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  • The top 5 people Donald Trump might pick as his vice president

    05/28/2016 8:36:41 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 37 replies
    WaPo ^ | Chris Cillizza
    Below are my picks of the five people most likely to wind up sharing a ticket with Trump. These rankings are based on conversations with Republicans, a study of Trump's public comments about the various people in the VP mix and plain old intuition. 5. Joni Ernst The senator from Iowa has a very bright political future ahead of her. Ernst emerged as a surprising star of the 2014 Senate class with a sterling resume (military background, time spent in state legislature, etc.) and a gift for communicating. She's well-liked by many in the party and is seen as a...
  • Trump Wins Most Votes Ever for Republican Primary Candidate, Breaks Bush's Record

    05/19/2016 10:58:35 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 66 replies
    YC Young Conservatives ^ | May 18, 2016 | Alicia Powe
    Many were probably just hoping for a brokered convention to derail the New York businessman. These “experts” were not simply wrong, they were drop-dead wrong. Trump will not only reach the number of delegates it takes to win the nomination outright on Tuesday June 7th, he has won the most primary votes of any GOP presidential candidate in modern history. Based on astute political analysis, who would have guessed? From Gateway Pundit: George W. Bush won 10.8 million votes in the 2000 Republican primary. Donald Trump has won 11.1 million votes so far this year. Donald Trump won Oregon tonight...
  • Donald Trump Releases List of Potential Supreme Court Appointments

    05/18/2016 2:21:53 PM PDT · by detective · 24 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | May 18, 2016 | Sundance
    Today Donald J. Trump released the much-anticipated list of people he would consider as potential replacements for Justice Scalia at the United States Supreme Court. This list was compiled, first and foremost, based on constitutional principles, with input from highly respected conservatives and Republican Party leadership. Mr. Trump stated, “Justice Scalia was a remarkable person and a brilliant Supreme Court Justice. His career was defined by his reverence for the Constitution and his legacy of protecting Americans’ most cherished freedoms. He was a Justice who did not believe in legislating from the bench and he is a person whom I...
  • Trump's 11 potential Supreme Court Justices (bio and Wiki link)

    05/18/2016 12:48:45 PM PDT · by justlurking · 55 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 2016-05-18 | Me
    Don Willett is a Texas Supreme Court justice:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don_Willett David Stras is an associate justice on the Minnesota Supreme Court:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Stras Allison Eid is a justice on the Colorado Supreme Court:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allison_H._Eid Joan Larsen is a justice on the Michigan Supreme Court.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joan_Larsen Steven Colloton is a federal judge who has served on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steven_Colloton Raymond Gruender is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raymond_Gruender Thomas Hardiman is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Hardiman Raymond M. Kethledge is a federal judge...
  • Trump unveils list of his top Supreme Court picks

    05/18/2016 11:31:12 AM PDT · by monkapotamus · 13 replies
    AP ^ | May 18, 2016 | JILL COLVIN
    Trump's picks include Steven Colloton of Iowa, Allison Eid of Colorado and Raymond Gruender of Missouri. Also on the list are: Thomas Hardiman of Pennsylvania, Raymond Kethledge of Michigan, Joan Larsen of Michigan, Thomas Lee of Utah, William Pryor of Alabama, David Stras of Minnesota, Diane Sykes of Wisconsin and Don Willett of Texas. Trump had previously named Pryor and Sykes as examples of kind of justices he would choose.
  • Stephen Curry Becomes First Unanimous MVP in NBA History

    05/10/2016 11:53:45 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 32 replies
    Programming note: Watch Steph Curry's MVP press conference today at 2pm on CSN Bay Area, and streaming live right here. The NBA made it official on Tuesday morning, as Steph Curry captured his second straight MVP award. Curry, who led the Warriors to a come-from behind victory on Monday night by scoring an NBA-record 17 points in overtime, becomes the first unanimous MVP in NBA history. Draymond Green finished in seventh place after capturing two second-place votes, six fourth-place votes and 19 fifth-place votes, for a total of 50 points. Kawhi Leonard came in second with 634 points 54 second-place...
  • Facebook has more influence over Americans than any media company in history

