When it comes to K–12 education, the nation’s most important election this November may be in Douglas County, Colorado. While most of today’s eye-catching education fights involve high-profile contests in big cities, one of the nation’s most significant struggles may be playing out, largely unnoticed, in this affluent Denver suburb. Here in Colorado’s third-largest school district, with 65,000 students — an enrollment larger than Washington, D.C.’s and as large as…Continue
AUSTIN, Texas -- The Texas National Guard refused to process requests from same-sex couples for benefits on Tuesday despite a Pentagon directive to do so, while Mississippi won't issue applications from state-owned offices. Both states cited their respective bans on gay marriage.
Tuesday was the first working day that gays in the military could apply for benefits after the Pentagon announced it would recognize same-sex marriages. The Department of Defense had announced that it would…Continue
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RACINE, Wis. – Teachers unions are facing increased pressure to justify their existence.
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Apparently that’s too much for some of the more passionate members, and they’re lashing out in ugly ways at those they perceive as enemies.
Their enemy list includes…Continue
The sign rests on top of an outhouse. It reads: Obama's…Continue
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In Decline: How bad are things in Great Britain's national health care system? Bad enough that officials are now recruiting cheaper foreign doctors to save money.
According to the Press Trust of India, "Britain's cash-strapped National Health Service is planning to strike up a series of health care deals in India, including inviting Indian doctors to treat patients in the U.K., in a bid to boost its coffers.
"The proposals center around NHS doctors being…Continue
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Note: This is from the UK The Telegraph!! They don't like our Usurper either!
By Tim Stanley
Barack Obama's speech on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington was classic Obama: beautifully delivered, moving, deceptive, divisive, frustrating. And, of course, it was far more about Barack Obama than it was Martin Luther King…Continue
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Recently, I signed a petition that sent an e-mail to Senator Levin strongly opposing as I call it, Barry's Death Care. That is the grossly misnamed Affordable Care Act. Here is Senator Levin's reply and after that my reply to him. I doubt I will hear back!!!
Dear Mr. Geresy:
Thank you for contacting me about health care reform. I appreciate hearing your thoughts on this issue. I have long supported the goal of ensuring all Americans have access to stable,…
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Presidential howlers to be featured in Joe Wilson Day celebrations throughout the land.
All across the country, people are gearing up for festivities that will mark the first annual “Joe Wilson Day.” Please let me be clear, this is not a day aimed at honoring the ambitious Joe Wilson…
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The study, conducted by the National Center for Public Policy Research, concludes that Americans aged 18 to 34 without children would benefit financially by opting to pay the government's $95 or one percent of income penalty and not sign up for the…Continue
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Posters advertizing the Young Veterans Brewing Co. / Joker Press Illustration & Design
With names like Pineapple Grenade, Even Keel, Night Vision and New Recruit, two Iraq war veterans are hoping to tap into the popularity of craft beers by opening a brewery that sells brews named in military…
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|CMSgt Richard Hardesty U.S. Air Force (Ret) (1952-1976)
PLEASE DESCRIBE WHO OR WHAT INFLUENCED YOUR DECISION TO JOIN THE AIR FORCE?
I graduated from High School at 17 and enrolled in college the following fall of 1951. I also joined ROTC program at the school and two…
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25) Seniors love getting junk mail. It’s sometimes their only way of communicating or feeling like they’re part of the real world. -- Harry Reid
24)The number one job facing the middle class, and it happens to be, as Barack says, a three-letter word: jobs. J-O-B-S. --…Continue
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Last winter, the state of Michigan officially became the country’s 24th right-to-work state — it was a bold move for a state with so much manufacturing and so many sizable union interests on the line, and Big Labor was not at all pleased about the whole thing. They raised quite the ruckus over it at the time, and they have since been trying to challenge the…Continue
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TPM Live Wire
In an interview with the Daily Beast published Friday, Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) suggested Tea Partiers are the "same group" who fought for segregation during the Civil Rights movement.
“It is the same group we faced in the South with those white crackers and the dogs and the police. They didn’t care about how they looked," Rangel…Continue
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You have read the story about Mr. Rangle saying that TEA Party members are "White Crackers". Sir, it is time to EAT those words!!!! You know those words are not true!!!! It is just political hate speech.
So To help you eat those hate filled words, I am going to mail you a box of Walmart brand white saltine crackers. I hope all that read this will also mail you saltine crackers.
Mr. Rangle's DC address is:
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New York Times
WASHINGTON — As President Obama barnstorms the country promoting his health care law, one audience very close to home is growing increasingly anxious about the financial implications of the new coverage:…Continue
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