Gabatron Morning Briefing – 9-30-15: Finger On The Pulse Of America

Republican Presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina is putting antiquated phone users on notice, when she’s President you’re going to have to upgrade to a smart phone. She’s not talking about banning flip phones, she just wants to make it easier to communicate with your government. she is proposing a polling app that she’d use as President to gauge people’s opinions on major issues.

Interesting Stat of the Day: $3.94. A congressman who swiped the Pope’s water glass following the pontiff’s address to Congress will owe the House Clerk $3.94.

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback will officially declare October “Zombie Preparedness Month” at an official ceremony on Wednesday.

Donald Trump took to Twitter and predicted that Rand Paul will drop out of the race soon, because of Trump’s comments about him.

In technology news, The Campaign Against Sex Robots is apparently fighting a loosing battle. A new report from a futurologist says that by 2050 human-on-robot sex will be more common than human-on-human sex.

Plus, heroic whistleblower/traitor Edward Snowden has joined Twitter from his Russian hideout.

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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