Taking Back America By Taking Back Our Schools
A community college in southern California agreed this week not to punish a student who was distributing Christian fliers on campus, but won't consider for at least six months revising a speech policy with double standards, WORLD News Service reports. Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District says free speech is limited on campus; students who want to promote…Continue
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UN: Legalize Prostitution, Drug Use and Homosexual Sex to Stop AIDS!
A new report issued by a UN commission established by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon claims that all nations must legalize prostitution as part of any successful effort to deal with the AIDS pandemic. This report, titled “HIV and the Law: Risks, Rights & Health” also calls for the legalization and destigmatization of injection drug use and sexual relations between males—all in the…Continue
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George Orwell and the N.C.A.A.
By GARY ALAN FINE Published: July 24, 2012
On Monday, the National Collegiate Athletic Association made a remarkable — and disturbing — decision. As one of the sanctions against Pennsylvania State University, it determined that all of Penn State’s football victories from 1998 to 2011 were to be “vacated.” Whoosh! As a result, Joe Paterno no longer holds the major college…Continue
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by Anne Ryman - Jul. 19, 2012 12:01 AM The Republic | azcentral.com
Arizona is among six new states that have been granted relief from key requirements of the controversial federal No Child Left Behind law, meaning the state won't face sanctions if it doesn't meet certain benchmarks by 2014.
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By Howard Fischer CAPITOL MEDIA SERVICES
A key element of the business community is gearing up to fight a permanent
extension of the state’s onecent sales tax surcharge.
Glenn Hamer, president of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry,
said his organization is a big supporter of education and does believe
more resources are needed. He said that is why they supported the
temporary levy in 2010.
That tax, along with the nearly $1 billion a…Continue
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The Henrico County , Virginia Board of Supervisors held a meeting June 12, 2012 to consider an appeal of a plan to build a Mosque in the County. The appeal was made by a citizen in opposition to the Mosque being built. After the meeting an e mail was sent criticizing the Board for allowing a prayer that ended with"in Jesus Christ's Name."
County Officials would…Continue
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Jul 12, 2012
Union-funded hacks like those at the Economic Policy Institute tell us public employees have it rough. Their pay is so low they resort to eating dog food at night. Their pensions are terrible and no one – and we mean no one – should be subjected to such poor health care coverage.
It baffles the mind, then, to look at the honest numbers. Because when one does, it shows that the people at EPI are little more than union shills…Continue
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By George Leef Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Almost everyone knows the country went through the wringer after the housing bubble burst. Now a new bubble looms before us - the higher-education bubble.
Just as easy money, lowered lending standards and political hype came together to vastly overinflate the housing sector, a combination of easy money (federal grants and loans available for nearly every student), lowered academic standards (colleges that readily…Continue
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It would seem that being homeless is hard enough. But advocates for the homeless say that a recent spate of anti-homeless ordinances in cities across the country are making it even harder to live on the streets.
More than 50 cities across the country have adopted restrictions on actions such as public camping and food sharing, narrowing the options for people with no residence. And while…Continue
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System Out of Touch: Helpless Parents, Defenseless Kids
Warning: The first bullet point below (so you may skip it) contains an offense of a graphic nature not suitable for all readers.
Why are so many parents today angry with school…