What We’re Reading December 6, 2013

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So without further ado, here’s what we’re reading Friday December 6, 2013.

Nelson Mandela is dead at 95. The South African icon has left a legacy of freedom in his home country. U2 front man Bono has written an beautiful obituary for a man he considers a personal hero, Madiba, Nelson Mandela.

Young people are abandoning President Obama and Obamacare. In fact, in New Jersey where internet gambling has just been legalized young people have shown what’s most important to them. “Fifty thousand people signed up online for New Jersey’s gambling sites in the first week. That compares with 741 who signed up for Obamacare during all of October.” 

It’s not just young people abandoning the President – Latinos are turning their collective backs on the Democrats as well.

All over the country fast food workers were striking for higher wages.

While some of these fast food workers were striking, many conservatives were out eating at their establishments!

“Proof” of global warming is quickly evaporating. Half the country is about to get very, very cold.

Rush Limbaugh is under fire again for comments he says are being taken way out of context.

Watch out! Smoking pot may cause men to grow “man boobs.”

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