Tag Archive | politics

Bright Minds and Dark Attitudes

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, […]

Mike Huckabee threatens actual war on women … with troops to stop abortions

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.

California Drought Is At The Tipping Point

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 […]

So Steve King wants to duel Chuck Schumer

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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FL teacher who routinely tweets ‘OBAMA IS A P*SSY’ upset at exclusion from Obama event

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

  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 […]