Friday, May 8, 2015

QOD's- May 11-15

Mon May 11- Koch Brothers (Aaron S)
Tue May 12- Boko Haram Camp (Joe W)
Wed May 13- Mark Kleine Subdivision
Thu May 14- Washington Post Pinocchios
Fri May 15- Bruce Jenner

Thursday, April 30, 2015

QOD's- May 4-8

Mon May 4- Bernie Sanders    (Andres M)
Tue May 5- Mt. Everest           (Darrien R)
Wed May 6- Clinton Cash       (Easton S)
Thu May 7- Apple Watch        (Matt S)
Fri May 8- Marissa Mayer       (Joe S)

Warren Weinsten

Weinstein had been held hostage for over three years by ISIS forces. He was shot and killed mistakingly by an American drone.

Robert Downey Jr

Robert Downey is an actor. He was in the news for walking out of an interview where they began to ask him personal questions about past problems.

Loretta Lynch

Loretta Lynch was finally confirmed as US Attorney General. He nomination had been blocked by Republicans in the Senate for several months.

Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio is from Florida. He has declared that he is running as a Republican for President.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

QOD's- April 27- May 1

Mon April 27- Marco Rubio     (Shannon K)
Tue April 28- Loretta Lynch     (Matt K)
Wed April 29- Robert Downey Jr   (Erin M)
Thu April 30- Warren Weinstein  (Ethan M)
Fri May 1- Alex Rodriguez   (Andres M)

Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz is the Republican Senator from Texas. He is running for President. He has been very conservative in his politics, especially when it comes to economic issues.

Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro is the leader of Cuba. The US has had little if any relations with Castro and Cuba for decades. Recently the US and Cuba are working to develop a more normal relationship.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Rand Paul

Rand Paul is a Republican senator from Kentucky, who has announced his candidacy for President of the US.

Bruce Rauner

Bruce Rauner is the governor of Illinois. He ran on a platform of balancing the state budget but cutting expenses. At this time he has proposals calling for over $26 million in budget.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Chris Borland

Chris Borland was a second year linebacker for the San Francisco 49er's. Borland elected to retire rather than face potential head injuries. In retiring, he is giving up millions of dollars.

Hilary Clinton's Email

Hilary Clinton was questioned about why she was using a personal email account to conduct professional business while Sec. of State. To detractors it appears to be an issue of lacking transparency, while supporters see it was an issue of technological convenience.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

QOD's April 20-24

Bruce Rauner   (Alyssa C)
Rand Paul  (Marcus G)
Fidel Castro  (Ammeir H)
Ted Cruz   (Bricyn H)
Jameis Winston  (Alex K)

Sigma Alpha Eplison

This Oklahoma fraternity has gotten in trouble for a racist song they sang. The fraternity has been disbanded and several members have been kicked out of school.

Harry Reid

Harry Reid is the Democratic Senator from Nevada. He is the Senate Minority Leader. He recently was in the news for his negative thoughts on the possible Republican candidates for President.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Trans-Eurasian Belt Development

Vladmir Putin plans on constructing a 13,000 mile superhighway from London to Alaska, connecting the two via Moscow. The task is aimed t cost trillions of dollars but potentially would create many jobs and would include roadways, high-speed rail, oil and gas pipelines, and electrical water facilities.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Dean Smith's Will

Dean Smith, the legendary basketball coach of North Carolina, left $200 in his will to each of his former players. He wanted the players to each be able to go out to eat on him.

Sylvia Allen

She is a member of the Arizona legislative body, who advocates making church attendance mandatory.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Andrea Lubitz

Andrea Lubitz, 27 year old co-pilot of Germanwings crashed flight 4U9525. Lubitz had been seeing a psychotherapist for his suicidal tendencies before he tried for his pilot's license: he was also treated for depression. Germanwings, unaware of Lubitz's medical condition, hired him. Lubitz is said to have intentionally crashed the flight into the French Alps at 400 miles per hour, thus killing himself and 149 other passengers.