Ronda Rousey on ‘Good Morning America’: Biggest Takeaways from Interview


UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey appeared on Thursday's Good Morning America for an interview with host Robin Roberts. She talked about the state of MMA in New York and some misconceptions about the sport.   Karim Zidan of Bloody Elbow passed along comments from Rousey about New York not allowing professional MMA events, including the UFC, to take place. She discussed the safety issues involved with the current approach taken by the state [sic]: MMA isn't actually banned. It Read more [...]

Anthony Weiner’s five takeaways from the Aaron Schock scandals


Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Illinois) announced his decision to resign at the end of the month on Tuesday. His star was rapidly rising in the GOP, but it fell thanks to a series of scandals involving his use of campaign cash and taxpayer money.While Schock's issues, especially his six figure "Downton Abbey" style office makeover might seem unique, the story does touch on a few larger lessons about campaign cash and ethics on Capitol Hill.I found five key points in my Schock post-mortem:1. Read more [...]