I agree with the Trump-Fiorina premise that a successful stint as the CEO of a global company is a compelling credential for a presidential candidate. I just wish we had someone in the race who matched that description. So allow me to nominate Bob Iger, the chairman and CEO of Disney, for your consideration.
This week 39 years ago, the A's traded Reggie Jackson to the Orioles, Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded Apple Computer, Martin Scorsese's "Taxi Driver" topped the box office and the following songs were the most popular in the United States, according to Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive.
Thirty years ago, U.S. colleges and universities awarded 37 percent of computer science bachelor's degrees to women. Today, when that number should be approaching 50 percent, it has actually been cut in half. Women in the United States now receive just 18 percent of computer science bachelor's degrees, and less than a quarter of professionals in computing are women.
An attorney for an Anne Arundel County 7-year-old suspended for allegedly nibbling a pastry into the shape of a pistol has filed a formal appeal with the county Superintendent to have the suspension overturned and the student's record expunged, saying he will "go all the way to the Maryland Court of Appeals" if the school system does not comply.
The main ballot committee supporting same-sex marriage in Maryland has raised $3.2 million and still has $1.2 million in its war chest to defend the law in the Nov. 6 referendum, according to a disclosure filed last night with the State Board of Elections.