "gotcha" FP Qs. Threatening to never do show again. Read: t.co/9inFLwwSx8
Rosie Gray RT @guypbenson: .@hughhewitt producer says Trump's team spitting fire over "gotcha" FP Qs. Threatening to never do show again. Read: t.co/9inFLwwSx8
Popehat RT @BlakeSeitz: Tomato, tomahto. (HH is Hugh Hewitt, DT is You-Know-Who) t.co/SXlC7dL5g8 t.co/Bjx8D6v489
Ron Fournier RT @LukeRussert: Today @hughhewitt asked Trump foreign policy Qs t.co/0rEAJvAp9H it was ugly. Clearly he hasn't studied Middle East/Islamic terrorism.
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How to Buy a Xiaomi in Two Short Months

WSJ – Sep 4, 2:20 AM – Reduced to tears: Buying a Xiaomi smartphone is easier said than done. Mi.com China's Xiaomi rose to the top ranks of global smartphone makers in only five years by selling high-spec phones at lowball prices. The phones have been snapped up by…
Josh Chin 李肇华 RT @gillianwong: Hello "you crying little lapine tease" @CRTejada's funny take on trying to buy a Xiaomi t.co/r1k7WIGfw7 t.co/lWegigopYh
Gillian Wong / 黄敬龄 Hello "you crying little lapine tease" @CRTejada's funny take on trying to buy a Xiaomi t.co/r1k7WIGfw7 t.co/lWegigopYh
Brian Spegele Buying a Xiaomi phone isn't for the impatient or faint of heart. t.co/hFwyAfXA5Z via @chinarealtime
Mike Forsythe 傅才德 RT @CRTejada: In which I spend two months trying to buy a Xiaomi phone t.co/v5U8SDnpTj
Carlos Tejada In which I spend two months trying to buy a Xiaomi phone t.co/v5U8SDnpTj
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How Trump Invented Trump

Bloomberg – Past Trump Tower's bow-tied doorman, through a shiny revolving door, toward the 60-foot waterfall, up a dim elevator, after glass doors and smiling assistants, Donald J. Trump, chairman of the Trump Organization, sits with pictures of himself to…
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Image of Syrian Boy Washed Up on Beach Hits Hard

wsj.com – Joe Parkinson – Sep 3, 6:21 AM – ISTANBUL—Horrifying and captivating images of a dead three-year-old Syrian boy washed ashore on a Turkish beach reverberated across the globe on Thursday, as fresh details emerged about the child's life and his final journey. News…
Emre Peker " I want to be buried with my family" - #Syrian father laments after deadly trip from #Turkey to #Greece shakes world t.co/2TxpQ4bDbU
Carlos Tejada The heartbreaking story of the 3-year-old Syrian boy whose death has riveted the world t.co/LC5pySaHkQ
Matthew S. Dolan "His name was Aylan. He was 3 years old, from war-torn Syria." Details about boy washed up on Turkish beach t.co/r63P5s6638
Brock M Cusick, Esq. RT @WSJ: 'It is not only immigrants who are drowning in the Mediterranean, it is also our humanity.' t.co/KesqmssQQ5
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Google Dreams of a World After Apps but It's a Nightmare for Rivals

recode.net – Mark Bergen – Sep 3, 11:37 AM – With one search algorithm tweak this week, Google rekindled deep-seated fears that it is doing its damnedest to nuke apps. Maybe. Google earns more money when people are on the mobile Web, not in apps. Publicly, the company has voiced support for…
Yelena Shkolnik Another data point cues another post. Regardless of who wins, there will be no more apps. t.co/ilQRLXUvOK t.co/rpgbL7rrAa
Yelena Shkolnik Another datapoint cues another post. Regardless of who wins, there will be no more apps. t.co/ilQRLXUvOK t.co/rpgbL7rrAa
ariel seidman Some companies spend way too much time complaining about Google. It drags you down more than it drags them down. t.co/sFu1qUBvzF
Mike Dudas RT @mik3y: I tell people we're building something at @button that Goog wouldn't deign to. It's worse, they're blinded by search. t.co/l5MLeqy1qC
Farooq Butt RT @mdudas: "The app thing is just going to go away.' -- Google's been saying this for a while though. t.co/TQdDBcYwac t.co/J0oMAAfZBh
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Barclays has two blockchain 'labs' in London and is planning 45 experiments with the technology

businessinsider.com – Oscar Williams-Grut – Sep 3, 3:23 AM – Like pretty much every other major bank at the moment, Barclays is very interested in the potential of the blockchain, the technology that underpins bitcoin. The Sunday Times reported this week that Barclays is planning to let charities accept…
Stefania RT @FrederikFischer: #fintech: Barclays has two blockchain labs in London and is planning 45 experiments with the technology t.co/MvEF5TxQOx via @tame_it
Chris Kurdziel You better believe Barclays isn't the only big bank banking on the blockchain t.co/eHQdn0vkUo
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