Gabatron Morning Briefing – 7-27-15: Morons Have Freedom Of Speech Too

As you might expect, the Westboro Baptist Church idiots say they’ll protest the funerals of the victims of the Louisiana theater shooting spree. Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal was on Face The Nation and said they shouldn’t try it, and if they do, they’ll be arrested.

Interesting Stat of the Day: 4,175. That’s the total number of exoplanets that have been discovered by NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope.

One side effect of the age of social media is that you’re always one misstep away from being the next viral video sensation. Now some parents are afraid to take their kids out in public, for fear that they’ll end up showing up online if their little snowflake does something interesting.

In Technology news, Twitter has decided to crack down on users who steal other people’s clever tweets.

In politics, Someone has created a website where users rank members of the United States Congress by their sexiness.

Plus, A Kuwait Airlines pilot decided it was a good idea to invite a porn star into the cockpit.

Each morning Keith Conrad will give you a few stories useful for starting conversations around the water cooler at work. Assuming that your office actually has a water cooler.

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