Lee Cleveland, Polls and Trends

NFL Opening Day ratings – A good sign for the league?

Finally, some good ratings news for the NFL. Nielsen data showed viewership for Thursday night's opening game between the Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Dallas Cowboys was about 20 percent higher than last year's inaugural shindig between the Kansas City Chiefs and Houston...

McAuliffe vs Youngkin poll: Should Democrats cringe?

Last week, the first post-primary season poll on the Virginia governor’s race was released with little fanfare. It showed Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican nominee Glenn Youngkin neck and neck in their race for the state’s top office. The poll, which was conducted by the conservative...

Plastic bottle recycling rates: Norway best in the world

According to Statista.com, the recycling rate of PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastic bottles in Norway in 2018 was 97 percent, making it the best recycler in that arena and one of the most effective overall reprocessors of scrap in the world. Following Norway were Japan, Sweden, India and the...

Greater Idaho Movement: No chance

Well, it beats the TEXIT Movement whose followers seek to make Texas its own country The Greater Idaho Movement, created by rural organizers in Oregon, is an attempt by some Oregonians to have more than 18 of its counties join Idaho. Why? Some living in the...

George Floyd marchers were “rioters” while Capitol insurrectionists were “protesters,” per Arkansas high school yearbook

Bentonville Jr. high principal apologizes after yearbook publishes "inaccurate", "political" and "biased" content Per 40/24 News, school officials in northwest Arkansas are apologizing for disinformation printed in a junior high yearbook, admitting that they are "inaccurate," "biased," and "political." "40/29 News received yearbook photos from a...

2022 Election Senate odds: Will Republicans regain upper chamber?

Democrats are narrowly in control of the U.S. Congress, but Republicans are licking their chops for next year’s midterm races because, over the last 30 years, the party out of presidential power has usually made substantial gains in midterm elections during a president’s first term, with...

FACT Check: Did half of CDC, NIH, and FDA employees refuse the COVID-19 shots?

Did half of CDC, NIH, and FDA employees refuse the COVID-19 shots?The answer should be obvious in the title itself… The National Institutes of HEALTH, Center for DISEASE CONTROL Control, and the Federal DRUG Administration?There would be no vaccines given to the general public if employees...

Jaydon Blue sparks new trend? High school star refuses to suit up senior year to save himself for college football

This is so ridiculous it makes sense.Will it become a trend?Running back Jaydon Blue, a Texas Longhorns commit, won’t play football his senior year in high school because he wants to save a season of “wear and tear” on his body. Can he do that?According to...

What’s the best age for a child to get a pet?

I wanted a puppy more than anything when I was a child, but my parents refused. They insisted I wouldn’t be responsible enough to take care of it. Unfortunately, I struck out with my parents from the ages of 4 to 13. In fact, it wasn’t...

Dr. Fauci popularity / approval rating: 71% of Trumpers insist he hurt America

Per a new Yahoo! News/YouGov poll, 71% of Trump supporters think Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the chief medical advisor to the president who guided America through tough times in 2020 and early 2021, ultimately...