From: THE DAILY BEAST 1. HYPOCRITE Report: Peter King Leaked Classified Info During Hearing SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS “If you weren’t privy to secret intelligence information, you definitely missed it, but according to The New Yorker, Rep. Peter King (R-NY) leaked classified information during Monday’s House Intelligence Committee hearing on alleged Russian interference in the […]
Vietnam is one of the top 5 exporters of shrimp, and one of the members of the TPP aka Trans-Pacific Partnership. We must stop the TPP during the Lame Duck Congress #NoLameDuck Register: http://www.flushthetpp.org/register/ Stop this #NAFTAonSteroids Invite Friends to #StopTPP: http://bit.ly/2cWm8sF Companies in Vietnam inject substances to shrimp in order to increase sales. We […]
Lower Cognitive Ability Predicts Greater Prejudice Through Right-Wing Ideology and Low Intergroup Contact. Gordon Hodson and Michael A. Busseri – Brock University Despite their important implications for interpersonal behaviors and relations, cognitive abilities have been largely ignored as explanations of prejudice. We proposed and tested mediation models in which lower cognitive ability predicts greater prejudice, […]
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William Doyle describes an emerging international consensus about the appropriate and limited use of technology in the classroom. Doyle starts from the proposition that “Technology in the classroom has so far had little positive effect on childhood learning.” That’s the stunning finding of the OECDs September 2015 report…
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The story about Trump’s rambling news conference had this headline in the Washington Post: “Trump Invites Russia to Meddle in the U.S. Presidential Race with Clinton’s Emails.” This is a story that is very troublesome. He is running for president of the United States, and he asks a…
As the historic drought continues in the American West, policy makers, scientists and residents are bracing for the potential impact drought will have on our country’s food system. Many have their gaze set on agricultural reform in California, in particular, since the state is responsible for growing nearly half of our nation’s fruits, veggies and nuts. While larger agricultural […]
http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/aug/01/mike-huckabee-end-abortion-military-intervention Lizz Winstead, co-creator of The Daily Show and a founder of Lady Parts Justice, said: “Mike Huckabee wants to drive a tank into your vagina, so that’s a thing.” “Well, we did say they’d stop at nothing,” tweeted Planned Parenthood, which Republicans are trying to de-fund again.
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Who’s the criminal? Watch the YouTube Video Seems like every other day I read about NYPD cops acting like armed thugs wasting time, energy and taxpayer dollars by spending their working hours making big-time arrests like this. Are they too intimidated by real criminals that they need to hide out underground looking for an […]
By: Justronnie – http://www.justronnie.com The latest rally cry is, “STAND YOUR GROUND”. It’s your “constitutional right” to protect yourself against any perceived possible threat against your life. Arm yourself with a shotgun or an automatic weapon and take it wherever you go; – to the theatre you never know when some rude son-of-a […]
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As the green state turns brown, Californians are barely cutting their water consumption. Calif. is now in its third straight year of drought conditions, and this year is the driest year on record, dating back 119 years. Reservoirs throughout the state are at dangerously low water levels. June 20, 2014 By Todd Woody Todd Woody is TakePart’s […]
Steve King challenges Chuck Schumer to a duel So that looks like a win win. Steve says: “If we’re going to have some kind of a challenge of rhetoric bouncing back between the House and Senate, let’s do it face to face,” King said on the House floor. “Let’s do it eye to eye. Let’s […]
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Florida town’s choice: Violate Supreme Court ruling or open meeting with Satanic prayer (via Raw Story ) Less than three days after the Supreme Court ruled in Town of Greece v. Galloway that prayers before town meetings did not violate the Constitution’s ban on endorsing religion, a self-styled Satanist in Deerfield Beach, Florida has asked […]
Reprinted with permission Originally published: NEWSDAY September 28, 2012 6:24 PM Updated: September 30, 2012 2:49 PM By FRANCES CERRA WHITTELSEY Photo credit: TMS illustration by Mark Weber“It’s as if someone has declared a new standard for suburban landscapes,” writes Frances Cerra Whittelsey. “No leaves allowed.”October has arrived, and with it crisp temperatures, swirling leaves […]
West Virginia official tries to censor poem on ‘industrial homicide’ of coal miners (via Raw Story ) In the face of public criticism, officials in West Virginia have change course and will allow a high school student to read a poem about coal mining disasters in the state. The West Virginia Gazette reported that Hurricane […]
FL teacher who routinely tweets ‘OBAMA IS A P*SSY’ upset at exclusion from Obama event (via Raw Story ) A social studies teacher at a Florida high school is claiming that his “right to free speech” was violated when school administrators barred him from a recent appearance of President Barack Obama. Coral Reef Senior High […]
Charter schools are not all they say they are. They are a businesses and “teacher” turnover occurs every few years. That hurts everyone, especially the teachers who are trained and committed as well as the children who depend on consistency and long term dedication and understanding of EDUCATION. Charter schools are taking funding away […]