Archive for August 17th, 2011

eMarketer – $3.1 billion in ads will be bought on social networking sites in 2011, 55% higher than 2010

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

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WDAF Fox 4 – Bubba Puts on His Kansas City Royals Uniform

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

NBC Channel 41 – Higher fines recommended for speeding on K-10

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

KSHB 41 – KCMO Council committee votes to overrule petition on area nuclear plant

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Netflix vs. Blockbuster: What’s the best service for streaming and DVDs? – CNET video

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

YouTube, music publishers settle copyright disagreement

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

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Wall Street Joural – Billionaire Warren Buffett volunteers the middle class for a tax increase

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

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Michael Barone – Obama is not as good-fortuned as Harry Truman in 1948

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

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Walter Russell Mead on Wisconsin’s unions – “Three bouts of failure described by much of the mainstream press as three approaching triumphs”

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

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US Justice Department is investigating whether the largest credit ratings agency, Standard & Poor’s

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

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Bloomberg – AOL stock has fallen 57 percent from its peak in April 2010

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

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Rasmussen – Only 20% Now Support U.S. Military Action in Libya

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Now only 34% say it’s likely that U.S. military involvement in Libya will be over by the end of the year, down slightly from last month. A majority of voters (51%) do not think the United States will be out of Libya by the end of the year, with 15% who say it’s Not At All Likely. Another 14% are not sure.¬†Sixty-seven percent (67%) of voters are still following news stories on Libya at least somewhat closely, including 24% who are following Very Closely. Thirty-one percent (31%) aren’t following news reports on the country closely, but only five percent (5%) aren’t following at all.

Just 13% of Republican voters favor continued military involvement in Libya, compared to 25% of Democrats and 22% of voters not affiliated with either party.

Five-year $90-million contract – Peyton Manning is highest paid NFL player

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

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Quinnipiac poll – Chris Christie has higher approval rating than Obama in New Jersey

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

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Mikhail Gorbachev – Current uling monopoly of the United Russia party is a “worse version of the Soviet Communist party”

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

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Jack Harry talks about Missouri recruiting issue

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Silicon Valley billionaire funding creation of artificial libertarian islands – Yahoo News

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Pay Pal founder and early Facebook investor Peter Thiel has given $1.25 million to an initiative to create floating libertarian countries in international waters, according to a profile of the billionaire in Details magazine.
Thiel has been a big backer of the Seasteading Institute, which seeks to build sovereign nations on oil rig-like platforms to occupy waters beyond the reach of law-of-the-sea treaties.

Five possible responses to the Google-Motorola merger – Marguerite Reardon, CNET

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

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Jack Harry talks about Bubba Starling and the Royals

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

KSHB 41 – George Brett weighs in on Bubba Starling’s signing

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011