Daily Archive: 03/25/2016

Mar 25 2016

NCAA Men’s Tournament 2016: Regional Semi-Finals (Round of 16) Day 2

Our designated underdog is Gonzaga, an 11 seed (to be fair Syracuse is an underdog too at 10). Tonight picks the teams for the East and Midwest Regional Finals (Round of 8) on March 27th (Sunday). Tonight’s Match-Ups Time Channel Seed Team Record Seed Team Record Region 7:10 pm CBS 1 Virginia 28 – 7 …

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Mar 25 2016

NCAA Women’s Tournament 2016: Regional Semi-Finals (Round of 16) Day 1

No consolidated results yet, those tables are really complicated. Dueling games on ESPN and ESPN2 at 7 and 9:30 pm. Designated underdog is Washington. Rooting interest is Syracuse (Go Orange!). Pick’em is Notre Dame v. Stanford (We hatesess them both. Yess.). Independent retroactive hate against Tennessee (Pat Summit is gone, the program isn’t what it …

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Mar 25 2016

Long Lines for Voters in AZ: Blame SCOTUS

The voters in Arizona’s heaviest populated district, and largest Latino population, Maricopa County faced waits as long as five hours. Why? Because of a lack of polling places. Why did they lack polling places? The Robert’s Supreme Court, when the conservative majority gutted by declaring the Voting Rights Act’s Section 5 unconstitutional. The Arizona Republic …

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Mar 25 2016

Two Tragic Fires That Sparked Major Changes

Today we mark the anniversary of two tragic fires that occurred in New York City. In 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire claimed 146 lives and 79 years later, in 1990, the Happy Land fire killed 87 people, the most deadly fire in the city since 1911. The Triangle Factory fire lead to major changes …

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Mar 25 2016

Pondering the Pundits

“Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Mar 25 2016

The Breakfast Club (Respect)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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