By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Big Bird is endangered. Jim Lehrer lost control. And Mitt Romney crushed President Barack Obama.
Big Bird is endangered. Jim Lehrer lost control. And Mitt Romney crushed President Obama. Those were the judgments rendered across Twitter and Facebook Wednesday during the first debate of the 2012 presidential contest.
Big 12 leaders will meet Thursday, trying to find ways to stabilize the conference, including changing the leadership.
University of Texas President William Powers said Wednesday that creating stability is the top priority for the Big 12 and suggested Texas is open to a new revenue-sharing model.
Texas officials said Wednesday they are open to a new revenue-sharing model in the Big 12 and have already suggested that top-level television and cable money be shared equally.
Turned away by the Pac-12, the Big 12's most powerful members are trying to find ways to live together again after weeks of hurtling toward a break up.
But, he added, "it's a bit of a hothouse population. It does skew younger, and I'm not sure how much middle America is represented."
Unlike the wider viewing audience, debate watchers who comment on social media "are politically engaged in the strongest possible way," Powers said.