Thursday, May 26, 2016     Volume: 17, Issue: 12

Weekly Poll
How would you change the way candidates finance their campaigns?

Make them use only their own money.
Put a reasonable cap on the amount they can spend for their campaign.
Make them campaign based on a middle-class income.
It's not my money. Why do I care what they spend or where it comes from?

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Draft drama: The Benchwarmer loves football but would rather skip the draft

The NFL draft annoys me, I find it quite dumb. Phew, I finally said it. Before I continue, let me preface this by saying my future brother-in-law is a HUGE football fan, albeit a Cowboys fan but we won’t bother with that today. He loves football, he has played football, and he has coached a lot of football. Opening day and draft day are as big as Christmas for him. He has an appreciation and understanding for the g... [ Read More ]