"Republicans betted on who would show up to the polls and lost." They simply backed the wrong candidate, the so-called blue-republicans walked away in droves. Pro-life, fiscally conservative, traditional republicans were disappointed with their nominee as well.
After record harvests were recorded for farmers in Wisconsin and Canada, cranberries are in excess supply and prices for the fruit have dropped. Now, in order to stabilize the market, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced it will purchase up to 68 million pounds of cranberries. "Lochner said prices for consumers may increase while the market stabilizes." Gee, thanks.
84-year-old Dorli Rainey was pepper sprayed during a peaceful march in Seattle, Washington. She would have been thrown to the ground and trampled, but luckily a fellow protester and Iraq vet was there to save her.