Gabatron Morning Briefing – 12-3-15: Unintended Economic Consequences In A Galaxy Far, Far Away

A new economic study says that all may not have been rosy in the galaxy far, far away after Luke Skywalker and his friends blew up the pair of Death Stars. Sure, they would have been free of Palpatine and Vader, but they never stopped to consider the economic costs.

Interesting Stat of the Day: 42 percent. People might be naming their offspring after Instagram filters.

Starting in January “Mein Kampf” will be republished in Germany for the first time since World War II.

Donald Trump is going all Al Capone to fight terrorism. He says the way to get at the terrorists is to take out their families.

In technology news, it seems like every other week we hear about some horrifying way that an airline has come up with to make a few more shekels. Now Airbus has come up with a plan to have detachable airplane cabins.

Plus, Gary, Indiana is putting the finishing touches on the ban on saggy pants.

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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