In 2005, Time Magazine named her one of the nation’s five best governors, noting: ‘Positioning herself as a no nonsense, pro business centrist, she has worked outside party lines since coming to office in January 2003 to re energize a state that, under her predecessors, was marked by recession and scandal.’ While in Arizona, she was criticized for not being aggressive enough in dealing with the influx of illegal immigrants. But her more recent job gives her an opportunity to change that image. This week, for instance, finds her on a high profile tour of the southwest border, where she will highlight the stepped up resources that the Obama administration has been devoting to reducing the flow of illegal entrants to this country.” [WaPo].

The first week you will be briefed to death about semi important and semi stupid stuff. The one thing they really drill in to you is DO NOT DRINK UNDER AGE. I cannot stress this enough. JERUSALEM An Israeli official says three suspects in the vigilante style killing of a Palestinian teenager have confessed to the crime. The 16 year old Palestinian was abducted near his home last week, and his charred remains were found in a Jerusalem forest. Preliminary autopsy results found he was still alive when he was set on fire..

While the video is satire, there are real world examples to draw from. Former Republican Congressman Bob Inglis attributed his transformation on climate change to encouragement from his son. Retired Republican Senator John Warner said that his late career commitment to climate change was in part due to concern for his children and grandchildren..

Hip Hop star Kanye West and reality TV celebutante Kim Kardashian have had quite a year with their whilrwind romance, the birth of their daughter North West, and their pending nuptials. In fact, not a month seemed to go by when Kimye weren’t in the spotlight. But in an exchange on Instagram, the greatest couple of all time may have given us TMI (if that’s even possible for these two).

John Kruk’s been around this. John Kruk was involved in a scenario much like this back in the early ’90’s (tells story). I don’t like to see people who played the game make idiots of themselves like John did. Brandi G is my sprit animal. Tom S. Is a good dancer.

Mr. MARANISS: Abebe Bikila out of Ethiopia, the first black African ever to win a gold medal. This was the year of independence in black Africa. The conference yesterday revealed to the world the magnificent visionaries that run this movement. Price has already risen 10%. Once it breaks through the $4 resistance the FOMO will begin and small holders and speculators will begin to buy more, with the whales making massive market buys.