    05/10/2016 12:31:24 PM PDT · by Borges · 26 replies
    Vox ^ | 5/10/2016 | Timothy B. Lee
    this story is a deeper question that unnerves everyone — including established, mainstream outlets — in a media ecosystem that's increasingly dependent on Facebook's whims: The company's power is vast, and that power is not always deployed in ways that are transparent and accountable. Mark Zuckerberg has always said he wants to build Facebook into "a utility," and he's arguably succeeded. But utilities, because they're so important, are highly regulated. Facebook is approaching utility-level importance, but it answers to no one — not even, given Zuckerberg's control of the company, its shareholders.
  • Public Schools Top Ten List

    05/09/2016 7:28:49 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 9 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | May 7, 2016 | Malcolm A. Kline
    The National School Boards Association (NSBA) came up with a list of the top ten things that make public schools exceptional in 2016. See if you can spot any of these in a government school near you: • "Modernized career technical education (CTE)" (Do Instagram photos, tweets, facebook updates and the ability to Google oneself count?); • "Data Systems" (For what, you might ask?); • "High-Quality Pre-Kindergarten" (and how many students who are fortunate enough to receive it will remember it when they are post-Kindergarten?); • "English Language Learners and Reading" (But do they?) ; • "College-Going" (this may not...
  • Emma and Noah still tops for baby names

    05/08/2016 6:59:51 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 42 replies
    The Spokesman-Review ^ | May 07, 2016 | Mary Clare Jalonick
    WASHINGTON – When it comes to baby names, Emma and Noah reign supreme. For the second year in a row, Emma and Noah top the annual list of top baby names in the U.S., according to the Social Security Administration. That’s the third year on top for Noah and the second in a row for Emma, which was also No. 1 in 2008. One major change was the girl name Isis, which had remained steadily in the middle of the pack of the country’s top 1,000 names for the past 15 years. In 2015, after the name had emerged as...
  • Taylor Swift Is The Top Earning Musician of 2015

    05/06/2016 9:53:02 AM PDT · by rktman · 48 replies
    time.com ^ | 5/5/2016 | Cady Lang
    Between adding to her ever-growing celeb squad and feigning shock at winning yet another award, Taylor Swift is continuing her quest for world domination by claiming the title of top earning musician in 2015. The pop princess topped Billboard‘s Top Money-Makers list for 2015, beating out heavy hitters like Adele and One Direction with a total revenue of $73.5 million. The majority of her earnings for the year came from her wildly successful 1989 World Tour, clocking in at $61.7 million.
  • Donald Trump's running mate? Here are 22 possibilities

    05/04/2016 5:11:41 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 102 replies
    With Donald Trump's Tuesday victory in Indiana, he now looks like a sure bet to become the 2016 Republican presidential nominee. The next item on his agenda: Whom should he pick as his running mate? His decision will depend on what he hopes to accomplish with his No. 2. Here are 22 possible candidates, bunched according to the various scenarios Trump and his campaign team will likely consider
  • The 50 most influential Gadgets of All Time

    05/03/2016 3:27:49 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 65 replies
    TIME ^ | May 3, 2016 | Multiple Time Editors
    The Tech that forever changed the way we live, work, and play. Think of the gear you can’t live without: The smartphone you constantly check. The camera that goes with you on every vacation. The TV that serves as a portal to binge-watching and -gaming. Each owes its influence to one model that changed the course of technology for good. It’s those devices we’re recognizing in this list of the 50 most influential gadgets of all time. Think of the gear you can’t live without: The smartphone you constantly check. The camera that goes with you on every vacation. The...
  • Donald Trump could amass most primary votes in GOP history

    04/28/2016 5:53:44 AM PDT · by GilGil · 28 replies
    New York Post ^ | 4/28/2016 | Bob Fredericks
    Donald Trump will likely wind up winning the most primary votes of any GOP presidential candidate in modern history, the author of the influential Smart Politics blog told The Post on Wednesday. After convincing victories in Tuesday’s primaries in five East Coast states, Trump has roughly 10.1 million votes, about 200,000 more than Mitt Romney got during the entire 2012 primary campaign. And with the primaries ahead — including in populous states such as California, New Jersey and Indiana — the former “Apprentice” ­reality TV star should easily break the modern record of 10.8 million held by George W. Bush...
  • Trump, Cruz, Clinton Hit Time 100 Most Influential List

