Show Prep: Wed, Dec. 31

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton Are the Most-Admired Man and Woman in America |

President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary remain the most-admired man and woman in America, according to a Gallup survey.

11 extraordinary people of 2014 –

Between Ebola, ISIS, downed planes and racial unrest, it’s been a year of sobering news.

Here’s What Each State Googled More Than Any Other State In 2014 | Estately Blog

A compiled list of all search terms is listed below, and remember that these are NOT the top searches for each state, they are the searches each state made more of than any other state.

Country Singer Reportedly Pulls Knife to Stop Fight After Woman Attacks Her Friend Inside Fast-Food Restaurant |

Country singer and former child actress Jamie Lynn Spears reportedly sprung into action last weekend inside of a Louisiana fast-food restaurant, pulling a to defend a friend who was attacked by another woman.

Anger Over Hot Victoria’s Secret Models | The Daily Caller

“The large scale lingerie company has been featuring the same type of models in their ads for a long time; unrealistically skinny, and mostly Caucasian.”

Illegal Immigrant Families With Deportation Orders Go Missing

Thousands of who spilled into border states earlier this year have “disappeared” from government tracking, according to a recent investigation by a Houston TV station.

Border study: Non-Mexicans outnumber Mexicans – Kendall Breitman – POLITICO

According to a Pew Research Center study released Wednesday, 229,000 Mexicans were stopped crossing the border in 2104, while 257,000 non-Mexicans were stopped by the Border Patrol. Overall, the total number of people apprehended by the Border Patrol is up 16 percent over the past year.

Man Goes To Bear Country To See Bears, Gets Mauled, Blamed On “Climate Change” » Pirate’s Cove

I have a hummingbird feeder on the back deck, and the little bastards are constantly running into me (especially when I have on my blue NY Giant hat with the red under-brim. I blame hotcoldwetdry

Polar Ice Not Melting, But Global Warming Story Is –

Feeling low about the incessant screeching that the ice is catastrophically melting at the poles? A lot of us are, so it’s good to see a researcher buck the narrative.

Liberals Upset at New Florida Attraction Called ‘Machine Gun America’ |

As soon as you saw “,” the name of this new Florida attraction, I’ll bet you had the same reaction I had: “Oh, HECK, yeah!”

School Stops Seventh-Grader From Distributing Fliers for Religious Event

A Kansas blocked a seventh-grader from handing out fliers inviting students to join her in prayer at the ’s flagpole.

Remember That Video of a Homeless Man Spending $100? New Eyewitness Account Casts Doubt on Story |

“Bro, he drove Thomas to the liquor store,” he added. “While I think the guy is homeless, it is clear that from what I saw every part of that scene was staged.”

Free Speech Review: 22 Significant, Silly, or Otherwise Noteworthy First Amendment Cases From 2014 – Hit & Run :

No Accounting for Arousal: When a Texas appeals court struck down a state ban on taking “upskirt” photos in September, the decision was met by much outrage in the national news media. But the law, which criminalized “improper photography or visual recording” in public places “with intent to arouse or gratify the sexual desires of any person” was unconstitutionally broad, with the potential to ban all sorts of harmless public photography. “Banning otherwise protected expression on the basis that it produces sexual arousal or gratification is the regulation of protected thought,” the court noted, “and such a regulation is outside the government’s power.”