Gabatron Morning Briefing – 12-11-15: America Is Full of Sad Sacks

According to a new poll, nearly half of Americans ages 18-29 believe the American dream is dead.

Interesting Stat of the Day: $49 million. How much the super PAC that supports Jeb Bush has spent so far, and look at how far that’s gotten him.

He might not take it anymore: Dee Snider says that he might change his mind about letting Donald Trump use “We’re Not Gonna Take It” at campaign rallies.

Some people are upset because the US Navy named one of the new littoral combat ships the USS Jackson, because Andrew Jackson was racist.

Anyone interested in a slightly used Boeing 747? Somebody forgot three of them at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia, and authorities would greatly appreciate it if the owner stepped forward to claim them.

Plus, a silo full of dehydrated sweet potatoes in South Carolina has been burning since Thanksgiving.

Each morning Keith Conrad will give you a few stories useful for starting conversations around the water cooler at work. Assuming that your office actually has a water cooler.

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