    04/21/2016 12:55:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    NewsMax ^ | April 21, 2016 | Joe Crowe
    Two Republican presidential candidates and both Democratic candidates are on Time Magazine's list of The 100 Most Influential People of 2016. The magazine placed them and other notable American politicians from both parties among a list of artists, athletes, world leaders, and celebrities. They are on the list because, according to the magazine, "they each embody a breakthrough: they broke the rules, broke a record, broke the silence, broke the boundaries to reveal what they're capable of." "To expect Donald Trump to conform to the 'norms' of business and politics is like expecting a square peg to fit in a...
  • Bible Ranks No. 6 on List of Top 10 Most Challenged Books by American Library Association

    04/12/2016 3:13:05 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 04/12/2016 | Stoyan Zaimov
    The American Library Association has revealed that the Bible is among the books most often challenged and called to be banned in libraries. "You have people who feel that if a school library buys a copy of the Bible, it's a violation of church and state," said James LaRue, who directs the Office for Intellectual Freedom for the American Library Association, according to The Associated Press. "And sometimes there's a retaliatory action, where a religious group has objected to a book and a parent might respond by objecting to the Bible." Guidelines for the Office for Intellectual Freedom have clarified...
  • The Bible Joins "Fifty Shades of Grey" on List of Books Most Objected to at US Libraries

    04/11/2016 5:33:31 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 16 replies
    The Bible is on American Library Association's list of 'most challenged' booksThe Bible is on the latest list of books most objected to at US schools and libraries, targeted nationwide, at times for the sex and violence it contains, but mostly for the legal issues it raises. "You have people who feel that if a school library buys a copy of the Bible, it’s a violation of Church and state," said James LaRue, who directs the Office for Intellectual Freedom for the American Library Association (ALA), which released its annual 10 top snapshot of "challenged" books on Monday, part of...
  • Holy Bible On List Of ‘Challenged’ Books At Libraries

    04/11/2016 10:00:19 AM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 15 replies
    DFS CBS LOCAL ^ | 11 APRIL 2016 | AP
    NEW YORK (AP) — On the latest list of books most objected to at public schools and libraries, one title has been targeted nationwide, at times for the sex and violence it contains, but mostly for the legal issues it raises. The Bible. “You have people who feel that if a school library buys a copy of the Bible, it’s a violation of church and state,” says James LaRue, who directs the Office for Intellectual Freedom for the American Library Association, which released its annual 10 top snapshot of “challenged” books on Monday, part of the association’s “State of Libraries...
  • The most popular food in every state

    04/11/2016 8:43:42 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 62 replies
    WTOP News (Washington DC) ^ | 11 April 2016 | WTOP News (Washington DC)
    Despite peaking in popularity in the early 2000s, low-carb diets remain a staple of the fitness and nutrition industry. However, these diets have not abated America’s love of carbohydrates. The health of the country hurts because of it — obesity rates are still rising — but the data show that the country’s most popular foods continue to be the most carbohydrate-laden. From pizza to sandwiches and baked goods, we can’t get enough. Using the most recent 2014 estimates from the American Community Survey and Dun and Bradstreet, the experts at FindTheHome discovered the most popular food in every state....
  • 40 American comedians ranked by the political slant of their fans using Google search volumes

    03/23/2016 6:49:28 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 40 replies
    Twitter ^ | 3-23-2016 | Evan Soltas
    Evan Soltas @esoltas I ranked 40 American comedians by the political slant of their fans using Google search volumes and state-level PVI. pic.twitter.com/d4KS91oHTs 6:37 PM - 23 Mar 2016
  • The 30 Most Influential People on the Internet

    03/16/2016 8:57:35 AM PDT · by Fhios · 11 replies
    Time ^ | 3/16/2016 | Times Staff
    For our second annual roundup of the most influential people on the Internet, TIME sized up contenders by looking at their global impact on social media and their overall ability to drive news. Here’s who made this year’s unranked list:
  • Our Forgotten Statesman (Happy Birthday, James Madison)

