Week-ends (03/26/17)

A look back at the people and events that made news the past week. Week-ends is a regular weekly feature of This Just In…

HEROES OF THE WEEK

Umami Burger and Cindy Crawford

VILLAINS OF THE WEEK

Khalid Masood

QUOTES OF THE WEEK

Yesterday, an act of terrorism tried to silence our democracy. We are not afraid, and our resolve will never waver in the face of terrorism.”
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May, on a heinous ISIS-linked terror attack in London

“We had no Democratic support.  They weren’t going to give us a single vote.The best thing we can do, politically speaking, is let ObamaCare explode. It’s exploding right now… Almost all states have big problems.”
President Trump said Friday the White House “learned a lot about loyalty and the vote-getting process” following the dramatic failure of a Republican-backed bill that would have made good on a campaign promise to repeal and replace ObamaCare

“The ratings are in, and you got swamped. Wow, now you’re in the 30s? But what do you expect when you take away after school programs for children and Meals on Wheels for the poor people?”
Arnold Schwarzenegger, in a video taunting President Donald Trump about his disapproval ratings

“I actually believe that Donald Trump — and I told him this when I met with him in December — I actually believe that Donald Trump has the potential to be a great president in sort of the Nixon-goes-to-China way, or Reagan-goes-to-the-Soviet-Union way, if he can find a way to rein in some of the more unhealthy impulses, listen to his staff, bring on a full complement of political appointees who will help him govern.”
Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson

According to its supporters, without the NEA, art in America would cease to exist. They have a point. Absolutely nothing can happen in this country unless the federal government funds or mandates it. Without Washington we are a wasteland. After all, the NEA wasn’t established until 1965, and before that there was hardly an American artist to be found. Well, except maybe people like Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keefe, John Singer Sargent, Edmonia Lewis, Charles Sheeler, Mary Cassatt, Winslow Homer . . .”
Michael Tanner, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute

No one in Hollywood today is subjecting you or anyone else to what the Nazis imposed on Jews in the 1930s.”
Anne Frank Center executive director Steven Goldstein, calling on comic Tim Allen to apologize for comparing life as a conservative in Hollywood with life in Nazi Germany

OUTRAGE OF THE WEEK

Are U.S. jobs vulnerable to workers with H-1B visas?

MOST UNDER-REPORTED STORY OF THE WEEK

Rape by an illegal immigrant

Fuzzy math by school choice opponents

MOST OVER-HYPED STORY OF THE WEEK

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