Archive | October, 2012

What Tumblr and this Election Tells Us About the Future of Journalism

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Mitt Romney. Surrounded by binders. Funny, yes. But how many people know what argument this came from? (Answer: gender equality in the workplace)
Unless you have, understandably, hidden yourself under a rock during the frenzy of election season, you’ll know all about Big Bird and Binders and Horses and Bayonets. But what else do you know about the Presidential nominees and their stances on particular issues? The rising popularity of Tumblr, complete with these GIFs and Memes, in…
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Bullish is an understatement

The Federal Government Sues Bank of America For $1 Billion, Describing Brazen Fraud

With the election looming and the economy clearly standing out as the most important issue, the federal government last week filed a one billion dollar lawsuit against Bank of America for the brazenly fraudulent loan program run by Countrywide Financial (acquired by BofA in 2008). As the candidates campaign through the battleground states in the…
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This is the final map from the 2008 election when Senator Obama (in blue) beat Senator McCain (in red) by 365 to 173 electoral college votes with 52.9% of the popular vote

The Electoral College Democracy?

Our Founding Fathers, that infamous, brilliant bunch of nation builders, deserve our endless gratitude and respect for designing the laws that govern our country. Having said that, boy did they blow it big time with our Electoral College system. Why? Look no farther than the root of today’s gridlock: political parties. In the 1796 Presidential…
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Can Your Employer Tell You How You Should Vote?

Can Your Employer Tell You How You Should Vote?

Based on the plethora of emails floating around the internet, you too might be wondering if you’re next in line for a certain politically-charged email to appear in your inbox. We’re referring to the numerous emails and letters sent by billionaire CEOs to their employees about the upcoming election, and the “right” and “wrong” way…
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Already, the NCAA and 4 major professional leagues have sued NEw Jersey over the legalization of sports gambling

The Bottom Line With New Jersey Sports Gambling

The biggest game in all of sports this year will not be decided between chalked lines. It will not be decided on the basketball court with the shot clock winding down, nor on a last second field goal sailing through the uprights. Instead it will play out far removed from the field of play, tucked…
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