    03/16/2016 11:22:41 AM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 16 replies
    Jewish World Review ^ | 16 March 2016 | Walter Williams
    George Washington, our first president, is probably our greatest and most decent statesman. We celebrate Washington's Birthday each February. But March 16th marks the birthday of probably the second-most important and decent American, James Madison. Madison became our fourth president, but his presidency is not the chief source of his greatness. There would have been an entirely different America without Madison's enormous input and foresight at the contentious 1787 Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. There were 55 delegates to the convention. Like Madison, some had a formal college education, while others did not. From Madison's notes about the quality of the...
  • Why Your Top 10 Reasons For Not Having Kids Are Stupid

    03/15/2016 5:11:19 PM PDT · by Morgana · 62 replies
    thefederalist.com ^ | March 15, 2016 | Gavin McInnes
    You know that commercial where the guy goes, “I am never getting married,” then he says he’ll never have kids or move to the suburbs? Most of us suburban dads are embarrassed by how perfectly that imitates our lives. I was so adamant about not having kids as a young man, I tried to get my tubes tied at the tender age of 21. Now that I have three, my only regret is waiting so long. I wish I could have had five. You’ll hear a lot of parents lament that they had too few or didn’t have a boy...
  • The 10 "dumbest" and smartest cities in California

    03/13/2016 1:39:38 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 23 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | March 13, 2016 | Susana Guerrero
    California is known for many things, like its beaches, mountains, and Hollywood, but a new study wants you to know that we’re also not that bright. RoadSnacks determined the dumbest cities in the state and they ranked the top 10.
  • The 25 Best Beer Towns in America (And Their Best Beers)

    02/21/2016 8:40:34 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 48 replies
    The fiscal Tlimes ^ | February 20,2016 | Janna Herron
    The 25 Best Beer Towns in America (And Their Best Beers)
  • 139th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

    02/15/2015 5:40:24 PM PST · by nuconvert · 47 replies
    Just a reminder: MONDAY & TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16-17, 8PM-11PM (eastern) Monday night is LIVE ON CNBC from 8-11 PM Tuesday night is LIVE ON USA from 8-11 PM The American Kennel Club has made the Coton de Tulear (Non-Sporting Group) and the Wirehaired Vizsla (Sporting Group) eligible for competition in 2014 and they will be making their first appearance at Westminster in 2015.
  • Following death of Supreme Court Justice Scalia, here's President Obama's short list for replacement

    02/14/2016 6:58:59 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 87 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | Feb 13, 2016 | BY LAURA BULT
    After the sudden death of conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, President Obama has the opportunity to move the country’s highest court toward the left by tapping a more liberal-leaning successor. Immediately after news of Scalia's death broke, diverse options for the top job were being floated along with a debate online among Senate leaders about whether lame duck Obama should be the one to nominate the next justice. "The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court justice," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Saturday in a statement. "Therefore this vacancy should...
  • The 100 Jokes That Shaped Modern Comedy

    02/07/2016 5:38:17 PM PST · by sparklite2 · 68 replies
    Vulture.com ^ | Jan, 2016 | Jesse David Fox
    From the Marx Brothers to The Simpsons, Richard Pryor to Amy Schumer: 100 bits, sketches, and one-liners that changed humor forever.
  • #1 Large Luxury Car In US = Tesla Model S (2015 Sales Comparison)

    01/23/2016 8:35:30 AM PST · by Gandalf the Mauve · 101 replies
    cleantechnica.com ^ | 1-15-16 | Zachary Shahan
    Thanks to RobStark on the Tesla Motors Club forum, we've got news that the Tesla Model S was the #1 best-selling large luxury car (or "premium car," as some might prefer to call the class) in the United States in 2015. As we all know, Tesla doesn't report sales/deliveries by country. However, various outlets estimate Tesla sales using a variety of methods. EV Obsession estimated 26,566 Tesla Model S sales in the US in 2015. Rob notes that the lowest estimate was 24,200. In either case, the Model S outsold the Mercedes S-Class, the BMW 7-Series, the BMW 6-Series, the...
  • Top 50 Most Popular Text Terms [LOL ain't in Top 20]

