Gabatron Morning Briefing – 9-11-15: Military Coup D’etat

Today marks the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Interesting stat of the day: 29 percent. According to a new poll, that’s the percentage of Americans who could imagine a scenario in which they would support a U.S. military coup of the federal government.

Uber is launching a program here in Chicago to lease cars to people who want to drive for them but can’t afford a car.

Louis Farrakhan is calling for a boycott of Christmas. He says it’s a bonanza for white businesses and needs to stop.

Scientists have discovered what they have named Homo naledi, a new human ancestor in South Africa. They haven’t been able to come up with an age yet, but they say it has both primitive and modern traits.

Plus, Elon Musk was a guest on the second edition of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and may have proved he is a Bond villain.

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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