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July 2012 Blog Posts (14)

Grossmont College Continues Discriminatory Speech Policy

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…


Added by Harry Mathews on July 29, 2012 at 6:45am — No Comments

Two smoke shops closed in crackdown



Added by Harry Mathews on July 28, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

UN Mandate: All Nations Must Legalize Prostitution, Drug Use and Homosexual Sex

UN: Legalize Prostitution, Drug Use and Homosexual Sex to Stop AIDS!

Dear Harry,

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…


Added by Harry Mathews on July 28, 2012 at 6:57am — No Comments

The Future Is Known...It's The Past That Keeps Changing: George Orwell and the N.C.A.A.

George Orwell and the N.C.A.A.

By GARY ALAN FINE Published: July 24, 2012

Op-Ed Contributor

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…


Added by Harry Mathews on July 25, 2012 at 3:32pm — No Comments

Arizona Ready website a resource for parents, educators

By Michelle Reese, TribuneEast Valley Tribune |…


Added by Harry Mathews on July 23, 2012 at 12:53pm — 1 Comment

Arizona to get waiver for No Child Left Behind

by Anne Ryman - Jul. 19, 2012 12:01 AM The Republic |

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.

The U.S.…


Added by Harry Mathews on July 20, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

State Chamber To Fight Education Sales Tax


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…


Added by Harry Mathews on July 15, 2012 at 4:03pm — No Comments


JOHN CHINN on July 13, 2012

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…


Added by Harry Mathews on July 13, 2012 at 10:59am — No Comments

LA School Insurance Blowout: Taxpayers Pay $416 Million, Employees Pay Zero

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…


Added by Harry Mathews on July 13, 2012 at 6:49am — No Comments

LEEF: Burst the higher-education bubble

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…


Added by Harry Mathews on July 11, 2012 at 6:28pm — No Comments

Permission to Feed the Poor? Anti-Homelessness Legislation in the U.S.

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…


Added by Harry Mathews on July 9, 2012 at 7:35am — No Comments

Public School's Entire Staff Fired for "playing classroom sex games with children"

LA schools superintendent shakes up district


Added by Harry Mathews on July 7, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Sexual Grooming of Students A.K.A. "Sex Ed" - System Out of Touch: Helpless Parents, Defenseless Kids

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…


Added by Harry Mathews on July 2, 2012 at 9:10pm — 2 Comments

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