    01/19/2016 4:26:06 PM PST · by Bender2 · 48 replies
    [Top 21 of the] Top 50 Most Popular Text Terms: 1. 2moro - Tomorrow 2. 2nite - Tonight 3. BRB - Be Right Back 4. BTW - By The Way -or- Bring The Wheelchair 5. B4N - Bye For Now 6. BCNU - Be Seeing You 7. BFF - Best Friends Forever -or- Best Friend's Funeral 8. CYA - Cover Your Ass -or- See Ya 9. DBEYR - Don't Believe Everything You Read 10. DILLIGAS - Do I Look Like I Give A Sh** 11. FUD - Fear, Uncertainty, and Disinformation 12. FWIW - For What It's Worth -or- Forgot...
  • The top ten gifts to give a liberal

    12/15/2015 3:50:42 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 39 replies
    American Irony ^ | 12-15-15 | The Looking Spoon
  • HuffPo Chronicles "11 Blackest Moments in the Obama Presidency"

    11/19/2015 8:40:27 AM PST · by rightistight · 26 replies
    iOTW Report ^ | 11/19/15 | Aurelius
    The Huffington Post is out with a new article, which chronicles the "11 blackest moments" of the Obama Presidency. The article is aptly titled, "The 11 Blackest Moments In The Obama Presidency," with a subhead of "Thanks, Obama!" The article is not written ironically. According to the article's author, Zeba Blay, "Obama has always been in a precarious position where his blackness has been at various times a political hindrance." There there have been numerous times when "his blackness shines through." Among the "blackest" moments of President Obama's time in office, according to Blay: When President Obama made this face!...
  • These Are The 20 Worst Cities In The US - Spot The Common Theme

    11/07/2015 12:10:33 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 11/07/2015 | Tyler Durden
    A new analysis by WalletHub has compared and classified 1,268 of America's small cities in the U.S. to find the ones where residents don’t have to give up much by avoiding the "bright lights" and the soaring rent. Its data set include a total of 22 metrics, ranging from housing costs to school-system quality to the number of restaurants per capita. Why live in a small city? Inevitably, life in a small city demands some tradeoffs such as shorter business hours, a heavier reliance on cars and fewer dating opportunities.  It does bring benefits - tighter communities, less competition,...
  • The Top Talk Radio Audiences - September 2015

    10/09/2015 1:42:32 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 29 replies
    Talkers.com ^ | September 2015
  • Top 17 Hillary Clinton Scandals

    10/05/2015 7:41:48 AM PDT · by Stand Watch Listen · 7 replies
    insidegov.com ^ | September 24, 2015 | Palmer Gibbs
    The Clintons have kept reporters busy for decades, with an almost endless string of scandals following them around since Bill Clinton was first elected to public office in 1977 as Arkansas’ Attorney General. After Clinton’s two terms in the White House – bookended by news reports on Whitewater and Monica Lewinsky – focus shifted squarely to Hillary Clinton, who logged years in the Senate, at the State Department and on her own campaign trail.As Clinton mounts her second presidential bid this year, the particularly bruising scandal involving her email system while at the State Department continues to snap up headlines....
  • Every county in America, ranked by scenery and climate

    08/19/2015 12:32:31 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 62 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | August 17, 2015 | Christopher Ingraham
    ... I've mapped all the counties above according to where they rank on the natural amenities index -- mouse over to check out how desirable (or not) your own county is. You'll see that Sun Belt counties fare pretty well -- especially ones in California and Colorado. In fact, every single one of the 10 highest-ranked counties is located in California. After Ventura County, Humboldt, Santa Barbara, Mendocino and Del Norte counties round out the top five ...
  • The world's most 'liveable' cities 2015

    08/19/2015 2:27:31 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    The Economist ^ | 08/18/2015
    WHILE residents of Melbourne enjoy another year in the world’s most liveable city, according to the 2015 Global Liveability Ranking from our corporate cousin the Economist Intelligence Unit, spare a thought for those who live in the 57 cities that have steadily deteriorated over the last five years. The ranking, which considers 30 factors related to things like safety, healthcare, educational resources, infrastructure and environment in 140 cities, shows that since 2010 average liveability across the world has fallen by 1%, led by a 2.2% fall in the score for stability and safety. Ongoing conflicts in Syria, Ukraine and Libya...
  • Weekly post of Republican Senators' Conservative ratings

    08/19/2015 4:33:22 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 3 replies
    Getting back to posting this weekly. There's an election a comin'!
  • Amelia and Oliver top 62,000 DIFFERENT baby names in Britain ["Muhammad topped boys’ names..."]

