Hillary Clinton was thankfully denied history as the first female president, but history will be made soon with the first female President, perhaps in eight years. And there’s a good chance she won't be white, either.
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Andy Patrizio is a freelance journalist based in Orange County, California. He has covered the technology sector for more than 20 years and primarily writes on tech news and issues, but has also covered music and entertainment.
Andy graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelors degree in journalism, along with a minor in political science. Before taking the freelance plunge, he was a staff reporter with InternetNews.com.
It took a few months, but Democrats are finally starting to get over Hillary's loss in November. But as they move on, they have an even harsher reality to face: they have no future leaders, mostly because the old guard won't get out of the way.
As we drag on into the second post-election month, the rare honest discussion remains centered around what a poor candidate Hillary Clinton was, what a poor campaign she ran, etc. But Hillary scored a big win that should be a little disconcerting to any California Republican, the few who remain.
Hollywood is an inexplicable place, often behaving in ways that are downright detrimental to its business. We saw that last week with A&E's decision to cancel "Longmire," its second-most popular show behind the fast-fading "Duck Dynasty." Despite 3.6 million viewers for its finale (and nearly two million more who watched it on DVR), the share of the coveted 18-49 crowd was a measly 0.6, which many think warranted canceling the show. But A&E never said exactly why.
Stop me if you heard this before: former Vice President Al Gore completely whiffed it on an environmental prediction.
Microsoft attempted something different and daring with Windows 8. It introduced a whole new interface and means of interaction with your PC that was identical to a smartphone or tablet. It threw out the "Start" menu and mouse-driven interface people had used for decades in favor of a touch-driven interface with tiles, some of which received active information updates.
You've seen DVD rental stores closing up shop at a rapid pace, and the DVD sales section at Best Buy shrinking. Now comes a study that confirms what you've been seeing: DVD sales and rentals are in rapid decline and will be surpassed by streaming video in just a few years.
A week after the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision and the left shows no sign of even cooling its rhetoric, much less coming to terms with the truth. Don't even bother trying to point out that the chain covers 16 of 20 birth control products; that's a wasted effort. They retort with outrageous claims, like the this particular hyperventilating article on the Huffington Post.
By now you have likely seen the report that polar bear populations were reported to be much lower than they actually are, "to satisfy public demand." The notion that scientists would alter their findings to suit public emotions – because that's what public demand ultimately is – is very disturbing, but also not surprising.