Berlin-based think-tank Transparency International published its latest Corruption Perceptions Index, which ranks 180 countries and territories based on how corrupt their administrative and political institutions are perceived to be. The report gives gives each country a score from 100 (least corrupt) to 0 (most corrupt).… read the full article
Saxophone – Paul Gonzalves … read the full article
What’s Harder… Ranger School or the Special Forces Qualification Course? And what’s the Difference?
Having a Ranger Tab and the Special Forces Tab, I get asked all the time which school was harder. The answer is complicated. Both schools are physically and mentally challenging, but in different ways.… read the full article
by Danny Vena(TMFLifeIsGood)
The recent past
For the first quarter, Microsoft reported revenue of $29 billion, up 19% year over year, and easily topping both analysts’ consensus estimates and the high end of management’s forecast. This led to net income of $8.8 billion and diluted earnings per share of $1.14, which also beat expectations.… read the full article
by James S. Robbins (USA TODAY Opinion)
The main takeaway from informal presidential adviser Roger Stone’s arraignment Tuesday is that the Russian collusion narrative has collapsed. If there were anything there, we’d know about it by now.
Stone was hauled in to federal court Friday morning after a theatrical, televised arrest that should be the subject of a Justice Department investigation or congressional inquiry.… read the full article