    08/18/2015 5:44:35 PM PDT · by familyop · 29 replies
    Express, UK ^ | Aug 18, 2015 | Express, UK
    While Amelia and Oliver were the favourite names nationally, Muhammad topped boys’ names in London. And when spelling alternatives including Mohammed, Muhamad and Muhammet were combined, the traditionally Muslim name even overhauled Oliver as the national favourite boys’ name...The data, released by the Office of National Statistics, revealed that 6,649 boys born in 2014 were called Oliver, with 5,800 were named Jack. There were also 3,588 Muhammads, 2,536 Mohammeds and 1,116 Mohammads – a total of 7,240 babies.
  • 2015 College Football Rankings - Preseason

    08/16/2015 6:29:07 PM PDT · by Clint N. Suhks · 36 replies
    1 Ohio State (62) 14-1 1598 — 2 TCU (1) 12-1 1487 — 3 Alabama (1) 12-2 1452 — 4 Baylor 11-2 1365 — 5 Oregon 13-2 1260 — 6 Michigan State 11-2 1230 — 7 Auburn 8-5 1103 — 8 Florida State 13-1 1057 — 9 Georgia 10-3 1026 — 10 USC 9-4 1014 — 11 Notre Dame 8-5 883 — 12 Clemson 10-3 838 — 13 LSU 8-5 727 — 14 UCLA 10-3 697 — 15 Ole Miss 9-4 668 — 16 Arizona State 10-3 577 — 17 Georgia Tech 11-3 573 — 18 Wisconsin 11-3 470 —...
  • Most LGBT-Friendly Colleges 2015: Princeton Review Ranks Emerson College Tops For Gay Students

    08/15/2015 7:36:16 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    International Business Times ^ | 08/15/2015 | Julia Glum
    The Princeton Review recently named Emerson College in Boston was recently named the most lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender-friendly college in the U.S, while Grove City College in Grove City, Pennsylvania, was named the most unfriendly campus for that demographic of students. Getty Images The Princeton Review released this week its annual rankings of the 380 best colleges and universities in the U.S. But the test prep company did more than just crown party schools, it also broke higher education institutions down into 62 lists measuring everything from dorms to food. It also looked at demographics and compared schools...
  • See the 10 Republicans Who Qualified for the Fox News Primetime Debate

    08/04/2015 3:06:56 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 66 replies
    Fox News Insider ^ | Aug , 4 , 2015 | Fox News
    Bret Baier just announced the ten presidential candidates who qualified for the Fox News-Facebook Republican debate Thursday night in Cleveland. Here is the full lineup: 1. Donald Trump 2. Jeb Bush 3. Scott Walker 4. Mike Huckabee 5. Ben Carson 6. Ted Cruz 7. Marco Rubio 8. Rand Paul 9. Chris Christie 10. John Kasich
  • Who Will be the First Republican "Top 10" Candidate to Drop Down to "Kiddie Table?"

    08/04/2015 3:18:00 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 47 replies
    Self | August 4, 2015 | PJ-Comix
    Okay, I just saw the list of the GOP presidential candidates. The top 10 at the main debate and the 7 who have to be at the "kiddie table." One unnoticed as yet aspect of this format is that one or more of the Top 10 candidates could be demoted in future polls to the "kiddie table." A very public humiliation. Okay, so who do you think will be the FIRST Top 10 candidate to exit the main debate in the future and be assigned to the "kiddie table?"
  • Ranking the 10 men most likely to win the 2016 Republican nomination (ˇJeb!)

