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Legislator Wants Anti-Bullying Law To Include Politicians

Legislator Wants Anti-Bullying Law To Include Politicians

For the past couple of years it’s been all the rage for politicians to push anti-bullying laws. Thanks to bullying being a bona fide “crisis” in the media, and thanks to a raft of celebrities championing the cause, grandstanding politicians have been quick to jump on the fad. But a side effect of the anti-bullying

Foul-Mouthed Anchor AJ Clemente Is Now Tending Bar In Delaware

There was a lot of consternation in some circles about all the attention former KFYR anchor AJ Clemente got after dropping the f-bomb on-air during his anchor debut (video here). There was a feeling, especially among reporters in the state, that Clemente’s profane faux pas shouldn’t have garnered him late-night television bookings and national media

Good News: There Might Not Be An Entourage Movie If We Keep Fracking

Cheaper energy. Lower carbon emissions. Declining rates of unwanted pregnancies. Now choking off publicity for stupid, navel-gazing Hollywood movies. Is there anything fracking can’t do? “Entourage” actor Adrian Grenier cohosted a celebrity–filled reception on April 19 at the ABC Carpet & Home Showroom in Manhattan’s Flatiron District. Susan Sarandon was in attendance and the event

Jim Carrey Proves Why We Shouldn't Look To Celebrities On Serious Policy Issues

Not long ago funny-man actor Jim Carrey mocked and belittled gun owners in a skit for Funny or Die (see below). Not surprisingly, since he was unloading on one of the most controversial and divisive issues in the country in a charged political atmosphere, he got a lot of criticism for it. Now Carrey is

Poll: People Like Obama, But Not So Much His Policies

“People (still) really like President Obama,” reports the The Washington Post today pointing to a new WaPo/ABC News poll showing just that. “Fifty-seven percent of people view Obama favorably in the new Post-ABC survey while 41 percent regard him unfavorably,” reports the Post. “Those numbers are remarkably similar to the 60 percent favorable/37 percent unfavorable

Something Is Wrong With Our Priorities When University Sports Coaches Make More Than Governors

Earlier today I wrote about proposed increases in pay for North Dakota’s executive branch elected officials. Per Governor Jack Dalrymple’s proposed budget, the officials (including the governor himself) would get an 11.4% increase in pay by 2015 over their 2012 levels. People tend to get pretty wound up about how much public officials make, but

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