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Looks like everyone wasn’t touched by Coca-Cola’s diverse Super Bowl commercial. After Coke aired the ad, featuring “America The Beautiful” sung in different languages, the company received major backlash from some viewers who felt that it was “very un-American.” Ironic, no? The Twitter hashtag #BoycottCoke was created, and much like the Cheerios ad on interracial couples, ignorance ran amuck. Read about it here… [Mediate]

Abortion rates are now the lowest they’ve been since 1973. A study conducted by a non-profit sexual health organization found that abortion rates dropped to 16.9 abortions per 1,000 women aging from 15 to 44. The rate was relatively the same during 1973, when Roe v. Wade was brought to the Supreme Court. [Reuters]

Gov. Chris Christie’s constituents are dropping like flies. Christina Genovese Renna resigned on Friday. Renna was one of Christie’s camp who was subpoenaed after the discovery of a lane closing operation on the George Washington Bridge that Christie claims he knew nothing about. Renna worked closely with former Deputy Chief of Staff Bridget Kelly, who was in control of the operation. [AP]

Text messages detailing the harassment between Miami Dolphins’ Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin were released and they aren’t pretty. The case began in October, when Incognito allegedly bullied Martin with racial taunts and threats. Incognito’s lawyer released a series of texts between the two, claiming that they have a very aggressive way of teasing one another. For instance, Martin allegedly sent the messages, “Ima egg your house & light a bag of s*** on fire then ring your doorbell.” Incognito responds with, “I’m going to shoot you and claim self defense. I’m white ur black I’ll walk.” [Huff Post]


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