Quotes in the news – February 8, 2016

A look at some quotes from across the web.

Thought for Today: “Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; an argument an exchange of ignorance.” – Robert Quillen, American journalist (1887-1948).


“There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other!

MADELEINE ALBRIGHT, the former secretary of state, on the fight for women’s equality and the need for women to support Hillary Clinton’s candidacy..


A thought for the day: We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear. — Nelson Mandela


hollywood birthdays – February 8, 2016

Today’s Birthdays: Composer-conductor John Williams is 84. Newscaster Ted Koppel is 76. Actor Nick Nolte is 75. Comedian Robert Klein is 74. Actor-rock musician Creed Bratton is 73. Singer Ron Tyson is 68. Actress Brooke Adams is 67. Actress Mary Steenburgen is 63. Author John Grisham is 61. Retired NBA All-Star and College Basketball Hall of Famer Marques Johnson is 60. Actor Henry Czerny is 57. The president of the Philippines, Benigno Aquino III, is 56. Rock singer Vince Neil ( Motley Crue ) is 55. Rock singer-musician Sammy Llanas (YAH’-nus) (The BoDeans) is 55. Former Environmental Protection Agency administrator Lisa P. Jackson is 54. Movie producer Toby Emmerich is 53. Actress Mary McCormack is 47. Rock musician Keith Nelson (Buckcherry) is 47. Basketball Hall of Famer Alonzo Mourning is 46. Dance musician Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (Daft Punk) is 42. Actor Seth Green is 42. Actor Josh Morrow is 42. Rock musician Phoenix ( Linkin Park ) is 39. Actor Jim Parrack is 35. Folk singer-musician Joey Ryan (Milk Carton Kids) is 34. Actress-comedian Cecily Strong is 32. Rock musician Jeremy Davis is 31. Rock musician Max Grahn (Carolina Liar) is 28. Actor Ryan Pinkston is 28. Professional surfer Bethany Hamilton is 26. Actress Karle Warren is 24.


we need to talk about Marc Anthony and his reaction to Trump – he slayed like a boss

Latino singer Marc Anthony was playing a concert at a New York City landmark. Right before his last song at New York’s Madison Square Garden on Saturday This is what he said.
“I’m proud to be Latino in the United States of America,” Anthony said, looking around at the audience. “I see Peruvian flags, Uruguay. I see Panama. I see the Dominican Republic … Let me tell you something: We’re all proud of our culture.
Anthony said that though Latinos are not all alike – they all speak a little differently, have their own customs and food –
they should stand united. “But here, no matter where you come from, we’re Latinos! he said. “And we have to take care of each other. No matter where we come from.
After taking a brief pause to bask in the cheers from the crowd, Anthony cursed Trump, bringing the audience to their feet for a standing ovation. “Fuck Donald Trump!
“I want him to hear it in his house. Wake that motherfucker up,” he continued, before launching into his final song.

plans for today

This is what I have planned for my Monday.
1. lecture in my media class.
Today we will learn about how the media impacts political parties. If you think they don’t then your silly.
2. In my Intro to politics class we will discuss why the us supreme court does what it does.
3. in my women in science we will do something fun. Have no idea what it is will let you know on twitter. http://www.twitter.com/tylershepard223

History fact – February 8, 2016

Today is Monday, Feb. 8, the 39th day of 2016. There are 327 days left in the year. This is the Chinese New Year of the Monkey.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On Feb. 8, 1966, during the Vietnam War, President Lyndon B. Johnson and South Vietnamese Premier Nguyen Cao Ky (nuh-WEN’ kow ky) concluded their meetings in Hawaii by issuing the “Declaration of Honolulu,” which asserted the resolve of their countries to defeat the Communists.

In 1587, Mary Queen of Scots was beheaded, charged with conspiring to kill England’s Queen Elizabeth I.

This is how big #sb50 is – astronaut Scott Kelly was watching from the highest seat in the land

Those of you who got tickets in the Nose Bleed section of Souper Bowl 50 you had field side seats in comparison to what Scott Kelly went through. The astronaut got himself a prime view.

Dang dude.

It should be noted that I would have come to your party Mr. Kelly.