Gabatron Morning Briefing – 12-30-15: Big Brother Is Scanning You

The TSA wants to get a better look at you. They are changing their rules on full-body scans to require them on passengers even if they request a pat-down instead. You can still ask for one, but now they can elect to override your request if they believe security considerations warrant.

Interesting Stat of the Day: 20%. 20% of Americans were not actually alive during the Monica Lewinsky scandal.

George Pataki is reportedly dropping out of the Republican Presidential race.

The “Affluenza” teen and his mom are going to be deported from Mexico. They planned to disguise themselves and disappear in the sea of American tourists in Mexico.

In technology news, Sidecar, a ride-sharing and delivery service, will cease operations at 2PM PT on December 31st.

Plus, an Arizona man waiting to fly home to propose to his girlfriend was forced to propose to her via text message after spending 50 hours stranded at O’Hare.

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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