    08/02/2015 7:59:06 PM PDT · by PROCON · 34 replies
    WAPO ^ | Aug. 2, 2015 | Chris Cillizza
    The obvious problem when trying to rank the 10 people most likely to wind up as the Republican presidential nominee next year can be summed up in two words: Donald Trump. On one hand, Trump is ahead in most national polls on the nominating contest — an NBC-Wall Street Journal poll out Sunday puts him at 19 percent, four points clear of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker — and he even leads (or comes close to leading) in surveys conducted in early-voting states such as Iowa and New Hampshire.On the other hand, he is Donald Trump. I put the question of...
  • Amazon shares surge 20 percent, market cap surpasses Wal-Mart

    07/24/2015 7:34:55 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 11 replies
    CNBC ^ | 07/24/15 | Jacob Pramuk
    Amazon shares spiked in early trading Friday after the online retailer blew past quarterly earnings and revenue estimates, boosted by growth in the North American market and cloud computing segment. Shares rose 20 percent, giving the retailer a larger market capitalization than bricks-and-mortar behemoth Wal-Mart. The surge also generated a huge windfall for CEO Jeff Bezos, who owns 83,921,121 shares of the company. At Friday's early prices, his fortune rose some $8.05 billion—a gain that by itself would be enough to put him in the world's 200 richest people.
  • Truth in advertising: The top 10 new slogans for Planned Parenthood

    07/22/2015 12:49:15 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 15 replies
    American Irony ^ | 7-22-15 | The Looking Spoon
    Given that there’s a second video released about Planned Parenthood’s organ harvesting it’s time to look into…adjusting…their slogan to get better truth in advertising. It may seem grotesque, and that’s exactly what I’m trying to highlight.
  • Some surprising winners and losers in the 2016 fundraising race

    07/19/2015 10:20:53 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    The Washington Post's Politics ^ | July 19, 2015 | Chris Cillizza
    The results of the first major test of the 2016 presidential race were announced this past week: the initial six months of fundraising numbers for the slew of candidates running to be their partyÂ’s nominee next year and for aligned super PACs. As with any test, some people passed with flying colors. Others, well, didnÂ’t. Here are the winners and the losers of the cash dash for those contests and other races. WINNERS â—Ź Jeb Bush Sure, we all knew the former Florida governor was going to raise scads of money, largely through his Right to Rise super PAC. But...
  • They're No. 1: U.S. Wins Math Olympiad For First Time In 21 Years

    07/19/2015 1:05:47 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 43 replies
    NPR ^ | 07/18/2015 | staff
    In one of this year's most intense international competitions, the United States has come out as best in the world — and this time, we're not talking about soccer. This week, the top-ranked math students from high schools around the country went head-to-head with competitors from more than 100 countries at the International Mathematical Olympiad in Chiang Mai, Thailand. And, for the first time in more than two decades, they won. Po-Shen Loh, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University and head coach for Team USA, says the competition is held over the course of two days. Students work on three...
  • America's favorite fast food chain is Chick-fil-

    07/05/2015 4:13:26 PM PDT · by vis a vis · 52 replies
    Dailymail ^ | 05 jul 15 | Dailymail.com Reporter
    Full title--- America's favorite fast food chain is Chick-fil-a while McDonald's is at the bottom of the heap in new survey The annual American Consumer Satisfaction index polled 70,000 people for their opinions on various consumer offerings, including fast food. In its first year on the index, the Southern-born, Christian-run sandwich chain debuted at the top.
  • Chick-fil-A's secret to becoming America's favorite restaurant chain

    07/03/2015 6:54:29 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 49 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 07/03/2015 | HAYLEY FITZPATRICK
    Chick-fil-A is America's favorite restaurant. American Customer Satisfaction Index’s 2015 Restaurant Survey named Chick-fil-A the most-loved restaurant in America. The company scored an 86 out of a possible 100 points in customer satisfaction, beating Chipotle and Panera Bread. Chick-fil-A's secret? Having the perfect blend of great food and excellent customer service. Fast casual companies like Chick-fil-A are successful because they, "typically offer better ingredients, freshness, and more developed décor," according to the report. Chick-fil-A not only beat all other chains in customer satisfaction, but it also took ACSI's top rating in dining experience as well. The criteria evaluated for this...
  • America’s Drunkest States

    07/02/2015 1:17:06 PM PDT · by detective · 53 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | 06.29.15 | James Joiner
    New study shows where we drink the most, and who’s doing it. A new study has been released that tells us a lot about our nation’s drinking habits. Which states drink a lot? Which house the most teetotalers? Where do you fall? See below: